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Della Fisher

Alaska 3RNET Network Coordinator

Tel: 907-754-3479
Della.Fisher@alaska.gov

"Health professionals choose Alaska for the opportunity to serve underserved populations in often remote settings where their presence is vitally important. Alaska is a dream work destination for professionals who call us home, in part because of our abundance of natural beauty and wilderness."

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How I can help your job search:

If you are a health care professional interested in living and working in Alaska, Della can:

  • Answer questions you may have about current job openings across Alaska
  • Guide you on how the National Health Service Corps works in Alaska
  • Provide information on Alaska-specific loan repayment programs
  • Help you navigate the J1 waiver process in Alaska
  • Tell you more about Alaska's state-specific incentives for health care professionals

Della is an employee of the State of Alaska Section of Rural and Community Health System. She and her organization coordinate 3RNET activities in Alaska.

Health Care Employers in Alaska

Health Care Employers in Alaska

You'll find jobs on 3RNET from these types of health care employers in Alaska:

  • Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)
  • Community Health Centers (CHCs)
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  • Indian Health Service sites
  • National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment sites
  • National Health Service Corps Scholar sites
  • Tribal Health sites

Alaska - About J-1 Visas

J-1 Visas in Alaska

If you want to obtain a J-1 Visa Waiver in Alaska, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start your job search about 18 months prior to when you want to start working.
  2. Find a job at an eligible J-1 site in our state. You can search for J-1 eligible jobs on 3RNET. Start your J-1 job search in Alaska now.
  3. Connect with the J-1 contact to ask questions and learn about additional steps you may need to take.

To request a State of Alaska Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver recommendation letter, candidates generally need to:

  1. Apply for a J-1 Visa waiver through the U.S. Department of State;
  2. Get a waiver review case number from U.S. Department of State;
  3. Secure an employment contract with a medical facility, signed by the candidate and the head of the facility, to provide patient care for at least 40 hours per week for a 3-year term;
  4. Send required information to: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services; 3601 C Street, Suite 424; Anchorage, AK 99503

J-1 Visa Contact in Alaska:

Della Fisher
State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Section of Rural & Community Health System
Tel: 907-754-3479
della.fisher@alaska.gov 

For Alaska Employers

For Alaska Employers

If you’re a health care employer in Alaska and you’d like to post your jobs on 3RNET, please fill out our employer application form which will be sent to the Alaska Network Coordinator.

If you have specific questions about using 3RNET in Alaska, please contact 3RNET’s Alaska Network Coordinator, Della Fisher.