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Sanford Health is currently seeking a BC/BE Internist to join staff in its primary care clinic located in Valley City, North Dakota. This is clinic-based practice with access to a well-established community hospital..

Sanford Health Valley City is seeking a BC/BE Internal Medicine physician to join the group. Sanford Health Valley City Clinic currently has a medical staff that includes two internal medicine specialists, three family medicine specialists, and two advanced practice providers, as well as a dietician, RN health coach, and diabetes nurse educator. Outreach services are provided on a regular basis by specialists in dermatology, nephrology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology/hematology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, podiatry, psychology, radiology, sleep medicine, general surgery, urology, and vascular surgery. Ancillary services include laboratory, radiology, ultrasound, mammography and echocardiogram including stress echo.

Sanford Valley City Clinic is conveniently attached to the local, community hospital (Mercy Hospital), allowing for easy access to hospitalized patients and/or emergency room patients. The hospital currently has a total of 25 beds, which include general admissions, and transitional care (swing-bed) unit. Services available include CT, ultrasound, digital mammography, MRI and nuclear medicines. A Sanford radiologist is on site on a rotational basis to provide services including fluoroscopy.

PRACTICE DETAILS:
-Call will be 1:7 on weekends and 1:5 week nights
-General call is shared with another physician group in the community.
-Sanford physicians currently provide secondary call to the hospital emergency room while three hospital-employed physician assistants provide primary call.

SALARY and COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE: Sanford Health offers a guaranteed salary for the first two years. Comprehensive benefits are offered along with paid malpractice insurance and a relocation allowance.

COMMUNITY: Nestled in the Sheyenne River Valley along a national scenic byway, Valley City, ND is touted by Midwest Living magazine as one of the Best 100 Small Towns in the U.S. The community was built around a winding river and bridges became very necessary. Valley City is very proud of its eleven beautiful and historic bridges and a tour was developed to showcase them. Business and industry thrive on strong work ethic and unparalleled productivity. A thriving hub of commerce, higher education and technology lies nestled in North Dakotas scenic Sheyenne River Valley; a place where new technology and neighborhood block parties co-exist and complement one another. Valley City State University provides an outstanding on-campus experience for its students including beautiful and historic facilities, recently updated dorms, great student activities and NAIA varsity athletics. U.S. News & World Reports 2013 second annual edition of Top Online Education Programs gives the on-line Master of Education program top ranking. Family, great schools, security and attractive homes with open space, green grass and five city parksexperience lifes simple pleasures and the great fundamentals we live by. In Valley City you can enjoy the qualities of a safe small town environment while having access to greater cultural and recreational amenities nearby.

Websites:
Sanford Health www.sanfordhealth.org
Valley City, ND www.hellovalley.com, www.byways.org, www.times-online.com
Valley City Education www.vcsu.edu
Sanford Health, the largest rural not-for-profit health care system in the Nation, is dedicated to excellence in patient care, innovation and pioneering integrated care. Our model of integrated health provides care through physicians, hospitals, health plan, research and education. Our reputation of excellence is founded on our talented team of over 1,400 primary and specialty care physicians located in 140 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. These practices are all networked by our state-of-the art EMR system--EPIC.