Mat-Su PT CDPCS Program Associate

Program Associate

Access Alaska, Inc. – Wasilla, AK.

 

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

 

We are looking to fill a 25 hour Part-Time Program Associate position in our Wasilla. An ideal candidate will be professional, experienced in the Health and Human Service fields, and have great verbal and written communication skills.  This position will be responsible for Administrative processes for Consumer Directed Personal Care Service (CDPCS) program by providing day-to-day support to Consumers and their Direct Service Providers.

Essential Functions: Establish and maintain positive professional relationships with coworkers, consumers and community agencies and programs; works cooperatively with other program staff, outside agencies, and care providers regarding consumer needs; processes new consumer intakes; assist consumers with all Access Alaska and state required paperwork; provides orientations to Direct Service Providers (DSP); assist in reviewing DSP timesheets and other program documentation for accuracy; tracks compliance requirements; attend intakes and assessments to provide support for consumers; maintain all databases with accurate consumer and track due dates for required paperwork.

 

Position Requirements: Two years of experience working in health/human service and non-profit field. Must be a self-starter and able to work independently but also collaboratively as a member of a team.  Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines, while effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously.  Must comply with multiple policies and procedure related to personnel, privacy, and confidential data, information, and issues. Candidate must be able to handle diverse and confidential information with discretion and good judgment.  This position required to be highly proficient in MS Office and database management.

 

Salary $17.24-$21.21 DOE

Paid Time Off accrued at 50 hours per pay period & Holiday Pay

Position is open until filled

 

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.

 

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 – Independent Living Advocate: Older Blind – General

Older Blind/General Independent Living Advocate

ACCESS ALASKA INC. Fairbanks, AK 99701

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.

 

Access Alaska is seeking a qualified individual to fill a full-time Older Blind/General Independent Living Advocate position in our Fairbanks office! An ideal candidate will be compassionate, resourceful, and be familiar with community resources.  This position will actively assist persons experiencing disabilities to live independently within the community of their choice and to achieve physical, emotional, and economic independence.

 

Duties:

Older Blind Advocate:

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates and manages services to visually impaired persons

Core Responsibilities:

  • Schedules, conducts & evaluates orientation and mobility training
  • Researches and obtains appropriate adaptive equipment/modifications for consumers, and provides use instructions.
  • Schedules and conducts independent living skills training including, but not limited to, cooking classes, sewing classes, organizing home setting, etc.; trains in the I. L. Center, the consumers home, or other appropriate setting.
  • Provides adjustment counseling coordinates referrals as necessary
  • Completes low vision assessments
  • Facilitates Braille training
  • Publishes and disseminates quarterly newsletter on low vision & blind issues
  • Coordinated monthly visually impaired support group
  • Involved in community networking with other human service organizations
  • Adheres to case documentation system standards
  • Writes quarterly and annual reports as assigned by supervisor
  • Performs outreach to northern Alaska and rural sites.
  • Maintains visually impaired & blind adaptive equipment loan closet

Independent Living Generalist

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.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Helps consumers develop an Independent Living (IL) Plan that reflects their individual goals andand use the specialized skills or increased capacities needed to implement their IL plan
  • needs; structures the IL Plan, completes appropriate documentation, assists consumers to learn
  • Help consumers develop independent living plans and complete personal goals.
  • Help consumers’ access resources and information from numerous community agencies.
  • Educate consumers regarding their rights, how to self-advocate for their needs, and how to
  • complete the administrative process and paperwork needed to secure needed services.
  • Provides vocational and employment skill building activities to assist consumers in finding and sustaining consistent work.

The above specifications are the minimum functions, duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of an individual filling this position.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Social Services preferred; Two (2) years of college or equivalent topic-specific training
  • O&M Certification preferred if certification not currently held the expectation will be it is obtained within 1 year or less of hire
  • Three (3) years in the health and human services field working with directly with clients or
  • consumers
  • Must be able to pass a background check and have reliable transportation and current vehicle
  • insurance

 

Benefits package offered: Medical Dental Vision choice of PPO or H.S.A  & FREE Vision, Generous PTO, 10 paid Holidays, 403-B, Life Insurance, Bereavement Leave, 24 hour access to resources for health & wellbeing, Life and AD&D insurance through MetLife, Colonial Supplemental Insurance option for persons working 20 hours

 

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.

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.

Anchorage – Independent Living Advocate

INDEPENDENT LIVING ADVOCATE

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

 

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

 

Access Alaska is seeking a qualified individual to fill a full-time Independent Living Advocate position in our Anchorage office! An ideal candidate will be compassionate, resourceful, and be familiar with community resources.  This position will actively assist persons experiencing disabilities to live independently within the community of their choice and to achieve physical, emotional, and economic independence.

Duties:

  • Helps consumers develop an Independent Living (IL) Plan that reflects their individual goals and needs; structures the IL Plan, completes appropriate documentation, assists consumers to learn and use the specialized skills or increased capacities needed to implement their IL plan.
  • Help consumers develop independent living plans and complete personal goals.
  • Help consumers’ access resources and information from numerous community agencies.
  • Educate consumers regarding their rights, how to self-advocate for their needs, and how to complete the administrative process and paperwork needed to secure needed services.
  • Provides vocational and employment skill building activities to assist consumers in finding and sustaining consistent work.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Social Services preferred; Two (2) years of college or equivalent topic-specific training.
  • Three (3) years in the health and human services field working with directly with clients or consumers.
  • Experience in health and human services field a must
  • Must be able to pass a background check and have reliable transportation.

Pay $17.24 – $21.21 DOE Benefits Package offered   Open until Filled

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.

 

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.