Wilderness Medical Staffing

Interested in practicing in and serving the entire remote village in Alaska?


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Inpatient and outpatient

Job Highlights

  • Low Patient Volume
  • Long Term Assignment
  • Opportunity to Give Back to an Underserved Community
  • Responsibilities:

    • Provide comprehensive primary and high-level emergency medical care with limited resources, stabilize for medivac.
    • Must be able to work independently in a solo provider site.
    • May work collaboratively with health aides or other APPs.
    • Manage patient care with a daily volume averaging 8-12.
    • May rotate between villages.
    • On-call for emergencies ~ stabilize for medivac
    • Must be culturally sensitive and willing to embrace Alaska Native communities.


    • Valid Alaska NP or PA license.
    • BLS, ACLS. PALS and ATLS may be required, depending on location.
    • Minimum two years of experience in emergency and primary medicine.
    • Remote medical experience, especially in Alaska bush, is highly preferred.
    • Active DEA registration.
    • Proof of COVID vaccine(s).

    Compensation Details


    Compensation: Highly competitive pay ($880 – $900/day plus call rates, holiday pay, and travel days). Flexible scheduling and rotations. Shifts vary per assignment. Housing, travel expenses, and medical malpractice insurance are covered.

    Location Insights

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      Access to Restaurants

    • C+

      Crime and Safety

    • C+


    • C

      Access to Parks

    • C

      Cost of Living

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    Posted January 22, 2024