Southcentral Foundation is currently seeking a Psychiatrist for our Behavioral Urgent Response Team (BURT)

Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is an Alaska Native-owned, nonprofit health care organization serving nearly 65,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people (customer-owners) living in Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Valley and 55 rural villages. Our award-winning model of care is based on our belief that the journey to wellness is a responsibility between patient and provider.

SCF is seeking a full-time board eligible/board certified Psychiatrist to join our Behavioral Urgent Response Team (BURT), a dynamic hospital-based Consult Liaison Psychiatry Service.  Our team consists of psychiatric prescribers, master’s level clinicians, full time nurse case manager, and dedicated behavioral health case managers.  This role will offer the ability to provide care in multiple settings including the Emergency Room, Medical/Surgical Units, Rural integrated care, and the possibility to follow a case over a limited time in an outpatient bridge clinic.  With our 7 on, 7 off schedule, we have the best CL schedule in the nation and our commitment to your work life balance is unmatched! Live and work in the Metro Anchorage Area where you will have access to all the conveniences of a large city and still be minutes away from nature!

Why Work at Southcentral Foundation?

SCF’s benefits are designed around your health and wellness. SCF offers its employees a generous paid leave, health benefits to include medical, dental, and vision, an employer matched 401K, 12 paid holidays, one hour per week of paid wellness leave, on-site fitness, daycare facilities, competitive salary packages, and much more!

SCF’s clinical team environment is one of the most robust in the country. SCF’s data-driven, non-revenue approach means that compensation is salary-based, encouraging a practice focused on wellness, not quantity.

For a more complete list of the benefits enjoyed by Southcentral Foundation employees visit:

Clinic Setting:

Consult Liaison Psychiatry Service

Primarily Hospital-based (ER and Medical/Surgical units)

Integrated rural coverage

Generous - Non RVU based compensation

7 days on / 7 days off work schedule with accrual of PTO

Approximately 5-10 patients a day (New and Follow up)

Work on a robust and dynamic CL team with psychiatric prescribers, master’s level clinicians, full time nurse case manager, and behavioral health case managers


The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Psychiatrist is responsible for providing direct clinical customer care and works with other clinical staff to establish medical protocols and treatment regimens. The BURT Physician Psychiatrist is a member of a liaison consult team providing psychiatric consult services in an inpatient setting as well as follow-up appointments in an outpatient setting.


  • M.D. or D.O. degree required.
  • Licensed as a Physician in the State of Alaska.
  • Current American Board certification specialty appropriate for the service.
  • Meets all requirements in order to obtain associate medical staff membership and required privileges of service.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required. ACLS, NRP, ATLS, ALSO and PALS as required for specialty and any certification relating to the scope of practice as required.

Employee Health Requirements:

Compliance with our Employee Health Procedure is a condition of SCF employment.  You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment.  Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, T-dap (Tetanus - Diphtheria - Pertussis) and COVID-19.

Anchorage, AK

1 month(s) ago