Community Health Aide II, III, IV or CHP Itinerant

Location:  Provide coverage to the regional service area as needed: Chenega Bay, Nanwalek, Port Graham, Seward & Tatitlek, AK                    
Opening Date: June 29, 2016
Salary: $350.00 per day                                            
Number of Positions: One                                                    
Closing Date: Until Filled     

Positon Summary

This is a level II position or higher that is part of the Health Services Community Health Aide Program that works with the village based clinics. This position will work with other 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 urgent/emergency services within the village boundaries.  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 CHP’s medical standing orders (MSO) during an emergency.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • TABE test scores equivalent or exceeds grade 7 level in math, reading and writing
  • Must pass a state and federal background check due to close contact with minors and vulnerable adults
  • Minimum of CHA II certification or higher
  • Current EMT or ETT and CPR certification

Work Conditions

Chugachmiut employees strive both for excellence in the services they provide and, through our Employee Values Statement, to serve with integrity. This requires working in an environment where blame and shame are not tolerated. Instead, we use Lean Administration tools for managing processes. Effective communication is essential in a Lean workplace and employees must learn how to share problems with fellow employees with a purpose of solving them. 

Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch as needed on an itinerant basis. Chugachmiut maintains a drug/alcohol free and non-smoking environment. Travel by small aircraft to remote locations required.

Application

Mail or fax application to: Chugachmiut
Attn: Human Resources
1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110
Anchorage AK  99508-3463
Fax: 907-563-2891

You can e-mail application to Stephanie@Chugachmiut.org

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 or phone (907) 562-4155.

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”.