Website Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation
Improving CNMI health and wellbeing
The Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) is seeking an adventurous Family Medicine physician who is ready for a unique opportunity in Global Healthcare while living on a tropical island paradise. The practice model allows you to use your skills and training to provide a broad range of Family Medicine Services while maintaining a great work-life balance.
About The Island
Saipan is a lush tropical island located just north of Guam in the Western Pacific Ocean. Saipan is the largest and most populated of the Northern Mariana Islands. Together the islands make up the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). The CNMI is a U.S. territory, its citizens are U.S. citizens, the currency is the U.S. Dollar and the predominant language is English. For more information check out the Saipan visitor’s Authority at mymarianas.com
Life on Saipan
- Temperate climate with average temperature in the low 80’s year-round
- Safe and family-friendly with access to public and private schools and affordable childcare
- Outdoor activities: scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, biking, fishing, skydiving, kayaking, paddleboarding and more
- Many resorts, restaurants, pools, waterparks and places to just relax and enjoy the beach. Most hotels offer local discounts and staycation incentives
- Abundant travel options with regular flights to Seoul, Busan, Tokyo and Guam with easy connections to the rest of Asia
About the Hospital
The Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation (CHCC) is a 86-bed hospital with outpatient clinics and a dialysis center. CHCC serves a population of approx. 50,000 people and offers a broad range of services and specialties including General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, Dentistry, Podiatry, Oncology, Inpatient and Outpatient Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Interventional Radiology, Nephrology, and of course Obstetrics and Gynecology.
About the Department
We have a culturally diverse patient population, including patients from the Pacific Islands, Philippines, China, Korea, Japan, Russia, Bangladesh and the U.S. Mainland.
Schedule: 8 hrs/day, 5 days a week.
If scheduling allows, the clinic may expand its hours to limited evenings and weekends.
In such case, the provider schedule will be adjusted to provide 80 hrs every two weeks of duty time.
Clinic visits are scheduled as half hour or one hour visits to provide time to address multiple issues in depth. NO quotas or production targets… Take the time you need to provide great care and research current practice guidelines. The buck stops here; we have to do it right.
Salary: $218,000 P/A (equivalent to that of a $330K salary in San Francisco and New York)
Make a competitive mainland salary in U.S. Dollars
Excellent work-life balance; separate clinic and call days; post-call day off
24/7 in-house L&D coverage by our team of excellent midwives and MDs
National Health Serves Corp site. Those interested can apply for loan repayment
Permanent and locums positions available
Completion of U.S or Canadian OB/GYN Residency Program
Board Certified or eligible
Must have an NPI and be Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement eligible
CNMI License required (we will assist with application process). Licensing and credentialing take approx. 6-8 weeks.
$10,000 Signing Bonus for 2-year contracts
Malpractice coverage is provided under the Tort Claims act
Annual Leave: Eight (8) hours per pay period (26 pay periods/yr), on a full-time Employment Contract
Sick Leave: Four (4) hours per pay period
Up to 5 days of paid leave for CME
Health and Life Group Insurance: Cost-sharing per corporate policies
Health Insurance: AETNA Health Insurance
Life Insurance: Individual Assurance Company Life, Health, & Accident (IAC)
401a Retirement Plan Option: ASC Trust Corporation
National Health Service Corp site. Those interested can apply for loan repayment
International flight from point of recruitment for employee. Return flight to original embarkation is included upon completion of contract
Reimbursement of up to $250 for employee health screening costs
Tort reform area with minimal risk of litigation based on CNMI laws
One of the lowest tax burdens in the U.S.
$218,000 P/A (Equivalent to that of $330,000 salary in SF and NYC)
Loan Repayment, Signing Bonus, Cost of Living, Tax Incentives, Health Insurance