Multiple Village Locum Coverage Needed, NP/PA, Make Your Own Schedule. Need is ASAP and Ongoing

3310S  Excellent Opportunity to Practice Meaningful Medicine in Western Alaska!  Time to Explore Alaska and Get Paid Great Money Doing It. 

This is your chance to take an Alaskan adventure and make great money while you do it!  We are currently looking for three or more rotating Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners who are able to do  high level emergency medicine and primary care.  Providers will be on call for emergencies and will sometimes rotate to different remote villages.   Provider must be extremely flexible, capable of working alone, able to think on their feet, and truly committed to excellent patient care. 
Want to talk to someone who's already done it?  We'll be happy to connect you!  Apply now or give us a call!

Dates: ASAP and Ongoing – Start date is negotiable if you cannot start ASAP.


  • Locum Tenens
  • Flexible schedule.  Rotations are also flexible so you are able to work around your home life!  (Open scheduling won't last long so schedule yourself however you want to now, while you still can!)
  • Primary and Emergency Care and On-Call for Emergencies
  • Shared call in several of the villages required *please ask for more details
  • Monday to Friday 8am (or 9am) to 5pm clinic 
  • Annual assignments available with rotating schedules; make your own monthly rotating schedules
  • Total of 18 FTE providers currently needed throughout the region.  
  • Travel to and from other village clinics is required 
  • Patient Volume Village Clinic – Averages 5 per day
  • Patient Volume ER – Varies but typically low
  • Nightly triage lines in place to minimize frequent non-emergent call back during the night.


  • Pay: $880 per day for every day you are in the village.
  • $250/day for on call
    • Holidays are $1320 per day
  • Paid travel day of $880 at the beginning and end of the assignment
  • Housing and travel expenses included and are arranged for you
  • Medical malpractice insurance provided
  • 1099 contractor position
  • Enjoy practicing meaningful medicine in these deserving communities.


  • Active Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant License with State of Alaska
  • BLS, ACLS 
  • ATLS and PALS Preferred but not required
  • Active DEA Registration 
  • Covid Vaccinated with Booster required
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in emergency and primary medicine
  • Alaska bush experience highly preferred
  • Must be able to work independently in a solo provider site
  • Must be culturally sensitive and willing to embrace the native community and their culture.

About Us:

At Wilderness Medical Staffing, we know you want a fulfilling career where you can practice meaningful medicine with less burnout. We believe that practicing medicine should be an adventure and understand what it feels like to be in your position because our company was founded by a provider like you over 12 years ago. We’re a purpose-driven locum tenens and permanent placement staffing company that actively staffs over 150 amazing rural and remote locations in the northwest United States and Alaska.


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