JOB POSTING february 1, 2021

Position/Title  Physician Assistant Clinical Coordinator 
Organization MEDEX Physician Assistant Program 
Location Anchorage, AK
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The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington seeks Physician Assistant Clinical Coordinator faculty at its Anchorage, AK campus. This is 12-month non-tenure track position.

Rank:   Lecturer, Part time (up to 80% FTE); requires a Master’s Degree  

Clinical faculty responsibilities include development and nurturing of clinical rotation sites and preceptors, managing student placements throughout the second (clinical) year, developing and maintaining the clinical year curriculum, and supervising clinical end-of-rotation activities.

Faculty assist in all aspects of the program including student recruitment and the development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum associated with the program. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.  Faculty additionally participate in admissions activities, scholarly activity, committees, as well as other duties as assigned.

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.

Required Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in either a classroom or clinical setting
  • A Master's degree
  • Current NCCPA certification or equivalent and two years of clinical experience
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Residence in or near Anchorage

How to apply:

Visit the MEDEX Work with Us page for detailed information on current openings and application process:

https://depts.washington.edu/medex/about-medex-nw/work-with-us/

For general questions, please email medexhr@uw.edu.

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.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint:

(http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).

Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432


 JOB POSTING March 25, 2021

Position/Title  Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner 
Organization Beacon OHSS
Location Anchorage, AK | Fairbanks, AK | North Slope, AK
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Immediate openings for Full-Time, Part-Time, and LOCUM! These positions require a State of Alaska licensure. It’s a fast-paced client-oriented environment. For our Anchorage and Fairbanks locations most of our patient volume is comprised of client workforce pre-employment physicals, annual surveillance, and work-comp/injury illness management. We also have a small book of private patient business. The Locum North Slope position provides urgent care, critical care, and emergency medicine at isolated remote locations around Alaska.

Roles & Responsibilities:
Provides acute and occupational medical care to patients. Performs occupational surveillance testing (audiograms, pulmonary function tests, physicals, drug test collections etc.) both within the Fairbanks based clinics and onsite as necessary.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Diagnoses and treats illnesses and injuries of the workforce according to collaborative agreement with the supervising physicians.
  2. Conducts laboratory, radiological and electro-cardiograph diagnostic procedures as required.
  3. Refers patients to appropriate consulting physicians and dentists within Alaska when the scope of required medical care is beyond the capabilities of the medical facility.
  4. Prescribes and dispenses appropriate pharmaceuticals including controlled substances as approved by the supervising physician, within the scope of the collaborative agreement and in accordance with DEA regulations.
  5. Performs employee occupational surveillance testing as required by Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection programs and the NFPA physicals. Consults with occupational medicine physician as necessary.
  6. Maintains medical records according to company policies and expected standards of medical practice. This includes but is not limited to injury reporting, completion/review of medical forms, and maintenance of statistical logs.
  7. Consults with supervising physician in patient care problems resulting from unusual or chronic illnesses, psychological illness, or substance abuse.
  8. Consults with employee's supervisor, safety representative, Human Resources, Worker's Compensation coordinator, and specialist physicians to coordinate injury rehabilitation and return to work.
  9. Maintains state licensure and national certification by completing required educational and testing programs.
  10. Health Promotions: Assist with performance of response team fitness assessments, and other health promotion programs.
  11. Maintains work areas and equipment to ensure compliance with blood borne pathogens regulations, cleanliness, and proper functioning of clinical medical equipment.
  12. Has the required computer skills to operate standard Microsoft office applications and occupational health programs as required.

Experience:

  • Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant training program.
  • Maintains professional certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and State of Alaska licensure (or eligible to apply of State of AK Lic).
  • Maintains emergency medicine skills through specific training (Advanced Cardiac Life Support).
  • Have or obtain appropriate certifications in Occupational Medicine Testing and CAOHC and NIOSH.

Contingencies:
Offer contingent upon ability to pass a pre-employment drug testing, physical exam, background check, and motor vehicle report.

Physical Demands and Work Conditions:
Work conditions are such that significant time will be spent walking, standing, stooping, sitting, assisting with positioning patients, and include some lifting. Exposure to anesthetic gases, blood and body fluids, sharps, and other health care occupational hazards is routine. Conditions will include exposure to hospital grade cleaning solutions, flammable solutions, and gases, e.g., alcohol and oxygen, as well as latex and other industrial chemicals.

Demonstrated Abilities

Requirement

Flexibility Test

YMCA Step Test

Lifting Floor to Shoulder

25 lbs.

Lifting Floor to Waist

45 lbs.

Lifting Floor to Thigh

50 lbs.

Carry 45 lbs.

25 feet

Carry 30 lbs.

25 feet

Climb 6-foot ladder

Climb up 2 flights of stairs


How to apply:

Please visit Beacon’s web page for detailed information on how to apply for the current openings:

For Fairbanks: https://secure.beaconinsight.com/servlet/jobdetails?id=45756

For Anchorage: https://secure.beaconinsight.com/servlet/jobdetails?id=45754

For North Slope: https://secure.beaconinsight.com/servlet/jobdetails?id=24242

For questions, please contact HR@beaconohss.com


 JOB POSTING March 25, 2021

Position/Title  Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner 
Organization Alaska Premier Health
Location Anchorage, AK 
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Is this you?

  1. You live in Alaska, love it and don’t want to leave the state
  2. You love being a provider and working closely with your patients
  3. You don’t want work to dominate your life
  4. You thrive in a team environment but are confident in your independent care
  5. You bring education, teach motivation and give hope to your patients

If this is you, then please email me your interest in joining our 29 year old practice in midtown Anchorage.  We need YOU.  Compensation and benefits are generous and the work environment unmatched.  Currently this is a 15-20 hour per week position but the possibility for more hours is very real.   I look forward to hearing from you!   laurie@alaskapremierhealth.com



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