Itinerant Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner; $15,000 Relocation, $25,000 Sign On, and Retention Bonus Eligible
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp

Bethel, Alaska

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Itinerant Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner; $15,000 Relocation, $25,000 Sign On, and Retention Bonus Eligible

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (

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 PA is an employee working under the supervision of the Medical Director who is in turn supervised by the Chief of Staff. Provides "float" coverage to other YKHC village clinics as assigned, providing primary (acute, chronic and preventive) health care and emergency care to those seeking health services at the village clinic.

Note: This is a child contact position

Job Requirements:

  • 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. Should have experience with reading radiographs and dispensing medication.
  • Must have Alaska License and DEA license and National Certification
  • 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 and PA students and oversee community Health Aide clinical practice.
Physical Demands:
  • Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)
  • Often standing and walking to assist patients
  • Vision requirements (will discuss upon interview)
Position Responsibilities:
  • Provides medical care to patients with the Corporate Mission in mind and in conformity with the administrative policies, procedures, and protocols of the YKDRH.
  • Serves YKHC loyally, diligently, and effectively and at all times to exert he/her best efforts to promote the success of YKHC. The PA, NP, shall devote his/her time, energy, and ability to the interest of YKHC, and to the discharge of his/her duties and responsibilities in an efficient, trustworthy, and businesslike manner. He/she will do nothing, which will in any way impair or prejudice the name or reputation of YKHC.
  • Engages in the outreach health care activities of the Hospital/Sub-Regional Clinics to the villages of the YK Delta including Village trips and radio medical traffic if assigned as a responsibility.
  • Participates in village clinic based patient care in accordance with published guidelines in quality assurance and scope of practice as established by his/her professional organization, and other medical staff activities, assisting and advising YKHC programs in areas of PA, NP expertise.
  • Accepts membership on staff committees as assigned, to participate in the activities, deliberations, and decisions of those committees within the context of the best interest of the patients, the corporation, and the medical staff.
  • Contributes to the training of PA, NP students who area accepted for clinical rotations at the YKDRH.
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


Additional Information:
ID:14303Location:BethelDepartment:Community Health Aide Program (CHAP)Employment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, 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.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (

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