Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner-SRC - 20k sign-on, 10k relocation, + 6% retention bonus at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation


Category
Medical/Health
Company
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Location
Emmonak, AK 99581
Posted
12/27/2018

With Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you’ll serve the over 50 rural communities in the Yukon Delta Region who come to us for care. You’ll grow your skills and expertise in a challenging environment, and experience a community environment within a community that will embrace you as one of their own.

Serving the people of Southwestern Alaska, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Hospital is a 50-bed general acute care medical facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging. 

Position Summary:

The Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner (PA, NP) shall be committed to contributing to the mission of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC), Working together to Achieve Excellent Health."

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work will include potentially hazardous air travel and working in some villages with scant accommodations and no running water. May be exposed to infectious diseases. Subject to exposure to blood and body fluids. Work involves frequent exposure to unpleasant working conditions or undesirable elements; may involve exposure to a variety of potentially hazardous or harmful elements that require exercise of well-defined precautions for protection from injury or illness. May be subject to many interruptions. May receive multiple calls and inquiries.

Possible Position Sites:

  • Aniak, AK
  • St. Mary's, AK
  • Emmonak, AK
  • Hooper Bay, AK
    • PA/NP must have completed an approved Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Training Program and received and maintained certification.
    • Two years minimum suggested experience level.
    • Must have experience with reading radiographs and dispensing medication.
    • Must have Alaska License and DEA license.
    • Be current on CME requirements.
    • Must have the computer skills needed to access computerized medical records.
    • Needs the skills and knowledge to practice medicine in the area of their specialty. Ability to supervise and mentor NP, PA students and oversee community Health Aide clinical practice.

Benefits Include:

  • Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center

YKHC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants who meet minimum requirements according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.

Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health

For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at: ykhc_recruitment@ykhc.org or 1-800-478-8905