Supervise Community Health Aide Program in the Arctic Circle!

4131T –  Perm Instructor NP or PA Opportunity to Supervise Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) in the Arctic Circle!

We currently have an opening for a perm physician assistant or nurse practitioner in Northwest Alaska. The advanced practice provider (PA/NP) will be responsible for the training and clinical supervision of about 60 Community Health Aides in various Alaska Native villages across NW Alaska.

This position is a rare opportunity to have an outsized impact on the quality of medical care across scores of communities. This is truly Meaningful Medicine. If you love education and instruction, this may be the perfect position for you.


  • Permanent Hire opportunity, 2 year minimum commitment.
  • about 70% Administrative/Teaching, 30% Clinical.
  • Schedule is Monday – Friday, sometimes with call when traveling to villages.
  • This position will require provider to live in Northwest Alaska for the majority of the year.


  • Pay: $140,000 – $160,000 DOE
  • Housing opportunities at below rental market rate.
  • $10,000 sign-on bonus
  • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, AD&D Insurances
  • 401(k) matching program
  • $10,000 CME Sitpend
  • 30 days of PTO every year, 12 days of CME time, 12 paid holidays.


  • 10+ years of clinical experience.
  • Experience with CHAP program preferred.
  • Teaching experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Inupiaq (Alaska Native) culture, language and customs preferred.
  • Must have a positive outlook, able to interact with a diverse group of customers/sipplies.
  • Dependable, open, honest, compassionate.


  • Active Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner License with State of Alaska. (Provider can start work with any state license)
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS recommended
  • Active DEA Registration


 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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