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Position/Title Physician Assistant – Certified – Remote Alaska
Organization Fairweather LLC
Location Remote, AK
Date Posted August 13, 2014
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Report to: Fairweather Medical Director                                      ACOEM on call Providence Hospital ER MD                    Fairweather Health Team Manager Pay                        Status:  Day Rate FLSA Status:  Non-                          Exempt

Summary:PA-C performs a broad scope of patient evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment in remote settings under the supervision of collaborative the physician by remote communications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a history and physical examination pertaining to the patients presenting complaint
  • Reviews patient records to determine health status
  • Makes assessments based on record and examination
  • Records and presents information to supervising physician for final diagnosis and treatment as needed
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and x-ray studies
  • Communicate with receiving facility, Alaska MEDEVAC systems, and Medical Control
  • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit/clinic; keep it clean and re-supply any deficiencies
  • Prepares accurate, thorough documentation of every patient contact and patient care report
  • Refers patients to appropriate specialists for consultation, as needed
  • Prescribes medication, as indicated
  • Instructs and counsels patient or legal guardian regarding matters pertaining to the patient’s physical or mental health and the nature and treatment of her injury or illness and required follow up, in a courteous and cooperative manner
  • Performs routine diagnostic, therapeutic, and invasive procedures, as needed
  • Performs other duties as required to support the project

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Possesses expert knowledge of defibrillators and IV pumps
  • Works well in teams, alone, and in diverse groups of people
  • Manages medical emergencies with on-line or telephonic support
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with HSE team members and operational management team
  • Demonstrates ability to establish priorities, work independently and complete objectives
  • Understands and utilizes pre-hospital care Emergency Medical Service equipment
  • Understands the use of over the counter medications and aggressive first aid guidelines to support the natural resources industry OSHA requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program
  • A minimum of 5 years remote medical health care experience
  • Current State of Alaska Physician Assistant license
  • Current CPR, ACLS, ATLS
  • Certified by the NCCPA
  • Ability to work jointly with pre-hospital care team

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, carry, and balance an adult patient with the assistance of others
  • Ability to run, walk, bend, and crawl on uneven terrain
  • Ability to withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture
  • Ability to work in low light and confined spaces
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle (including ATVs)

Working Conditions:

  • Two week rotations, 12 hours/day for 7 days/ week shifts, and on-call after hours
  • Works in remote locations as an independent provider
  • Must be willing to work overtime and be on-call while at the site as needed
  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • May be required to fly in small aircrafts
  • May be exposed to communicable diseases, and mentally unstable or combative patients
  • Must be willing to take Weather Observation training for assignments as required

Disclaimer:  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required.

Who to contact to apply:  Jenna Kroll

Phone number: 907-346-3247

Position/Title Physician Assistant
Organization Independence Park Medical Services, Inc.
Location Anchorage, AK
Date Posted July 15, 2014
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We are a busy Multi-Specialty Clinic Looking for a Full-time Family Practice PA to join our office.  This position will be available starting late December 2014.  We provide comprehensive primary care for the entire family.  Our clinic offices offer our own lab and x-ray.  Hours are 9-6pm M-F and occasional 9-noon Saturday schedule. Competitive Salary and benefits.  Please send Cover Letter, CV and references to

Requirements: PA Certification and AK Licensure

Who to contact to apply:  Helen Spencer

Phone number: 907-365-5252

Fax: 907-522-1343


Position/Title Sleep Medicine – Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Organization Anchorage Sleep Center, LLC
Location Anchorage, AK
Date Posted July 2, 2014
More Info At Anchorage Sleep Center, LLC (with clinics in Anchorage, Wasilla, and Fairbanks) we are committed to providing the highest quality of sleep services across Alaska.  We strive to be pioneers in Sleep Medicine utilizing the latest in technology, promoting education, participating in clinical research and the advancement of new treatments.  We offer a dynamic, collaborative work environment within our clinics, along with the guidance of board certified sleep specialists.Our clinics provide clinical assessment and diagnostic sleep studies (portable and in-house polysomnography) for the full spectrum of sleep disorders.  The practice includes out-patient sleep medicine clinical services, interpretation of polysomnography and PM studies, and full service Durable Medical Equipment.We are currently looking for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with a passion for Sleep Medicine (or desire to learn) and an ability to treat and care for patients with sleep disorders.  Experience is preferred, but not required, and practice guidelines will be available if needed.  Willing to travel from home clinic to other clinics (not to exceed 10 days per month).  Ideal candidate should be personable, easy-going, and detail oriented.Requirements:

  • Completion of an accredited program for nurse practitioners or physicians assistants
  • Appropriate licensing / registration
  • Preferably 2+ years of experience in sleep; however, willing to train the right graduate candidate
  • Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers
  • Must be licensed (or eligible) in Alaska and have DEA licensing within 90 days of employment.

Duties Include:

  • Reports to Medical Director for clinical performance
  • Identify risk factors and formulate clinical decisions to manage acute and chronic sleep disorders and illness
  • Develop patient care plans
  • Provide patient education

Join us and enjoy:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Financial support for CME opportunities
  • Advanced practice technology
  • A positive work-life balance and Alaska’s natural beauty and lifestyle

Qualified applicants may respond to this advertisement by email or fax 907-743-0060

Who to contact to apply:  Cameron Gardner

Phone number: 907-887-9520

Fax: 907-743-0060


Position/Title PA or ANP
Organization Horizon Medical Inc
Location Canyon Clinic at Denali National Park
Date Posted July 2, 2014
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We are seeking experienced remote practice Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants for our Urgent Care Clinic outside Denali Park.  This is a very flexible, autonomous work environment. Work 9am to 6pm with after hours on-call. Seasonal work – May to September.

Work seeing patients in clinic all ages for minor and major illness and injury.  Must maintain current CPR/BLS/ACLS/PALS certification.

Must have Effective treatment plans for multi-system patients and strong diagnostic skills. Ability to adapt to a paperless environment, and possess good typing skills while working with Electronic Medical Records. Competitive pay for remote practice environment.

Application Deadline:  07/16/2014

Who to contact to apply:  Seamus Siddall

Phone number: 907-683-4433

Fax: 907-683-4434


Position/Title Faculty, Clinical Coordinator (Anchorage, Alaska)
Organization MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies
Location Anchorage, AK
Date Posted June 23, 2014
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The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington seeks a PA faculty member at its Anchorage training site.  This is a full-time clinical coordinator position.  Primary faculty responsibilities include clinical rotation development predominantly in Alaska; proficient email communication skills and a willingness to travel extensively within the state of Alaska to maintain and/or develop clinical rotation sites is required and supported.  The ideal applicant will have experience working with a variety of health systems and enjoy maintaining relationships with our clinical partners.

Other duties include managing student placements during the second (clinical) year, maintaining and developing the clinical year curriculum, and supervising end-of-rotation activities. The successful candidate will also assist with other aspects of the program, including recruitment, advising/evaluating students during every aspect of their training, admissions work, and scholarly activity.

Teaching experience in the clinical setting and classroom is recommended.  A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred.  Current NCCPA certification and two years of clinical experience are required.  Rank to be determined by qualifications; this is a non-tenure track position. Faculty members enjoy a generous benefits package. The University of Washington faculty engages in teaching, research, and service.  The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

To apply, send an electronic CV and cover letter to:

Or, if you prefer, send hard copies of the requested items to:

Faculty Recruitment Committee

MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies University of Washington, Box 354980

4311 11th Ave NE, #200

Seattle, WA 98105

Who to contact to apply: Faculty Recruitment Committee

Phone number: (206) 616-4001

Fax: (206) 616-3889

Position/Title Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner
Organization U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group
Location Fairbanks, AK
Date Posted June 20, 2014
More Info Full-time & part-time positions availableDuties & Responsibilities:•     Applies and modifies the principles, methods and techniques of medicine to provide comprehensive primary care services.•     Diagnose and treat a variety of diseases and injuries.•     Provide leadership, direction and coordination of all clinical activities involving professional medical judgment.•     Work closely with Administrator to ensure comprehensive delivery of services and quality patient care.•     Cooperate with management in the direction of all center activities to ensure accomplishment of all center objectives.•     Evaluate medical procedures and everyday situations and suggest ways to improve delivery of service and profitability.•     Participate in center growth plans.Requirements:

•     Valid Alaska Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner license

•     Previous experience working in an Urgent Care or ER setting

•     Excellent suturing skills

•     ACLS preferred

About U.S. HealthWorks:

U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group is a leading national provider of occupational medicine and urgent care, with 208 locations in 19 states, and 2,000 employees including approximately 350 affiliated physicians.

Apply Today! We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.



Position/Title Remote Site Physician’s Assistant – Rotations
Organization Frontier MedEx
Location North Slope, AK
Date Posted May 30, 2014
More Info Physician Assistants’ duties shall include:Provide acute and occupational medicine care to Company and contractor employees (Note: Emergency care may also be provided to tourists and individuals from North Slope remote communities as needed) Respond to emergency situations (medical, fire and spills).Stabilize seriously ill and injured patients and arrange emergency air evacuation to hospitals in Anchorage or Fairbanks.Utilize standard modalities of diagnosis and treatment approved by the supervising emergency medicine physicians.Perform occupational surveillance testing including but not limited to audiograms, VeriPro tests, respiratory medical examinations, pulmonary function tests, HAZWOPER physicals, drug test collections, breath alcohol tests, Respiratory Fit tests for Company’s employee and Emergency Response Team members.Determine the need for emergency evacuation of seriously ill or injured patients to appropriate medical centers in Anchorage or Fairbanks. May be required to accompany medevac’s on commercial/charter aircraft.Diagnose and treat illnesses and injuries according to appropriate protocols in conjunction with the collaborative physician Refer patients to appropriate consulting physicians and dentists within Alaska when scope of required medical care is beyond the capabilities of the Company medical facility.Consult with Company’s Occupational Medicine Physician and collaborating physician in patient care problems resulting from unusual or chronic illnesses, psychological illness or substance abuse.Provide leadership and supervision to the EMT’s of the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT).Requirements:Graduate of an American Medical Association (AMA) accredited Physician Assistant training program.Maintains professional certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and state of Alaska licensure.

Ongoing training for emergency medicine skills (Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Burn Life Support, and Advanced Trauma Life Support).

The PA needs to be willing to attend the training detailed in Alaska State Regulation AAC 40.410 as this may be a requirement for the role The ability to work on a multi-week rotating schedule is critical Previous exposure to working in challenging environments strongly desired Prior military experience a great asset

Application Deadline:  Until position is filled

Who to contact to apply:  Karyn Speer

Phone number: 520-568-4376


Position/Title Physician Assistant
Organization Dr Mike Orzechowski & Associates P.C.
Location Anchorage, AK
Date Posted May 30, 2014
More Info Physician Assistant wanted to join our team to Save Lives and Stomp Out Disease in busy family medicine/sports medicine clinic.  Must have the people skills of Dale Carnegie, the memory of an elephant, awesome computer skills, impressive organizational skills, self motivation and a great sense of humor.  Position is Monday thru Friday.  This person will be responsible for providing direct patient care working with our caring team to go the extra mile and provide the best possible medical care for our patients.Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and professional references to calls please.  Resume packages accepted until the position is filled.

Who to contact to apply:  Janice Orzechowski