Program Director

  • Anchorage, AK
  • Full-time

Job Description

Guardian Flight, Alaska’s premier air medical service, is seeking a self-motivated, positive leader to join their team in Anchorage, AK as the Program Director. Employee benefits include $3,000 relocation assistance, paid vacation, holiday pay, 401K (after 1 year of employment), life insurance and proportional company paid medical/dental insurance for employee and immediate family. Competitive Salary and benefit package.



  • 5+ years managing over 50 personnel covering a vast region of operations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and in-depth knowledge of relevant software applications.
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, or related field.
  • Air Medical Management Experience
  • Knowledge of NAAMTA accreditation requirements.
  • Previous experience with medical accrediting organizations.


  • Direct leadership and role model for:
    • Base Managers
    • Field Training Officers
    • Outreach Coordinators
    • Medical Department Materials Manager
    •  Marketing Director/Manager
    • Building/Ground Maintenance Supervisor
    • Chief Flight Nurse
    • QM Manager
    • Safety Manager.
    • Maintain professional relationship with Medical Director and Base Hospitals
    • Management and leadership that uses the philosophies and culture of GF, supporting exceptional clinical performance, customer service, diversity, and innovation.
    •  Any other duties as assigned by manager


  • Continue to promote and grow a culture of safety at GF ensuring that safety is always the first priority of you and your staff.
  • Make recommendations for safety improvement, staff retention, staff morale, quality improvement, job satisfaction and overall service improvement.
  • Attend quarterly Safety/QM Meetings and Monthly Staff Meetings.
  • Approve employee raises and new hire employees for departments you supervise.
  • Attend Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) and retain professional relationships with other flight programs, hospitals and personnel.
  • Ensure company compliance with NAAMTA standards at all times.


  • Review and approve new hire applications; attend interviews for possible new hires.
  • Support clinical coordination in day-to-day activities including staffing and clinical issues.
  • Regularly travel to all bases to insure consistency of operation.
  • Handle issues relating to medical employees (i.e. timing out, problems, etc.) 24/7.
  • Assist in medical employee evaluations, reprimands, promotions, or terminations as needed.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.