Multiple Providers Needed in Northwest AK! Primary Care, Some Emergency with Backup, ASAP & Ongoing

4241S  Make Over $30,000 each Month ($935 Daily and $275 On call shifts).  Make your Own Schedule with this Client.  Extremely Flexible, Work as Much as You Want!!  Focus on Primary Care with some Emergency Experience Needed.

This is your chance to take an Alaskan adventure and gain more hands-on emergency skills and training while you work alongside seasoned emergency providers in remote villages.  We are currently looking to beef up the clinic staff at 6 villages.  We need rotating Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioners who are able to do primary and urgent care.  This position will cover as the primary provider for clinic and after hours urgent care.  Some on call may be required.  Provider will have a back up emergency trained provider as back up for emergencies at all times. Provider may rotate to different remote villages to support the village clinic staff as needed.   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 some emergency on-call with back up.
  • Shared call in several of the villages required *please ask for more details
  • Monday to Friday 8am (or 9am) to pm clinic; Walk in only Urgent Care is 5p-7p M-F and on weekends 1p-3p. 
  • Annual assignments available with rotating schedules; make your own monthly rotating schedules
  • 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: $935 per day for every day you are in the village.
  • $275/day for on call
    • Holidays are $1402.50 per day
  • Paid travel day of $935 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 – No exceptions
  • Minimum 2 years emergency experience as an APP required, seeing all levels of acuity.
    Experience in emergency setting with other APPs present or direct physician oversight is acceptable.

  • Alaska bush experience highly preferred
  • 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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