Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
JOB TITLE: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
LOCATION: Unalaska, Alaska
SALARY: DOE + benefits
WORK HOURS: 7.5/day
Job Summary: The Advanced Practice Provider position is based in the Oonalaska Wellness Center in the Aleutian Island’s Region. The position provides primary care, walk-in urgent care, emergency services, consultation and collaboration to the Community Health Aide/Practitioners (who take 1st call 24 hours per day, may provide 24/7 where no other providers are on site). The Advanced Practice Provider provides the various categories of care as noted above, making independent clinical decisions with consultation and collaboration with physicians from the Southcentral Foundation (SCF) and/or Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC). Provides medical supervision to the Community Health Aides/Practitioners at OWC, Atka Clinic and Nikolski Clinic as applicable.
Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited practitioner program. Requires a registration/license to practice in the State of Alaska. Credentialing process to practice required. Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements. Three to five years experience (two years of supervision preferred) or and equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. Ability to perform medical examinations using standard medical procedures. Knowledge of patient care charting, patient histories, clinical operations and procedures, primary care principles and practices. Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and patient progress. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Up-to-date CPR and ACLS certifications. Knowledge of drugs and their indications, contraindications, dosing, side effects, at proper administration. Knowledge of emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in area of expertise. Ability to clearly communicate medical information to professional practitioners and the general public. Ability to educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment. Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards. Ability to self-manage assigned patient caseload, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling appointments, services, and work assignments. Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions. Computer literate. Must have the ability to give oral and written reports. Willingness and means to travel on rotation throughout the Aleutian/Pribilof Islands’ Region and have a valid Alaska Driver’s License. Willing to take training and attend workshops and meetings periodically to enhance job performance and knowledge.
Apply online at www.apiai.org or email resume and application to:
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources Director
1131 East International Airport Road
Anchorage, Alaska 99518
Phone: (907) 276-2700
Fax: (907) 279-4351
Native preference will be given to qualified applicant pursuant to P.L. 93-638.