Remote Nurse Practitioner Jobs Alaska

Find work opportunities and resources for remote nurse practitioners in Alaska.

Nurse Practitioner with Collaborating Physician

Details: Expand your practice, earn additional income, and gain flexibility and balance in your career.

State Licensure: Alaska

  • Multiple telehealth opportunities. With just one application, one credentialing effort, and one schedule, Wheel offers a simple and flexible way to work with multiple telehealth companies. Unlimited and uncapped earnings.

  • Work on your schedule. Create your own schedule and work when you want, whether that’s evenings, part-time, or full-time.

  • 100% remote. Provide rewarding patient care from the comfort and safety of your home or office.

  • Clinician community. Join a collaborative community of clinicians working in virtual care.
  • Clinical, operational, administrative, and technical support. Wheel works to offer guidance and support for your virtual care practice, handling payments, credentialing, training, and more.
  • Simple to use. Utilize our secure and HIPAA-compliant platform that includes video conferencing, scheduling, and patient information tools.

  • We protect clinicians. We vet all of our telehealth company partners for clinical safety and standard of care procedures to help protect your clinical practice. We also provide liability insurance coverage.

Nurse Practitioner, Payor Enrolled

Details: Expand your practice, earn additional income, and gain flexibility and balance in your career.

State Licensure: Alaska

Payor Enrollment: Candidates are required to be enrolled with one or more of the following payors: United Healthcare, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield, or Anthem.

  • Multiple telehealth opportunities. With just one application, one credentialing effort, and one schedule, Wheel offers a simple and flexible way to work with multiple telehealth companies. Unlimited and uncapped earnings.

  • Work on your schedule. Create your own schedule and work when you want, whether that’s evenings, part-time, or full-time.

  • 100% remote. Provide rewarding patient care from the comfort and safety of your home or office.

  • Clinician community. Join a collaborative community of clinicians working in virtual care.

  • Clinical, operational, administrative, and technical support. Wheel works to offer guidance and support for your virtual care practice, handling payments, credentialing, training, and more.
  • Simple to use. Utilize our secure and HIPAA-compliant platform that includes video conferencing, scheduling, and patient information tools.

  • We protect clinicians. We vet all of our telehealth company partners for clinical safety and standard of care procedures to help protect your clinical practice. We also provide liability insurance coverage.

Requirements for Remote Nurse Practitioners in Alaska

Do you live in Alaska and want to advance your nursing career? You must meet the following requirements to become a nurse practitioner in this state:

  • Education: To qualify for licensure as a nurse practitioner in Alaska, you must complete both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing degree. You must also have a valid registered nurse license from Alaska or a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact.

  • Experience: Candidates must complete at least 1 year of full-time nursing.

  • Certification: Proof of certification from a national certifying body is required.

  • Fee: Applicants must pay a $100 application fee and a $100 licensure fee.

Your required experience, degrees, fees, and examinations may vary depending on your specialization. They include (but are not limited to) family nurse practitioner (FNP), pediatric primary care nurse practitioner, and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP).

How to Become a Remote Nurse Practitioner in Alaska

Like so many other states in the U.S., Alaska faces a shortage of healthcare professionals, including nurse practitioners. While the University of Alaska School of Nursing is working to bring more nurses into the workforce, this shortage means there are many full-time and part-time remote work opportunities in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Juneau, and elsewhere in Alaska

If you are interested in a role as a remote nurse practitioner (also referred to as a telemedicine nurse practitioner), keep the following information in mind as you apply for this job title:

  • Work-from-home nurse practitioner or remote nurse practitioner: In this role, you will provide patient care, handle collaborative tasks, and perform other necessary functions from home. Some employers may require remote workers to log on-site hours at their health center, so carefully read the job description or discuss this matter with the hiring manager.

  • Additional training: All employees must deliver the same level of care, remote or otherwise, which is why the state sets specific standards for licensing. Your employer may have specific protocols and rules, including training on their platforms and best practices for good webside manner.

  • Necessary documentation: Keep your resume, license, and other professional documentation updated and readily available.

Telehealth companies often post open positions on job posting sites like Indeed, ZipRecruiter, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn. These are all great places to start your job search for virtual care opportunities as a certified nurse practitioner. Wheel matches clinicians with virtual care opportunities and has a variety of positions available for NPs in the state of Alaska.

Alaska Nurse Practitioner FAQs

How do I earn an Alaska nurse practitioner license?

NPs in Alaska require bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing, an Alaska-issued registered nurse license or multi-state license, and a minimum of one year of full-time nursing experience. You'll also need proof of certification from a national body and must pay $200 in application and licensure fees ($100 each).

Can a nurse practitioner have their own practice in Alaska?

According to the Alaska Board of Nursing, a nurse practitioner in Alaska does not need to be in a collaborative agreement and may administer care and prescribe drugs without physician oversight so long as they are authorized to focus on a specific population (e.g. geriatric care or women's health).

In what states can NPs practice independently?

Alaska is one of many states in which NPs can provide unsupervised primary care and have full-practice authority, meaning they can practice independently. You can learn more in our clinician FAQs.

Are there Alaska nurse practitioner jobs available?

There is a range of in-person and remote nurse practitioner roles available in Alaska. Candidates must adhere to Alaska's licensing requirements so they deliver the same standard of care whether it's via telehealth or in person. Wheel can help connect NPs with telemedicine nursing opportunities in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and beyond.

How to become a nurse practitioner in Alaska?

To meet the education and licensing requirements of Alaska's Administrative code (see above), you can become an NP by applying for state licensure or joining a multi-state licensure compact that includes Alaska. Some employers may require additional training, and remote roles may include logging on-site hours in their job descriptions. Want to learn more? Check out this NP's story of becoming a nurse practitioner.

How Wheel Works

With Wheel, we make it simple for you to work with as many virtual care companies as you want, giving you the diversity of conditions and treatment areas you would experience in a clinic setting — without the hassle of finding the partners yourself. Plug into our clinical network and we’ll show you how easy it can be.

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Simple credentialing & training

Once you’ve completed the application process and identified your collaborating physician, we’ll partner to complete one-time telemedicine credentialing, Webside Manner training, and clinical protocol education for the telehealth opportunities that interest you.

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Start matching

Based on your interests and experience, we'll start matching you with remote care opportunities with a variety of partners — providing everything from remote patient monitoring to virtual diagnosis and treatment.

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Get to work!

Start providing care on your terms — work anywhere, anytime, on your schedule. With the best telehealth positions available nationwide, you’re in the driver’s seat.

Why Wheel?

Work remotely on your schedule

Design your clinical practice around your life without over-committing to shifts that don’t meet your needs. You design the schedule that works for you.

A variety of care opportunities

With Wheel, we make it simple for you to work with as many virtual care companies as you want, giving you the diversity of conditions and treatment areas you would experience in a clinic setting.

Virtual care made simple

Avoid the hassle of juggling telehealth companies yourself. WIth Wheel, you have one schedule, one contract, and one credentialing process. It’s that easy.

Join the team today!

See clients from the comfort of your home, while choosing from a network of telehealth organizations that best fit your needs.

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