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

Location:  Tatitlek, AK  
Salary: DOE 
Number of Positions:
One
Opening Date: 
January 11, 2018 
Closing Date:
Until Filled                                         

Position Summary:
This is a level III 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

Work Hours:
Hours worked are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch. This a full-time 37.5 hours per week and 1950 hours a year position. Chugachmiut maintains a drug and 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

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, 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

Application:
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.

You can e-mail your application to Employment@Chugachmiut.org         

Mail or fax to: 
Chugachmiut
Attn: Human Resources
1840 Bragaw Street, Suite 110
Anchorage AK 99508-3463
Fax: 907-743-0644

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”.