JOB POSTING June 10, 2020

Position/Title  Physician Assistant
Organization Anchorage 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


 JOB POSTING May 20, 2020

 Position/Title

Didactic Faculty/Course Chair/Co-chair

 Organization 

UW Medicine MEDEX Northwest Anchorage Campus 

 Location

Anchorage Campus

 More Info

The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington Anchorage campus (at University of Alaska Anchorage campus) seeks to hire a .5 FTE (50%) to 1.0 FTE (100%) didactic faculty member. Primary didactic faculty responsibilities include developing and delivering lectures, chairing or co-chairing one or more courses, and advising/evaluating students. Faculty participate in admissions activities, scholarly activity as well as other duties as assigned.

This position is a non-tenure track appointment, renewable annually, at the faculty rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, depending on experience and qualifications. Faculty members enjoy a generous benefits package. The University of Washington faculty engages in teaching, research, and service.

We are interested in candidates who are committed to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree earned or in progress.
  • Current NCCPA certification or equivalent
  • Proficient email communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Work experience with a variety of health systems and will enjoy maintaining relationships with our clinical partners
  • Two years of clinical experience
  • Family Medicine experience
  • Teaching experience in the clinical setting and classroom
  • Commitment to developing and supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environments

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities.

To apply, submit a CV and cover letter to: https://ap.washington.edu/ahr/position-details/?job_id=49479

For further information about the MEDEX Northwest Program, visit: www.medex.washington.edu           


 JOB POSTING April 23, 2020

Position/Title

 Physician Assistant Certified

 Organization  Upper Tanana Health Center, Tanana Chiefs Conference
 Location  Tok, AK
 More Info

Who may Apply:

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

Apply Here: https://careers.tananachiefs.org/?pageName=details&irc=IRC37806

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/ 

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/ 

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 April 23, 2020 

 Position/Title

 Physician Assistant Certified-Urgent care

 Organization  Tanana Chiefs Conference
 Location  Fairbanks, AK
 More Info

Who may Apply:

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

Apply Here: https://careers.tananachiefs.org/?pageName=details&irc=IRC37805 

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.

Summary:

The Tanana Chiefs Conference is now hiring for a Physician Assistant to join our Urgent Care Team at Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center--an award winning cultural super clinic located in Fairbanks--Interior Alaska's urban hub. The Fairbanks based clinic is itself a hub that serves the larger mission of supporting health and wellness to Indian Health Service beneficiaries--Alaska Natives and American Indians, as well as many non-beneficiaries, in 42 villages across the  river systems of the Interior (Yukon, Koyukuk, Kuskokwim, Tanana and more). This 235,000 square mile region is the home of the Tanana Chiefs Conference.

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 Physician Assistant we are looking for providers with both clinical skill and passion to share our vision and serve our families, friends and neighbors--physicians that want to become part of our communities and grow to love Alaska and its peoples. 

Duties:

  • The Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center Physician Assistant is a member of the healthcare team who works in collaboration with other staff to provide comprehensive healthcare services to patients.
  • The scope of practice of each Physician Assistant is defined through the credentialing and privileging processes overseen by the Tanana Chiefs Conference Medical Executive Committee. 
  • The role of the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center physician assistant is to assess, maintain, and improve the individual and collective health status of individuals in the communities served by Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center.
  • 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.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

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 April 1, 2020

 Position/Title  Physician Assistant
 Organization  Alaska Urgent Care/Wasilla Medical Clinic
 Location  Anchorage & Wasilla, AK
 More Info Job Description 

We are currently seeking a physician assistant responsible for providing urgent and primary care to our patients. To accomplish these goals the PA will work both autonomously and in collaboration with the clinic’s providers and staff.  

Position responsibilities: 

  • Provide quality care 
  • Obtain appropriate patient history 
  • Evaluate findings from diagnostic tests and make appropriate diagnosis  
  • Initiating appropriate referrals to other physicians or specialty care providers when needed  

Requirements: 

  • National Certification as Physician Assistant  
  • Current state registered physician assistant license 

New graduates will be considered.  

Please apply by sending a resume with three professional references to Pajai Thao at auc.pajai@alaskamedicalclinics.com


 JOB POSTING March 10, 2020

Position/Title  Physician Assistant – Full Time/Part Time/Job Share
Organization Redwood Coast Medical Center, Inc.
Location Gualala, California
More Info

Beautiful rural oceanside clinic on California’s coastal Highway One, with dynamic PA run Urgent Care, affiliated with attached Family Practice/physician backup, seeks experienced Physician Assistant to join our team.  Urgent Care position can include Family Practice coverage, depending on the candidate’s experience/interest/skill set.  This rural setting brings emergency patients  of all ages, and may include complex cases, such as stabilization of trauma and cardiac emergencies.  On-site helipad and next-door EMS service  facilitate safe and timely urgent transports to higher levels of care.   On site lab, digital X-ray with radiology over-reads, and well trained nursing staff allow management of complex patients in house.   No after-hours call.  Flexible hours, and possible weeks on/off schedule or job-share opportunities increase the appeal and flexibility of this unique job.   This is a challenging and fulfilling opportunity for an experienced PA seeking to work independently with strong support staff and collaborative physician backup in a gorgeous rural setting, several hours from San Francisco.   ACLS/PALS/ATLS certified or eligible.  Supportive training program before new-hire PA is expected to practice solo.  Housing assistance may be available.  Loan repayment site.  Propose your availability.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independently takes and reviews complete medical histories; performs appropriate physical examinations, makes an assessment of the patient and records pertinent data.
  • Provides urgent medical patient care under an established set of protocols.
  • Uses prudent judgement when emergencies require action beyond established protocols.
  • Directs Primary and Urgent Care support staff when performing medical procedures.
  • Orders, interprets and sometimes performs laboratory, radiology and other screening/diagnostic procedures.
  • Performs routine therapeutic procedures, to include but not limited to injections; IV/IO starts; fluid and medication infusions; immunizations; care of wounds/lacerations/bites/punctures/fractures/dislocations; management of trauma, cardiac and other emergencies; and all duties within the scope of PA training and certification.
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding matters pertaining to their physical and mental health.
  • Refers patients to the appropriate health facilities, agencies and other resources in the community.  Stabilizes patients for transfer to higher level of care, when appropriate.  Collaborates with local EMS providers when requested and appropriate.
  • Orders, prescribes, administers and dispenses medications.
  • Contributes to physician’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.
  • Provides leadership and -- when necessary – training to MA, LVN, RN support staff and visiting students and medical residents.
  • Regular, reliable attendance is expected.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess a California State license issued by Physician Assistant Examining Committee
  • Satisfactory completion of a formal Physician Assistant Training Program at an accredited educational institution, including a minimum of three months preceptorship.
  • Possess DEA prescriptive authority
  • Previous emergency/urgent care experience which includes the ability to manage adult and pediatric patients.
  • Know laws and regulations governing mid-level providers.
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Maintain current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification.
  • Know principles and practices of diagnosis and treatment of common medical problems.
  • Maintain knowledge of medications, their desired effects, side effects and their effects and complications.
  • Maintain knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human body and stages of child growth and development.
  • Maintain knowledge of sterile techniques, infection control and quality assurance.
  • Assist physicians through competent performance of the required duties.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintains cooperative working relationships with all those contacts in the course of work.
  • Perform thorough physical examination and prepare a complete medical history.
  • Exercise accurate independent judgment and take action(s) that is/are appropriate and effective.

For more information, please contact Arlene Peterson at apeterson@rcms-healthcare.org or call (707) 884-9137.



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