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Yukon Kuskokwim Healthcare

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Job title: WELL CHILD-Immunization Coordinator and RN Case Manager Needed
Job location: Bethel, AK 99559 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/23/14
Job type: Full-Time
  • Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center
  • Job Classification

    Job Category:Case Management

    Job Description

    Job description:

    With Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you’ll serve the over 50 rural communities in the Yukon Delta Region who come to us for care. You’ll grow your skills and expertise in a challenging environment, and experience a community environment within a community that will embrace you as one of their own.

    Serving the people of Southwestern Alaska, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Hospital is a 50-bed general acute care medical facility. Fully accredited by JCAHO, services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging.

    Well Child/Immunization Coordinator
    Position Summary
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating YKHC EPSDT/Well Child and immunization activities with village and hospital services, YKHC referral departments, and other educational organizations in coordination of state and federal organizations.
  • Responsible for EPSDT/Immunization program design, development, management, quality assurance, evaluation and reporting. Track progress of EPSDT exams, referrals made, and referrals completed.
  • Collect, interpret, analyze and present data in various healthcare areas including performance measurements, clinical outcomes and costs and have knowledge in preparing datasets to be used for reporting and analysis.
  • Assist with training of Community Health Aides and Practitioners (CHA/Ps) in the delivery of EPSDT exams and immunizations at the village level.
  • Coordinate with CHAP Field Supervision to ensure the involvement of CHA/Ps in the regular delivery of EPSDT exams. Provide supervision of program case managers as well as ancillary staff.
  • Provide field supervision within scope of practice to CHA/Ps trained in performing EPSDT exams and administering immunizations.
  • Give presentations pertaining to the well child/immunization program.
  • Assist in village, hospital and external correspondence regarding immunizations.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal agencies and all contractual agreements.

    Well Child/Immunization Registered Nurse Case
    Position Summary:
  • Train Community Health Aides and Practitioners (CHA/Ps) in the delivery of Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment (EPSDT) exams and Immunizations at the village level.
  • Participate in the development, implementation, tracking, quality assurance and evaluation of the Immunization and EPSDT programs and their components.
  • Travel to the villages to provide on-site instruction and support to CHA/Ps trained in performing EPSDT exams and/or in giving immunizations.
  • Give presentations on Immunizations/EPSDT as appropriate.
  • Assist in the delivery of EPSDT and Immunization instruction during Health Aide training and CHA/P Continuing Medical Education (CME).
  • Job Requirements

    Education, training, experience:
    Well Child/Immunization Coordinator
    Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Prefer a Bachelor’s Degree in health sciences or Nursing and a Master’s Degree in Public Health or health administration and three years experience with progressive supervisory or staff management skills. Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis & Treatment (ESPDT)/Well Child/Immunization experience preferred.
  • Three years experience in a health promotion/health education field. Six months to a year of experience in supervisory and staff management. Preferred experience in the following: case management, RPMS/ database management, grant and budget management, working in a cross-cultural setting and/or rural Alaska setting, experience as a trainer or educator.
  • Must have computer experience and intermediate or above skills using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and Access). Must be adept with RPMS and its modules within 3 months of hire. Work in a typical office, hospital, and village clinic setting. Requires some travel to villages via small plane in sub-arctic conditions, moderate lifting of equipment, occasional long working hours.
  • Knowledge and experience with Pediatrics preferred. Prefer experience in case management, teaching, working in cross-cultural settings and knowledge of the Community Health Aide Program. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluent in English.
  • This position is responsible to supervise the vaccine distribution technician, administrative assistants and RN case managers. Must do yearly evaluations, 90-day evaluations, and must take disciplinary actions as needed. Must ensure all corporate policies and procedures are followed, and that all staff members have up-to-date employee files.Supervisory experience a plus. Will assist in direction of support staff. May direct staff in Community Health Aide Program Director’s absence

    Well Child/Immunization Registered Nurse Case
    Position Qualifications:
  • Diploma or AAS for RN, prefer BSN
  • 2 years of positive work history as RN.
  • Must have current licensure in State of Alaska
  • Current BLS , recommend ACLS and PALS
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