SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. 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.
The purpose is to develop the skills to facilitate the delivery of medical services by assisting healthcare providers with direct patient care (infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric) and the day to day operation of the SEARHC Medical Clinic. The Clinical Assistant Trainee will be moved to a Clinical Assistant I position upon successful completion of training program.
The Clinical Assistant Trainee must be able to multitask and prioritize duties, as the pace is often rapid with pressure to efficiently complete assignments and keep clinic flow moving. Training will be provided in order to recognize signs and symptoms that may require immediate attention. This position requires attention to detail in order to accurately collect patient data, complete patient documentation, maintain logs, and comply with regulatory requirements. An important aspect of this position is to perform error free work. Testing errors can result in misdiagnosis or incorrect treatment. The Clinical Assistant Trainee will work with staff of different backgrounds and educational levels and they must be able to communicate clearly and be understood. This position will have exposure to illness, injury, and disease. Rural clinics often have limited staffing, so the incumbent must be flexible, be able to recognize what needs to get done and work efficiently so patients have access to care. The person in this position must be able to provide compassionate care to individuals in various states of health. See attached “Essential Functions and Working Conditions.” This position is a covered position in accordance with the Indian Child Protection Act.
Under supervision, the successful Clinical Assistant Trainee candidate will receive hands-on training in the following areas:
*Independent performance of all clinical duties will be based on satisfactory completion of competency assessments.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: