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Physician - ENT or Otolaryngology
Summary
Title:Physician - ENT or Otolaryngology
ID:610119122138
Department:Providers
Job Status:Full Time
Location:Sitka
Description

Physician ENT

(Sitka)

SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.


Position Summary
The Physician ENT provides Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT or otolaryngology) services for inpatients, outpatients, and emergency department patients at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.  Coordinates and plans ENT/Audiology services.  Acts as ENT consultant for providers and patients throughout the Consortium including travel to Juneau, Klawock, Haines and other rural communities as appropriate.


Position Complexities 
Requires high level skill and medical decision-making in the practice of ENT medicine including outpatient evaluations and care plans and decisions regarding the need for surgery. Surgical decision-making should be appropriate to the patient’s needs and facility capacity. Surgical care includes     preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative planning and care.


Education:

  • M.D. or D.O. degree
  • Successful completion of an accredited ENT surgical residency


Experience

  • 5 years or more experience in otolaryngology is desired but not required.


License/Certification

  • Licensure by the Alaska State Medical Board
  • Board eligibility or certification by the American Board of Otolaryngology
  • BLS Certification required.  Certification in ATLS, ACLS and PALS is desired but not required.


Other Information

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

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