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Advanced Practice Provider, Cordova, AK


Organization: Ilanka Community Health Center
Category: Advanced Practice Clinician
Location: Cordova, AK
Date Job Posted: November 10, 2022
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Are you up for working in a dynamic atmosphere with a strong teamwork culture? The Native Village of Eyak, located on the North Gulf Coast of Alaska, may be the right fit for you.

We are currently seeking the following key position.

ILANKA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
Advanced Practice Provider

Team: Ilanka Community Health Center
Salary Range: DOE
Reports to: Medical Director
Schedule: Part-time, Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Last revised: September 2022

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) works in an integrated setting providing Primary Care Services at Ilanka Community Health Center (ICHC), a tribally owned and operated Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), meeting Patient Centered Medical Home accreditation standards.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides primary health care services for all ICHC patients which includes comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, treatment. health counseling and education.
  • Diagnoses and treats illnesses, injuries, and acute/chronic conditions with appropriate standards of care and within scope of licensure and privileging.
  • Prescribes appropriate medication, including dosage, routes, and frequency pattern, based upon accurate knowledge of patient characteristics and concurrent therapies.
  • Works in an integrated environment, consulting and collaborating with internal and external resources and making appropriate specialty referrals, both in and out of Cordova, as needed.
  • Participates in ICHC’s Medication Assisted Treatment program.
  • Uses Electronic Medical Records appropriately, accurately charting all aspects of care from initial examination through follow-up exams and discharge in accordance with rules and regulations and relevant state and federal law; completing documentation within 24 hrs of visit, but no later than 3 business days to ensure timely billing in accordance with laws, regulations, and contracts.
  • Provides services through home visits as necessary.
  • Responsible for being aware of and following all State, Regulatory and NVE/ICHC policies, procedures, and compliance requirements.
  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement and Risk Management programs, including Peer Review and timely submission of Privileging documents.
  • Participates in emergency preparedness training, drills, and events within the clinic and throughout the community as needed.
  • Participates in meetings, trainings, classes, or functions required by ICHC.
  • Participates in community-wide health care activities such as health fairs, needs assessments, screening outreach, etc. as well as Native Village of Eyak outreach events which may be outside regular hours.
  • Responsible for understanding and following HIPAA and HITECH regulations; maintaining a high level of confidentiality and only accessing appropriate information needed to perform job duties.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Confidently demonstrates clinical proficiency in carrying out a range of healthcare services, procedures, and interventions.
  • Able to use independent judgement and initiative, communicating effectively and appropriately for the situation, including complex and unpredictable situations.
  • Demonstrates respect for differences in cultural and social responses to health and illness and incorporates health beliefs of the individual/community into treatment and management modalities.
  • Regularly use mental, oral, and written methods to complete work.
  • Regularly use fine motor skills at a heightened ability to perform procedures.
  • Proficient in the use of or ability to be trained in electronic medical records
  • Demonstrates professional maturity in all interactions with patients and staff.
  • Maintains a neat, clean, and professional appearance

Education and Experience:

  • Preferred 3 years of experience in a primary care setting, with additional background in acute/emergency care.
  • Advanced Practice Nurse or Nurse Practitioner Certification from an accredited organization.
  • Current Alaska licensure.
  • Current DEA license with special waiver to prescribe suboxone. Waiver can be obtained after hire.
  • Holds current Medical Examiner License or obtains within 6 months of hire.

Physical Requirements:

  • Typically move, bend and crouch during work hours to perform medical services.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Typically lifts 15 lbs. to coordinate work, occasionally assist in lifting patients more than 100 lbs.
  • Tasks routinely involve a potential for mucous membrane or skin contact exposure to blood, fluids, or tissue. Use of personal protective equipment (PPE), when appropriate, is required.

To Apply

Download and fill out an application Submit Electronically | Printable
Send your completed application to hr@eyak-nsn.gov or fax to (907)-424-7739. You may also attach your current resume, CV, and/or cover letter

Questions?
Email hr@eyak-nsn.gov or call Aniessa at (907)-424-7738.

The Native Village of Eyak follows P.L. 93-638 and gives preference for employment opportunities to qualified Alaska Native and Native American applicants.


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