Primary Care & Emergency Med Locum Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Needed in Rural Alaska

Wilderness Medical Staffing is seeking NPs and PAs to build our pool of locum providers available to cover assignments with our rural clients in Alaska.   

The assignment types vary in their scope of practice. Industry medicine will include urgent care, occupational health, and emergency call.  Village medicine will include primary care daytime clinic with after-hours emergency call. Community clients may need coverage for their primary care clinic with no call. Correctional medicine will include daytime primary care and urgent care clinic along with infirmary rounds.  

 Type of duties and responsibilities that may be included: 

  • ALWAYS provide compassionate, professional medical care to patients 
  • Work as a solo provider in some cases 
  • Stabilize and medivac to the nearest hospital in some cases 
  • Provide emergency care, while creating comprehensive treatment plans 
  • Use an EHR system to enter and maintain all patient data, information, and notes 
  • Evaluate X-rays, perform triage care, including IV drips 

 Basic Requirements: 

  • Education: Master’s degree of Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner required.
  • Licenses: Active Alaska Medical License as an NP or PA
  • Unrestricted DEA
  • Certifications: Board certification, a minimum of BLS and ACLS
  • Work experience: 2 years of primary care experience and/or 2 years of emergency medicine experience 

 Additional Details: 

  • Pay is based on the facility and services provided
  • Paid air and ground travel 
  • Paid lodging 
  • A+ rated malpractice coverage 
  • 1099 Contract 

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 200 amazing rural and remote locations in the Northwestern United States and Alaska. 

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