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Family Medicine Physician

Experience the ideal work/life balance by joining our committed group of physicians and advanced practice providers in the beautiful lakes area. For a Family Medicine Physician seeking clinical autonomy, a 4-day work-week, with supportive administration and skilled medical staff, this is an excellent opportunity.

Our comprehensive healthcare system combines the best of a clinical and hospital practice with a structure that gives physicians a voice in strategic direction and quality initiatives. Patients, physicians, and employees all give the health system high marks for satisfaction and quality of care.

The modern clinics and hospital include a state-of-the-art surgical suite and Emergency Department with advanced technology. With an MRI, CT, and other up-to-date equipment, our physicians, advanced practice providers, and expanding group of visiting specialists are able to provide high-quality care right here.

ER coverage is available but not required. Immediate access to specialists 24/7 is available through the latest technological advances, including Telestroke, eEmergency, and ePharmacy.

The 22-bed Critical Access Hospital is a Level IV Trauma Center and Acute Stroke Ready Hospital, serving nearly 15,000 residents of Pope County and neighboring areas. Glacial Ridge Health System (GRHS) is independent of a larger organization and continues to grow and expand. The integrated health system comprises three clinics with one attached to the hospital, an ambulance service, homecare and hospice services, an eye center, and a wellness center.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be interested in the full realm of Family Medicine and caring for patients in the clinic and hospital.
  • Must have a doctorate degree from an accredited school
  • Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in the state of MN
  • BC/BE


  • Employed Full-Time
  • 4-day clinic work-week


  • Guaranteed base salary plus incentives
  • Signing bonus
  • Relocation allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • CME with expenses
  • Paid time off (vacation, CME, holiday, and sick)
  • Loan reimbursement


Glenwood is a family-oriented community with an excellent school system. Located in West Central Minnesota, the lakes area is a popular playground for those who enjoy year-round outdoor activities. From swimming, biking, golfing and fishing to hunting, skiing, and snowmobiling, outdoor recreational opportunities are abundant. Glenwood is 15 minutes from Alexandria, 1 hour from St. Cloud, and 2 hours either direction on the interstate from Fargo and the Twin Cities for big-city entertainment and conveniences.

To learn more and for immediate confidential consideration:

  • Call Kirk Stensrud, CEO, at 320.634.4521 to discuss the opportunity
  • Mail CV to Kirk Stensrud, CEO, 10 Fourth Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334

GRHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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