Dental Health Aide Therapists , Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium


Dental Health Aide Therapists , Alaska Dental Therapy Educational Program (JOB ID 1506)

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is a non-profit Tribal health organization designed to meet the unique health needs of Alaska Native and American Indian people living in Alaska. In partnership with the more than 171,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people that we serve and the Tribal health organizations of the Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC provides world-class health services, which include comprehensive medical services at the Alaska Native Medical Center, wellness programs, disease research and prevention, rural provider training and rural water and sanitation systems construction. 

ANTHC is the largest, most comprehensive Tribal health organization in the United States, and Alaska’s second-largest health employer with more than 3,100 employees offering an array of health services to people around the nation’s largest state. 

Our vision: Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world.

Visit us online at www.anthc.org or contact Recruitment directly at HRRecruiting@anthc.org.

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has a hiring preference for qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.

Summary:
Tribally affiliated three-academic year program based in Alaska which seeks students who are culturally sensitive and motivated to make a difference in Alaska Native communities. Students will be provided a challenging curriculum in partnership with Iḷisaġvik College that teaches students to provide oral health services in Alaska. Students accepted to the program may obtain Tribal Health Organization sponsorship. Tribal sponsorship often guarantees employment upon successful completion of the program.

Responsibilities:

DHAT Students are required to participate and pass all required courses. Classes are full time. Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM with one hour lunch break. Occasional work outside of standard hours to complete necessary assignments and clinical work.

 

Participate in all classes and complete all assignments on time. Full-time attendance is required. These include didactic, clinical and general education courses.

 

Provides patient care as a student provider in structured learning environment under supervision of ADTEP Instructor, who will be a licensed dentist. Patient care is provided in Anchorage, Bethel and in village communities.

 

Village field travel is completed via small plane, truck, boat or 4-wheelers.

 

Performs other duties as assigned Contributes to Agile processes, sprints, planning meetings and planning boards.

 

Other information:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Knowledge of customer service concepts and practices.

Knowledge of computers and comfortable with their use, familiarity with standard Microsoft office suite of applications.

Skill in strong communication, verbal and written.

Skill in problem solving.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

Must have high school diploma or GED.

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION

N/A

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

Prior health care work experience is recommended but not required. Prefer experience in the Alaska Tribal Health System. Bi-lingual (Alaska Native Regions). Prior experience living and working in remote communities in Alaska. Knowledge of Alaska Native culture(s) and politics.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Satisfy applicable criminal background and character standards and pass mandatory drug screening. Any positive drug tests will result in immediate dismissal from the ADTEP Program. Must abide by ANTHC, Iḷisaġvik College and YKHC drug policies.

 

 

Anchorage, AK

23 day(s) ago