Certified Medical Assistant

Location:  Seward, AK         
Salary: DOE Starting 35k                                                                 
Number of Positions: One
Opening Date: October 13, 2016                             
Closing Date: Until Filled     

Position Summary:

Creates, develops, and nurtures culturally appropriate interactions and connections with each other, patients, and the community, applying customer service guidelines appropriate for the situation.
Perform basic medical procedures before and after examination including taking of vital signs, medical history up-date, performing phlebotomy, specimen collection, recording of EKG’s, dressing changes, medication and immunization administration, scheduling patient appointments and procedures, and documenting of care in health record; assisting in ensuring smooth patient flow; and assisting health care team in managing patients. Ensures availability of drug stock supply, other supplies, and equipment by completing daily inventories of various medical items and submitting supply requests for replacement. Perform equipment inventory and maintenance. Completes daily quality control testing and documentation. Conforms to Chugachmiut policies, strict employee confidentiality, and HIPAA regulations. Performs other duties as assigned or required.


  • High School diploma/GED
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • CPR Certification

Work Environment:

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.  Greets every customer with eye contact and a smile.  Solicits and responds to feedback for customer satisfaction.  Attendance is regular and on time without excessive absences.  Presents self and Chugachmiut by displaying professional behavior and appearance.  Practices and promotes effective collaboration to accomplish the goals of the team.  Supports the Mission and values of Chugachmiut; creates solutions that add value to the operations of Chugachmiut.

Physical Environment:

The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The position requires the ability to sit for long period of time. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to operate office equipment such as computer keyboard, photocopier, telephone and calculator.  May be required to lift approximately 30 pounds. May require occasional travel to remote locations by boat, snowmobile, ATV or small plane.

Hours of Work:

Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:30a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with one hour for lunch.  Chugachmiut maintains a drug & alcohol free, non-smoking environment. There may be occasional travel to the villages of the region.  Must be willing and able to travel in light aircraft.


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.



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

Applications can be emailed to Human Resources at Selma@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.