Situated at the edge of Glacier National Park, Logan Health offers an opportunity like none other against the backdrop of one of the most beautiful places in the world. Enjoy world-class amenities alongside pristine nature, all while delivering much needed care to the people of Montana. The 190,000 square foot Logan Health Children’s pediatric facility opened on July 1, 2019. As the only facility of its kind in the state, Logan Health Children’s is elevating and transforming pediatric care for children in Montana. Logan Health has a collection of services and specialists who are committed to excellence in education, treatment, and care of our patients.
A note from Dr. Norelius
A year ago I took a big leap and left a busy practice in a large, urban setting and moved with my family to Kalispell to lead an established pediatric surgery program at a small but rapidly growing hospital in Northwest Montana. I have found that Logan Health values physician input and involvement and there are many opportunities for leadership and program development. Our system has expanded and our state and region has seen a large influx of new residents, so we are seeking a second pediatric surgeon to support and sustain our continued advancement. I am looking for a partner to help us ensure that the children and families of Northwest Montana have access to quality pediatric surgical care in their home state. To tell you more about me: I was born in Colorado where a love for the Mountain West was deeply imprinted. I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Texas in Austin and Medical school at Baylor College of medicine in Houston. My general surgery residency took me to Rochester, NY, and I had the privilege of finishing my pediatric surgery training at the University of Texas in Houston in 2011. I gained wonderful experience in various practice settings in Colorado, Alaska and Georgia before finding my way back West to Montana. My husband and I have three young children and could not pass up the opportunity to raise them in the great outdoors. My time in Montana has been refreshing and renewing. This practice affords fulfillment in my career and my home life simultaneously. I have the pleasure of working with a great pediatric surgery team composed of a dedicated nurse practitioner, a part-time physician assistant and a clinic nurse. All of our inpatient care occurs at one hospital in Kalispell, and a robust outreach program allows me to travel around the state to see patients in our regional clinic locations. A new Children’s Hospital building opened in the summer of 2019. It is a beautiful space that houses our pediatric floor, PICU, and NICU, child life playroom, family room and child-friendly lobby. We are currently planning the second floor of this building to create a multidisciplinary pediatric outpatient center with a large infusion center, procedure rooms, physician offices and ample clinic space. Away from work, recreational opportunities abound. Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort, multiple lakes, numerous hiking and biking trails, and endless wilderness are all nearby and easily accessible. Daily life here provides all the benefits of small town living with many of the amenities of urban centers. We hope to attract a candidate that values quality patient care and a healthy professional and personal life balance. This is a unique and wonderful opportunity, and I would be glad to discuss further details of this opportunity at any time. Sincerely, Rona Norelius, MD, FAAP, FACS
Advancing Medicine. Enhancing Care.
• Seeking a board certified pediatric surgeon committed to clinical excellence and excited to participate in a growing pediatric surgical program • Ideal candidate has interest and expertise in trauma and/or colorectal care • Join a full-time pediatric surgeon with a team of nurse and advance practice provider support • 24/7 pediatric anesthesia team • The most comprehensive pediatric subspecialty group in the state of Montana; including pediatric neurosurgery, gastroenterology, cardiology, oncology, pathology, radiology and physical medicine and rehabilitation • Level III neonatal intensive care unit • 12-bed state-of-the art PICU • State-wide referral base • Competitive compensation and benefits package • Year-round recreational activities • Family friendly environment with top rated schools
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Logan Health is a nonprofit, 577-bed health system located in the iconic Flathead Valley of northwest Montana. While the main medical campus is located in Flathead County, Logan Health draws from a total service area covering 13 counties, nearly 40,000 square miles and a population of more than 600,000. The health system consists of five hospitals, more than 40 provider clinics and a host of other health care services, including the nation’s first rural air ambulance service (A.L.E.R.T.), which it has maintained for more than 40 years. More than 4,300 physicians, nurses, health care professionals and support staff work together to provide patients and their families with a positive, proactive, patient-centered experience. Founded in 1910, Logan Health has provided exceptional
care for more than 100 years to the communities it serves. Throughout its history, the organization has continued to grow and evolve with the growth and changing needs of the communities it serves.