Alaska Mid-Level Opportunity, Tok

Exceptional Alaska Rural Medicine Opportunity:

 

The Tanana Chiefs Conference is looking for providers that love 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 board certified Family Medicine or Emergency Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to live and work in Tok, Alaska.  The successful candidate must possess passion for rural healthcare and exceptional communication & cross-cultural skills. After hours and weekend call rotations are mandatory and providers must be comfortable with emergency medicine and trauma in a rural setting. As a rural clinic we see and treat a significant number of complex chronic care patients along with the typical mix of acute care conditions. As a sub-regional clinic we have the support of a larger tribal health network.

             

Who We Are:

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—Alaska Natives & American Indians, as well as many non-beneficiaries, in  42 villages situated 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.  https://www.tananachiefs.org/health/  

Where We Are:

The Upper Tanana Health Center South is located in the rural community of Tok, Alaska. Tok is situated at the strategic intersection of the Alaska Highway and the Tok Cut Off from which travelers driving into Alaska from Canada can either continue north towards Delta(1.75 hours) and Fairbanks(3.5 hours) in the Interior Region or head southwest to Anchorage (6 hours) See http://www.tokalaskainfo.com/

We are screening for providers 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.  The Upper Tanana Health Center is staffed with two Family Medicine physicians, RN, Medical Assistant and Health Aide. After hours and weekend call will be divided between 3 providers. Provider must be comfortable with responding to emergency medicine and trauma situations.  The patient population draws mainly from the communities of Tok, Tetlin, Northway, Tanacross and Dot Lake.

Tok is well situated for anyone wanting to live a rural Alaskan lifestyle while still staying on the road system for convenient travel. 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. Eagle, Whitehorse, Fairbanks, Anchorage and all points in between are ready to visit and explore.

Salary range is $102K to $128K DOE, $10K signing bonus, $5K for relocation, $6K for temp housing and a completion bonus of $5K at the end of the 3 year contract; CME up to $5K annually; PTO to accrue at 30 days annual rate. TCC has excellent benefits which include 7% profit sharing—TCC takes 7% of whatever you make annually (their money not from your paycheck) and places it in a profit sharing plan.

For more information please contact Brad Clark, Medical Staff Recruiter brad.clark@tananachiefs.org (907) 452-8251 x3079 Apply online at www.tananachiefs.org  look for IRC33695 Mid-Level Practitioner

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