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Activities Aide - Wrangell Medical Center
Summary
Title:Activities Aide - Wrangell Medical Center
ID:610119122121
Department:Nursing - Wrangell Medical Center
Job Status:Full Time
Location:Wrangell
Description

Activities Aide – Wrangell Medical Center

(Wrangell)

SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.


Position Summary

The major responsibility of the Activities Aide is to engage the long term care residents of Wrangell Medical Center in meaningful activities. To keep the staff aware of current activities and use available volunteers. To have knowledge of organizational structure of Wrangell Medical Center. Know purpose of activity programs, the needs of residents, method of motivation, and available local community resources. Will work weekends, evenings, and Holidays. Have ability to carry out above duties and responsibilities.

 

Education Required

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate from an accredited program.

 

Experience

  • Should have experience in working with older people and on activities programs.
  • Experience in using basic craft materials.

 

Certification/License:

  • Current full, unrestricted C.N.A. license in the state of Alaska.
  • A current state of Alaska driver’s license.
  • Food handlers card within three (3) months of hire.


Other Information

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

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