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 JOB POSTING June 2022

 Position/Title   Physician Assistant-Certified 
 Organization  Coalition Health Clinic
 Location  Wasilla, AK 

 More Info

This full time position is located at our primary care clinic in Wasilla and is uniquely aligned with employers and health trusts to provide the best-in-class primary and family care to the patients we serve. The clinic is appointment and walk-in based and supports family care to include chronic disease management, acute injury, and illness.

The clinic sees patients 5 years of age and up and is a comprehensive primary care clinic. Scope of services range from x-ray, minor in-office procedures, onsite medication dispensary, chronic disease management, women’s care, sports physicals, and immunizations to name a few.

Full-time positions include a select number of benefits offered by Beacon and always include an environment passionate about rock star customer satisfaction, operational excellence and having fun!

Level of Education:

  • Active Alaska Physician Assistant Licensure
  • 3-5 years relevant family practice and urgent care experience preferred

Contingencies:

Offer contingent upon ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug testing (federal panel), background check and motor vehicle report.

Learn more and apply by clicking here


 JOB POSTING June 2022

 Position/Title   Physician Assistant-Certified 
 Organization  Ketamine Wellness Institute
 Location  Anchorage, AK 

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The Ketamine Wellness Institute was established in 2017 as the first ketamine infusion clinic in Chapel Hill, NC.  Since our initial opening, we have successfully treated thousands of patients suffering from mental health and/or chronic pain disorders, making us one of the most experienced ketamine providers in the country.  Given the remarkable benefits of ketamine treatment and the need for access to this highly effective treatment, we recently opened a second clinic in Anchorage, AK to meet the needs of our Alaskan community.  

We are looking for a Physician Assistant to help grow/operate the Anchorage clinic, in coordination with our board certified physician Anesthesiologist/Psychiatrist.  This would be a part time position initially (10-15 hrs/wk), and would ramp up quickly with increasing patient volume.  The ideal candidate would have great IV skills (or willingness to learn), a calm and empathetic demeanor and a desire to work closely with patients suffering from mental health and chronic pain disorders.  

This position is quite FLEXIBLE in terms of WORKING HOURS.  You can schedule treatments according to your availability, including after normal business hours (in case you work another job) and/or on weekends.  That being said, we are looking for someone who is committed for the long run.  We are not interested in a locus/per diem provider, but rather someone who is committed to the practice and it’s patients.  We envision this to eventually become a full time position with excellent compensation potential.  

Duties:

  • establish IV access in patients 
  • reconstitute ketamine infusions IV bags
  • obtain and record vital signs before, during and after each treatment
  • Become proficient in our chosen EMR and complete all required patient documentation 
  • work closely with patient care coordinator to schedule new and returning patients.  
  • work closely with supervising physician to optimize patient care 

Requirements:

  • proficiency in IV placement, including difficult IVs (or willingness to learn)
  • calm, caring and friendly demeanor with patients 
  • compassion and empathy
  • desire to work independently of supervising physician, but in coordination
  • ACLS/BLS certification
  • medical malpractice coverage (practice will help cover 50% of yearly premium)
  • full professional licensure and credentialing to practice in AK 
  • no specific experience in required, and new graduates are welcome to apply

Compensation:

  • earn up to $300 per hour 
  • no benefits, this is a 1099 position 

Please direct inquiries to:

ketaminewellnessAK@gmail.com ww.ketwell.com 

 JOB POSTING April 2022

 Position/Title   Physician Assistant-Certified 
 Organization  Anchorage Premier Health 
 Location  Anchorage, AK 

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Alaska Premier Health is a medical practice that specializes in the non-surgical treatment of obesity and is related conditions. Our practice opened in 1993 in Anchorage and has been in our midtown location 29 years. Our team provides individualized preventive healthcare for teenagers through seniors who struggle with obesity. One of our providers is retiring and we are seeing a Physician Assistant to fill his boots and take over his patient census. 

The position requires a provider who lives to interact with their patients while being an empathetic listener and guide. At least 2 years of primary care experience is preferred. Long term commitment is a must. 

Work hours include at least 3 days off in a row (3 day weekend) and no on call. Position is part time (24-30 hours per week) but can easily evolve to Full time. This is the type of position where you basically write your own ticket. Compensation is generous. All fees and malpractice insurance are paid. Hiring date is set for Summer 2022 but can be flexible. 

YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PRACTICE AT HOME - ALASKA PREMIER HEALTH

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE EMAIL LAURIE MAPES AT LAURIE@ALASKAPREMIERHEALTH.COM


 JOB POSTING March 2022

 Position/Title  Physician Assistant- Certified 
 Organization  Upper Tanana Health Center
 Location  Tok, Alaska
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Summary: Tanana Chiefs Conference is looking for providers that love the wilderness, hiking, outdoor adventures and are team players with strong clinical skills and the ability to work with humility in a cross-cultural tribal health clinic. We are hiring for a Physician Assistant to live and work in Tok, Alaska. Learn more here:  https://www.tananachiefs.org/provider-recruitment/ 

Salary: DOE
Up to 40 k signing bonus (for Former TCC providers Eligible for signing bonus after 3 years of not being employed with Tanana Chiefs Conference)

Position Info: Permanent - Full

Agency Statement: The Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native non-profit corporation, charged with advancing Tribal self-determination and enhancing regional Native unity. TCC has an extensive rural health care system to support health and promote wellness to Indian Health Service beneficiaries.

Tok is well situated for anyone wanting to live a rural Alaskan lifestyle while still staying on the road system for convenient travel. Candidate must be comfortable living in a rural isolated community with limited amenities. Fishing, hunting, aviation, backcountry adventures in the mountains or along the rivers--there is plenty to do if you love the outdoors. The foothills of the Delta Range Mountains are accessible just a short drive out of town & Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is south of Tok. Eagle, Whitehorse, Fairbanks, Anchorage and all points in between are ready to visit and explore.  https://www.tananachiefs.org/health/ 

Who may Apply: Physician Assistant Certified providers that meet applicable licensure, credentialing, and privileging standards for physician assistant role. 

For complete lit of duties and to apply click here or visit www.tananachiefs.org/careers/

Announcement #: IRC37806

Duties: Systematically assesses patients' health status, arrives at appropriate diagnoses, and implements care plan for effective clinical outcomes. Demonstrates commitment to customers served. Contributes to effective and efficient practice management practices that support patient access to medical care and appropriate use of available resources. Provides leadership for practice and community served. Meets organizational expectations.

Qualifications: If you are a Physician Assistant with a sense of adventure, a love for rural medicine and the respect and humility to serve in a team approach in a multi-cultural setting keep reading. The Upper Tanana Health Center is staffed with PA's, RN, Medical Assistant and Health Aide. The patient population draws mainly from the communities of Tok, Tetlin, Northway, Tanacross and Dot Lake.

Meet applicable licensure, credentialing, and privileging standards for physician assistant role. Due to differences in scope of care, practice, or service across settings, the specific experience required for this position may vary. Must pass background check pursuant to federal Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act requirements. Strong verbal, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact:
Holly Weaver-Hall - Director Recruitment and Retention
Phone: 907-452-8251 Extension 3282
Holly.WeaverHall@tananachiefs.org

     JOB POSTING March 2022

     Position/Title  Physician Assistant- Certified 
     Organization  Chief Edgar Nollner Health Center
     Location  Galena, Alaska on the Yukon River
     More Info Summary: The Tanana Chiefs Conference is now hiring for a Physician Assistant to join our Team at Chief Edgar Nollner Health Center in Galena, Alaska.

    TCC is looking for a Physician Assistant that has proven clinical, organizational & people skills and also embodies respect, humility and cultural sensitivity. We are not just looking for a Family Nurse Practitioner we are looking for providers with both clinical skill and passion to share our vision and serve our families, friends and neighbors--providers that want to become part of our communities and grow to love Alaska and its peoples. 

    Salary: 130k-170k DOE 

    Up to 40 k signing bonus (for Former TCC providers Eligible for signing bonus after 3 years of not being employed with Tanana Chiefs Conference)

    Position Info: Permanent - Full

    Agency Statement: The Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native non-profit corporation, charged with advancing Tribal self-determination and enhancing regional Native unity. TCC has an extensive rural health care system to support health and promote wellness to Indian Health Service beneficiaries.


    About Galena: 

    • Small tight-knit community located on the banks of the mighty Yukon River in Interior Alaska. Galena is a perfect place for those who love the outdoors but also appreciate the comfort of a diverse small town.
    • Unlike most rural villages, Galena has a diverse population and many amenities including an elder-assisted living facility, a local grocery store, a large subregional school, etc.
    • Local outdoors activities include hunting, fishing, hiking, snow machining and dog mushing.

    Who may Apply: Physician Assistant providers that meet applicable licensure, credentialing, and privileging standards for physician assistant role. 

    For complete lit of duties and to apply click here or visit www.tananachiefs.org/careers/

    Announcement #: IRC38459

    Qualifications:

    1. Meet applicable licensure, credentialing, and privileging standards for physician assistant role. 
    2. Due to differences in scope of care, practice, or service across settings, the specific experience required for this position may vary. 
    3. Must pass background check pursuant to federal Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act requirements.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    1. Strong verbal, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

    For more information, please contact:
    Holly Weaver-Hall - Director Recruitment and Retention
    Phone: 907-452-8251 Extension 3282
    Holly.WeaverHall@tananachiefs.org

       JOB POSTING March 2022

       Position/Title 

       Physician Assistant

       Organization

       Dahl Memorial Clinic

       Location

       Skagway, AK

       More Info

      The Municipality of Skagway is accepting applications for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. This is a contracted position. Wage range is negotiated per contract.

      SUMMARY:

      The role of the rural mid-level provider is complex in the evaluation and treatment of emergent as well as routine health care needs of the clinic, and as such is not limited to the specific role as described below. Provides health care services to patients within the guidelines set forth in Alaska State Medical Board or Alaska Board of Nursing Regulations. The collaborative physician direction and supervision of the Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner and responsibility for review of practices are established in the guidelines.

      REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

      • Comply with regulations as set forth by Alaska State Medical Board and/or Alaska Board of Nursing for licensing, with appropriate DEA and National Certification requirements. Meet all continued education requirements as required to maintain licensure.
      • Will hold Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification, and Advanced Trauma Life Support certification or be willing to obtain within six months of employment.
      • Maintain credentialing skills checklist on an annual basis and show due diligence in increasing skill abilities.
      • Prescribe Order, Administer, and Dispense Medication per the State Medical Board Section 12 AAC 40.450 and Pharmacist manual guidelines.
      • Maintain all necessary clinical documentation within the electronic medical records system in an efficient and timely manner.
      OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND DUTIES:
      • Organizational skills involved with working independently and delegating tasks to medical assistants as appropriate. The ability to prioritize work assignments and work independently.
      • Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.
      • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as, but not limited to x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal and initiates appropriate follow-up.
      • Ability to work extended hours with little or no notice, be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays in rotation with two other midlevel providers.

      PO Box 415
      Skagway, AK   99840
      (PHONE) (907) 983-2297
      (FAX) (907) 983-2151

      This is not a complete job description. Contact the borough office at the address or phone number above or by email at a.lawson@skagway.org for further information. The application and job description can also be downloaded from the website at https://www.skagway.org/administration/page/employment-opportunities

      Applicants must submit a completed employment application form to the borough office at the address here: 

      Municipality of Skagway

      This position is open until filled. The Municipality of Skagway is an equal opportunity employer.



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