Tele-behavioral Health Psychiatrist, Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Anchorage

Director of Tele-behavioral Health, Psychiatrist, Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Anchorage

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Alaska Psychiatric Institute/Alaska Recovery Center, an 80-bed inpatient psychiatric care facility and is Alaska’s only involuntary inpatient hospital, is home to Frontline Tele-behavioral Health.  Frontline TBH provides psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis and medication recommendations to areas throughout Alaska.  Through Frontline TBH, remote and rural locations, often without dedicated Behavioral Health services, have access to a doctoral level psychologist, credentialed psychiatrist and advanced nurse practitioner with specialized training.  This clinic is on the forefront of expanding Behavioral Health Integration in primary care settings.


The following position is immediately available:

Director of Telebehavioral Health, Psychiatrist:  BC-preferred/BE with experience.  Annual Salary based on years of experience and/or specialty training. Collaborate with remote/rural behavioral health providers through telemedicine to villages and communities throughout Alaska.  Includes telephone consultation with Anchorage and other community Primary Care Providers for coordination of psychiatric care through a Medical Home model.  The Director of TBH services will be the front-person for promoting integrated health models including the development of the Alaska Integrated Health Learning Collaborative.  This position is a mix of administrative/program development (50%) and direct patient care services (50%).

All listed positions are for Employment with the State of Alaska and are subject to the following benefits:

  • Malpractice/liability coverage by the State of Alaska as a State of Alaska Employee (does not provide coverage for services provided outside of API employment).
  • Eligibility for relocation reimbursement ( Alaska Administration Manual section 60 on Moving)
  • Excellent health benefits package (vision, dental, life and disability insurance) as well as a Tier IV retirement benefits plan
  • Annual/Sick leave by accrual, up to 4.5 weeks.
  • As a State of Alaska employee you will also receive paid leave for the 11 designated State Holidays.
  • As an employed physician, you will be eligible for a 4-day Alternative Work Week.


API is recognized as an excellent teaching setting for multiple disciplines including medicine.  Additional supervisor duties may include working directly with medical students, resident physicians, nurse practitioner students and/or second year physician assistant students affiliated with accredited programs in the US.  Recognition as adjunct/affiliate academic staff with the respective schools is available for most candidates.

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