Community Health Aide II, III, IV, or CHP – Tatitlek Alaska

Location:  Tatitlek, AK                    

Opening Date: August 2, 2017

Salary: DOE                                                 

Number of Positions: One                                                   

Closing Date: Until Filled                                        

 

Position Summary:

This is a level II position or higher.  This position will work with Community Health Aides and Practitioners to provide health services to beneficiaries and be responsible for successfully completing all training sessions required to obtain certification as a Community Health Practitioner. This position is responsible for clinic administrative duties as assigned, purchasing/inventory, schedule patient appointments, patient check in, assist with patient care.

 

Primary responsibilities include provision of primary health care services in the village and emergencies within the boundaries of the village.  Job requires emergency patient escort at physician request, and traveling via small, single engine aircraft.

 

Health aides are to follow their medical standing orders (MSO) from the Summary sheets and the Community Health Aide Manual.  Health aides are to communicate with the regional physician, referral physician, or ANMC ER physician on-call when difficult, questionable or problems arise that are outside of the CHA’s medical standing orders (MSO) during an emergency.

 

All Health Aides are regional providers and are expected to provide an annual minimum of 2 weeks clinical coverage in a village clinic other than their assigned village clinic.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivilant
  • TABE Test 9M equilalent or exceeds 7th grade in Math, Writing and Reading
  • Training Center Certificate of Completion for CHA III
  • Community Health Aide Certification as a CHA III
  • Current State of Alaska EMT or ETT and CPR certification

 

Benefits:

Full benefits paid: health, Rx, dental, paid half dependent coverage, short and long term disability, life, 12 paid holidays. Personal leave: 1st -3rd years 20 days per year, 4th year 26 days per year, 5th year 29.5 days per year. Retirement: 401(a) Pension Plan 8% by employer & 403 (b) TDA & Roth contributions. Wellness Benefit: A subsidized gym membership, among many other benefits.

 

Moving Expenses: Up to $5,000.00 for legitimate moving expenses per IRS regulations, for additional information on moving expenses please visit the following:  https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p521.pdf

 

Work Conditions:

Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or a flex schedule when available with an hour for lunch, 37.5 hours per week. Chugachmiut maintains a drug/alcohol free and non-smoking environment. Travel by small aircraft to remote locations may be required.

 

Application:

You may e-mail your application to NicholasG@Chugachmiut.org         

 

Mail or fax to:             Chugachmiut

Attn: Human Resources

1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110

Anchorage AK  99508-3463

Fax: 907-563-2891

 

Chugachmiut is an equal opportunity employer, and in accordance with Federal civil rights law and Chugachmiut policies, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, and political beliefs. However, as a tribal organization, Chugachmiut applies Native Preference under P.L. 93-638. Certification must be attached to the application for preference consideration.

Resumes not accompanied by Chugachmiut’s Application for Employment will not be accepted. Applications & position descriptions may be obtained by contacting Chugachmiut on-line at www.chugachmiut.org/jobs.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management may, with or without notice, add or change the duties at any time. Employees are employed “at will”.