Job ID: 289752100  |  Last Updated: 6/5/2023

Physician (Primary Care) - Tanana Chiefs Conference

Fairbanks, AK
Applicant Contact
Tribal Health Recruiting
(907) 729-2893
(907) 729-3638
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

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The Tanana Chiefs Conference region covers an area of 235,000 square miles in interior Alaska, which is equal to about 37 percent of the entire state, and just slightly smaller than the state of Texas. Within our region are six subregions:
Lower Yukon Subregion
Upper Kuskokwim Subregion
Upper Tanana Subregion
Yukon Flats Subregion
Yukon Koyukuk Subregion
Yukon Tanana Subregion

Within our six subregions are 39 villages.

Job Summary: The Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center physician is a member of the healthcare team who works in collaboration with other staff to provide comprehensive healthcare services to patients. The scope of practice of each physician is defined through the credentialing and privileging processes overseen by the Tanana Chiefs Conference Medical Executive Committee. The role of the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center physician is to assess, maintain, and improve the individual and collective health status of individuals in the communities served by Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Meet applicable licensure, credentialing, and privileging standards for specialty.

2. Due to differences in scope of care, practice, or service across settings, the specific experience required for this position may vary.

3. Must pass background check pursuant to federal Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act requirements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

4. Strong verbal, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

Supervision: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Summation: Work is performed in a clinic responsible for treating patients with a wide variety of medical problems including patients with communicable disease. May be frequently exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials, which may result in possible exposure to bloodboorne pathogens.

Additional Information

Physical demands: Work is primarily at Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Denali Center, and periodic travel to village clinics. May be subject to harsh environmental conditions while traveling. Conditions include but are not limited to the following: travel by small, unpressurized aircraft, lack of running water, poor heat, and extreme weather conditions. Job incumbent must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds in support of patient equipment, and supplies. Position requires recurring bending, stooping, kneeling, stretching, and reaching.

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