Alaska PA or NP for CHAP Program, Fairbanks, AK

Tanana Chiefs Conference is looking to hire a seasoned Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to work as a Coordinator Instructor for our Community Health Aide Program in Fairbanks, Alaska. Qualified candidates would provide instruction, medical skills training evaluation and support services (onsite visits, video teleconferencing, review of patient encounter documentation, classroom instruction and preceptorships) to Community Health Aide Practitioners both at the training center & in the rural village clinics across Interior Alaska.  Coordinator Instructors will also provide direct clinical services (primary and preventative care) to patients 25% of the time.

Who We Are:

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. 

Learn More:

https://www.tananachiefs.org/healing-our-communities-chap-training-center-opens-in-fairbanks/

https://www.tananachiefs.org/health/

Where We Are:

Our Community Health Aide Training Center is located in downtown Fairbanks. Some training will also take place at Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center—our award winning tribal health super clinic also located in Fairbanks.  http://issuu.com/newsminer/docs/tccmarch2013 

Fairbanks is a wonderful university community with a surprising amount of arts, music, theater and community activities. Situated in the Tanana River Valley with the Alaska Range to the south and the Brooks Range to the north, Fairbanks is surrounded by the awesome beauty of wilderness. Groomed and lighted cross-country ski trails at both Birch Hill and the University of Alaska provide world class winter recreation. Summer boasts extended hours of daylight in the land of the midnight sun with unlimited options for outdoor adventures: alpine hiking, river trips, boating, cycling, camping, national parks, fishing, etc. This is a wonderful welcoming community for the individual or family looking for a new adventure. https://youtu.be/UT7L9QDcfU0

Must be adventurous and willing to travel across rural Alaska:

The incumbent Coordinator Instructor must be able to lift and carry up to fifty pounds of support equipment and supplies. Frequent travel to remote villages required. Incumbent will be subject to harsh environmental conditions when traveling. Conditions include but are not limited to the following: travel by small, unpressurized aircraft, snowmobiles, boat, 4WD vehicles, lack of running water or waste facilities, poor heat, and extreme weather conditions.

$80K to $128K DOE, exceptional benefits–health, dental, vision, 7% employer contribution for profit-sharing, 30 days PTO plus 11 paid holidays, $5K and 80 hours for annual CME

Apply online: https://www.tananachiefs.org/job-seekers/careers  

Contact Brad Clark, Medical Staff Recruiter brad.clark@tananachiefs.org

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