Access Alaska Staff – Sterling – DSP

Direct Service Provider

Access Alaska, Inc. — Sterling

 

Access Alaska is currently seeking Direct Service Providers in the Sterling 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 Kenai

33880 Community College Drive

Soldotna, AK 99669

 

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 – Program Associate position

Program Associate

Access Alaska, Inc. –Anchorage

 

We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

 

We are looking to fill a Full-Time Program Associate position in our Anchorage office. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the Health and Human Service fields and possess great communication skills.  This position will be responsible for assisting in operation of the 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: At least 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. Must be able to handle diverse and confidential information with discretion and good judgment.  Required to be highly proficient in MS Office and database management.

 

Salary $17.24-$21.21 DOE

Full Benefits package offered

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.

Homer and Seward – Direct Service Provider CDPCS

Position Overview

Job Title: Direct Service Provider

Range: $16.00 per hour
Job Specifications
Essential Functions:  The Direct Service Provider (DSP) provides for the basic care of the individual who experiences a
disability. This involves the areas of activities of daily living as directed by State and Federal regulation.
Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, family
    members, administration, and other service providers.
  • Perform or assist service recipient with personal care services that are designated by the
    Division of Senior and Disability Services.
  • Perform or assist service recipient in basic domestic duties as designated (e.g., meal
    preparation, housekeeping, shopping).
  • Maintain records and complete paperwork as required by Access Alaska, Inc. and the Division of
    Senior and Disability Services.
  • Adhere to the service recipient’s Service Level Authorization and Plan of Care, as approved by
    the Division of Senior and Disability Services.
  • Maintain a safe environment for the service recipient; prevent harm to the service recipient,
    self and others. Report any safety concerns to management in a timely manner.
  • Maintain current certifications in accordance with State of Alaska and Federal regulations

Education & Training:

  • 18 years of age or older, per State of Alaska regulations
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Pass a criminal State & Federal background check

Special Skills:

  • Experience working with individuals who experience disabilities
  • Experience working with the elderly

Equipment Used:

  • Mobility devices (as required, e.g. wheelchair, walkers, etc.)
  • Domestic appliances (as required, e.g. vacuum, range, microwave oven, etc.)
  • Other equipment as utilized by the service recipient

Working Conditions:

• Most work undertaken within the service recipient’s home
• Conditions vary by home and service recipient
• Flexible work schedule to meet individual service recipient needs

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

Anchorage – IL Advocate: TABI

TABI Independent Living Advocate
Access Alaska, Inc. – Anchorage Office
We strongly encourage persons who experience a disability to apply!

We are looking to fill a TABI Independent Living Advocate position in our Anchorage office. An
ideal candidate will be patient and possess a strong work ethic and exceptional communication
skills. This position will actively assist persons experiencing an acquired or traumatic brain
injury to live independently within the community of their choice and to achieve physical,
emotional and economic independence.
Essential Functions:
•   Helps consumers develop and complete an  Independent  Living Treatment Plan that reflects their
individual goals
•   Provides vocational and employment skill building activities
•   Available to help develop timely solutions to disability and daily living problems
•   Conducts meeting/workshops to heighten awareness for personal disabilities
•   Attend community events and meetings related to IL issues
•   Helps consumer access community resources, educate them on their rights and how to
self-advocate for their needs.

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.
    • Helps consumers develop an Independent Living (IL) Treatment Plan that reflects their individual goals and needs; structures the plan, completes appropriate documentation, and establishes individual goals; assists consumers to acquire the specialized skills or increased capacities needed to implement their IL plan.
  • Skills Training
    • On a weekly basis, structures and provides consumer training based on individual goals or service requests.
    • Schedules or facilitates appropriate training, concentrating on home and community based IL skill development and individual responsibility.
    • Helps consumers access resources and information including multi-agency collaboration and education regarding their rights, how to self-advocate for their needs, and how to complete 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
    • Available to help develop timely solutions to disability and daily living problems.
    • Assists with locating and contacting peers, professionals, and role models in the community to ensure timely integrated service delivery; and refers consumers to appropriate services.
    • Attends community events and meetings related to IL issues and services as assigned by supervisory staff.
    • 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.
    • May help prepare and assemble equipment for consumers and assist with checking equipment in and out of our Loan Closet.
    • Assists with the facilitation of Peer Support Groups as assigned by supervisor.
    • Thoroughly, accurately, and consistently enters goals, contacts and demographic information in MICIL database system.
    • Available and responsive to assist walk-in consumers.
  • Advocacy
    • Participates in efforts that empower people with disabilities to create 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:  BS/BA degree in Social Work preferred. Documented additional TABI related training or continuing education preferred.

Experience:    Minimum of 4 years of experience that is comparable (experience may be substituted for education on a year- to-year basis) in health or human services field working with mental health or traumatic brain injury consumers; 3-4 years of TABI experience preferred

Special Skills :

Learning Curve:    3-6 mos.

Salary DOE
Position is open until filled Full Benefits Package Offered
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.

Equipment Used: Office equipment, computers, and 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

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.

Employment

At Access Alaska we do extraordinary work, for extraordinary people!

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.

Fill out an application today to join our AMAZING team!

Are you interested in working as a home health care provider for disabled adults or elder Alaskans? Complete a

Direct Service Provider Application.

Are you interested in an office position? See the list of open positions below and complete a

General Staff Employment Application.

Send your completed applications to the Human Resource Department via

Email: HR@accessalaska.org  or  Fax: 907-248-0639

To prepare a fillable PDF, first download the form to your computer.  Once you have downloaded the form to your computer, then fill out the form and save the form as a new PDF with a new file name.  This will create an additional PDF with your information that you can then send to HR@accessalaska.org

Thanks and good luck!