Psychiatry Physician Assistant (PA) Job in Palmer, Alaska

Mat-Su Regional Medical Center Seeks to Employ Behavioral Health Advanced Practitioner -- Palmer, AK

Mat-Su Regional Medical Center

Physician Assistant (PA) - Psychiatry

Job Description

Mat-Su Regional Medical Center is seeking a Behavioral Health Advanced Practitioner for an employed position.

When covering on the inpatient unit:
  • Conducts Psychiatric evaluations on new admissions
  • Conducts daily rounds and completes daily progress notes
  • Prescribed psychiatric medications
  • Participates in court proceedings for involuntary patients when needed
  • Provides periodic call coverage

(All of these responsibilities are completed with the co-signature of the mid-levels collaborating)

When covering the emergency department and/or medical floors:
  • Conducts suicide risk assessments
  • Completes involntary committment documentation when needed
  • Provides consults to medical providers for psychiatric medications

About Palmer, AK:

  • 42 miles northeast of Anchorage
  • Nestled in between the Talkeetna and Chugach Mountains
  • Nearby attractions including Knik Glacier, Matanuska Peak, Pioneer Peak, Hatcher Pass, and Matanuska Glacier
  • Location of Alaska State Fair
  • Multiple sports teams including the Mat-Su Miners of the Alaska Baseball League and The Valley Steelers, a semi-pro football team

Mat-Su Regional Medical Center is a 109 bed facility with a wide range of inpatient and outpatient care, diagnostic imaging and emergency, medical and surgical services. Alaska offers among the best reimbursement rates in the country, low malpractice rates and is very business friendly. According to the state Department of Labor, the Mat-Su valley is one of Alaska and the nation’s most ‘robust’ economies, boasting job growth and a steady increase in the population. Over the last decade the valley’s population increased by 42 percent and the number of jobs almost doubled. 40 minutes from downtown Anchorage boasting an international airport, over 650 restaurants, a philharmonic orchestra, Ballet Company, live theatre, and countless cultural events. Alaska is a wealthy State with no income tax and is truly America’s last frontier!    

Other Details

Job ID: 756d74c6-8303-4edf-8eb7-796655d3de81

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company

Hiring Organization

Mat-Su Regional Medical Center
2500 South Woodworth Loop
Palmer, Alaska 99645

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