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Family Practice Physician - Tok, Alaska - Tanana Chiefs Conference

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Fairbanks, AK
  • Posted: October 01, 2019
  • Full-Time

Who may Apply:

Board Certified Family Practice or Emergency (with Family Practice background) Physicians

 

Apply Here:

 

https://www.tananachiefs.org/job-seekers/careers/?pageName=details&irc=IRC37244

Agency Statement:

 

The Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) is an Alaska Native non-profit corporation, charged with advancing Tribal self-determination and enhancing regional Native unity. TCC has an extensive rural health care system to support health and promote wellness to Indian Health Service beneficiaries

Tok is well situated for anyone wanting to live a rural Alaskan lifestyle while still staying on the road system for convenient travel. Candidate must be comfortable living in a rural isolated community with limited amenities. Fishing, hunting, aviation, backcountry adventures in the mountains or along the rivers--there is plenty to do if you love the outdoors. The foothills of the Delta Range Mountains are accessible just a short drive out of town & Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is south of Tok. Eagle, Whitehorse, Fairbanks, Anchorage and all points in between are ready to visit and explore. https://www.tananachiefs.org/health/

 

Summary:

 

Tanana Chiefs Conference is looking for providers that love the wilderness, hiking, outdoor adventures and are team players with strong clinical skills and the ability to work with humility in a cross-cultural tribal health clinic. We are hiring for a board-certified Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician to live and work in Tok, Alaska. We will also consider Emergency Medicine providers that have Family Medicine experience. Learn more here: https://www.tananachiefs.org/provider-recruitment/ 



Required Skills

The successful candidate must possess a passion for rural healthcare and exceptional communication & cross-cultural skills. After hours and weekend, call rotations are mandatory and providers must be comfortable with handling after-hours emergency medicine and trauma in a rural setting. As a rural clinic during regular weekday hours we see and treat a significant number of complex chronic care patients along with the typical mix of acute care conditions. As a sub-regional clinic, we have the support of a larger tribal health network. A team of providers at Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center in Fairbanks and Specialists at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. 



Required Experience

If you are a Board-Certified provider with a sense of adventure, a love for rural medicine and the respect and humility to serve in a team approach in a multi-cultural setting keep reading. The Upper Tanana Health Center is staffed with PA's, RN, Medical Assistant and Health Aide. The patient population draws mainly from the communities of Tok, Tetlin, Northway, Tanacross and Dot Lake. 

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