Advanced Practice Provider; Physician Assistant/Associate; Nurse Practitioner

Kodiak Area Native Association

About the organization

Kodiak Island is one of North America’s most remote, rugged, and stunning landscapes. Home of the Kodiak brown bear, the island is known for pristine wildlife, salmon runs, and rich cultural history. The vast majority of the island is National Wildlife Refuge, with Native Villages situated alongside mountainous coastlines. Villages are only accessible by boat or aircraft. However, despite the remote environment, Kodiak Area Native Association (KANA) offers an exemplary model for comprehensive healthcare delivery. Our collaborative healthcare team provides patient- and family-focused medical care in the Village clinic setting consistent with the highest recognized standards of clinical medicine.

Duties

Support KANA’s mission and goals, quality standards, and patient-centered medical home philosophy. Embrace KANA’s culture of serving the whole person through our provision of services. Incorporate KANA’s core values of Courtesy, Caring, Respect, Sharing, and Pride in all activities and decisions. Uphold KANA’s Code of Ethics by conducting professional activities with honesty, integrity, respect, fairness, and good faith in a manner that reflects positively upon the organization. Quality team-based care with focus on the patient, family, and community.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited PA or NP program and current Certification by the NCCPA, AANP, or ANCC. Post-training clinical experience in specialty preferred. Current Alaska license or ability to obtain license upon hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required. Must successfully pass the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention (ICPA) background check. Knowledge of database software; internet software; spreadsheet software and word processing software. Must have the computer skills needed to access and document in computerized medical records. Ability to travel by small plane to remote village communities to provide care to the residents of those communities within the village clinic setting.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

KANA is eligible for both the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Indian Health Service (HIS) Loan Repayment Programs.

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