PALLIATIVE CARE - Work Life Balance and Loan Repayment

  • Alaska Native Medical Center
  • Dec 12, 2019
Full time Palliative Care

Job Description

The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) in Anchorage, Alaska seeks a fellowship trained Palliative Care Physician to join our growing team.  As a Level II Trauma Center, with over 30 medical specialties, ANMC serves as the tertiary referral center for the Alaska Native and American Indian people from across the state.  Our unique patient population, cohesive team and breathtaking geography make this a one-of-a-kind practice opportunity! 

As a hospital based practice serving adult and pediatric patients, you will join our robust, interdisciplinary Palliative Care Team in providing inpatient, outpatient and telemedicine consults utilizing our world renowned telemedicine program, Alaska Federal Access Health Care Network –  Additionally, you will facilitate training at regional facilities throughout Alaska, with the opportunity to positively impact the delivery of palliative care services across the state, utilizing the innovative Project ECHO® model. 

Current Work schedule:  Monday through Friday; 4 – 10 hour shifts or 5 – 8 hour shifts; no evening, weekend, or on call requirements; with anticipated program growth, weekend, evening and on call coverage may be necessary in the future.

Qualifications:  Completion of Palliative Care Fellowship; BC/BE in Palliative Care; flexible, adaptable, team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to deliver ongoing education to primary care providers; prior Palliative Care experience preferred.

As Forbes rated “Best-in-State” Employer, we offer:  

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 6.5 weeks paid time off, 2 weeks CME and 10 holidays per year
  • Retirement savings plan with generous employer match
  • Guaranteed student loan reimbursement
  • $4,000/year CME allowance
  • Generous sign on bonus

Flanked by the Chugach Mountains and the ocean, Anchorage is a majestic city offering a wide array of outdoor activities from hiking and biking to skiing and fishing. With a globally strategic location, a vibrant international airport and cultural diversity, Anchorage offers large city amenities with small-town values and ranks as a Top Ten Best Cities to Live In by Bloomberg Business News.  As an added benefit, there is no state income tax and no sales tax in Anchorage!    

If you seek a meaningful practice with the opportunity to truly make a difference, while continually enhancing your skills, consider joining our dedicated, compassionate team at Alaska Native Medical Center! 

Send CV and cover letter to Roberta E. Renaldy at or call at 907.268.9604.

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