Locum Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Needed! Ongoing Rotations in Alaska’s Remote Villages!

Overview: We are looking to fill multiple positions where you’ll provide primary and emergency care in Alaska’s remote villages. Enjoy the flexibility of month-on/month-off rotations, a competitive daily rate of $880-$900, plus additional compensation for on-call duties. Experience the unique challenges and rewards of bush medicine in diverse village settings, while having the career adventure of a lifetime!


  • ASAP and ongoing once credentialing is completed. (Typically 60-90 days.)


  • Provide comprehensive primary and high-level emergency medical care.
  • Must be able to work independently in a solo provider site.
  • May work collaboratively with health aides or other APPs.
  • Manage patient care with a daily volume averaging 8-12.
  • May rotate between villages.
  • On-call for emergencies.
  • Must be culturally sensitive and willing to embrace Alaska Native communities.


  • Valid Alaska NP or PA license.
  • BLS, ACLS. PALS and ATLS may be required, depending on location.
  • Minimum two years of experience in emergency and primary medicine.
  • Remote medical experience, especially in Alaska bush, is highly preferred.
  • Active DEA registration.
  • Proof of COVID vaccine(s).
  • Preferred for some rotations: OB and peds experience.


  • Highly competitive pay ($880 – $900/day plus call rates, holiday pay, and travel days).
  • Flexible scheduling and rotations. Shifts vary per assignment.
  • Housing, travel expenses, and medical malpractice insurance are covered.

How to Apply: 

  • Interested candidates can apply by filling out the form below the job posting on our website. We respect your privacy, and all inquiries will remain confidential.

About Our Company:

At Wilderness Medical Staffing, we understand your desire for a fulfilling career where you can practice meaningful medicine with less burnout. Founded over 12 years ago by a provider just like you, we believe that practicing medicine should be an adventure. As a purpose-driven locum tenens and permanent placement staffing company, we actively staff over 150 remarkable rural and remote locations in the northwest United States and Alaska. Join us and embark on a rewarding medical journey where every day brings new adventures.

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