Organization: Tanana Chiefs Conference
Location: Fairbanks, AK
Date Job Posted: February 23, 2023
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The Tanana Chiefs Conference provides world class health services to Alaska Natives and American Indians, as well as many non-beneficiaries, in 42 villages across the river systems of the Interior. This 235,000 square mile region is the home of the Tanana Chiefs Conference and is a paradise for those who love outdoor activities. If you are looking for a challenge and want to have a positive impact on the health and wellness of Alaska Natives and American Indians then this is the position for you. The Tanana Chiefs Conference provides a wide array of services in multiple facilities with our main location being the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center--an award winning cultural super clinic located in Fairbanks--Interior Alaska's urban hub. The Fairbanks based clinic is itself a hub that serves the larger mission of supporting health and wellness to Indian Health Service beneficiaries including an Ambulatory Surgery Center, Ophthalmology, Audiology, Urgent Care, Hematology/Oncology Services, Dental Clinic, Imaging and a host of other services.
Job incumbent focuses on the use of alternative medicine with the intention of treating musculoskeletal system complications. These medical treatments are done through various forms of spinal manipulation, which helps to alleviate pain and other related symptoms.
Adhere to the TCC Ch'eghwtsen' model of service and guiding principle which requires providing timely and effective service along with the ability to interact with others in a way that inspires trust and demonstrates respect, compassion and empathy.
Essential Functions: This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbent(s).
Representative Duties: Under the direct supervision of Physical Therapy Supervisor job incumbent will:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Supervision: This position does not supervise staff.
Physical demands: Position requires standing, bending, lifting, stretching, twisting, reaching, pulling, and pushing when providing physical therapy services. Work is conducted in a clinical environment, in which exposure to contagious disease and to biohazard materials may occur. May deal with highly emotionally or disturbed patients. Must be able to work effectively in a busy, sometimes stressful environment. Some travel is required via small and large aircraft.
Summary: Patients served are Alaska Natives/American Indians, so cultural sensitivity should be exercised. Position requires innovation, ability to envision how to change processes and procedures to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
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