Regional Medical Director – Seward, Alaska

Anchorage, AK

Native Village of Nanwalek

Posted On: Apr-23-2019
Status: This Job is Closed

Position Summary: 
Physician will provide patient and family focused medical care in accordance with Chugachmiut’s mission, vision, core values, key strategies, policies, and procedures. The care will be consistent with the highest recognized standards of clinical medicine. Family medicine physician will provide healthcare to infants, children, adolescents, obstetrical, adults and geriatric patients in the outpatient setting.

The chief responsibility of the Medical Director is the provision of medical oversight and quality assurance of the health care services provided by Chugachmiut medical providers to communities within the Chugach Region. This position coordinates closely with the Chugachmiut Health Services Division Director, Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage Native Primary Care Center, Chugachmiut Advanced Practice Providers and Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) Clinical Supervising Instructor to maintain efficient clinical operations and delivery of quality patient care.  


  • Permanent and full or unrestricted license to practice in the State of Alaska as a M.D. or D.O.
  • Current DEA certificate
  • Prefer current American Board Certification for service specialty as indicated
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required
  • ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire
  • Must successfully pass the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention (IPCA) background check

Work Hours:
Hours worked are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch. This a full-time 37.5 hours per week and 1950 hours a year position. Chugachmiut maintains a drug and alcohol free, non-smoking environment. Routine travel is required to the villages of the region, must be willing and able to travel in light aircraft.

Full benefits paid: health, Rx, dental, paid half dependent coverage, short and long term disability, life, 12 paid holidays. Personal leave: 1st -3rd years 20 days per year, 4th year 26 days per year, 5th year 29.5 days per year. Retirement: 401(a) Pension Plan 8% by employer & 403 (b) TDA & Roth contributions, a subsidized gym membership, among many other benefits.

Moving Expenses: Up to $5,000.00 for legitimate moving expenses per IRS regulations, for additional information on moving expenses please visit the following:

Resumes not accompanied by Chugachmiut’s Application for Employment will not be accepted. Applications & position descriptions may be obtained by contacting Chugachmiut on-line at or phone (907) 562-4155. 

E-mail your application to:          

Mail or fax to:                       
Attn: Human Resources
1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110
Anchorage AK 99508-3463

Fax: 907-743-0644

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management may, with or without notice, add or change the duties at any time. Employees are employed “at will”.