Community Health Aide IV or Practitioner- Anchorage Service Unit Clinic


Southcentral Foundation is seeking a Community Health Aide IV or Practitioner in our Rural Anchorage Service Unit Clinic!

Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is an Alaska Native-owned, nonprofit health care organization serving nearly 65,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people (customer-owners) living in Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Valley and 55 rural villages. Our award-winning "Nuka System” of Care is based on customer ownership relationships, integrated care teams and traditional Native values.

The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Community Health Aide is responsible for providing acute, chronic, emergency, and preventive medical health care to rural residents under the direction of the medical doctors in Anchorage and according to the CHA/P Manual. This job requires travel to remote communities, it is not Anchorage based. The CHA IV and/or Practitioner are expected to operate within the guidelines of the CHA/P Manual and their level of training and the scope of practice consistent with their level of training. CHA IV and/or Practitioner are also expected to act within the limits of their Standing Orders (SO) when applicable.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma; OR GED.

Additional Qualifications for CHA IV: Meets all requirements of CHA III in addition to the following:

  • Successful completion of the Session IV [four (4)] of CHA training program and passing required testing with a grade of 80 percent or better.
  • Completion of an additional 200 hours of field experience, including 60 customer-owner encounters or alternative completed to the satisfaction of the designated Supervisor. This will also involve direct onsite observation, Medical Traffic Evaluation [three (3) calls], PEF chart review [five (5) charts and notes] and completion of the PSLN (Post Session Learning Needs) form.
  • Current certification by the CHA Program Certification Board (CHAPCB), Level IV.
  • All certifications must be maintained at current level.
  • In accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) it is required to enroll as individual rendering providers with Alaska Medicaid.

Additional Qualifications for CHA Practitioner: Meets all requirements of CHA IV in addition to the following:

  • Successful passing of a preceptorship through one-on-one evaluation by CHA Preceptor for 30 hours minimum direct customer-owner care, performing at least 15 customer-owner encounters as primary provider.
  • Complete credentialing as a CHP with the training center per guidelines.
  • After credentialing as a CHP, complete 48 hours of approved Continuing Education every two (2) years.
  • The preceptorship and re-credentialing is to be repeated every six (6) years.
  • Current certification as a Practitioner by the CHA Program Certification Board (CHAPCB).
  • All certifications must be maintained at current level.
  • In accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) it is required to enroll as individual rendering providers with Alaska Medicaid.

Salary DOE

Employee Health Requirements:

Compliance with our Employee Health Procedure is a condition of SCF employment. You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment. Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, T-dap (Tetanus - Diphtheria - Pertussis), and COVID-19 vaccination is required.

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Anchorage, AK

21 day(s) ago

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