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Nursing at the Alaska Native Medical Center

The Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC), located in Anchorage, Alaska, is a 173-bed hospital providing comprehensive medical services to Alaska Native and American Indian people living in the state. In 2003, ANMC became the first hospital in Alaska to receive Magnet® designation for nursing excellence. It is the highest honor bestowed to a health care organization for nursing excellence and an honor we still hold today. ANMC offers a variety of job opportunities and an excellent work-life balance package.

Nursing at ANMC

Our Magnet nurses provide culturally appropriate, family-centered care in a unique hospital environment. Among ANMC’s health care team, our nurses are viewed as respected partners, collaborators and leaders. They are constantly seeking ways to improve the services and care we provide, from processes and initiatives to technology and equipment. More than 80 percent of our front line nurses hold Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees and 45 percent have received specialty certifications.

ANMC was Alaska’s first hospital to receive Level II Trauma designation in 1999, providing the highest level of trauma care possible to our patients. ANMC serves as the referral center for every Tribal health facility in the state.

  • Relocation assistance with two-year commitment
  • Competitive salary
  • Clinical Practice Program
    • Advancements available with pay incentives up to $6.50/hour
  • Professional development
    • Clinical educator support
    • Teaching opportunities
    • Specialty certifications
    • Continuing educational opportunities to promote professional and leadership growth
  • Loan Repayment Program through IHS
    • Up to $40,000 toward the repayment of your qualified student loans may be available in exchange for an initial two-year service commitment. For more information and to apply, visit
  • Tuition assistance & reimbursement programs
  • Cross-training opportunities
  • Pay incentives for:
    • National specialty certifications
    • Precepting
    • Charge nurse
    • Evening/night shift differential – 10 percent
    • Weekend shift differential - 15 percent
    • Intermittent salary differential – 15 percent
  • Positive practice environment
    • Shared governance model of care
    • Evidence-based practice
    • Commitment to quality and safety
    • Strong interdisciplinary collaboration

  • Employee Benefits

    Benefits you enjoy as an employee of ANTHC

    As an employee of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), you receive many benefits that contribute to a healthy and sustainable worklife balance, from medical coverage options to a generous amount of paid time off.

    • Health benefits:
      • Medical coverage through Federal Employee Health Benefits Program (wide variety of plan options available)
      • Dental and Vision coverage
      • Flexible spending accounts
    • Retirement benefits:
      • 401(a) ANTHC Retirement Plan: After one year of employment, ANTHC will contribute 3% of your annual compensation; and up to an additional 5% match with six-year vesting period.
      • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan: Funded by your own contributions, this plan helps you lower your taxes while saving for retirement. You are immediately 100% vested.
    • Income protection benefits:
      • Basic life/accidental death and dismemberment
      • Voluntary life insurance
      • Short-term disability and long-term disability
    • Other benefits:
      • Paid time off beginning at six hours per pay period
      • 10 paid holidays/year, including four floating holidays
      • Employee assistance program
      • Onsite employee child care

    Anchorage, Alaska

    Ranked one of the top 10 best cities to live in

    Framed by mountain ranges and the ocean, few cities combine natural beauty, outdoor recreation, history and culture more impressively than Anchorage, Alaska. A city of more than 300,000 people, Anchorage balances modern urban life with easy access to outdoor activities. If the quality of your personal life is as important as the quality of care you provide your patients, a nursing practice at the Alaska Native Medical Center is a perfect fit for you. Come practice at one of America’s most unique hospitals in one of the world’s most incredible locations!

    • High-quality education system with excellent public and private school options
    • Low tax rates — no state income tax and no sales tax in the Municipality of Anchorage
    • Global strategic location with a vibrant international airport
    • Thriving arts community
    • ANMC’s campus is connected to a trail system that runs for more than 250 miles, and a world-class ski resort with 2,500 vertical feet of diverse terrain is just 45 minutes away
    • Easy access to national parks and mountain ranges for hiking and recreating

    Nursing Jobs

    Some of the ANMC areas that currently have nursing job openings are listed below.
    If you are interested in Advanced Level Provider opportunities see: Advanced Level Provider Opportunities

    Cardiology Clinic Nurse/Case ManagerCase Management/Social WorkColorectal Screening Clinic
    Critical Care Unit/Intensive Care/Flex UnitDay SurgeryDialysis Nurse – Full Time – Dialysis
    Emergency DepartmentEndoscopyENT Clinic
    General Surgery ClinicHematology/Oncology ClinicInpatient Internal Medicine
    Inpatient Medical SurgicalInpatient OrthopedicsInpatient Orthopedics/Neurosurgery
    Inpatient Pediatrics/PICU/NICUInpatient SurgeryInpatient Telemetry/ Oncology/ Specialty Surgery Units
    Internal Medicine ClinicLabor & Delivery and Family Birthing ServicesMaternal Fetal Medicine/Antenatal Testing
    Neurosurgery/Comprehensive Pain Management ClinicOperating RoomOphthalmology Clinic
    Orthopedic ClinicOutpatient Infusion CenterPACU
    Podiatry ClinicPulmonology Sleep Medicine ClinicSpecialty Clinics Case Managers
    Surgical ServicesUrology Clinic

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