Catholic Health Initiatives General Surgery Locum opportunity in Dickinson, North Dakota in Dickinson, North Dakota

CHI St. Alexius Health in Dickinson ND, is actively seeking a locum tenens General Surgeon to join our very busy and expanding regional health system. This opportunity is in direct response to rapid growth and expanding services needs of the vibrant communities we serve throughout Western North Dakota!

The ideal candidate for this full-time position will be:

  • Motivated to work with us as we grow and expand the services throughout the region

  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to work in an environment where physicians and service leaders partner to lead our organization

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Enjoy working in a team-based care delivery model

  • ABS Board Certified/Board Eligible

  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted North Dakota medical license

  • Candidates with subspecialty training and/or experience in trauma, bariatric, vascular and critical care strongly urged to apply

  • Share our commitment to service, organization values and professionalism

  • Our competitive compensation packages

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence

Our Invitation to You

If you share our vision to create healthier communities – Come discover why more than 4000 physicians and advance practice clinicians choose to call CHI home. Take a moment to explore these exceptional opportunities by calling or texting Francine Kyaw at (719) 985-9529 or email your CV or inquiry to or Lynn Kriechbaumer at (701) 530-7132 or email Lynn at

CHI St Alexius Health Dickinson, located in Dickinson, North Dakota, is a 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital with a Level IV Trauma Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons and The Joint Commission. We carry the vision of our founding Sisters by building healthier communities through a healing ministry. Along with our hospital, we administer a wide range of clinic services in Dickinson, along with our rural clinic in Beach, ND.

With the support of the local community, CHI St. Alexius Health has constructed a new, state-of-the-art health care facility in west Dickinson. This beautiful facility houses our hospital and all of our Dickinson clinic locations under one roof.

Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health are combining to form a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities. With no geographic overlap in hospital service areas, the combination brings together two leading health systems, allowing the organizations to expand their mission of service and create a healthier future for people and communities across 28 states.

The new health system will build a stronger operational and financial foundation to expand access to quality care, build upon complementary resources and capabilities, and reinvest in critical areas to accelerate improvements in care delivery that promote the shift from sick-care to well-care.

We will continue building upon our shared healing ministry of providing quality health care for all people with compassion. With strong leadership, sound strategic direction, commitment to ministry, and thoughtful stewardship, the new system will be positioned to create a healthier future for our people and communities.

Who is Catholic Health Initiatives?

Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities. One of the largest health systems in the nation, Englewood, Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives operates in 17 states with 100 hospitals, including two academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; nursing colleges; home health agencies; senior living communities; and other facilities and services. In fiscal year (FY) 2017, Catholic Health Initiatives provided $2.1 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.

Dickinson is a progressive community of over 23,000 people that serves as a regional center for over 101,000. We are located in the southwest corner of North Dakota. Strong incremental growth over the past decade has been fueled be a diverse economy fed by new wealth from energy, agriculture, and manufacturing.

Dickinson is the destination community for entertainment, shopping, and business services. Roughrider Days Fair & Expo, the North Dakota Ukrainian Festival, Homecoming at Dickinson State University Campus, Bandshell Concerts, Rodeos, Specialty Vehicle Shows, Art in the Park, and our Concert Series are just some of the activities available here.

For the outdoors lovers, world-class bird and big-game hunting compliment hiking, biking and equestrian trails. The West River Community Center is the envy of all North Dakota indoor recreation centers with two pools, tennis courts, climbing wall, fitness center, racquetball and more.