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 JOB POSTING September 10

Position/Title  Physician Assistants
Organization Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates
Location Anchorage, AK  
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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

 JOB POSTING July 11

Position/Title  Physician Assistant Full or Part Time
Organization  Peninsula Medical Center
Location  Soldotna, AK 

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We are currently recruiting for a temporary fill in Physician Assistant.  Job duties include but are not limited to:  review patients' medical histories, conduct physical exams, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses concerning patients illness or injury,  Educate and counsel patients and their families, prescribe medication when needed, record a patient's progress.  Competitive compensation. This is a Family Practice.

Ideal candidate will be licensed as a Physician Assistant-Certified

(PA-C) in the State of Alaska, and have current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants  (NCCPA)

Please submit letters of interest and current resumes to Diana Turner at pmc.deede@gmail.com. For additional information call Diana at 907-262-9341.

 JOB POSTING April 26

Position/Title  Physician Assistant Full or Part Time
Organization  Alaska Spine Institute
Location  Anchorage, AK 

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We are currently recruiting for a full or part time Physician Assistant. Job duties include but are not limited to: review patients’ medical histories, conduct physical exams, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses concerning a patient’s injury or illness, educate and counsel patients and their families, prescribe medication when needed, record a patient’s progress. Competitive wages and benefit package offered.  

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical/dental/vision/life
  • Holidays
  • Paid time off (PTO) Up to 5 weeks a year.
  • 401K
  • Profit sharing
  • Positive working environment

Ideal candidate will be licensed as a Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) in the State of Alaska, and have current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

Please submit letters of interest and current resumes to Kim Black at Kblack@alaskaspineinstitute.com. For additional information Kim can be reached at 907-350-5879.

 JOB POSTING April 23

Position/Title  Physician Assistant / Norse Practitioner
Organization  Kenai Peninsula Orthopaedics
Location  Soldotna, AK 

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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner needed for a busy, well established orthopedic practice in Soldotna, Alaska. The provider will see office patients and/or assist in the operating room. Orthopedic experience is a plus but not mandatory.  Must work well with a team and patients.

Job Description:

  • Full time, Monday-Friday, 8a-5p seeing orthopedic patients in the office and/or assisting in OR
  • Possible on-call responsibilities after-hours/weekends
  • Possibly run or assist with our Healthy Bones Clinic
  • Must be able to document appropriately and correctly
  • Must be dependable and efficient

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, DOE
  • Medical/dental/vision/life
  • Holidays
  • PTO
  • 401k
  • CME allowance
  • License fees and malpractice insurance covered

To apply, please drop off your resume/CV to Mercy Berg at Kenai Peninsula Orthopaedics 291 N. Fireweed St., Soldotna, AK 99669. To email or for more information you may contact Mercy at 907-262-6454 or  kpo.mberg@acsalaska.net.

 JOB POSTING April 23

Position/Title  Full Time Physician Assistants
Organization  Alaska Cancer Treatment Center
Location  Anchorage, AK 

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Alaska Cancer Treatment Center is seeking a full-time PA for our Radiation Oncology department. We are looking for a PA who has excellent customer service skills, a team player, and willing to learn new and exciting things. The ideal candidate is able to work at a fast pace, able to multi-task, and is detail oriented. The applicant will interact professionally with patients, staff, and is part of the multi-disciplinary team.

Responsibilities and Duties

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assists physicians with exams and procedures.
  • Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow in and out of exam rooms.
  • Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions, and initiates appropriate action.
  • Provides special care to the skin of patients before and after radiation treatments
  • Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.
  • Administers all medications using correct medication, dosage/amount, route, time and technique.
  • Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician.
  • Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patients chart.
  • Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material.
  • Demonstrates awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary.
  • Manages patient medication refill requests from the pharmacy telephone line and records the information in the patient chart.
  • Follows OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents, biohazardous waste and any other material potentially infected with a blood borne pathogen.
  • Serves as a patient advocate on issues related to the clinical changes and physical status of patients since the last clinic visit.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Computer/EMR skills preferred
  • Current BLS required, ACLS preferred
  • Experience in Oncology preferred, but not entirely necessary
  • Current, unrestrictive license in Alaska

Send CV and Reference List to:  tpresley@akmed.com or kloran@akmed.com

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