Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital



Image result for samuel simmonds memorial hospitalThe new hospital, at 109,000 square feet, opened in September 2013. It is a two-story structure with interior design features that integrate Native elements from the Arctic Slope region. All hospital services are located on a single campus. Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital serves the villages of Atqasuk, Kaktovik, Nuiqsut, Point Lay, Utqiagvik, and Wainwright.

 

Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital is a licensed 14-bed critical access hospital, also certified as a Level IV Trauma Center and features:

  • 14 outpatient exam rooms
  • Ten single inpatient rooms, including two labor and delivery rooms
  • Four emergency beds
  • Physical therapy
  • CAT scan

 

We also provide specialty outpatient clinics and services:

  • Arthritis
  • Audiology
  • Cardiology
  • Diabetes
  • Ear, nose, and throat
  • Gynecology
  • Hepatitis
  • Neurology
  • Ophtalmolgy
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Podiatry
  • Surgery
  • Sleep

 

2017 By the Numbers:

  • 12,609 Primary Care Visits
  • 26,322 Dental Procedures
  • 3,556 CAT Scans
  • 63 Specialty Clinics Offered
  • 1,080 Ultrasounds 
  • 227 Mammograms for Breast Cancer Screenings
  •  31 Babies Delivered
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 12, 2020
Perform HR Generalist duties and provide specialized operational and administrative support to the Human Resources Department. This position provides expertise on all aspects of a generalist roll from recruiting, onboarding, employee relations, benefits administration, regulatory and compliance, and HR analytics. The position requires multi-tasking and the ability to work independently under time-sensitive deadlines while remaining customer service driven and a supportive team member. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Job Functions: •Complete all work in accordance with federal and state regulations, Joint Commission standards, grant requirements, and internal personnel policies. •Work with the HR Director and assist with all aspects of Human Resources to include, but not limited to: employee relations, benefits, onboarding, personnel requisition, advertising, sourcing, pre-employment background checks, candidate screening, and selection. •Review and verify incoming and outgoing documentation for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with established policies and procedures. •Maintain manual filing systems and personnel files. •Assist with job interviewing schedules for all job vacancies. •Coordinate employee orientation, enrollment, adjustments, inquiries, problem resolution, and policy review. •Responsible for onboarding of new employees; responsible to ensure accuracy and completion of all required paperwork; and generate employee identification badges. •Coordinate Workers’ Compensation: responsible to ensure accuracy and completion of all required reports, applications, certification, monitoring, inquiries, problem resolution, and return to work coordination. •Provide routine individual and agency-generated employment verification and other paperwork required by the Department of Labor and other agencies. •Prepare documents and composes routine correspondence, as required, on specific policy and procedural issues. •Gather information, conduct basic data analysis, and assists in the development of reports. •Assist in the development and facilitation of staff training and cultural orientation. •Assist with maintenance of employee and compliance files. •Serve as a backup to all HR Generalist positions and may specialize in other functional areas of the department. •Responsible for training co-workers as needed. •Assists with benefits inquires and required paperwork. •Collaborates and supports other team members to accomplish overall HR functions and goals. •Performs all duties as assigned Education and Experience: •Associate’s Degree (AA) in Human Resource Management, Business, Public Administration, Management, or Administrative Professional or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; preferred. •Three- five years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 10, 2020
Assist the Director with running the Revenue Cycle which includes registration, outreach and enrollment, billing, coding, utilization review, medical records, and scanning. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and Experience: •Associates Degree in Health Information Technology or related field preferred. •Bachelor’s Degree in similar field preferred. •Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification and training preferred. •Minimum one-year experience with any revenue cycle department or accounting department required. Certification and Licensure: •Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) preferred. Essential Job Functions: •Understand and provide support for registration and outreach functions to help grow the positions and audits. •Act as the Privacy Officer and conduct audits of HIPAA violations. •Understand and provide support for the HIPAA and coding functions and support areas as needed. •Understand and provide support for billing and collections. •Work cooperatively with the implementation of Electronic Health Records and maintain operational use and management of the system. •Responsible for keeping national certifications current. Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: •Proficiency in reading handwriting of providers. •Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing with various health care providers. •Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member. •Ability to analyze and evaluate material and solve problems. •Must be self-motivated and detail oriented. •Knowledge of health care delivery systems and the role of the Revenue Cycle Department in ensuring its effectiveness and efficiency. •Knowledge of federal and state laws governing medical records and knowledge of joint commission standards applicable to the department. •Working knowledge of Revenue Cycle practices and procedures. •Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural environment. •Proficient computer skills utilizing RPMS and word processing programs. Computer Skills: •Proficient computer skills for data entry. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 Email- applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 10, 2020
The job of a Janitor involves maintaining a designated area and performing heavy cleaning duties, such as removing trash, washing glass, walls and doors, sweeping & mopping floors, and shampooing rugs, performing routine maintenance activities, and keeping indoor and outdoor surroundings of a building clean and orderly. Qualifications: •To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. •The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. •Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education: High School diploma or general education degree (GED). Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: •Knowledge of cleaning products, procedures and equipment, organization skills, time-management and interpersonal skills. He/she should also be patient, detail-oriented and physically fit. •Cleaning building floors, gathering and emptying trash, cleaning and re-stocking restrooms, polishing furniture, cleaning windows; moving heavy equipment and furniture and snow removal. •Ability to regularly lift or move up to 50 pounds. •Additional duties as assigned. •Follow all safety standards, including OSHA and other regulatory entities. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Under the general supervision of the assigned supervisor, performs a variety of semi-skilled construction, maintenance, modification and repair activities in assigned maintenance operations areas which may include carpentry, plumbing and electrical repairs at residential and service facilities and grounds work; and performs related work as required. Work includes both inside and outside activities, climbing, bending, and lifting up to 70+ pounds, working at heights and in confined spaces. Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications: This is a semi-skilled level position and employee must be able to perform a wide variety of repairs and work to ensure that ASNA facilities and residential properties are maintained in a safe and effective working condition. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements, work environment, physical demands, and preferences listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. 1.Experience in a computerized office setting with familiarity with MS Office programs such as Excel, Access, Word and MS Project; Windows Operating System; Internet and related programs. Ability to learn programs and take training for job specific computer programs. 2.Reasoning skills to include ability to solve practical problems where only limited information exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. 3.Must demonstrate a stable work history. Certification/Licensure: •Valid Alaska Driver’s License that meets ASNA insurance criteria. Education & Experience: 1.High School Graduate, or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) 2.Four years’ work experience with carpentry, mechanics, electrical, and plumbing. 3.While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather, extreme cold, wet or humid conditions. The noise level is usually moderate. 4.One to two years of supervisory experience preferred. Essential Job Functions •Performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance activities depending upon area of assignment including performing basic trade activities such as electrical, plumbing and carpentry work. •Maintains and repairs HVAC, Plumbing, electrical and security systems. This position will not perform electrical or plumbing work which requires the skills of a licensed professional. •Snow and Ice removal. •Maintains and repairs physical structures as needed. •Uses power tools and other equipment to perform basic carpentry, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing and/or other repairs and maintenance. •Inspects facilities, equipment and grounds for necessary repairs, improvements, or preventative maintenance. •Maintains accurate records and inventory control/Receiving reports. •Performs janitorial duties on the grounds and in facilities as assigned. •Communicates changes and progress, respond promptly to customer needs; meet commitments. •Prepares written reports. •While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to walk, climb or balance; kneel; crawl talk and hear. Vision abilities include close, distance color, peripheral and depth. •Observes ASNA safety standards and regulations, policies and procedures. •Maintains complete confidentiality of all information obtained through professional and client interactions. •Reads and interprets (understands) manufactures literature and speciation’s. •Works a variety of shifts, including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call when required. •Performs other duties as assigned. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 Applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Perform routine tests in medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education & Experience •Associates degree or postsecondary education certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology •Two years of related work experience in hospital or laboratory setting (preferred) Essential Job Functions •Conduct quantitative and qualitative clinical chemical analysis of body fluids such as blood, urine, and spinal fluid •Analyze blood samples for transfusion and hematological purposes; such as cellular morphology, white cell differentials, blood typing, antibody screens, compatibility testing, etc. •Perform instrument and lab maintenance tasks on equipment utilized in the laboratory •Ability to accurately log and review patient testing results in patients’ medical records •Proficiency in Patient specimen collection following established policies and protocols •Positive patient interaction and identification •Proficient oral, written, and clerical skills •Ability to accurately enter data into computer system •Willingness to learn and capability to perform tasks required •Proactive use of time •Performance of clerical duties •Assisting with inventory requirements •Preparation and processing of specimens •Provide orientation and instruction to employees on general laboratory functions and techniques. •Assist the Laboratory Manager in quality-assurance activities to meet the needs of the institution. •Maintenance of confidentiality in accordance to hospital policy Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: •Professional knowledge of medical technology concepts and principles •Basic understanding of quality control, preventative maintenance, and quality assurance requirements •Positive problem solving and interpersonal skills •Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment •Proficiency in Patient specimen collection following established policies and protocols •Proficient oral, written, clerical, and analytical skills •Ability to accurately enter data into computer system •Willingness to learn and capability to perform tasks required •Proactive use of time Certification/Licensure •ASCP certification or equivalent nationally recognized Medical (Laboratory) Technologist certification Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Temporary On-Job-Training Position: hire trains to perform general assistance in provision of all aspects of chairside clinical dentistry, performs instrument sterilization, and dental equipment maintenance. Training length is variable, but typically takes 2-4 months depending on hire’s aptitude to learning necessary duties and skills. Upon successful completion of training candidate may become eligible for a full time permanent position. Essential Job Functions Receive and prepare the patient for dental work. Obtain and record patient vitals. Assist the Dental Program Assistants with patient data entry for the Dentrix system. When needed schedule appointments for patients and assist in appointment confirmation. Record information related to the medical history of the patient and verbally informs the doctor if the patient has a medical problem, drug allergy, or high blood pressure. Route patient’s within the facility for medical tests and services if indicated. Maintain and sterilize dental instrumentation and equipment following CDC Standards for Dental Infection Control Maintain the logbooks for the Attest biological test for the autoclaves, morning, end-of-day, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual To-Do lists. Instruct patients on post-operative care and expectations, review procedural consent forms with patients. Perform dental radiography process including ability to take a full mouth series, panorex, bitewings, etc. Provide oral hygiene instruction for adult and pediatric patients, disclose patients, perform coronal polishing as requested. Perform as clinical chairside dental assistant in delivery of 4-handed dental patient care for preventative, operative, prosthetic and oral surgery procedures. Apply Fluoride treatment. Assist and accompany the Dentist and/or Dental Program Assistant to the schools to provide dental prevention services and for school educational programs. Maintain inventory of supplies, pack and manage the dental field equipment and supplies for SSMH clinic and villages. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requirements: •High School Diploma or GED completion •Must be 18 years of age or older •Current CPR Certification or willingness to become certified. Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The dental assistant should become familiar with common dental procedures such as amalgam, composite, endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, crown and bridge. Patient safety, confidentiality, and customer service in relation to dental care. •Knowledge of dental charting; knowledge of confidentiality requirements regarding medical/dental records. •Knowledge of topical fluoride administration. •Knowledge of Dental Aseptic Technique. •Ability to be dependable and punctual. •Ability to travel with dental providers to villages to render dental care as needed. Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Schedules appointments, reminder telephone calls, direct patient inquiries, and ensure patient confidentiality Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and Experience: •High school diploma or general education degree (GED) •Six months to one year of related experience required. •Computer literacy required. Essential Job Functions •Greets all Patients entering the Hospital promptly and courteously. •Checks Patients in for appointments, notifies clinic •Checks in Walk in patients, notifies Registration •Assist patients in completing and updating any necessary forms Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities •Effective verbal and written communication skills. •Good problem-solving skills, interpersonal skills, and analytical skills. •Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, patients, and other employees of the organization. •Interact professionally with clients and co-workers and ensure patient confidentiality. •Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural environment. •Ability to write simple correspondence. •Proficient computer skills utilizing RPMS, word processing programs and Microsoft Excel. •Proficient skills in the use of computers including data entry. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 Applications may be submitted to: applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for bringing Pre-Maternal Home into operation (Pre-Maternal Home serves clients of the Medical Travel and Funeral Assistance Program). Coordinate operations of the home and provide other supportive services as needed. This is a sleep-in position in a 24-hour facility supporting expectant mothers. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education: •High school diploma or general education degree (GED). •To obtain a valid Alaska Driver’s License within 30 days. •Must obtain First Aid/CPR certification within six months of employment. Essential Job Functions: •Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the Pre-Maternal Home. •Ensure the terms and conditions of occupancy are adhered. •Help implement, and manage scheduling, booking, and housekeeping procedures. •Assure that all residents adhere to facility policies and procedures. •Assist in the mediation of conflicts and ensure all issues are resolved properly. •Report needed repairs and maintenance to supervisor. •Maintain inventory of supplies and prepare supply orders. •Complete shopping and submit purchase orders in ASNA’s electronic financial system. •Maintain flexible work hours. •Maintain office in Pre-maternal Home with expectant mothers. •May not leave when clients are in residence at the home. •May sleep after clients turn in for the night. •Perform other job related duties as assigned. •Maintain strict client confidentiality. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd.: Exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law Is committed to maintaining a drug free, smoke free workplace
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Under the direction of the Director of Quality, lead and direct process improvement activities that provide more efficient, safer, and streamlined workflow in Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital [SSMH]. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education: •Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration or other healthcare related field required. •Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Master’s in other healthcare field preferred. •Two or more years recent work experience in Joint Commission preparation, quality improvement, and risk management. •Five or more years recent work experience in direct patient care services, and two or more years in Quality Improvement preferred. Essential Job Functions •Report to the Director of Quality and organizational leadership on results of improvement efforts and ongoing performance measures of clinical processes within SSMH. •Develop strategic plans for the health care improvement function within SSMH in collaboration with the Director of Quality, Administration, and Clinical Leaders. •Ensure the appropriate utilization of the hospital’s resources. •Lead and direct the work of others. •Perform a variety of tasks and other duties as assigned. •At least every 18 months, the critical access hospital selects one high-risk process and conducts a proactive risk assessment. In coordination with the Director of Quality, the Quality & Compliance Risk Analyst will be responsible to follow through with the project(s) and will be the key contact throughout the course of the project(s). Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: •Knowledge of basic components of quality management, process improvement, and the ability to lead change in process improvement. •Knowledge of basic components of infection control and risk management. •Ability to prepare quality improvement reports for the Director of Quality, hospital administration, medical staff, and the Governing Body. •Requisite knowledge or professional nursing principles, practices and procedures as they apply to all age groups with the ability to provide advice and guidance to staff members. •Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations and Joint Commission standards applicable to all services provided within SSMH. •Effective management skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, analytical skills, organizational skills and math/budgeting skills. •Express excellent judgment, discretion and decision-making. •Maintain a sensitive, fair, and impartial approach to dealing with others. •Demonstrate ability to communicate and write accurately, clearly and concisely; excellent presentation skills. •Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple assignments, balance priorities, and make decisions quickly; deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. •Support ASNA’s mission and goals; follow all policies and procedures. •Conduct thorough and credible root cause analyses in response to sentinel events. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law. Commission Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service are eligible to apply.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Coordinates and manages ASNA wide database systems, hardware and software and provides programming support for existing and custom applications. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education & Experience: •Associates degree (or equivalent credit hours) in Computer Science, Information Technology or Management Information Systems or related field of study, OR Three years of work experience in an IT environment. •Two years of work experience with Microsoft Operating Systems; •Two years of work experience with Electronic Medical Records systems, IBM software systems; Computer/General Office Skills •Proficient in the following computer applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and E-mail. Ability to type, with no errors, 50 wpm. Essential Job Functions: •Coordinate and advise in all areas of software operations. •Assist the IT Administrator in all areas of system and data management including •Operating system installation, maintenance, upgrades and documentation. •Systems tuning. Systems software and hardware evaluation. •Hardware installation, maintenance and upgrades. •Performs the implementation of application software installation and upgrades. •Provide end user training on all software applications. •Evaluate data accuracy to help end-users determine data entry errors. •Maintain the security and reliability of the software and hardware. •Participate in department team efforts including day-to-day operations planning. •Maintain all skills necessary for performance of assigned duties including: Systems operations and tuning, second level problem identification and resolution. •Maintain an effective working relationship with all departments. •Travel as required. •Perform other duties as assigned. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Provide accurate, safe, efficient and cost effective pharmaceutical care to the patients of Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital and retail consumers. There is the potential to be a permanent hire within 2-3 months. Qualifications: 1.A Bachelors degree in Pharmacy required, an advanced degree (Pharm D. or M.S.) preferred. 2.Completion of a residency with a minimum of two years post-graduate clinical practice experience or equivalency in retail and inpatient pharmacy preferred. 3.An Advanced Cardiac Life Support card, and active membership in both state and national pharmacy organizations are preferred. 4.The State Board of Pharmacy requires two years of experience as a Licensed Pharmacist to become a Preceptor. Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1.Knowledge of current pharmaceuticals and dosages appropriate for geriatric, adult, adolescent, pediatric, infant and neonatal patients. 2.Ability to convey age-specific information sufficient to provide adequate instructions to patients or parents and guardians of dependent patients regarding prescriptions. 3.Knowledge of state and federal pharmacy laws; knowledge of Joint Commission Standards applicable to pharmacy operations. 4.Demonstrated proficiency in the following areas: customer service, problem-solving, and effective communication. 5.Proficient skills in the use of computers and office procedures. Familiarity with RPMS, ScriptPro, EXCEL and Microsoft Word preferred Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital qualifies for IHS loan repayment Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Provide comprehensive general dental care to North Slope residents of all ages (pediatric to geriatric), remote village travel to provide dental care, and coverage for village “radio traffic”. Qualifications: •Doctoral degree, or equivalent, from a CODA accredited college, university, GPR program in Dentistry. •Dentist has and will maintain a current unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the State of Alaska or another State of the U.S.A. •Current CPR Card, NPI and DEA registration •Four years of clinical experience in practicing Dentistry preferred •Prior experience in a hospital based or Tribal/I.H.S./FQHC dental environment preferred Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: •The Dentist should be familiar with all phases of Dentistry and be comfortable providing comprehensive dental care for both children and adults. •Knowledge of local anesthetics and dental pharmaceuticals. •Knowledge of standard dental clinic operations, infection control, sterilization practices, and delivery of care assistance of dental assistants and dental hygienists. •Demonstrate organizational skills with attention to detail. •Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. •Demonstrate professionalism, consideration and confidentially towards others. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Negotiated Daily Rate/DOE Department: Dental Clinic Monday-Friday 8:00 - 5:00pm, after Location: SSMH hours and on-call     Provide comprehensive general dental care to North Slope residents of all ages (pediatric to geriatric), remote village travel to provide dental care, coverage for village “radio traffic”, and “dental afterhours call”. Qualifications: •Doctoral degree (DDS/DMD) from a CODA accredited college, university, or GPR program in Dentistry •Dentist has and will maintain a current unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the State of Alaska or another State of the U.S.A. •Current CPR Card, NPI and DEA registration •Four years of clinical experience in practicing Dentistry preferred •Prior experience in a hospital based or Tribal/I.H.S./FQHC dental environment preferred Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • The Dentist should be familiar with all phases of Dentistry and be comfortable providing comprehensive dental care for both children and adults. • Knowledge of local anesthetics and dental pharmaceuticals. • Knowledge of standard dental clinic operations, infection control, sterilization practices, and delivery of care with assistance of dental assistants and dental hygienists. • Demonstrate organizational skills with attention to detail. • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. • Demonstrate professionalism, consideration and confidentiality towards others. • Certification/Licensure • Valid unrestricted state dental license. • Valid DEA and NPI registration. • Current CPR Card. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 1232 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Perform routine tests in medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease and assist Laboratory Manager with quality assurance and instrument maintenance activities. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Job Functions •Conduct quantitative and qualitative clinical chemical analysis of body fluids such as blood, urine, and spinal fluid •Analyze blood samples for transfusion and hematological purposes; such as cellular morphology, white cell differentials, blood typing, antibody screens, compatibility testing, etc. •Evaluate Microbiological specimens to identify and perform susceptibility testing on Microorganisms •Perform instrument and lab maintenance tasks on equipment utilized in the laboratory •Ability to accurately log and review patient testing results in patients’ medical records •Proficiency in Patient specimen collection following established policies and protocols •Positive patient interaction and identification •Proficient oral, written, and clerical skills •Ability to accurately enter data into computer system •Willingness and capability to perform tasks required •Proactive use of time •Preparation and processing of specimens •Maintenance of confidentiality in accordance to hospital policy •Recognize, analyze, and take corrective actions to resolve instrument/clinical problems •Assist the Laboratory Manager in quality-assurance activities, Quality Control Review, and staff training •Assist the Laboratory Manager in inventory control, requisition of supplies, and contribute to general laboratory functions to meet institutional needs Education: •Successful completion of a Baccalaureate Degree Program in Medical Technology preferred •Minimum of two-years generalist work experience in high complexity testing Certification/Licensure: •ASCP certification or equivalent nationally recognized Medical Technology certification Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: •Professional knowledge of medical technology concepts and principles •Basic understanding of quality control, preventative maintenance, and quality assurance requirements •Positive problem solving and interpersonal skills •Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment •Proficiency in Patient specimen collection following established policies and protocols •Proficient oral, written, clerical, and analytical skills •Ability to accurately enter data into computer system •Willingness to learn and capability to perform tasks required Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Billing and collecting on patient accounts receivables. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential Job Functions: •Medical, Dental, or Vision Billing •Collection on open A/R accounts •Working Knowledge of Insurance Rules and Regulations, both private and government •Daily interaction with insurance companies and patients regarding open balances •Billing reconciliation with both insurance and patients •Other duties as assigned Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: •Effective verbal and written communication skills. •Good problem-solving skills, interpersonal skills, and analytical skills. •Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, patients, and other employees of the organization. •Interact professionally with clients and co-workers and ensure patient confidentiality. •Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural environment. •Ability to write simple correspondence. •Proficient computer skills utilizing RPMS, word processing programs and Microsoft Excel. •Proficient skills in the use of computers including data entry. Education & Experience •High School diploma or general education degree (GED). •One year to two years of related experience or training required. •Coding/Billing Certificate preferred or willingness to obtain within one year of employment. Computer Skills: RPMS or similar programs preferred. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
As a member of the person centered team, the Elder Care Specialist supports elders in meeting their life goals as directed by the elder receiving support. The Elder Care Specialist explores and develops community inclusion opportunities and assists elders in participating in those activities. The Elder Care Specialist is responsible to the person receiving support, their team and the agency. The Elder Care Specialist maintains loyalty to the organization, its beliefs, values, mission, vision and expectations and to the recipients of services. Education& Experience Must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or a G.E.D.. Experience working with elders who experience development disabilities or as a nurse's aide preferred Possess a valid Alaska driver's license and the ability to safely operate agency vehicles when needed. Must maintain strict patient confidentiality and adhere to the standards for behavioral health recordkeeping and HIPAA requirements, REQUIRED. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Ability to lift 50 pounds from a squat and kneel position on the floor. Ability to follow oral and written instructions, meet deadlines, follow schedules and work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form and maintain a positive attitude with persons receiving support, parents/ guardians, other staff and professionals, and the public. Ability to perform job duties with an emphasis on accident prevention. Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm and professional manner. Ability to complete all required state, agency and team training at the time of employment and. annually thereafter. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information, and to perform assignments with integrity and discretion. Ability to effectively advocate for individual interests while dealing with agency personnel, other human service agencies, and other community organization/members. Ability to exercise patience, understanding, flexibility, people first philosophy, and demonstrate concerns for each individual's health, confidentiality, safety, development and enjoyment of life. Ability to obtain a tuberculin clearance at time of employment and annually thereafter. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Under direct supervision of the Emergency Room Provider, the ERT provides assistance in patient care. The ERT performs duties consistent with his/her training and proven competence and functions within the philos- ophy and overall plan of care delivery at Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital (SSMH). Other duties may be assigned by Clinical Nursing Leadership. Licensure/Certification/Registration •Required: Current BLS Certification •Preferred: Current Alaska Certification as a CNA, or •Current Alaska Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), or •Current Alaska Certification as a Medical Assistant, or •Equivalent Military Experience, or •Completion of first semester of clinical coursework in an accredited nursing program. •Formal training in Nonviolent Crisis Prevention (CPI) must be completed within 6 months of hire. Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent Experience •One (1) to two (2) months experience in a clinical setting preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities •Demonstrates good organizational skills. •Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. •Some specified skills may be required by specific departments Degree of Supervision Required •Under the clinical supervision and direction of the Director of Nursing, Nurse Manager, or Designee. Orientation Period •Minimum of two (2) weeks contingent upon experience. Extensive orientation may be required and will be determined by Department Manager. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classifica- tion. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of em- ployees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices appli- cable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
This position is responsible for the overall cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen and the dining areas and ensuring that the hospital’s sanitation and infection control policies are followed. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and Experience: •High School Diploma or general education or (GED) required; •1-2 years kitchen experience preferred •Must have or be able to attend and pass various training requirements related to hospital safety, infection control and dietary certification within one (1) year of employment. Certification and Licensure: •Safe Food Handler’s Card •National Restaurant Associations Managers Serve Safe Certification within 5 years of employment. Essential Job Functions: •Perform defined work routines, using various dietary utensils, supplies and equipment as assigned by the Manager of Food Service. Assist the cook with food preparation as needed. •Wash and sanitize dishes, silverware pots, and pans. •Wash and clean ovens, oven tops and stove tops. •Take apart mixers, slicers and other kitchen equipment to wash, sanitize, reassemble and store for next use. •Sweep and mop kitchen floors and dining areas after meals. •Scrub kitchen mats. •Clean refrigerators and freezers, reach-in and walk-in units. •Take out garbage, and clean and sanitize garbage cans. •Keep janitor’s room clean and orderly. •Maintain store rooms in clean and orderly conditions, using 'FIFO.' •Put away freight •Deep clean all rooms pertaining to the dietary department; to include washing walls, baseboards, cabinets, etc. •Help serve meals to the patients and staff. •Help cook prepare meals for patients and staff. •Perform other duties as assigned by the cook in charge. Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.
Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital Barrow, AK 99723
Feb 08, 2020
Under the general supervision of the assigned supervisor. Performs minor vehicle maintenance, repair and detailing. Keeps work area and surrounding egresses clean and safe at all times. Requires both indoor and outdoor work. Knowledge of use of power tools. Around frequent exposure to loud noise and fumes. Also requires bending and lifting 70+ pounds regularly. Assists in transportation of hospital employees. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: •Strong initiative and willingness to work on a variety of different projects •Ability to adjust to changing schedules and fast paced work environment •Proficient computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office Suite. •Strong communication and interpersonal skills Essential Job Functions: •Provide daily transportation of hospital employees to and from ASNA Facilities. •Utilize basic shop, hand, and power tools while being conscious of proper safety measures. •Skillfully and safely operate automobiles, vans and other motorized vehicles. •Comply with fuel and automotive product handling and storage procedures as well as proper disposal methods as required by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations. •Ensure shop and work related facilities are kept neat and free of hazards at all times. •Understand and follow Oral and Written Instructions. •Knowledge of safe working practices and work related safety equipment Education: •High School Diploma or GED •Minimum of Two (2) Years’ in Job Related Experience •Experience using MAXIMO (preferred) Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: •Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. •Ability to work with little supervision. •Ability to deal professionally, courteously, and efficiently with the public and co-workers, and to remain calm under stress. •Ability to drive safely in inclement weather and poor driving conditions. •Good problem-solving skills. •Good customer service skills. •Responsible to take call on evenings, weekends and split shift. •Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Word and Email. Certification/Licensure •Valid Alaska Driver’s License •CDL preferred •OSHA/HAZMAT certification preferred Contact: Human Resources Department, Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. PO Box 29 ∗ Barrow, AK 99723 ∗ 907.852.9204 ∗ FAX 907.852.6217 applications@arcticslope.org This vacancy announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Arctic Slope Native Association, Ltd. exercises its rights in Native Hire Preference, Contracting/Subcontracting and Employment Practices applicable by law.