Certified Nurse Aide - Long Term Care
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp


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Certified Nurse Aide - Long Term Care

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (www.ykhc.org)

The Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) is located in the Southwestern Alaska town of Bethel, with a total of approximately 6,000 people. YKHC supports 1500 employees, providing the health services to a primarily Yup'ik Eskimo Native population for an area the size of Oregon. Services are provided through a Bethel located hospital and 50 clinics throughout the YK Delta.

Position Summary:

To provide quality patient care on an ongoing basis. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides basic care to patients and assists with ADL's. Supports the Long Term Care philosophy, goals and objectives. Is responsible for care elderly residents or residents of any age residing in the Long Term Care Facility.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum Experience: Experience preferred, but will train on the job.
  • Licensing/Certification:
    • Must have completed a CNA course within the past 12 months OR be currently certified in another state.
    • Must be eligible for Alaska State certification and able to receive Alaska State certification within the first 90 day probationary period from date of hire.
    • The employee will not be retained at the end of the 90 day probationary period if employee is not able to attain Alaska State CNA certification.
  • Equipment/Tools: Office machines (i.e., multi-line telephone, computer, fax machine, etc.) Medical equipment such as Dynamapp, thermometers, Datascope, Pulse Oximetry
  • Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
    • LANGUAGE SKILLS Bilingual Yup'ik/English, good human relations and oral/written communications skills.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
    • REASONING ABILITY. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Benefits Include:
  • 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
Additional Information:
ID:13624Location:BethelDepartment:Skilled Nursing FacilityEmployment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at YKHCRecruitment@YKHC.org or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?org=YKHC&cws=41)



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