Specialty Services Medical Director

Fairbanks, Alaska
Apr 02, 2021
General Practice
Position Type

Specialty Services Medical Director Opportunity in Fairbanks, Alaska

  • Clinical skill and team player
  • Passion to serve and ability to embrace our tribal health mission
  • Sense of Adventure: providers fly quarterly to small rural Alaska villages
  • Previous Peace Corps, Medical Missions, or Cross-Cultural healthcare experience


  • Beautiful new award winning tribal health super clinic
  • Come serve in a busy mission driven supportive team setting
  • Family friendly university community
  • Live two hours from Denali National Park
  • Cross-cultural tribal and rural health
  • Exciting time of growth and expansion
  • Opportunities for mentoring, collaboration, and advancement
  • Exceptional benefits
  • 80 Hours and $5K annual CME
  • Salary DOE
  • Signing bonus
  • Options for student loan repayment
  • Contact: Holly Weaver-Hall, Director of Recruitment and Retention holly.weaverhall@tananachiefs.org 907-452-8251 Extension 3282
  • Apply online at: https://www.tananachiefs.org/careers/ Reference Job NumberIRC38557


The Tanana Chiefs Conference is now hiring for a Specialty Services Director at Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center - an award winning cultural super clinic located in Fairbanks -Interior Alaska's urban hub. The Fairbanks based clinic is itself a hub that serves the larger mission of supporting health and wellness to Indian Health Service beneficiaries - Alaska Natives and American Indians, as well as many non-beneficiaries, in 42 villages across the  river systems of the Interior (Yukon, Koyukuk, Kuskokwim, Tanana, and more). This 235,000 square mile region is the home of the Tanana Chiefs Conference.

Job incumbent serves as the medical Specialty Services clinical leader and is responsible for the quality and delivery of these services in the Tanana Chiefs Conference region. Service lines under supervision include General Surgery, Urgent Care, Physical Therapy, Hematology/Oncology, Orthopedics, and Ophthalmology. Incumbent provides guidance and oversight of medical staff on the above medical teams. The incumbent will also serve as the medical director to Gateway to Recovery and TCC Sobering Center.   Provides leadership as a member of the Medical Services Management team and reports to the Senior Medical Officer. Direct patient care is up to 50% of position.


  • Graduate from accredited U.S. medical school, successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency program. Medical Doctor licensed to practice in the State of Alaska.
  • At least five years experience as staff physician.
  • Prior experience in a public health setting preferred.
  • Experience as a medical leadership role in another setting preferred.
  • Board certified or board eligible.
  • Must maintain staff privileges at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.
  • Must pass background check pursuant to federal Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong verbal, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • Computer skills required with proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality.


  • Full benefits include medical, dental, vision, retirement, profit sharing (7% employer contribution), PTO plus 11 paid holidays.

The Clinic

The most innovative aspect of the clinic's design is its approach to caring for patients and families through an integrated-care model that emphasizes wellness over intervention and focuses on family-centered lifestyle changes.

Our Mission

  • TCC Health Services Mission: TCC Health Services, in partnership with those we serve, promotes and enhances spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional wellness through education, prevention, and the delivery of quality services.

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