Employment Opportunities

Norton Sound Health Corporation – Nome, Alaska!

Director of Nursing – Long Term Care

 

NSHC is recruiting a Director of Nursing for our Long-Term Care Center! Work in our 18-bed, state-of-the-art facility in the uniquely rustic village setting of Nome. Immerse in the culture and share your passion for healthcare with the residents of the Bering Strait region! Visit our website at www.nortonsoundhealth.org/ and apply at Recruiter@nshcorp.org

 

Offerings:

  • $5000 hiring bonus
  • Competitive salaries
  • Work-life balance
  • Compensation packages w/ 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums

 

Job Description:

Manage the nursing and care provided to residents of the long-term care unit, provide patient- and family focused care, and direct assigned employees while demonstrating leadership through direction, motivation, training, assistance, performance evaluation and corrective action.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Perform leadership functions, including selection, scheduling, training, performance management and discipline. Instill passion in assigned staff for NSHC’s mission, vision, and values, paying particular attention to the maintenance of a safe and productive work environment
  • Demonstrate personal initiative and accountability while managing the department's budget. Forecast needs, allocate resources and/or take corrective action as necessary
  • Review and revise nursing standards and procedures and coordinate nursing care with other disciplines to integrate treatment programs
  • Plan and supervise patient care using assessments to identify problems
  • Manage nursing and support personnel assuring that appropriate continuing education is maintained and educate staff on an ongoing basis to facilitate performance improvement activities
  • Resolve emergency and problem situations as they occur
  • Maintain compliance and correct deficiencies with state surveys
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge:

All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.

 

Job-specific knowledge:

  • Compliance regulations (state, federal and organizational)
  • Minimum Data Set theory and practice

 

Job-specific skills and abilities:

 

  • Skill using Minimum Data Set Software
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to provide leadership to direct reports

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Alaska RN License, 4 yrs. RN exp. plus 1 year supervisory exp.
  • Master’s degree in nursing plus Alaska Dietitian License;
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • ServSafe Certification.
  • Must have both general and supervisory experience.

Norton Sound Health Corporation – Nome, Alaska!

Manager of Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Program

 

NSHC is recruiting a Manager of Women, Infant, and Children to join our team in a creative and positive work environment to make a difference in the lives of the people of the Bering Strait region!  Visit our website at www.nortonsoundhealth.org/ and apply at Recruiter@nshcorp.org

 

Offerings:

  • $5000 Hiring Bonus
  • Competitive salaries
  • Work-life balance
  • Compensation packages w/ employer-paid healthcare premiums

 

Job Description:

Oversee and maintain the operations of the WIC Program, providing leadership for nutrition and risk assessment for clients, determining eligibility for program services, collaborating with other NSHC departments and programs for internal referrals, and writing and securing continuation grant applications to maintain the NSHC WIC Program. Direct assigned employees, demonstrate leadership by providing work direction, motivation, training, assistance, performance evaluation, and corrective action.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Work with the RD/WIC Contractor, to implement the written office policies and procedures, prepare grants and maintain reporting
  • Provide direct client services, direct the analysis and determine risk according to state guidelines for participation in the WIC program and provide nutrition education and documentation on determined risk
  • Initiate clear client referral standards and coordinate referrals to other services within NSHC and other local agency providers as appropriate
  • Perform leadership functions including selection, scheduling, training, performance management, discipline and demonstrate understanding of and compliance with the organization’s policies, procedures, code of conduct, and work rules
  • Instill passion in assigned staff for NSHC’s mission, vision, and values, paying particular attention to the maintenance of a safe and productive work environment
  • Create a staff training outline and training schedule, review client files and identify corrections in risk assignment as needed, providing follow-up counseling and referrals where appropriate
  • Demonstrate personal initiative and accountability while overseeing the department’s budget, including forecasting needs, allocating resources, and taking corrective action as necessary

 

Required Knowledge:

All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.

 

Job-specific knowledge is listed below:

  • Knowledge of program management skills, supervision and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of state and federal WIC program standards and requirements
  • Knowledge, understanding and competency in USDA and State WIC requirements, including specifically:
    • ​Certification in Participaint-Centered Education (PCE) and Participant-Centered Services (PCS);
    • Nutrition assessment, nutrition education and counseling, and risk assignment;
    • Issuance of WIC benefits

 

Job-specific skills and abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Program management skills
  • Grant writing skills and grant management skills

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • State of Alaska Licensed Dietitian, or equivalent training education or experience (Registered Dietitian, RN or PA). 
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, nutrition, or related field.
  • 3 yrs. experience in nutrition education and counseling services, WIC program services, grant writing, social services program management, and service delivery in a cross-cultural and/or socio-economically diverse settings.
  • Plus 3 yrs. supervisory exp.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Municipality of Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Dietitian (Public Health Dietitian)

 

Salary:

$28.14-35.99 hourly

$2,251.20-$2879.20 biweekly

$4877.60-$6238.27 monthly

$58,531.20-$74,859.20 annually

 

Opening Date: 02/15/18

Closing Date: 3/13/18

 

Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee. 

This position is represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA. If the person selected is not affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association, he or she must become a member in good standing within thirty-one (31) days of beginning work.

DEPARTMENT: Health & Human Services
LOCATION: 825 L Street & Satellite Clinics
HOURS OF WORK: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

Provide nutrition education, high risk individual nutrition counseling, and eligibility certification for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clients. Develop and facilitate nutrition education discussion groups for WIC eligible clients. Maintain current and complete client records according to the State of Alaska and Municipality Of Anchorage (MOA) WIC policies and procedures. Participate in outreach activities. Provide leadership and direction for the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Dietetic Interns during their WIC rotation at the MOA. Provide guidance in clinic operations in the absence of Program Managers. Perform other related duties as assigned or required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS / SUBSTITUTIONS / PREFERENCES

Bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics, or a related field; and one (1) year experience in dietetic or nutritional services.

 

All applicants must possess or obtain:

  • Current certification as either a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration or equivalent at time of application. Note: Current certification MUST be attached to the application in order to be considered.
  • Valid State of Alaska Driver's License at time of hire.
  • Current State of Alaska Dietitian or Nutritionist license within 30 days of hire.
  • Current American Red Cross/American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR) or equivalent within 90 days of hire.

Apply Online here

Barlett Regional Hospital-Juneau, Alaska

Registered Dietitian

 

Come work at Bartlett Regional Hospital in beautiful Juneau, Alaska!

Bartlett offers a generous relocation package including housing.  Check out Bartlett's amazing benefits here!

 

JOB SUMMARY - Registered Dietitian:

Department: Food & Nutrition Services         

Reports To: Food and Nutrition Services Director

 

This position is responsible for the application of the Nutrition Care Process, including completion of the nutrition assessments, determination of the nutrition diagnosis, development and implementation of nutrition interventions and monitoring and evaluation of the patent's progress. This position is also responsible for care planning, educating and counseling patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Additionally, this position provides: accurate, effective, and evidence-based nutrition information to all customers, nutrition expertise as a part of a multidisciplinary team, and communication between dietary and nursing departments and the patient. This position performs duties in compliance with all pertinent regulatory standards and agencies.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into this classification)

  • Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics
  • License(s):  Current Licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Alaska. Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
  • Certification(s):  Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider, CPR within 60 days of hire. Completion of the RDN order writing competency exam within 60 days of hire. 
  • Experience:  Minimum of one year work experience in the field of nutrition, experience in an acute care setting is preferred.
  • Experience Substitution:  Additional education above Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics may be substitute for the one year of work experience in the field of Nutrition, ie: Master's Degree

Our C.A.R.E. Values:

Courtesy: We act in a positive, professional and considerate manner, recognizing the impact of our actions on the care of our patients and the creation of a supportive work environment.
Accountability: We take responsibility for our actions and their collective outcomes, working as an effective, committed and cooperative team.
Respect: We treat everyone with fairness and dignity by honoring diversity and promoting an atmosphere of trust and cooperation. We listen to others, valuing their skills, ideas, and opinions.
Excellence: We choose to do our best and work with a commitment to continuous improvement. We provide high-quality, professional healthcare to meet the changing needs of our community and region.

 

About Bartlett Regional Hospital

Bartlett Regional Hospital is the largest hospital in Southeast Alaska, providing comprehensive health care services, with 73 acute care beds, 16 alcohol recovery beds and 74 physicians on active staff. We are the heart of an area with several community healthcare facilities just off Egan Drive in Juneau, Alaska’s capital. As the mainstay healthcare resource in our community, we operate on our C.A.R.E. values of Courtesy, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our services include emergency care, surgical, critical care, obstetrics, general medical, diagnostic imaging (mammography, CT, MRI, ultrasound and radiology), laboratory, chemo/infusion therapy, oncology, hematology, physical/occupational/speech therapy, mental health inpatient treatment, outpatient psychiatric, chemical dependency residential and outpatient treatment, and sleep studies. In addition to Juneau, Douglas, we serve Yakutat, Skagway, Haines, Sitka, Hoonah and Angoon as well as other Southeast and Alaskan communities. The primary and secondary service area has a combined population of 58,000. BRH is a not-for-profit hospital operated as an entity of the City and Borough of Juneau with a Board responsible for the economic viability and management oversight of medical operational issues. Our hospital has a history of financial stability and net revenue is budgeted at $98 million for the upcoming fiscal year. Our benefit package is strongly competitive and our generous paid leave program is one of the best in the Pacific Northwest. Bartlett participates in the City & Borough of Juneau self-insured medical program which provides for a three tier choice for employees and their families. In addition, Bartlett participates in the State of Alaska Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) as we are considered a government entity with the City and Borough of Juneau. 

 

Hospital Requirements: Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean. Wears identification while on duty. Complies with state and federal laws for employee health requirements, such as TB testing and other requirements (see Employee Health Policy for specific requirements).For specific physical demands of the position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion environment, see attached Description of Physical Demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

**Practice Notice: Starting in 2017, Bartlett Regional Hospital may require pre-employment drug testing for all new hires and re-hires who have received a conditional offer of employment**

 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills, required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. 

Barlett Regional Hospital-Juneau, Alaska

Director-Food and Nutrition

 

Come work at Bartlett Regional Hospital in beautiful Juneau, Alaska!

Bartlett offers a generous relocation package including housing.  Check out Bartlett's amazing benefits here!

 

JOB SUMMARY - Director - Food & Nutrition:

Department: Food & Nutrition Services          Reports To: Chief Clinical Officer

The Director of the Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) plans and directs all aspects of operation for the FNS Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing our facility.  The Director supervises the Dietitians and Food Service Manager. The position ensures nutritional adequacy and regulatory compliance of menus and medical nutrition therapy services.  Responsible for providing clinical care in the inpatient and outpatient setting.

 

Pay: $3675.20+  /Bi-Weekly/ DOE

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (The following are minimal qualifications necessary for entry into this classification)

  • Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics or closely related field.
  • License(s)/ Certification(s): Current Licensure as a Dietitian in the State of Alaska Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) 
  • Experience:  Three years of experience as a dietitian with at least one year in a supervisory capacity and included collaboration, training, and process improvement for food services delivery for an acute care hospital or health care agency.

Our C.A.R.E. Values:

Courtesy: We act in a positive, professional and considerate manner, recognizing the impact of our actions on the care of our patients and the creation of a supportive work environment.
Accountability: We take responsibility for our actions and their collective outcomes, working as an effective, committed and cooperative team.
Respect: We treat everyone with fairness and dignity by honoring diversity and promoting an atmosphere of trust and cooperation. We listen to others, valuing their skills, ideas, and opinions.
Excellence: We choose to do our best and work with a commitment to continuous improvement. We provide high-quality, professional healthcare to meet the changing needs of our community and region.

 

About Bartlett Regional Hospital

Bartlett Regional Hospital is the largest hospital in Southeast Alaska, providing comprehensive health care services, with 73 acute care beds, 16 alcohol recovery beds and 74 physicians on active staff. We are the heart of an area with several community healthcare facilities just off Egan Drive in Juneau, Alaska’s capital. As the mainstay healthcare resource in our community, we operate on our C.A.R.E. values of Courtesy, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our services include emergency care, surgical, critical care, obstetrics, general medical, diagnostic imaging (mammography, CT, MRI, ultrasound and radiology), laboratory, chemo/infusion therapy, oncology, hematology, physical/occupational/speech therapy, mental health inpatient treatment, outpatient psychiatric, chemical dependency residential and outpatient treatment, and sleep studies. In addition to Juneau, Douglas, we serve Yakutat, Skagway, Haines, Sitka, Hoonah and Angoon as well as other Southeast and Alaskan communities. The primary and secondary service area has a combined population of 58,000. BRH is a not-for-profit hospital operated as an entity of the City and Borough of Juneau with a Board responsible for the economic viability and management oversight of medical operational issues. Our hospital has a history of financial stability and net revenue is budgeted at $98 million for the upcoming fiscal year. Our benefit package is strongly competitive and our generous paid leave program is one of the best in the Pacific Northwest. Bartlett participates in the City & Borough of Juneau self-insured medical program which provides for a three tier choice for employees and their families. In addition, Bartlett participates in the State of Alaska Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) as we are considered a government entity with the City and Borough of Juneau. 

 

Hospital Requirements: Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean. Wears identification while on duty. Complies with state and federal laws for employee health requirements, such as TB testing and other requirements (see Employee Health Policy for specific requirements).For specific physical demands of the position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion environment, see attached Description of Physical Demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

**Practice Notice: Starting in 2017, Bartlett Regional Hospital may require pre-employment drug testing for all new hires and re-hires who have received a conditional offer of employment**

 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills, required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. 

South Peninsula Hospital – Homer, Alaska

Clinical Dietitian

  

APPLY ONLINE:
Please visit our website and apply online at: http://jobs.sphosp.org

 

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for providing medical nutrition therapy to hospitalized patients, long term care residents and outpatients.  The Clinical Dietitian assists the Nutrition Services Manager with menu planning for both patient and cafeteria menus as well as assists with quality improvement/risk management program development and monitoring. 


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree from an accredited institution with a major in food science, nutrition or foodservice administration.
Must be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and licensed within the State of Alaska. Certified Diabetes Educator a plus.
Must be a member of the Academy of Nutritionists and Dietitians. 
Must maintain a current Basic Life Safety (BLS) Certification. Should be obtained within 30 days of hire.
Must have excellent oral and written communication  abilities as well as good listening skills
Must have the expertise to work with patients with diabetes and other conditions requiring medical nutrition therapy.
Collaborates with medical staff, nursing services, pharmacy services, social work services, etc. to plan and implement patient care as necessary in meeting the nutritional needs of the patients.  Documents appropriate nutrition information in patient/resident medical records.
Must work flexible schedule to accommodate classes, care conferences, and physician’s schedule.

 

BENEFITS OFFERINGS:

Health
Vision
Dental
Retirement Plans
Generous PTO
Sick time
HRA & FSA
Health & Wellness program reimbursements
Life Insurance
AD&D
7 Paid Holidays

 

ABOUT SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL & HOMER, ALASKA:

South Peninsula Hospital is a 22-bed critical access hospital with an attached 28-bed long-term care facility. We provide state-of-the-art technology and equipment, and are proud to have a staff of over 430.

Included in our active medical staff are specialists in ophthalmology, psychiatry, orthopedics, anesthesiology, radiology and emergency medicine as well as our family practice doctors and general surgeons. We also have courtesy, consulting and allied staff including midwifery, cardiology, urology, otolaryngology, oncology, dentistry and pathology.

Homer, Alaska is nestled on the shores of the beautiful Kachemak Bay on the Kenai Peninsula.  A quaint town that offers breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife.  It has something for everyone:  adventure, culture, scenery and even a little bit of solitude.

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