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The Essentia Primary Care Physician works as a leader of a Care Team. Utilizing Essentia Care Processes, the physician works collaboratively with other health care team members to achieve patient care objectives and to provide continuity of care for patients and families.

- We are building a team of 4 MDs and 4 Nurse Practitioners to inhabit what will be a brand new, 24 exam room, state of the art, facility.
- Our Grand Rapids team works in close collaboration with existing Deer River team of 5 MDs (15 minutes away).
- Physician led practice
- OB Call = 1:6 with other FM/OBs
- Clinic and prenatal done in Grand Rapids. Deliveries done at Essentia Health, Deer River Hospital; a modern, 20 bed, Critical Access Hospital, with 24/7 ER physician coverage and Nurse Triage.
- Hospitalist Coverage = 1 week every 6 weeks done in Deer River.
- Optional Opportunities: C-sections, ER work, colposcopies, endoscopies, stress tests and EGDs.
- EPIC electronic medical record


- Board Certified/Board Eligible Family Medicine
- OB Required C-sections, optional.


- The City of Grand Rapids, on the banks of the Mississippi River, is located approximately 80 miles northwest of Duluth and 175 miles north of the Minneapolis/St. Paul.
- Grand Rapids Population = 11,000. Service Area Population = 45,000 (approx.)
- Grand Rapids is in the heart of Minnesotas beautiful resort and recreation area. With abundant park and recreation facilities, Itasca County hosts thousands of tourists each year. Grand Rapids enjoys a reputation as one of the top cities in per capita retail sales in the state of Minnesota.
- Over 1,000 lakes in this county!

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho.

Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in peoples lives.

Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be Here With You in 15 hospitals, 69 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.

Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.