ADVANCED PRACTICE PROFESSIONAL (NP/PA) - URGENT CARE - PART TIME w/ Benefits

Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
Job ID
2021-5305
Category
PROVIDERS
Type
Regular Part-Time/40hrs (0.50 FTE)

About Us:

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

 

Job Overview:

The Ethel Lund Medical Center, Juneau, Alaska (population 32,000) is seeking a part-time independent, compassionate, energetic family nurse practitioner or physician assistant to provide evening after-hours urgent care 2-3 days per week.  The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC), is a Native-run healthcare organization serving communities throughout Southeast Alaska since 1975.

 

Juneau, the capital city of Alaska, surrounded by the Tongass National Rainforest has a fantastic small town lifestyle and many amenities.  Juneau offers limitless outdoor and wilderness adventures in summer and winter: Hiking, cycling, down-hill and cross country skiing, snowshoeing, boating fishing, and hunting are easily accessible.  Juneau has a vibrant cultural heritage and a fantastic year around arts scene. 

 

SEARHC offers a competitive physician salary, annual CME days and stipend, annual vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, matching retirement, life insurance, liability insurance covered under the FTCA, innovative family leave benefits, and additional training opportunities. NHSC and IHS loan repayment programs are possible.

 

 For additional information, please email to kmiller@searhc.org and/or apply today!  

Responsibilities:

Provides comprehensive primary care including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, minor procedures, coordination of care, referral, preventative care, and health maintenance to a dedicated panel of patients. Participates fully in shared local urgent/emergent care on-call rotation. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of services in accordance with SEARHC policy. Provides optimal patient experience using strong listening and communication skills that build long term patient care relationships. Consults SEARHC physician as needed for patient care, and uses other access to specialists as needed (ie AristaMD, ANMC providers, etc).

 

Provides medical services at facilities within the SEARHC care network and other facilities and locations listed in SEARHC’s compact and funding agreement with the Indian Health Service.

 

Actively participates in SEARHC quality patient care initiatives and quality assurance programs.

 

Actively participates in provider and clinic meetings, and SEARHC medical staff functions.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience: 

  • Two years of experience as a practicing provider, additional clinical experience or training prior to practice as a licensed provider may be considered by the Medical Director of Primary Care Clinics to meet this minimum experience requirement

License/Certification

  • State of Alaska Medical License as an NP or PA
  • Board Certified in specialty by accrediting body
  • Maintains active unrestricted DEA registration
  • Maintains active SEARHC medical staff privileges
  • BLS for all positions
  • ACLS, PALS, and ATLS certification within one year of start date for providers performing after hours emergency work in remote clinics (e.g., Haines, Hoonah, Gustavus, Angoon, Kake, Klawock)
  • ALSO training is preferred for providers performing after hours emergency work in remote clinics

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of primary health care practices and principles
  • Basic emergency care and protocol where appropriate
  • Common disease processes and pharmacology
  • Is aware of standards of care, EMTALA, HIPAA, health care risk management principles, medical ethics, and medical malpractice principles

Skills:

  • Effective communication skill and ability to interact with staff and patients
  • Capable of operating essential basic medical equipment
  • Makes proper assessments based upon history, exam, lab, x-ray and other data
  • Incorporates health promotion and health prevention activities into patient care
  • Educates patients and family members about diagnoses, treatment plan alternatives, risks, options, and medications
  • Provides high quality health care services including the performance of medical procedures appropriate to the outpatient and emergency care setting

Abilities:

  • Promotes teamwork and collaboration and resolves conflict
  • Ability to efficiently utilize the electronic medical record and other clinically required technology
  • Carefully listens to patients and family members
  • Express ideas clearly through oral and written communication skills, analyze complex situations efficiently and problem solve, and effectively implement clinical program strategies

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