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Physician Assistant


Red Dog, AK, US



Teck Alaska Incorporated, Red Dog Operations, one of the world's largest producers of zinc concentrate, is recruiting for a Physician Assistant. Due to anticipated needs, we are currently recruiting for a career oriented individual to fill this role.


Rotation Schedule will be 2 weeks on-site with 2 weeks off-site 


Reporting to the Superintendent, Safety and Health



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Promote and ensure a safe work environment and safety conscious work force by supporting and following safety initiatives, procedures, and activities
  • Operate a Medical treatment facility to ensure that injured or sick employees are provided with proper care. Provides routine medical treatment during clinic hours, and is on call 24 hours per day for emergencies
  • Assist in the development of the Red Dog Wellness program and lead the implementation, administration and monitoring of the program
  • Keep accurate records of all surveillance data, clinical visits, services, accidents, or illnesses
  • Responsible for collecting and sending out samples for the purpose of drug and alcohol testing and maintain records and chain of custody in accordance with the laws 
  • Establish and maintain and appropriate level of medical supplies
  • Conduct the first-aid and health portion (blood lead, cadmium, and hearing conservation of MSHA annual refresher training
  • Responsible for providing direction and training for the MERT, and Port Medics
  • Assist with Workers’ Compensation correspondence and claims data
  • Provide testing, shipping, tracking and confirmation of COVID-19 Protocols for Red Dog Operations
  • Performs other related duties as required



  • Graduate of an accredited PA program;
  • Current Alaska PA License & NCCPA certification preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication, editing, organization and interpersonal skills are a must
  • Able to work independently and as member of a proactive, consciously customer service-oriented team
  • Able to operate in a strict climate of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, access, and PowerPoint is required


Red Dog is a drug/alcohol free work place and provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.  Employment is conditional upon passing a background check, physical examination and drug/alcohol tests. Excellent benefits including:  medical, dental, life, AD&D and long term disability insurance, paid sick leave, vacation days and 401k.  Red Dog currently offers a 2x2 (two weeks on & two week off) an even schedule to provide a better work-life balance to our employees.


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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