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Physician - Family Medicine Job in King Cove, AK

Physician Position on the Alutian Chain, King Cove Alaska

ANTHC Tribal Health Recruiting King Cove, AK 99612
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  • 10/11/2018
  • 549195

Eastern Alutian Tribes


Job Title: Physician

Position Summary: The town of King Cove was founded in the year 1911 when a salmon cannery was built by the Pacific American Fisheries. It is located across the bay from Cold Bay. It is home to about 900 residents and is also home to the largest salmon cannery under one roof in Alaska. In the summer months whales can also be seen migrating in the Belkofski Bay. The Eastern Aleutian Tribes (EAT) manages eight Community Health Centers with King Cove being one of them. The average number of patients seen in a year is around 2500 patients. EAT's facility in King Cove provides services like: Behavioral Health, Dental, Medical, and Wellness. Currently EAT is looking for a Physician for the King Cove facility.

Position Summary:

The Physician will provide preventative, primary and emergency care and work as a team with other health care providers, Midlevel, CHA/P and first response teams to ensure continuity and quality community health care for the assigned rural site.

Qualification Requirements:

Graduate of accredited medical or osteopathic school with MD, DO or equivalent degree. Successful completion of ACGME accredited Family Practice Residency. Board certified in Family Practice, Pediatrics or Internal Medicine. Experience working with Tribal Health Organizations, Veterans Administration, or Indian Health Services is preferred. Community health center experience is preferred. Experience working with migrant populations is preferred.


Up to $10,000 in relocation expenses paid/reimbursed or $5,000 relocation with a $5,000 sign on bonus for a 3 year commitment, your benefits would include: Health Dental, Vision, and Drug covered at 97% for employee and 75% for eligible spouse and dependents. Short Term Disability and Life Insurance covered at 100%; 14 paid holidays; 8 hours PTO earned per pay period worked; 401 (K), employer match up to 4% or less – 6 month waiting period; $2,500 + up to 5 paid days for CME's throughout EAT and ANMC

Loan Repayment Site:

Indian Health Service

National Health Service Corps

State of Alaska - SHARP

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