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Behavioral Health/Chemical Dependency Nurse Practitioner

Anchorage, AK

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Hiring Company

Providence Health & Services

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

Position Description

Anchorage, Alaska - Providence Alaska Medical Center’s Breakthrough program, Outpatient Chemical Dependency, is seeking a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health nurse practitioner or physician assistant to help launch a new medication assisted treatment program, known as a bridge clinic, which will be the first of its kind in Alaska. A bridge clinic is a new setting where patients can receive evidence-based care for opioid use disorder, integrating both medical and SUD treatment. Patients may receive FDA-approved medications, counseling services and monitoring aimed to promote remission and recovery. Take advantage of this great opportunity to provide meaningful work and enjoy outstanding quality of life in the beautiful and welcoming city of Anchorage.

PMHNP certification required. 1-2 years of provider experience, preferably with substance use disorder experience or mental health experience, but new graduates in Addiction Medicine will be considered. Full-time position. 36 patient-facing hours a week. Monday to Friday schedule with no call coverage. Competitive compensation; comprehensive benefits. Collegial environment. Inpatient setting, EPIC EMR. Ideal candidate will be interested in innovative addiction recovery methods.

Facility Description

With 401 beds and a medical staff of 600, Providence Alaska Medical Center is the most comprehensive tertiary facility in the state and the only one with a dedicated Children's Hospital. Providers enjoy broad cross-specialty support as well as flexible arrangements to meet individual needs. The campus is blessed with incredible mountain views and frequent wildlife sightings.

Location Description

Alaska offers financial, cultural and recreational opportunities beyond compare. There is no state income or sales tax; in fact the state pays every Alaskan a yearly dividend from oil revenues! Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and boundless outdoor recreation opportunities. Within the city limits are moose, bears, glaciers, hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, biking and skiing, a ski resort, golf courses, major dogsled race starts, and several peaks of the hugely popular Chugach Mountains. There are also shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center. The combination of urban and wild is what makes Anchorage such a special place. Where else can you catch a salmon in the shadow of skyscrapers, or meet a moose on your way to the symphony?

Brand Description

Providence Health & Services (PH&S) is a not-for-profit system of 34 hospitals, more than 600 clinics and hundreds of locally driven programs across five western states: Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Providence is committed to improving the health of the communities it serves, with a special emphasis on its mission to serve the poor and vulnerable. PH&S is a partner organization of the Providence St. Joseph Health family and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity organization.



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