Job ID: 289541134  |  Last Updated: 5/9/2022

Family Medicine (OB optional) - Detroit Lakes, MN

Essentia Health
Detroit Lakes, MN
Applicant Contact
Katherine Nikcevich
Physician and Advanced Practice Recruiter
(218) 786-1865
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Personalize your own practice setting! Our Detroit Lakes campus is seeking a Family Medicine Physician to join our team in providing exceptional healthcare to an ever-growing community and region. With strong community involvement and a solid sense of teamwork, become a big part of this growing practice setting. Great teamwork, an enhanced newer clinic setting and being early adopters for quality initiatives provides interested candidates with an ideal practice. Choose the FTE you desire, focus areas, etc. and make your practice your own!

Open to a variety of FTE opportunities (example of full-time, 1.0 FTE opportunity = 36 patient contact hours or 32 patient contact hours, if doing OB)
Hours: Monday-Friday between 8a-5p
Based in Detroit Lakes, MN with potential outreach to Lake Park, Pelican Rapids, Frazee or Mahnomen Clinics
Procedures and OB services welcome but not required (100 deliveries a year); C-sections are performed by OB/GYN or General Surgery
Average Clinic Patients per day:14-18, can be limited based on patient type
Call is approximately 1:6 weekends (2 weekdays a month and 1 weekend every 8 weeks; hospitalist service in place)
Onsite Services Include: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN & Nurse Midwifery, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, General Surgery/Wound Care, Diabetes Education, Dietitian, Infusion Center, Path/Lab, Radiology/Imaging, Therapy Services, Geriatrics/Eldercare, Dermatology, Optometry, Podiatry, Orthopedic Surgery, Occupational Medicine, Urgent Care
Outreach Services Include: Audiology, Oncology, ENT, Cardiology, Nephrology, Urology, Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine
Starting & retention incentives available to assist with loan repayment.

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.

BC/BE in Family Medicine

Centrally located in the heart of the Lakes Area
1 hour from Fargo and 3 hours from the Twin Cities
Safe neighborhoods, low unemployment, great school systems and an abundance of outdoor activities make this an ideal location.
Detroit Lakes population: 8,100
NHSC Loan Repayment Qualifying Site
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Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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