workforce & Training
Health Care is a growing industry in Alaska. The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development has a job bank for healthcare industry employment opportunities.
If you’re thinking of relocating, please do some research at the State of Alaska relocation site. Alaska has an Incentive Program for Health Professionals. SHARP (Supporting Health Care Access through Loan Repayment) focuses on the recruitment and retention of licensed primary health care professionals in federally designated health professional shortage areas (HPSAs) in exchange for the repayment of qualifying educational loans. The Alaska Area Health Education Center (AHEC) offers a variety of resources for education and training.
ASHNHA workforce & training webpages
- Alaska Sub-Speciality Nursing Consortium – Perinatal & Periop
- Health Careers
- Workforce Development – Nursing Competencies
Publications on workforce
- Health Care Workforce Development survey results for Annual Meeting– September 2019
- Southeast Health Care study two-page summary – September 2019