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Position/Title Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
Organization Dahl Memorial Clinic
Location Skagway, AK
Date Posted November 10, 2014
More Info Position Description: Full time nurse practitioner/physician assistant opening in the beautiful seaport of Skagway, Alaska! Primary, urgent and emergent care is provided in a beautiful, large, new clinic building that is fully equipped and updated. Dahl Memorial Clinic is a federally funded community health center that provides the only emergency care in the municipality of Skagway.

The qualified provider must be nationally certified as a provider with licensure and prescriptive authority in the state of Alaska, or be able to obtain prior to employment. The qualified individual must also be ATLS, PALS, ACLS certified or be willing to become certified within 6 months of employment. Must be willing to rotate call with two other providers. Dahl Memorial Clinic has extensive laboratory capabilities as well as digital x-ray and ultrasound on site. Prefer an experienced provider who is comfortable working autonomously, but will consider a strong new graduate with emergency department experience.

Full benefits package provided with generous CME and vacation allowances along with Alaska PERS retirement benefits as well as health and dental insurance.

This position will be open until filled.

Who to contact to apply: Carol Borg ANP, Medical Director

Email: c.borg@skagway.org

Position/Title Physician Assistant/Family Nurse Practitioner
Organization Yakutat Community Health Center
Location Yakutat, AK
Date Posted December 10, 2014
More Info The Yakutat Community Health Center is seeking a full-time Physician Assistant / Family Nurse Practitioner for a family practice, emergency medicine position in beautiful Southeast Alaska. Prefer an experienced provider with experience in a rural facility, but will consider a stellar new graduate with an Emergency Medicine background.

Clinical hours are from 9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday, with a rotating twenty four (24) hour emergency call schedule.

The comprehensive benefit package includes annual and sick leave, plus (12) holidays, malpractice, health insurance, retirement, and one week paid CME. Housing and relocation assistance is available.

National Health Service Corp. loan repayment site

Baseline Qualification Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited practitioner program. Requires license to practice in the State of Alaska.

Meet standards of YCHC credentialing process.

Updated Collaborative Agreement if required.
Maintenance of board certification.

Emphasis on general family medical care with strong emergency/ trauma skills.

Current BLS certification. ACLS and PALS preferred.

Knowledge of emerging trends in technologies and techniques. Basic knowledge of EMR.

Job description available for comprehensive list of qualifications and duties.

Yakutat is located on the Gulf of Alaska and offers a of variety activities. Known for world class fishing and surfing, Yakutat’s beautiful Tongass rain forest is home to salmon filled rivers, ocean fishing, water sports and sandy beaches. For more information on Yakutat, visit www.yakutatalaska.com.

For a job description and more information for this position contact, Eva Sensmeier, Medical Director, esensmeier@y-chc.org or Rhoda Jensen, Health Director, rjensen@y-chc.org.

Application Deadline: Until Filled

Phone number: 907-784-3275

Fax: 907-784-3263

Position/Title Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
Organization Beacon Occupational Health and Services
Location North Slope, AK
Date Posted November 5, 2014
More Info General Summary:These positions are based in Remote Alaska. The provider will be solo in very remote locations providing urgent / emergent care. The workforce consists of oilfield contractor employees. The number of employees varies considerably due to construction stages, drilling operations, maintenance and operations. The offsite physician back up support is in Anchorage. Provides acute and occupational medical care to on-site employees.

Essential Job Functions: Duties include primary healthcare, emergency medical response, first aid training and promotion of lifestyle issues including fitness and healthy eating. The successful candidate will also be responsible for health and hygiene inspections and advising on other safety issues, in addition to general administration and computer based reporting.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Responds to emergency situations. This includes routine minor illness, medical emergencies, and trauma. Builds volunteer medical response teams. Directs triage, patient transport, and medical supervision at mass casualty incidents. Interfaces with other response team sections. Maintains readiness of emergency equipment and supplies.
  • Determines the need for emergency air evacuation of seriously ill or injured patients to appropriate medical centers in Anchorage and Fairbanks.
  • Diagnoses and treats illnesses and injuries of the workforce according to collaborative agreement with the supervising physicians.
  • Conducts laboratory and electro-cardiograph diagnostic procedures as required.
  • Refers patients to appropriate consulting physicians within Alaska when required.
  • Prescribes and dispenses appropriate pharmaceuticals including controlled substances as approved by the supervising physician, within the scope of the collaborative agreement and in accordance with DEA regulations.
  • Leads weekly training sessions of the Medical Emergency Response Team.
  • Maintains medical records according to company policies and expected standards of medical practice. This includes but is not limited to injury reporting, completion/review of medical forms, and maintenance of statistical logs.

Job Requirements – Education and Training:

  • Current State License / Certification
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification
  • 5 years remote experience or 3 years emergency medicine experience
  • Professional certification with NCCPA or AANP
  • Graduate of an American Medical Association accredited PA training program
  • Working history in the arctic a plus
  • Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver’s License

Schedule: This position will work a rotational shift of two weeks on / two weeks off.

Apply directly at www.beaconohss.com

Application Deadline: December 19

Who to contact to apply: Joyce Rindner

Phone number: 907-375-4368

Fax: 907-787-2213

Email: jrindner@beaconohss.com

Position/Title Physician Assistant
Organization Southcentral Foundation
Location Wasilla, AK
Date Posted October 22, 2014
More Info

Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is seeking full time Physician Assistants to join our team at the Valley Native Primary Care Center. SCF’s Valley Native Primary Care Center, Benteh Nuutah, is located in Wasilla, Alaska.

SCF is an Alaska-Native owned, nonprofit health care organization with an award-winning “Nuka System of Care” based on customer-ownership and relationships, integrated care teams and traditional Native values.

The Valley Native Primary Care Center’s integrated care teams consist of a Provider, NP or PA team coverage provider, RN Case Manager, CMA, and an administrative support staff member. These staff work together to care for an exclusive panel of customers and build a relationship with them over time to address their preventive, acute and chronic health care needs. Resources such as integrated behavioral health consultants and dietitians are also available in the clinic for referral and quick consultation. The result is high continuity of care and interdisciplinary teamwork. This is a full time position which provides team coverage to various primary care providers customer panel. Monday through Friday 8-5 hours, with occasional Saturdays in the future.

Come join our team and become part of our nationally and internationally recognized system of care!

Salary DOE: competitive salary, includes sign on bonus,excellent benefits package including payment of Alaska License, CME dollars with additional 40 hours of leave, additional leave accrual while working at rural site, 3.9+ weeks of paid leave, 12 paid holidays, retirement with a generous company match 401(k) and more.

For more information and/or to apply, please visit us online at www.southcentralfoundation.com or contact Tess Johnson at (907) 729-5011 or tjohnson@scf.cc.

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

Who to contact to apply: Tess Johnson

Phone number: 907-729-5011

Fax: 907-729-4978

Email: tjohnson@scf.cc

Position/Title Physician Assistant
Organization Mat-Su Health Services
Location Wasilla, AK
Date Posted October 8, 2014
More Info This Community Health Center emphasizes integrated primary/behavioral health care.Part time position at 24 hours per week$40/hour +DOEEligible for paid holidays, PTO, 403b retirement plan, Aflac.Current AK license and DEA Registration Number are understood.

Open until filled.

Who to contact to apply: Angela Stein, HR Manager

Phone number: 907-352-3201

Fax: 907-352-3363

Email: astein@matsuhealthservices.org

Position/Title Physician Assistant
Organization Fairbanks Clinic, Inc
Location Fairbanks, AK
Date Posted September 19, 2014
More Info 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 mid-November, 2014. We provide comprehensive primary care for the entire family. Clinic hours are Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.Please send cover letter, CV and references to: fbclinic@ptialaska.net or mail/in-person atFairbanks Clinic Inc.1919 Lathrop St. Ste. 100Fairbanks, AK 99701Who to contact to apply: Carren WaltersPhone number: 907-451-4200
Position/Title Physician Assistant – Certified – Remote Alaska
Organization Fairweather LLC
Location Remote, AK
Date Posted August 13, 2014
More Info

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