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 JOB POSTING September 2021

 Position/Title

 Physician Assistant - Certified

 Organization

 Teck Resources, Red Dog Operations

 Location

 Red Dog, AK

 More Info

Reporting to the Superintendent, Human Resources, the Physician Assistant provides a variety of occupational and emergency medical services for the Red Dog Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Promote and ensure a safe work environment and safety conscious work force by supporting and following safety initiatives, procedures, and activities
  • Operate a Medical treatment facility to ensure that injured or sick employees are provided with proper care. Provides routine medical treatment during clinic hours, and is on call 24 hours per day for emergencies
  • Assist in the development of the Red Dog Wellness program and lead the implementation, administration and monitoring of the program
  • Keep accurate records of all surveillance data, clinical visits, services, accidents, or illnesses
  • Responsible for collecting and sending out samples for the purpose of drug and alcohol testing and maintain records and chain of custody in accordance with the laws 
  • Establish and maintain and appropriate level of medical supplies
  • Conduct the first-aid and health portion (blood lead, cadmium, and hearing conservation of MSHA annual refresher training
  • Responsible for providing direction and training for the MERT, and Port Medics
  • Assist with Workers’ Compensation correspondence and claims data
  • Provide testing, shipping, tracking and confirmation of COVID-19 Protocols for Red Dog Operations
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited PA program;
  • Current Alaska PA License & NCCPA certification preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication, editing, organization and interpersonal skills are a must
  • Must be able to work independently and as member of a proactive, consciously customer service-oriented team
  • Must be able to operate in a strict climate of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, access, and PowerPoint is required

Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, physical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two week off) an even schedule to provide a better work-life balance to our employees.

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Learn more about Teck at www.teck.com or follow @TeckResources

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To learn more and apply, click here


 JOB POSTING JuLY 2021

 Position/Title Physician Assistant 
 Organization Orion Behavioral Health Network
 Location  
 More Info Orion Behavioral Health Network is looking for full time PAs for In Person & Virtual Care in the last frontier. The group primarily serves rural and urban areas of Alaska. Although some patients are routinely in other areas of the country. The practice is Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Choose your own schedule is a possibility and malpractice is provided. CME Benefits. Preference will be to PAs with psychiatric experience and those able to reside in Alaska; although not required. Some mandatory training will be required in-person for state licensure requirements. Must be able to hold Alaska PA Licensure. Salary will be DOE and negotiable. 

Job Description

Virtual Care and Telemedicine Providers Needed. 

Description: Currently seeking an experienced Physician Assistant (PA) to fill full time with a growing Behavioral Health Clinic in Fairbanks, Eagle River, Wasilla, and Anchorage. The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree as a Physician Assistant and a current Physician Assistant license the state of AK.

Physician Assistant (PA) - Psychiatry Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Healthcare
  • Prior experience as a Physician Assistant
  • Experience working with troubled youth is a plus
  • Experience in psychiatry is preferred but not required
  • Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) designation in AK
  • Current DEA license

Physician Assistant (PA) - Psychiatry Duties:

  • Manage, diagnose and treat most common and many chronic illnesses of patients
  • Travel to remote clinics to employ advanced treatment approaches including telemedicine and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Prescribe, administer and monitor medications and their effects/side effects.
  • Coordinate the medical care of individuals throughout their course of illness.
  • Assist in the reintegration of individuals by assisting with lifestyle changes that promote recovery and empowerment.

Physician Assistant (PA) - Psychiatry Benefits:

  • Competitive salary DOE
  • Health Insurance
  • 401k with matching
  • Competitive Vacation
  • Time off and stipend for CME

Resumes or inquiries can be sent to the Medical Director at chris@obhn.org

 JOB POSTING June 2021

Position/Title  Faculty Position – Lecturer, Part-time  
Organization MEDEX Physician Assistant Program 
Location Anchorage, AK
More Info

Faculty Position – Lecturer, Part-time .5 - .8 FTE Competitive Recruitment

The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington seeks to hire a Physician Assistant faculty member at its MEDEX campus in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a 12-month non-tenure track position as a part-time lecturer in the Lecturer track.

The lecturer rank is appropriate for Physician Assistants who have one (1) year of teaching experience (in the classroom or as a clinical preceptor) with PA or other medical students and who desire to start their PA Educator experience.

MEDEX Faculty assist in all aspects of the program, including development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum associated with the program as well as student recruitment activities. 

Responsibilities may include:

Didactic Team:

  • teach in classroom and on-line
  • develop syllabi, lectures and evaluation instruments
  • coordinate or chair at least one course
  • advise students and evaluate their progress
  • work collaboratively with other faculty members, medical director, staff and invited guest lecturers

Clinical Team:

  • develop and nurture clinical sites and preceptors, requiring in person visits and on-line meetings
  • manage student placements throughout the second (clinical) year
  • develop and maintain the clinical year curriculum
  • supervise clinical end-of-rotation activities  

In addition, all faculty

  • participate in admissions activities, scholarly activity, section and department committees, as well as other duties as assigned.
  • work clinically part time at least 20% at UW Medicine or other sites

We are interested in candidates who are committed to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment. Faculty members enjoy a generous benefits package. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Required Qualifications

  • Eligible for PA licensure in the state of assigned campus
  • Completion of a Physician Assistant program
  • Current NCCPA certification
  • A master's degree
  • Minimum two years of clinical experience as a practicing PA
  • Must reside (or be willing to relocate) within driving distance of campus location
  • Willingness to travel to various campuses or rotation sites if required

Desired Qualification

  • One year part-time teaching experience in either a classroom or clinical setting

Application Instructions

Visit https://depts.washington.edu/medex/about-medex-nw/work-with-us/ to learn about open positions.

After reviewing available faculty positions on the  MEDEX Work with Us webpage, submit required CV and Cover letter to medexhr@uw.edu. Ensure that the Alaska campus is designated in the cover letter.

It can take up to three months to complete the hiring process after an initial offer is made after interviews and guest lecture delivery.

For additional information, email medexhr@uw.edu

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity, and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty, and values each individual’s unique contributions.

The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications by members of all underrepresented groups. The successful candidate will be expected to support the department's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). MEDEX is interested in candidates who are committed to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment.

Faculty members enjoy a generous benefits package. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. 


 JOB POSTING May 2021

Position/Title  Physician Assistant  
Organization Alaska Neurosurgical Associates
Location Anchorage, AK
More Info

Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates is seeking a Physician Assistant.

Full time position for neurosurgical group. Outpatient clinic, inpatient hospital and surgical environment.

The physician assistant will work independently and in collaboration with physicians and other healthcare professionals providing care to patients in both clinic and hospital settings.

Full-time: Monday-Friday

Position includes call requirements including rotating night and weekends.

Employment benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • CME allowance
  • Vacation and paid holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality care
  • Obtain appropriate patient history
  • Perform focused and complete physical examinations
  • Assist in perioperative care of patients
  • Assist in the operating room
  • Evaluate findings from diagnostic tests and make appropriate diagnosis
  • Initiating appropriate referrals to other physicians or specialty care providers when needed

Requirements:

  • Current PA certification by the NCCPA
  • Alaska State Physician Assistant license or eligibility
  • Must be able to be credentialed by ASC & hospitals

New graduates will be considered.  Please apply by sending a resume with three professional references.

Contact: Julie Holmes

Phone: 907-258-6999

Fax: 907-258-6247

Email: jholmes@akneurosurgery.com



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