Director of Nursing – Emergency Medicine Services & Central Nursing Office



Are you ready to embark on a rewarding leadership journey in one of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth? We are conducting a search for a visionary Director of Nursing with Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) to lead their dynamic Emergency Services or Central Office nursing teams in delivering exceptional healthcare to underserved Alaska Native communities.

Job Location:

·        Anchorage AK. Relocation assistance is available. Anchorage, nestled amidst majestic mountains and vast wilderness, offers an unparalleled backdrop for those who thrive on outdoor adventures.


·        Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals, setting objectives and anticipating challenges.

·        Ensures efficient operations, fiscal responsibility, and stakeholder satisfaction.

·        Fosters continuous improvement, builds cohesive teams, and promotes staff development.

·        Encourages open communication and effective information exchange.

·        Drives innovation, collaborates on strategic initiatives, and ensures project management.

·        Implements quality assurance measures, collaborates on regional programs.

·        Provides leadership, sets goals, and conducts performance evaluations.

·        Manages staffing efficiently within budget constraints.

·        Maintains a safe work environment, ensures compliance, and equipment maintenance.

Knowledge and Skills:

·        Knowledge of external forces facing the healthcare industry and internal hospital operations.

·        An understanding of healthcare disparities facing under-served communities and a passion for addressing them.

·        Strong leadership, communication, relationship-building skills, and capacity to be involved in clinical issues.

·        Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to the challenges of providing healthcare for under-served communities.

·        Proficiency in functional strategic planning, financial management, and quality improvement methodologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

·        B.S. Nursing or enrolled in the degree program with requisite experience required; Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, or related field preferred.

·        Current registered nurse license in the State of Alaska, or application in progress.

·        Five (5) years of clinical nursing experience, including two (2) years of supervisory experience.

·        Previous experience in leadership roles within underserved communities preferred.

Join Alaska Native Medical Center’s team in the heart of Alaska, where every day brings new opportunities for adventure and impact. Anchorage, with its unparalleled access to outdoor recreation and vibrant cultural scene, is more than just a destination—it’s a way of life.

To apply, please submit your resume and let your Director of Nursing journey take flight in the Last Frontier.

Native American Preference: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Native American candidates in accordance with federal law (Title 25, USC Section 472). Form BIA-4432 should be submitted with the application. For more information about Native American Preference in employment please click here.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Tribal Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. We value the skills, experience, and dedication that veterans bring to the workplace and qualified veterans are encouraged to apply. Tribal Health is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know during the application process. 


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