ID: 9129 Location: Bethel State: Department: Outpatient Clinics Employment Duration: Full time Temporary Status: Not Applicable Hours p/Week:
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) is located in the Southwestern Alaska town of Bethel, with a total of approximately 6,000 people. YKHC supports 1500 employees, providing the health services to a primarily Yup'ik Eskimo Native population for an area the size of Oregon. Services are provided through a Bethel located hospital and 50 clinics throughout the YK Delta.
The Program Director (PD) roles are to coordinate those activities at YKHC aimed at the prevention, early detection and appropriate treatment of breast and cervical cancer for eligible women in the YK Delta. The activities and responsibilities of this position are consistent with those outlined in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) through which this position is funded. The PD manages personnel, balances the budget, provides professional education opportunities for providers, and serves as Data Manager (DM) in the absence of DM. The DM provides direction in creation, management, and manipulation of complex databases. Uses all facets of RPMS, Women’s Health Tracking Package, and MDE (Minimum Data Elements), and other data programs and software for the purpose of gathering and maintaining women’s health medical data and providing timely reports according to CDC requirements. Maintains database on program performance indicators and provides monthly analysis of the data to program staff and other appropriate persons’ or departments.
Minimum Education: A minimum of a BA or BS degree in nursing, business management, or related field. Master’s degree in a health care related field preferred.
Minimum Experience: Minimum of six months of experience in program development and/or grants management.
License, Certification, Registration: If providing direct women’s healthcare, must have current Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant licensure in the State of Alaska, and Prescriptive Authority from the State of Alaska.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of recommended screening, diagnostic and treatment services necessary for a comprehensive breast and cervical health program. Ability to be proficient in RPMS, Microsoft Office (including Access). Ability to collaborate with other programs to maximize service delivery and avoid duplication of services. Skill in reading and evaluating grant budgets, MDE, and developing work plans and interim reports for CDC submission. If providing direct women’s healthcare, demonstrates skills and knowledge to practice medicine in this specialty.
Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
Ten paid holidays
Comprehensive healthcare coverage
Life and Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Employee Wellness Center
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YKHC applies Alaska Native/American Indian (under PL 93-638), EEO, and Veteran Preferences. Under federal and state laws, YKHC performs criminal history and background checks to ensure customers are protected.
Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health
907-543-6060 or 1-800-478-3321 ext 6060
Internal Number: 9129
At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health. Each Tribe in our service area has authorized YKHC to act on its behalf in negotiating with the federal Indian Health Service to provide health services under Title III of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975. Because of this unique relationship, we are able to work toward our vision of Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people. YKHC, along with 12 other Tribal Organizations, is a co-signer to the Alaska Tribal Health Compact, a consortium which negotiates annual funding agreements with the IHS for federal money designated for health care services to Alaska Natives and Native Americans throughout the state.Our corporate vision and mission is guided by our values of Optimism, Compassion, Pursuit of Excellence, Personal Growth, Importance of Family, Trust, and Elder Knowledge.
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