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Southeast Alaska is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking landscapes, proudest Native cultures, and thriving pioneering spirits. SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) is responsible for keeping it healthy.

When you build your healthcare career with us, you become a central contributor to protecting Alaskan lives and communities. If you long for a lifestyle that includes combining rewarding work with fresh air, outdoor adventure, and living amongst neighbors who know your name and are always happy to see you, SEARHC has your job solution.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

This position provides a variety of treatment services including individual, group, family, and marital therapy to any and all clients from birth to elder. This position also provides clinical services such as intake/diagnostic evaluations, case evaluations, and crisis intervention; as well as acts as a liaison with other agencies as required. This position is a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team and provides regular clinical supervision, ensures proper maintenance of clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established SEARHC policies and procedures. A clinician ensures that clinical productivity standards as established and followed. This position is available for after-hours telephone contact for clients in crisis when needed and as assigned; in addition to providing clinical support in person or by phone as needed at any SEARHC location within the Behavioral Health Division.

There is no specific responsibility to managing an operating budget. As a clinician the financial responsibilities lie in documenting all services as outlined first and foremost in the code of ethics of the profession. Clinicians maintain records necessary for rendering professional services to their clients and as required by laws, regulations, or agency or institution procedures. Clinicians include sufficient and timely documentation in their client records to facilitate the delivery and continuity of needed services. Clinicians take reasonable steps to ensure that documentation in records accurately reflects client progress and services provided. If errors are made in client records, clinicians take steps to properly note the correction of such errors according to agency or institutional policies, proper documentation is a requirement to ensure that SEARHC is able to bill accurately for services provided to client in accordance with state, federal, and insurance rules, laws and regulations. This position is a covered position in accordance with the Indian Child Protection Act (ICPA).

Social Worker – Social Services Clinician – Generous Sign-on and Relocation!

This position provides a variety of treatment services including individual counseling support to any and all patients from birth to elder as part of the social services department. This position provides clinical services such as intake/diagnostic evaluations, case evaluations, and crisis intervention; as well as acts as a liaison with other agencies as required. This position is a member of the hospital interdisciplinary treatment team and provides direct brief inpatient and outpatient counseling, ensures proper maintenance of clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established SEARHC policies and procedures.

This position adheres to the organization mission and provides sound chemical dependency/mental health clinical care and interventions to individuals and families. This requires:

  • Ability to provide clinically sound treatment services based on client needs and treatment plans.
  • Demonstrated understanding of diagnostic evaluation methods, mental status exams, and use of the DSM-IV.
  • Ability to respond to a range of clients’ needs using differential diagnoses and treatment approaches.
  • Ability to provide appropriate crisis intervention services.
  • Ability to maintain clinical records in timely compliance with State, Federal and agency policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other community agencies on behalf of clients and/or SEARHC.
  • Demonstrated understanding of sound ethical practice in conjunction with the established and defined ethics of one’s training, discipline, and education/license level.
  • Ability to effectively organize time, responsibilities, and accomplish task by established deadlines and timeframes.

There is no specific responsibility to managing an operating budget. As a clinician the financial responsibilities lie in documenting all services as outlined first and foremost in the code of ethics of the profession. Clinicians maintain records necessary for rendering professional services to their clients and as required by laws, regulations, or agency or institution procedures. Clinicians include sufficient and timely documentation in their client records to facilitate the delivery and continuity of needed services. Clinicians take reasonable steps to ensure that documentation in records accurately reflects client progress and services provided. If errors are made in client records, clinicians take steps to properly note the correction of such errors according to agency or institutional policies, proper documentation is a requirement to ensure that SEARHC is able to bill accurately for services provided to client in accordance with state, federal, and insurance rules, laws and regulations.

Clinician III supervises subordinates. A supervisor has the responsibility and authority to hire, train, evaluate and discipline subordinates. Clinician I-II leads other persons. A lead assigns and checks work, trains and schedules subordinates on a daily basis and performs the same or more difficult duties performed by the subordinates.

We offer a generous sign-on and relocation for this position. Please email karenas@searhc.org for more info

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT II

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) II performs all of the job duties of the CMA I. However, the CMA II has gained necessary experience as a CMA I or has obtained a higher level of certification. The CMA II applies a more extensive knowledge of medical practice and terminology and judgment based on greater clinical experience. The CMA II must process provider orders pertaining to diagnostic tests, referrals and other patient data that involves non-routine problems, timely and accurately.

The CMA II provides care to infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and elderly in a rural ambulatory care clinic. This position is essential in maintaining efficient clinic operations and patient flow in order to maximize the provider’s time and to insure access to care. CMA IIs perform administrative duties, data management and handle basic clinical tasks that are more complex than the CMA I, such as performing nebulizer treatments, cast removal, DM foot screenings and other procedures per competency assessments. This information is written in patients’ chart along with patients’ medical history. This position works closely with providers giving support such as rooming patients, point of care testing as ordered, answering phones, processing provider orders, data entry, and participation in training processes. Must be able to make independent decisions within scope of practice based on experience and good judgment and be self-starting, and require little guidance to keep busy.

Position available at either Primary Care or Urgent Care.

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT or LPN – PRIMARY CARE – SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE

The Certified Medica Assistant (CMA) III performs all of the job duties of the CMA II; in addition, the CMA III applies a more extensive knowledge of medical practice and terminology and judgment based on greater clinical experience. The more technical duties of the CMA III require a higher level of training, competency or specific certification. The CMA III is responsible for processing provider orders pertaining to diagnostic tests, referrals and other patient data that involves non-routine problems, timely and accurately.

The CMA III provides care to infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and elderly in an ambulatory care clinic. This position is essential to maintaining efficient clinic operations and patient flow in order to maximize the provider’s time and to insure access to care. CMA IIIs perform administrative duties, data management and handle basic clinical tasks. This information is written in patients’ chart along with patients’ medical history. The CMA III works closely with providers giving support and performing essential duties such as rooming patients, performing clinical tasks including CLIA-waived laboratory testing, quality assurance activities and taking x-rays, starting and administering IV fluids within the scope of practice certification, ECC monitoring and defibrillation, maintaining the lab and exam rooms, and demonstrates excellent customer service skills. The CMA III assists in answering phones, processing provider orders, data entry, and participation in training processes. Must be able to make independent decisions within scope of practice based on experience and good judgment, be self-starting, and require little guidance to keep busy.

This position is responsible for leading CMA I and CMA II positions.

Qualified applicants may be eligible for a sign-on bonus.

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT or LPN – URGENT CARE – SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) III performs all of the job duties of the CMA II; in addition, the CMA III applies a more extensive knowledge of medical practice and terminology and judgment based on greater clinical experience. The more technical duties of the CMA III require a higher level of training, competency or specific certification. The CMA III is responsible for processing provider orders pertaining to diagnostic tests, referrals and other patient data that involves non-routine problems, timely and accurately.

The CMA III provides care to infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and elderly in a rural ambulatory care clinic. This position is essential for maintaining efficient clinic operations and patient flow in order to maximize the provider’s time and to ensure access to care. CMA IIIs perform administrative duties, data management and handle basic clinical tasks. This information is written in patients’ chart along with patients’ medical history. This CMA III works closely with providers giving support and performing essential duties such as rooming patients, performing clinical tasks including CLIA-waived laboratory testing, quality assurance activities and taking x-rays, start and administer IV fluids within the scope of practice certification, ECC monitoring and defibrillation, maintaining the lab and exam rooms, demonstrates excellent customer service skills. The CMA III assists in answering phones, processing provider orders, data entry, and participation in training processes. Must be able to make independent decisions within scope of practice based on experience and good judgment and be self-starting, and require little guidance to keep busy.

This position is responsible for leading Clinical Assistant I and Clinical Assistant II positions.

Qualified applicants may be eligible for a sign-on bonus.

RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST (CT)

Perform radiographic exams, including Computed Tomography (CT) and radiography, works independently in performing these modalities. Collaborate with radiologists, providers, and other technologists to improve patient care. Provides call services on a rotational basis. Apply previous computer experience to new applications for imaging and record keeping. May be required to travel to provide services at clinics throughout the Consortium. Understand that inadequate communication with the patient, provider, and radiologist can adversely affect patient health. Creatively works with other SEARHC staff to solve problems.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE / REGISTERED NURSE (LTC)

Coordinates a variety of nursing care procedures for residents of various ages which requires professional knowledge and consideration of specific resident conditions and treatment. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the healthcare team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the long term care setting. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures, manuals, hospital and long-term care policies.

Clinical decisions are made initially independently during the scheduled shift; maintains complete accountability for all actions taken. Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor in difficult situations requiring additional input. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, and/or Ward Clerk on unit during shift.

REGISTERED NURSE CASE MGR – Primary Care

This position functions within Sitka Primary Care to assist patients and medical staff within the ambulatory care setting by providing case management services to an identified patient panel

This position works within a clinical team which consists of Medical Providers, RN’s, LPN’s, Medical Assistants and other clinic staff. The RN Case Manager is assigned to a medical provider and assumes nursing case management activities for that providers’ panel of patients. The RN Case Manager assists patients with their short and long term medical needs by collaboratively setting medical goals. As necessary the RN Case Manager may work in other nursing roles so departmental activities are covered on a daily basis.

Hours are generally Mon-Fri 8-5. This role functions a a Care Coordinator. Excellent hours, no call, and flexibility.

REGISTERED NURSE CASE MANAGER/CLINIC NURSE

This position functions within the SEARHC Surgery/Specialty Clinic to assist patients and medical staff within the ambulatory care setting by providing case management services and nursing care to patients referred to Surgery or Specialty Clinic.

REGISTERED NURSE (LTC – 15 bed unit)

Coordinates a variety of nursing care procedures for residents of various ages which requires professional knowledge and consideration of specific resident conditions and treatment. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the healthcare team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the long term care setting. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures, manuals, hospital and long-term care policies.

Clinical decisions are made initially independently during the scheduled shift; maintains complete accountability for all actions taken. Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor in difficult situations requiring additional input. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, and/or Ward Clerk on unit during shift.

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT – LTC

To provide basic nursing care in Long Term Care to non-acute and/or acutely ill residents while maintaining a safe and clean environment.

Must have the ability to react in a calm functional manner and make sound judgments within scope of duties when taking care of ill patients/residents and in the event of emergencies. Job requires lifting of patients/residents who are non-ambulatory on a regular interval. Mentally requires a caring attitude in dealing with both acute and non-acute patients/residents and families on a steady basis. Job pace is rapid and there is constant pressure on the job to complete nursing assignments and answer patient call lights. Maintain accountability for all actions taken. Accept delegation from supervising LN. This position is covered under the Indian Child Protection Act.

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT

To provide basic nursing care in Nursing Department to non-acute and acutely ill patients while maintaining a safe and clean environment.

Must have the ability to react in a calm functional manner and make sound judgments within scope of duties when taking care of critically ill patients and in the event of emergencies. Job requires lifting of patients who are non-ambulatory on a regular interval. Mentally requires a caring attitude in dealing with both acute and non-acute patients and families on a steady basis. Job pace is rapid and there is constant pressure on the job to complete nursing assignments and answer patient call lights. Maintain accountability for all actions taken. Accept delegation from supervising RN. This position is covered under the Indian Child Protection Act.

REGISTERED NURSE (LTC – 15 bed unit) Sign-on and Relocation provided!

Work in a wonderful environment! Our LTC is a 15 bed unit, and provides excellent care for our residents! SEARHC offers relocaiton and a sign on bonus! Join us!

Coordinates a variety of nursing care procedures for residents of various ages which requires professional knowledge and consideration of specific resident conditions and treatment. Participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other members of the healthcare team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the long term care setting. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures, manuals, hospital and long-term care policies.

Clinical decisions are made initially independently during the scheduled shift; maintains complete accountability for all actions taken. Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor in difficult situations requiring additional input. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, and/or Ward Clerk on unit during shift.

CLINICAL DIETITIAN (MEMC)

The Clinical Dietitian position exists to function within the Medical Nutrition Services department. This position serves as part of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide patient care that is integrated, compatible with the patient-focused medical goals and culturally-appropriate in accordance with SEARHC’s strategic goals. Performs in a professional manner and respects confidentiality.

Required to make daily decisions on nutritional management about a wide range of clinical problems for both inpatients and outpatients. This necessitates keeping up-to-date in all clinical areas to manage daily problems as well as on call. Complex problems may require literature searches, consultation with medical staff, other dietitians, as well as other health professionals to determine a management plan. They must prioritize their time within the constraints of food service, short term admissions and coordination of nutritional care with other members of the health care team. Responsible for maintaining and applying current scientific knowledge about food and nutrition to individuals and groups in states of health and disease to promote optimal health outcomes within the social, economic and cultural context of the Alaska Native/American Indian population in accordance with SEARHC’s primary objectives and the policies and procedures of the medical nutrition services department.

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

The Director of Marketing and Communications, under the direction of the Senior Vice President is responsible for the implementation of the overall management of the marketing and communications strategy for SouthEast Alaska Health Consortium (SEARHC).

DENTIST

Our dentists on Prince of Wales Island work in a beautiful 5 chair clinic in Klawock providing dental services in an out-patient setting. They also travel out by car to our more remote communities to provide care.

Living and working in Alaska is an amazing adventure. Many people visit Alaska, but very few people can say that they ever lived here. The scenery is amazing and the opportunities for outdoor recreation are unlimited. Southeast Alaska is a temperate rain forest. We get lots of rain and good winter snow most years, but the temperatures are mild year-round - rarely below 10F in the winter or above 75F in the summer. We boast fantastic hiking, fishing, wildlife watching, boating, camping, hunting, skiing, and more!

REGISTERED NURSE (LABOR & DELIVERY)

The OB/Labor & Delivery Nurse performs a variety of nursing care procedures requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments, and ability to work independently in completing assignments. Guidelines include physician’s orders, standards of care, nursing policies and procedures manuals, hospital policies. Nursing duties include support to individuals of all ages and their families during their ante partum, post partum, laboring stages, new born baby care, and care of post-surgical C-section patients.

Utilizing after hours call services, holidays and weekends. On Call responds to all emergencies including trauma and fetal distress C-sections includes total peri-operative nursing care. Able to react in a calm manner and make sound nursing judgments in an emergency environment. Clinical decisions are made initially independently during the scheduled shift; maintains complete accountability for all actions taken. Consults with the appropriate manager/supervisor in difficult situations requiring additional input. Accountable for proper delegation and supervision of CNA/Tech, LPN, Ward Clerk and/or PCE on unit during shift.