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 JOB POSTING June 14

Position/Title  Physician Assistant Full-Time
Organization  Advanced Pain Centers of Alaska
Location  Anchorage, AK 
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Busy interventional pain clinic seeking full-time (32hrs/wk) Physician Assistant to join our team.  Four-day work week affords great opportunity for both professional and personal/outdoor interests.  Position to work closely with physician in providing evaluation and treatment services to patients with acute and chronic pain conditions.  Emphasis on interventional approach to pain medicine with minimal medication management and an opportunity to assist with office-based procedures.   PA-C certification and Alaska licensure/eligibility required.  Must be team-oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Experience in pain medicine preferred but willing to train.  Competitive salary and benefits package.  Drug free environment; EOE.  Visit us at:  www.apcalaska.com

Please submit letter of interest, CV or resume’ and other inquiries to:

Rachel Stinson
907-770-3288 (fax)
907-770-3206 (ph)
rstinson@alaskapain.net

 JOB POSTING June 5
Position/Title  Physician Assistant, Physician, or Nurse Practitioner, Full or Part-Time
Organization  Palmer Family Medicine, PC
Location  Palmer, AK 
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Palmer Family Medicine, PC is seeking a third medical provider to join our current physician and nurse practitioner.  We provide a wide spectrum of primary care, to include pediatrics, ob/gyn, minor surgeries and urgent care.  The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience, an interest in providing continuity of care, and a desire to make a difference in the lives of families in our beautiful little town.  Competitive salary and benefits, depending on experience.  

Please submit resumes and/or questions to the following contact: 

Laura Bambauer-Brooks
907-746-0476 (fax)
laura@palmerfamilymedicine.com
907-715-7368 (cell)

 JOB POSTING May 16
Position/Title  Physician Assistant Full Time
Organization  Urban Pain Institute
Location  Anchorage, AK 
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We are an Interventional Pain Management clinic located in Anchorage, AK specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain conditions. Our providers are passionate about helping those who suffer from debilitating pain. Using a comprehensive, modern approach to pain management, providers in our clinic use non-surgical techniques and perform cutting-edge, minimally invasive procedures to provide pain relief without surgery.  We follow the highest standards of evidence based medicine.  We are trying to offer a solution to the opioid problem.

We are currently seeking a full-time Physician Assistant, who is well-organized and self-motivated to help us provide compassionate care to our patients.  Option for less than full-time Physician Assistant considered for those focused on quality of life.

Job duties include assist with patient clinical care, medication management (mostly non-opioid) as well as help with managing patient flow.   

For more information about our clinic, please visit our website at http://www.urbanpain.org/

Requirements:

  • PA-C certification by NCCPA, New Graduates are welcome to apply
  • Alaska State Physician Assistant license or eligibility
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.  Great communication skills with patients and staff.  We maintain a relaxed but very professional atmosphere.
  • Must be able to become efficient with electronic medical record and provide high quality  written notes.
Benefits:       Competitive salary which is negotiable depending on experience
  •                Health Insurance
  •                CME credit allowance
  •                Malpractice Insurance
  •                Allowance for professional fees and licensing
  •                Generous holiday and time off schedules

How to apply:
E-mail your CV, cover letter, and professional references to jobs@urbanpain.org
Confidential email directly to business manager.

 JOB POSTING April 16
Position/Title  Physician Assistant *will consider full and part time* 
Organization  Alaska Urology
Location  Anchorage, AK 
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Alaska Urology is seeking Physician Assistant for our Anchorage offices. Alaska Urology is the largest urology clinic in Alaska. We are a busy clinic with 7 physicians and 3 mid-level providers.

Duties:

  • Overseeing the acute care needs of our patients, triaging urgent patients.
  • Provide specialty care with the cognizance of a physician.
  • Obtains and evaluates medical histories, performs medical evaluations, orders labs and diagnostic studies, orders/performs necessary procedures and treatments.
  • Coordinates patient care with other members of the health care team.
  • Accomplishes narrative summaries and other documentation.

Qualifications:

  • Current state of Alaska Physician Assistant, or ability to obtain temp license prior to employment.
  • Current DEA license.
  • Must be able to pass background check.
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience as a Physician Assistant required, prior Urology experience preferred.
To apply send cover letter and resume to Jennifer @ jbercier@alaskaurology.com or fax to 907-561-1862.

 JOB POSTING April 12

Position/Title  Physician Assistant - Certified 
Organization  Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates, Inc. 
Location  Anchorage, AK  
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Anchorage Neurosurgical Associates is seeking a Physician Assistant.

Full time position for neurosurgical group.  Position will be in an outpatient clinic as well as inpatient care. The physician’s assistant will also assist in the surgical environment.

The physician’s 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

Clinic/inpatient/surgical position includes call requirements including rotating night and weekends.

Employment benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401K
  • 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

Interested applicant can email a cover letter and resume to Megan at merickson@akneurosurgery.com 

 JOB POSTING March 28

Position/Title 

Physician Assistant (Ortho/Surgical) 

Organization 

Orthopedic Physicians Alaska 

Location 

Anchorage OR Wasilla, AK 

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Orthopedic Physicians Alaska seeks a highly skilled, dedicated and professional Physician Assistant (Ortho/Surgical) to join our rapidly growing and dynamic Wasilla team. We provide work-life balance, competitive salaries, and comprehensive medical, dental, FSA, life, and disability insurance, as well as profit sharing, 401k, and paid time off starting at three (3) weeks per year.

Learn more about Orthopedic Physicians Alaska at www.OPAlaska.com.

OPA fosters a strong working and learning relationship with our physician assistants. We take a keen interest in our continued staff education and development. OPA leads the way in continued learning, including PA/physician mentorship, educational in-services, and generous continuing education including CE leave.

The Orthopedic Surgical PA is responsible for practicing medicine with physician supervision including conducting examinations and writing prescriptions. Within the physician/physician assistant (PA) relationship, PAs exercise autonomy in medical decision-making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. Practice is restricted to orthopedic subspecialty as well as orthopedic surgery and surgical assists. May include responsibility for administrative duties and includes additional duties and parameters of specific individual contract and/or continuing education requirements.

Representative duties

  • Conduct physical exams, assess health status, order and interpret tests, prescribe medications, and treat illnesses and conditions including giving injections and suturing wounds.
  • Consult with physicians as needed and refer to physicians for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA’s scope of work.
  • Monitor therapies and provide continuity of care.
  • Triage patient calls and evaluate patient problems.
  • Respond to emergencies including use of CPR.
  • Counsel patient/family on preventive health care.
  • Document patient information and care in medical record.
  • First assist in assigned provider’s surgery cases.
  • Participate in occasional patient rounding.
  • Serve appointed rounds in Walk-in clinic.

Knowledge and skill requirements

  • Understand role of physicians and physician assistants.
  • Familiar with anatomy, pharmacology, pathophysiology, clinical medicine, and physical diagnosis.
  • Able to apply patient assessment techniques including taking medical histories, performing physicals, evaluating health status including state of wellness, and compliance with care recommendations.
  • Able to diagnose and treat medical problems and develop care plans.
  • Able to gather and analyze physiological, socioeconomic, and emotional patient data.
  • Accurately evaluate patient problems in person or via phone and provide appropriate advice, intervention, or referral.
  • Skill in developing/revising patient care plans based on patient status.
  • Able to make responsible decisions within scope of PA practice.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with physicians on complicated cases.
  • Able to educate patients, families, and staff in a user-friendly manner.
  • Able to demonstrate eye–hand coordination, full range of motion, and manual dexterity.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of accredited physician assistant program
  • Four (4) years of health care experience prior to applying to PA program
  • One (1) year of experience as PA, preferably in clinical setting.
  • National PA-C certification
Candidates meeting the above skills and qualifications and desiring to be part of a patient-centered, professional environment are invited to apply at www.opalaska.com/employment 




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