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Family Medicine Physician for Baker, MT (Locum)

Baker, MT 59313

Specialty: Doctor of Osteopathic, Family Medicine, Medical Doctor, Physician (MD or DO) Job Number: 1306

Job Description

Wapiti Medical Staffing is seeking a Family Medicine physician (MD or DO) for locum tenens coverage in Baker, Montana. This position has the option to become permanent. Baker is located in eastern Montana near the North Dakota and South Dakota borders.

Wapiti covers malpractice insurance, offers flexible scheduling, and provides travel assistance for locum assignments. Bring us your skills, experience, and passion. We’ll take care of the rest.

  • Family Medicine Physician for locum tenens coverage with the option to become a permanent position, if desired.
  • Duties include clinic hours (8a-5p) with ER and IP call. Ideally looking for physician to cover 10-day blocks, but there is flexibility with this
  • Some supervision of advanced practice providers (APP)
  • Average 10 patients per day in the clinic and 3-4 ER pts per day.
  • 25 bed critical access hospital
  • Typical timeline to credential is 60 days

  • Montana medical license
  • Must be board certified
  • Residents are not accepted at this time
  • Required life support certifications include ATLS, ACLS, and PALS


Baker (population 1,800) is located in eastern Montana near the North Dakota and South Dakota borders. No matter which direction you look in Baker, you will see stretches of scenery painted with golden fields and sandstone, arched horizon to horizon with the big, beautiful, blue sky. Drive 25 miles south of Baker to see Medicine Rocks State Park. You'll understand why dinosaur bones have been found near Baker when you see the honey-combed sandstone rock formations, carved by time, water, and wind. The Montana Fish Wildlife and Park campground at the park is open year round and offers camping for trailers up to 20 feet. Let your mind wander; you can imagine how the Indians lived, or what hardships the first explorers, trappers, and settlers must have faced.

O'Fallon Historical Museum in Baker will fill in the details that your imagination may have left out. The story of fashion is exhibited on mannequins wearing clothes and accessories of the past. The full-size taxidermy mount of the 3,980-pound steer, Montana, dwarfs visitors who come to view him. Volunteers will give you directions to one of the many tipi rings in the area, or point out to you the wagon ruts left by some of the original wagon trains that came through Montana. Baker offers a variety of year-round activities including: fishing at Baker Lake; hunting for deer, antelope, pheasants, wild turkeys and rabbits; snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Learn more at

Meet Your Recruiter

Matt Flikka

Matt Flikka joined the Wapiti team in July 2019. He recruits for North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, and Wyoming.

Matt moved to South Dakota in March of 2018 and lives with his amazing son, Beckett. Beckett loves all sports, animals, and family. He has character that goes on for days and can already make anyone laugh. In their spare time, they like participating or watching any sport they possibly can (especially football or hockey), relaxing on the lake, coaching hockey, or just spending time together.

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