Location Profile

Fairbanks, Alaska

Facility Type
Facility Location
Fairbanks, Alaska
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Fairbanks, Alaska. With a strong history dating back more than 40 years, the facility is a crucial care provider in the area. The healthcare provider invests in medical advancement and offers a range of services. Services include home health, imaging, emergency care, cardiac health, and more.

The below invite-only career opportunity is available only to Canadian RNs that qualify for a TN visa. The listed benefits may vary based on your need for assistance with a TN visa and desire for US Green Card sponsorship, if applicable. Rest assured, our recruiters will present you with your personalized compensation and benefits package for review and acceptance prior to interviewing with our client healthcare organization.

  • Specialties: Psych
  • 72 hours of paid time off for 52--week assignment
  • Potential for Green Card sponsorship or up to a $3,500USD completion bonus
  • Paid US VisaScreen and support with application and processing
  • Paid state licensure and assistance with application and processing
  • Allowance for relocation and/or travel to/from assignment

Community Overview

Fairbanks encapsulates rugged beauty, exciting culture, and thrilling adventure all in one spot. This vibrant city is located on the river and features a thriving community but also puts you just minutes away from some of the most beautiful spots on earth. From the soaring mountains to the abundant wildlife that populate the area, it’s a place that’s unlike any other. It bursts with things to do year-round thanks to its recreation, cultural, and historical attractions. Fairbanks is a wonderful town to live in and offers a unique destination with culture, food, art, interesting people, and so much more. It’s easy to travel around Fairbanks thanks to the local bus routes. Alaska receives more sunlight in spring and summer than most of the world and enables you to do so much in the area by the light of day.

Learn more about Fairbanks at the official city website and explore the area at the borough website.

Cost of Living


The public school district for Fairbanks is Fairbanks North Star Borough School District which features more than 18 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 4 high schools. A portion of these campuses are located in Fairbanks. The district also has several charter schools and plans to offer a K-12 magnet school in coming years. Students in the district enjoy a low student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. The district’s high schools are well-regarded and several are ranked among the top 30 in the state by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. West Valley High is rated 8th in the state, and 3,145th in the country. There are also 11 private schools in Fairbanks.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Exploring the shopping options of Fairbanks means discovering the unique gifts, locally-made items, and nature-inspired pieces of the area. In addition to multiple local shops, boutiques, and stores, there’s also the Co-Op Plaza. This is a collection of unique artisans, craftsman, and gift shops. Fairbanks also has familiar big-box stores like Walmart, Costco, and Fred Meyer. There’s also the Bentley Mall, home to brands like Hot Topic, Foot Locker, Lids, and more.

Fairbanks has a year-round arts and culture scene that will be appreciated by anyone. Browse the several art galleries to find amazing pieces inspired by the majestic Alaskan territory and its people, then view various pieces of street art downtown. The Fairbanks Concert Association arranges a variety of live concerts and productions with magicians, singers, bands, and other performers. Going strong for over 5 years, the Fairbanks Symphony has a strong place in the arts and culture of Fairbanks. This talented group has several classical performances each season. In the summer months, people flock to the Gold Rush Town in Pioneer Park to the musical comedy stylings of the Palace Theatre and have a delicious salmon dinner. When fall arrives, there are several exciting productions at the Fairbanks Drama Association Theatre.

Don’t forget to learn about the rich heritage of the Indigenous People of Alaska who have contributed over centuries worth of culture to the art. You’ll find their story in exhibits, demonstrations, and artifacts at the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Continue your education in Alaska history with a visit to the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center. Pioneer Park is another historical stop and contains several great attractions. Spanning 44 acres, it contains several displays and museums. See 35 restored historical buildings in Gold Rush Town, play mini-golf, visit a replica gold mine, learn about pioneer aviation, and more. There’s even a carousel ride.

The wilderness of Alaska is just waiting for you to explore and there’s so much to do in Fairbanks. Dancing with lights and color across the sky, the Aurora Borealis is a vision in the night and is ideal to watch at a viewing location. Continue your exploration of Fairbanks’ beauty by embarking on a tour of some of its wildlife. You can visit a local fish hatchery, tour the Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, or walk with reindeer at the Running Reindeer Ranch. There are a variety of tours dedicated to sight-seeing and wildlife watching and even options for backcountry safaris. If you want to see a bit of green nature, head to the Georgeson Botanical Garden Society to view the plants, flowers, and trees that thrive in this unique environment. The garden features a children’s garden and the largest Alaskan hedge maze, plus offers free events throughout the year.

Want even more to do? How about learning about sled dogs on a sled dog tour and actually riding one of the sleds? There are several mushing attractions that will allow you to do just that. You can also go panning for gold, take a dip in a hot spring, or go on a zipline. There are also 2 ice museums located in Fairbanks, each with rooms and sculptures made completely of ice. If you fancy hiking, fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities, the Chena River State Recreation center offers fun all year-round. There’s a beach, watercraft rental, trails, and picnic facilities among other amenities. There’s so much to do and explore in Fairbanks and there’s no limit to what you can do outside.

Online and Nearby International Communities

Filipinos have a big presence in Alaska and represent nearly 3% of the state’s population. Alaska is home to a Filipino American Society and PassportUSA employs several nurses there.

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Crime Rate

You'll be safe in Fairbanks thanks to the work of the dedicated police department. The police department has 44 sworn officers and engages in a variety of crime prevention methods.

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