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  JOB POSTING October 30

Position/Title  Physician Assistant 
Organization 

Remote Medical International

Location  Shemya Island, AK
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Are you a Physician Assistant up for a new adventure? At Remote Medical International® (RMI), we are dedicated to providing premium medical services to companies across a wide range of industries in remote and challenging locations in the United States and abroad.

We are actively seeking highly qualified Physician Assistants with experience in clinical or general practice to run a clinic in Shemya Island, Alaska. We look for candidates with a commitment to a proactive approach to workplace safety, while taking a diplomatic and professional approach with customer interactions. If you are looking for a company to utilize your skills and not feel like a number, then RMI could be the place for you!

Position Qualifications

  • Must hold Alaska license/certification as a Physician Assistant
  • 3+ years of experience as a Physician Assistant
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) – CPR or equivalent(s)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or equivalent(s)
  • Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or equivalent(s)
  • Current DEA License.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working independently in remote areas

Position Requirements
All new hires must be ability to obtain and maintain a Fit for Duty (FFD) clearance, security clearance, and a clearance to drive company vehicles.

To Apply 
Visit this link to apply: 
https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1105735&B_ID=83

  JOB POSTING October 30

Position/Title  Physician Assistant
Organization 

Coastal Neurology and Neurosurgery

Location  Anchorage, AK
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Coastal Neurology and Neurosurgery is looking for a Full Time Certified Physician Assistant to assist in surgery, rounds and seeing patients in the office. New grads are welcome to apply. Please submit CV to cmorse@cnnsalaska.com 

JOB POSTING september 28
Position/Title  Physician Assistant
Organization 

Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic

Location  Anchorage, AK
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At Anchorage Fracture, our goal is to improve your quality of life through orthopedic care. To be the leader in advancing quality bone, joint, spine and muscle care and technology while providing superior access, service and care to our patients and their families.

Anchorage Fracture has an exciting opportunity for a Physician Assistant to support an Orthopedic Surgeon. The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner will assist the surgeon in the clinic and hospital rounds, including some holiday hospital rounding.

Please note : planned bonuses based on productivity

Qualifications:

  • Alaska licensure and board certified Physician Assistant required
  • Orthopedic and surgical experience required; total joints preferred

Ability, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • Comfortable making decisions independently
  • Excellent assessment skills and be dedicated to positive patient outcomes
  • Must have a flexible schedule and highly organized

Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

 JOB POSTING august 22
Position/Title  Physician Assistant 
Organization 

Pogo Mine

Location  Pogo Mine 2 week rotations (located 88 miles south of Fairbanks, AK)
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JOB PURPOSE 
The Pogo Mine Physician Assistant provides medical treatment for Pogo Mine employees, contractors, and visitors, and arranges for ill or seriously injured employees to be transported off site to an appropriate medical facility. The Physician Assistant advises employees concerning health and safety concerns. The Physician Assistant is responsible for administering the occupational medicine surveillance programs such as drug and alcohol testing, employment physicals, and lead, cadmium, respiratory and hearing tests. He/She is also responsible for the associated duties such as ordering the proper lab tests, obtaining the labs, interpreting the results and maintaining records in an appropriate fashion. The Physician Assistant may inspect and advise on site facilities and working conditions related to employee health issues. The Physician Assistant will participate as assigned to support the Pogo Mine Emergency Response Teams and to promote the development of trained emergency responders at the Mine. The Physician Assistant will be responsible for developing materials and instructing the safety & health portion of MSHA annual refresher training.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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. Provide routine medical treatment during clinic hours; on call 24 hours per day for emergencies. Assist in the development of the Pogo Mine Wellness program and lead the implementation, administration and monitoring of the program. Assess patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories. Determine abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results. Document patient care services by charting in patient and department records. Perform therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections. Instruct and counsel patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; promoting wellness and health maintenance. Provide continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. 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. Maintain records and chain of custody in accordance with the laws.     Establish and maintain an 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 support and training for the MERT. Assist with Workers' Compensation correspondence and claims handling. Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
Graduate of an accredited PA Program.
Certifications and Licenses: 
Current Alaska PA License & NCCPA Certification is required. Current Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required. Valid Driver's license is required. 
Experience: 
Required: Five or more years of experience providing emergency medical care as a PA in a high volume acute care setting, preferably an Emergency Department.
Preferred: Two or more years of experience in a critical care setting. Two or more years working in a remote industrial setting. Experience conducting Respiratory Fit Tests. Experience conducting audiometry testing. Experience delegating work to lower level EMS personnel in an emergency care setting.
Skills:
Position must be able to work independently with little direct supervision.     This position should possess exceptional clinical judgment as necessary to make critical patient care decisions regarding medical care and transport under the conditions of remote location, extreme weather conditions and extended transport times, while balancing the medical coverage needs of the mine site with the needs of the patient. Effective written, verbal, and communication skills are needed to satisfy the effective delivery of the training and safety messages/policies of the company. Demonstrated computer skills in Windows environment with experience in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Should have critical thinking skills and problem solving skills. Strong planning and organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication, editing, organization and interpersonal skills are a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint is required. 
Abilities:
Ability to provide leadership and mentorship to EMS Team members. Ability to work in a team environment and adapt to changing conditions. Proven ability to read, comprehend, and apply information from technical manuals and other reference materials. Ability to work in a team with a high regard for quality and environmental concerns, along with a strong commitment to Safety and Safe Production. Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision. Ability to assume increasing levels of responsibility. 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. 
Knowledge:
Knowledge of MSHA Yellow Jacket standards and regulations. Operational knowledge of all referenced equipment in this description, office equipment and machines (i.e. PC, phone, fax, copier.)

Apply at:  www.pogominealaska.com

 JOB POSTING august 17
Position/Title  Physician Assistant or NP
Organization 

Alaska Premier Health

Location  Anchorage, AK
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Part time position available at Alaska Premier Health.  Practice focus is non-surgical obesity medicine.  Care models include individualized, comprehensive plans focused on diet, exercise and behavioral counseling.  Position is initially part time with growth to full time as provider builds patient base.  Work/life balance oriented.  No call.  No weekends.  No late nights. Compensation is competitive and includes production bonuses.  Alaska Premier Health has been the go to referral provider in Anchorage since 1993.  You will be joining a highly experienced team of professionals who work in close collaboration, staying abreast of this dynamic field of medicine.  Position also includes Primary Care services where indicated. 

For further information or to submit a CV for review, please email Laurie Mapes at akpremierhealth@yahoo.com

 JOB POSTING August 17

Position/Title  Physician Assistant
Organization 

Fairweather LLC

Location  Remote locations/two week rotations 
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Summary: PA-C performs a broad scope of patient evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment in remote settings under the supervision of the collaborative 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.

To Apply: Click here to apply

 JOB POSTING July 25

Position/Title  Physician Assistant or ANP
Organization 

Independence Park Medical Services

Location  Anchorage, AK
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Independence Park Medical Services is looking for a fulltime ANP or PA with women’s health experience for our growing OB/GYN department. You must be an enthusiastic self-starter willing to grow an existing patient base. We offer a competitive salary, full benefits and paid CME. I look forward to speaking with you. 

Send CV and Reference List to Jessicaf@ipmsak.net or call (907) 522-1341 for more information.



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