Independent Living Associate – Anchorage Equipment Specialist

ILA Equipment Specialist — Access Alaska, Anchorage

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

 

This position assists persons who experience a disability to obtain adaptive equipment, assistive technology, and other services that support their ability to live independently within the community. This is a position for someone with general mechanical repair skills.

 

Typical tasks – receive, repair, maintain and inventory adaptive equipment; document work activities and maintain equipment inventory; provide consumer training for the use of adaptive equipment. Coordinate community and consumer outreach and other services with other office staff.

 

Required to work in the community so must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and clear driving and criminal records. Required to safely use construction, mechanic, and general repair hand tools, work outside in various weather conditions, complete minor construction and repair work, and keep accurate purchasing, repair and inventory records.

 

  • The position requires an individual with excellent customer service skills, a professional image, and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Must be organized, efficient and able to simultaneously handle multiple tasks.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to apply discretion in handling confidential information and situations and function effectively under pressure.
  • Interest in working with a community-based, individualized support services agency for individuals with disabilities and their families.Education Requirements: MUST have a high school degree or GED and 3 yrs. of relevant work experience in small equipment repair and maintenance; must have a working knowledge of MS Office including word processing and data entry skillsSalary: $15.53 to $17.58Position is open until filled by a qualified candidate.

Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.

The Staff application can be found on our website at http://accessalaska.org/about-us/employment/. Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter to fax number (907) 248-0639 or HR@accessalaska.org We are located at 1217 E 10th Ave Anchorage AK 99501.

Full Benefits package offered. 10 paid holidays, Health Insurance, Dental, Free Vision, PTO

Fairbanks – SHIP/SMP Counseling & Outreach

Our Medicare Counseling and Outreach program includes:

State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) funds personalized counseling, education and outreach to Medicare beneficiaries and their families

The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program funds education for Medicare beneficiaries and others on how to spot and report potential Medicare errors, fraud, waste and abuse.

SHIP and SMP grants are programs under the Administration for Community Living (ACL)

Our Fairbanks office has certified Medicare counselors who can help answer questions about Medicare benefits and enrollment.

To make an appointment call: 907-479-7940

Fairbanks – Direct Service Provider-Nights & Weekends

Direct Service Provider

Access Alaska Inc. 526 Gaffney Road Suite 100 Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

ARE YOU THE ANSWER TO SOMEONE’S DESPERATE NEED FOR HELP??????????? Access Alaska has consumers in desperate need of YOUR SERVICE as a DSP’s (Direct Service Provider)

As a Direct Service Provider, you will assist consumers by meeting their individual health and personal care needs.   You will be supervised by the consumer and assist them with their daily living activities as directed.

Experience with the following preferred:

  • Hoyer Lift
  • Transfers to and from bed/chair/bath
  • High level of Care
  • Nights and Weekends
  • Flexible and able to commit to shifts

 

Must be at least 18 years old, have a GED or Diploma and be able to lift more than 50 lbs.  Must have a current CPR and First Aid certification and be able to pass a Federal and State Background Check.

$16 per hour

Nights and Weekend (flexible and able to commit to shifts)

 

Please go to our website’s employment page http://accessalaska.org/about-us/employment/ to download a DSP application.  Email your application and a copy of your CPR/FA card to hr@accessalaska.org or fax to 907-248-0639.

You may also pick up an application in person at:

Access Alaska Fairbanks

526 Gaffney Rd, Suite 100

Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

Applications must be accompanied by a CPR/FA card.  Any applications without these will not be accepted.

Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.

 

Fairbanks: Direct Service Provider

Direct Service Provider

Access Alaska, Inc. — Fairbanks

 

Are you the answer to somebody’s needs?  Access Alaska is currently seeking Direct Service Providers in the Fairbanks area.

As a Direct Service Provider, you will assist the elderly and people with disabilities (consumers) in meeting their individual health and personal care needs.   You will be supervised by the consumer and assist them with their daily living activities as directed.  These may include, but are not limited to meal preparation, assistance with bladder and bowel routines, assistance with medication, accompanying consumer to medical appointments, and light housekeeping duties.

Previous experience working in a similar field is preferred but not mandatory.  Must be at least 18 years old and be able to lift more than 25 lbs.  Must have a current CPR and First Aid certification and be able to pass a Federal Background Check.

$16 per hour

 

Please go to our website’s employment page http://accessalaska.org/about-us/employment/ to download an application.  Email your application and a copy of your CPR/FA card to hr@accessalaska.org or fax to 907-248-0639.

You may also pick up an application in person at:

Access Alaska Fairbanks

526 Gaffney Road, Suite 100

Fairbanks, AK 99701

 

Applications must be accompanied by a CPR/FA card.  Any applications without these will not be accepted.

Access Alaska, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Access Alaska, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection processes equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals regardless of race, color, genetics, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status. Access Alaska, Inc. is an at-will employer.