Fairbanks – Program Support Associate

PROGRAM ASSOCIATE Part-Time

ACCESS ALASKA INC. 1217 E 10th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

Applications can be found: on our website at http://accessalaska.org/about-us/employment/.  Please submit an application, resume, and cover letter to hr@accessalaska.org or fax these documents to (907) 248-0639.

Assists in the operation of the CDPCS Program by providing day-to-day support to CDPCS Consumers,

and support to staff working with the Program’s DSPs. Works cooperatively with other program staff,

outside agencies and care providers regarding consumer needs.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receives referrals and directs consumers and callers to our CDPCS programs and services, or other

agency and community resources.

  • Attends intakes, assessments and reassessments to provide support and advocacy to consumers when

requested.

  • Informs all consumers of program regulations and their responsibilities while participating in the

CDPCS Program completes consumer orientation paperwork.

  • Assists consumers with Senior and Disability Services (SDS) required paperwork when needed.
  • Coordinates with Program Associate to ensure reassessment packets are sent to consumers in

Accordance with SDS timeline and submits to SDS within requested timeline.

  • Responsible for all Private Pay referrals and intakes and oversight of services; assists Database

Specialist and Accounting with monthly billing.

  • Establishes and maintains positive professional relationships with coworkers, consumers and their

relatives, guardians, representatives, and community agencies and programs.

  • Ensures that any information necessitating a report to Adult Protective Services or a Critical Incident

Report to SDS is done so within the required timeframe.

  • Completes and returns UT reports to Database Specialist and/or Quality Assurance personnel in a

timely manner.

  • Maintains all databases with accurate consumer information; updates consumer lists regularly; inputs

and maintains CIL Suite database information.

  • Assists with DSP hiring and orientations as needed; is the backup person for fingerprinting and BCU

submissions; may be required to coordinate DSP training classes when Program Associate is not

available.

  • Assists in the review of timesheets to make sure that the SLA is followed appropriately, including that

The DSP has not worked overtime or unauthorized hours.

  • Conduct follow-up calls to DSPs with incomplete or problematic time sheets when needed.
  • Educates CDPCS staff on applicable Medicaid regulations.
  • Attend and participate in CDPCS staff meetings as scheduled.

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING: Min. High School graduate or GED Preferred: 2 years of college

EXPERIENCE: Min. 1-2 years working with the public using customer service

skills, completing paperwork, tracking and following up

on assigned tasks and duties, and entering information into

databases.

 

PREFERRED: 1-2 years’ experience working in a non-profit

social service agency serving people with disabilities.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Interest in working with a community-based social service agency serving people with disabilities.
  • Able to effectively communicate in person and in writing; must have good customer service skills.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office including database management and data entry skills.
  • Able to comply with agency polices procedures and confidentiality protocols.
  • May be required to work in the community so must have reliable transportation.

 

Benefits package offered: Medical Dental Vision, generous PTO, 10 paid Holidays

403-B, Life Insurance, Bereavement Leave

 

Pay $17.24 – $21.21 DOE

 

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.

Anchorage – Independent Living Advocate

Functional Title: IL Advocate – DD Grant Specialist

Regular, Full-time
Essential Functions:

  • To assist persons experiencing a disability to live independently within the community of their
    choice and to achieve physical, emotional and economic independence.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Goal Development
    • Assesses the consumer’s long and short term needs and goals during the initial contact.
      Establishes eligibility or makes appropriate timely referrals with consistent follow-up.
    • Structures
      their Independent Living Plan, assures that appropriate documentation is signed, and establishes
      individual goals in a timely manner.
    • Formulates and updates Habilitation plans for every DD consumer, including a brief history o
      presenting problems and goals for services, and develops proper Core plans for eligible consumers,
      monitors expenditures and completes purchase orders.
  • Skills Training
    • Structures and provides consumer training based on individual goals or service requests. Schedules
      or facilitates appropriate training, concentrating on home and community based I skill development
      and individual responsibility.
    • Helps consumers access resources and information including multi-agency collaboration an education
      regarding their rights, how to self-advocate for their needs, and how to complet the administrative
      process and paperwork needed to secure those services.
    • Provides vocational and employment skill building activities (i.e. resume writing, interview
      skills, professionalism, job search skills) to assist consumers to find and sustain consistent
      work.
  • Service Coordination
    • Assists in developing solutions to disability and daily living problems as well as systems problem
      solving in a timely and consistent manner.
    • Assists with locating peers, professional and role models in the community.
    • Contacts agencies and service providers to ensure integrated service delivery, multi-agency
      collaboration using professional and effective communication and outreach skills evidenced timely
      results.
    • Attends community events and meetings related to IL issues and services as assigned by supervisory
      staff.
    • Be familiar with all aspects of DD services including: Core Plans, Wait List, DD Waiver and D
      grants and resources in the community.
    • Coordinates daily and weekly schedule with consumers and other staff; routinely reviews service
      plans with Supervisor.
    • Helps provide consumers with access to Assistive Technology, Computer lab and additional Access
      Alaska equipment.
    • Monthly completes the DD Census and forwards to Grants Manager
    • Enters goals, all contacts and demographic information in CIL Suite or telephone logs in a timely,
      thorough, accurate, and consistent manner.
    • Available and responsive to assist walk-in consumers.
  • Advocacy
    • Participates in efforts that empower people with disabilities to create lasting systems changes.
    • Conducts meetings/workshops to heighten awareness & respect for personal disabilities. Provides
      testimony and letters of support for individual consumers.
    • Networks with community resources to ensure an understanding of Access Alaska’s services and the
      services available in the community for our consumers.
    • Assist consumers with personal advocacy tasks. Other duties as assigned.

Education & Training:

  • 2 yrs. of college or equivalent topic-specific training.
  • BS/BA in social sciences preferred.

Experience:

  • 3 yrs. in the health and human services field working directly with consumers.

Learning Curve: 3-6 mos.
Notes:

Equipment Used: Copy Machines Fax Machines Microsoft Office Computer Personal Electronics .

Working Conditions: Little Travel Little Injury Potential Private Office

Occasionally may need to lift/carry up to 25#

Core Expectations: Confidentiality, integrity, professionalism, and a strong work ethic.
Active support of our Mission
Customer focused services

If you meet the requirements listed above please submit your application, resume and a brief cover letter to HR@accessalaska.org. You can find our application and job description at www.accessalaska.org /about-us/employment

 

 

As an Independent Living Center,
we strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

 

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.

Mat-Su Receptionist and Intake & Referral

Access Alaska, Inc. – Mat-Su Office

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

ACCESS ALASKA

OPENING DOORS TO INDEPENDENCE

1075 Check Street, Suite 109

Wasilla, AK 99654

Receptionist & Intake and Referral

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

 

If you meet the requirements listed please submit your application, resume and a brief cover letter to HR@accessalaska.org. You can find our application and job description at www.accessalaska.org /about-us/employment

 

Access Alaska’s Mat-Su Office is seeking a candidate for our Full Time Receptionist/Intake & Referral position. The right candidate would demonstrate the ability to effectively manage incoming telephone calls and visitor traffic, initial Intake & referral screening, & assist with the quality assurance of Independent Living Consumer files.

 

High School Diploma

Three (3) years general office experience with one (1) year Front Desk Receptionist experience

Experience on multi-line phone system

Experience with creating files and maintaining them

Maintaining and procurement of office and kitchen supplies

Experience with Microsoft office Outlook, Word, and Excel

Experience operating basic office equipment

Experience operating a mail/postage machine

Ability to operate Video Conferencing equipment preferred

Knowledge of HIPAA and confidentially regulations

Ability to type 35 plus words per min

Support of our Vision, Mission & Employee Code of Conduct Statements

Customer Focused Service

Ability to learn and preform the eligibility determination process and coordinate or complete

appropriate referrals as the Information and Referral person.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form

Other tasks as assigned

Benefits package offered: Medical Dental Vision, generous PTO, 10 paid Holidays

403-B, Life Insurance, Bereavement Leave

Wage: $15.63 to 18.28

 

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.