Fairbanks Native Association
Facility: Fairbanks Native Association 
Address: 605 Huges Ave 
Fairbanks, AK 99701 
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Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Not Specified
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  • Completes comprehensive psychiatric behavioral health assessments, diagnosis, psychiatric medication prescription and monitoring. Provides short term individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy for acute and chronic psychiatric illnesses.
  • Completes routine charting to include dictating behavioral health evaluations and progress notes.
  • Maintains client charts in a timely and professional manner to ensure compliance with Medicaid and other applicable regulations to document diagnosis, assessment, intervention, referral, consultation and related functions.
  • Supervises other (Contract) Psychiatrists.
  • Provides clinical oversight for Behavioral Health Programs.
  • Evaluates responses to client intervention, reviews treatment plans and reevaluates as necessary according to applicable regulations.
  • Analyzes multiple sources of data, identifies alternative possibilities to the nature of the behavioral health problem and selects appropriate treatment.
  • Provides training and consultation for other staff or students as requested by supervisor.
  • Fulfills Acting Clinical Supervisor duties as needed.
  • Assesses physical condition and orders various tests (e.g., laboratory, neurological and psychological) as indicated.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.




  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine.

  • Current DEA license with the authority to prescribe and dispense legend drugs and schedule 2-5 controlled substances in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

  • State of Alaska Board certified or Board eligible as a Psychiatrist.

  • Three (3) years-experience in a behavioral health clinic or hospital providing services with one (1) year post residency experience.

  • Three (3) years-experience with DSM IV diagnosis, treatment coordination, planning, and follow up, crisis intervention, consultation and coordination with medical staff, other agencies and providers, routine charting and writing professional reports.

  • Three (3) years of clinical supervision experience.



  • Previous clinical experience in cross-cultural setting.



  • Indian Health Service

National Health Service Corps

Fairbanks is the second largest cities in Alaska.  It is home to around 100,000 residents which makes the second larges city.  Fairbanks contains an Army base, Air Force Base, University, and is known for its dog mushing and northern lights.  Temperatures in the 80's for summer are common and in the winter usually in the negatives.  They have more than 22 hours of daylight during the solstice in June.

Some of the activities that are available in Fairbanks are shopping in many galleries that showcase pottery, painting, and much more. In the summers there is kayaking, rafting, golfing, and fishing.  in the winters you can ice fish, snow machine, skiing, and soaking in the hot springs. Fairbanks is accessible either by plane or by boat

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