Family Nurse Practitioner

    January 10, 2022
    Betherl, Alaska
    Job Type


    Rural Clinic in Alaska, client opened a few more openings  – FNP/PA and WHNP.

    Note: Will be required to show PROOF of COMPLETED COVID VACCINATIONS and all new hires from out of the region must quarantine for 10 days upon arrival.

     Area Info: Western, AK. The largest community on the Kuskokwim River. It is the regional hub for many of the surrounding communities and native villages in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta, an area encompassing 50000 square miles. The community is one of the largest cities in Alaska.  1 hour flight to Anchorage.

     Organization serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. All communities served by the 55 bed regional hospital in the area.


    FNP or PA - 2 positions  $145,000 – 180,000 based on exp.

    Requirements: 2 years of FNP or PA experience, Alaska license, DEA

    Job Summary:  

    • Require that FNP/PA applicants be able perform full scope of practice in the family medicine setting and be able to work with patients, evaluating and treating moderately ill patients.
    • The FNP/PA will be expected to order and interpret lab and x-ray results with physician back up as required.
    • Clinic has three Charge RNs, three Unit Clerks, along with several nurses and providers.  Each FNP/PA is paired up with one nurse and this team is given three rooms for patient care.
    • Most providers see about 14 to 18 patients per day (or about one patient every 30 minutes).
    • Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9am to 500pm.  Although typically the last patients of the day are scheduled at 430pm, patient care often lasts beyond 500pm.
    • There is travel to Village Clinics.  Each clinic provider is assigned to a few villages in our region.  Providers will travel out to their villages for two days to a full week to care for patients in the village clinic.  We send a nurse to assist with patient care when staffing allows.  These trips are a great opportunity to experience village life, see a bit of “bush” AK and are usually very rewarding experiences.



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