Polson, Montana - Seeking a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician to work in the ED at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, a level 5 trauma center and critical access hospital. Full-time position with 160 scheduled shifts per year. Four 12-hour shifts on, followed by four days off. The ED averages between 17-22 patients in a 24 hour period, or approximately 8,000 visits per year. Competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits. 24 hour Hospitalist coverage. Two years of Emergency Medicine experience preferred, but new grads are welcome to apply. Family Medicine boarded physicians will be considered with at least two years of Emergency Medicine experience. Come to Polson and enjoy a healthy work / life balance in the scenic beauty of Montana's Big Sky Country.
Polson is located on edge of the largest and arguably most beautiful body of fresh water in the West. Flathead Lake, the geographic centerpiece of this part of Montana, is framed by some of the Rockies' most scenic and spectacular subranges, including the Mission, Salish and Swan Mountains. Life moves at a slower pace here but it is anything but boring. From hiking, hunting and fishing to famous car shows and other community events, residents clearly don't take each other or their amazing natural surroundings for granted. There is a rich cultural heritage in Polson as well, both in terms of its "wild west" history as a cattle and logging town and its more distant history as the native lands of the Salish, Kootenai and Pend d'Oreille peoples. Museums, parks and a cultural center preserve the ways of the past.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital serving a widely dispersed population in beautiful northwest Montana. Through innovative partnerships including a visiting specialists program, we are able to provide advanced care while maintaining the personal attention to each patient that has been a hallmark of our care for more than a century. St. Joseph has especially close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital, a 253-bed tertiary center located 65 miles away in Missoula.
Providence St. Joseph Health is a family of partner organizations including Providence Health & Services, St. Joseph Health, Facey Medical Foundation, Swedish, Pacific Medical Centers, Covenant Health and Kadlec. With 50 hospitals, more than 800 physician clinics, and a variety of health and educational services that include senior care and supportive housing, the health system and its partners employ more than 100,000 caregivers (employees) serving communities across seven states: Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. PSJH’s family of organizations work together to meet the needs of its communities, especially the poor and vulnerable.