Acute Adult Staff Psychiatrist at Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Anchorage

Ongoing recruitment for excellent Psychiatrists

In a Developing Academic Setting: Job Security & No Productivity Pressures


Alaska Psychiatric Institute/Alaska Recovery Center is an 80-bed inpatient psychiatric care facility and is Alaska’s only involuntary inpatient hospital.  API/ARC builds the foundation to Recovery via a bio-psycho-social model of health care.  Multidisciplinary teams work collaboratively to provide a safe environment, encouraging the patient to participate in decisions regarding his/her care, as well as assisting with the coordination and establishment of a “medical home” after discharge.

 API/ARC is always interested in speaking with potential candidates regardless of current vacancy status of staff positions. 

  • Staff Psychiatrist/Acute Adult:  BC preferred/BE with experience.  Annual Salary based on years of experience and/or specialty training.  You will work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative format on an inpatient unit (average 10-14 patients).  Integrated professional support through psychology, clinical social work, psychiatric nurse, and rehabilitation therapists allow you to focus on diagnostic clarity and optimization of treatment modalities.  Medical services staff in-house collaborate directly with treatment team to support you in providing holistic care to individuals.

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.

 Apply below: list the job and location to be directed to the appropriate facility–please include CV



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