Job ID: 289752080  |  Last Updated: 6/5/2023

Physician - Maniilaq Association

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Kotzebue, AK
Applicant Contact
Tribal Health Recruiting
(907) 729-2893
(907) 729-3638
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

TO APPLY: email resume to

About Maniilaq Health Center-

Kotzebue is located 549 air miles northwest of Anchorage and is 33 miles above the Arctic Circle. There are no highway systems that connect the region with the rest of the state, however Kotzebues Ralph Wein Memorial Airport supports daily jet service to Anchorage and Nome as well as smaller prop-driven aircraft to 11 surrounding villages.

Maniilaq Health Center is a modern, 17-bed 88,000 sq. ft facility with inpatient, ER, urgent care, and outpatient facilities. Dental, lab, radiology, pharmacy and long-term care facility are also on site. A non-profit corporation, Maniilaq provides health, tribal and social services to approximately 8,000 residents in Northwest Alaska.

Job Location-

Benefits include:

Relocation for the employee and family
Sign on/Retention Bonus
Yearly continuing education compensation
Subsidized housing
PTO earnings & cash out options
Free health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance for the employee
And more! Please contact for additional information

Job Description

Licensed physicians provide clinical care for patients living in the Northwest Arctic Borough and Pt. Hope, Alaska. When necessary, subspecialty consultation is usually obtained by phone or fax to specialists in Anchorage and/or Fairbanks.
Required Skills

Provide primary medical diagnosis and treatment for outpatients and inpatients at Maniilaq Health Center.
Conduct village field clinics and provide radio call coverage.
Provide emergency/trauma coverage including medevac escort when necessary.
Maintain patients' clinical records.
Share ER on-call duties, as well as weekend and holiday duties with other physicians.
Attend to committee assignments and any clinical or administrative meetings necessary for Health Center function.
Provide clinical support/supervision for midlevel providers when necessary.
Required Experience

M.D. or D.O., from accredited medical school. Unrestricted Physician License (Commissioned Corps-any state including Puerto Rico).
Prefer Board Eligible/Board Certified, preferably in Family Practice. Obstetrical training/experience preferred.
Credentials and privileges approved by Maniilaq Medical Staff and Board of Directors.

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