Position: Health and Wellness Coordinator (part-time, 30 hours/week)
Pay Range: DOE
This position will organize, schedule and oversee a variety of health programs which disseminate information and stimulate interest in all aspects of healthy living with wellness as the central theme and with emphasis on health subjects of special interest to senior citizens.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Administer daily blood pressure checks and glucose monitoring
- Screen individuals through the Benefit Enrollment Center Program
- Organize and oversee health events conducted by area practitioners, such as senior health fairs and immunization clinics and maintain on-going interactions with them
- Monitor and develop a variety of monthly health programs with sufficient lead time to insure publicity in newsletters, media and Public Service Announcements
- Develop an on-going working relationship with the managers of major senior citizen gathering points in the area and conduct blood pressure checks at these facilities as part of outreach efforts
- Organize and oversee CPR and basic first aid training for staff and members
- Establish procedures which will ensure on-going statistical information gathering on numbers of people served, basic demographic data and types of services rendered
- Prepare periodic reports as required by policies and other funding agencies
- Supervise Health and Wellness volunteers, practicum students and externs
- Work in conjunction with the Food Bank of Alaska and as a liaison of Cooperative Extension Services to provide food service to the community
- Schedule appointments for Health and Wellness Department
- Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned or required by supervisor
- Abide by the conditions of the Employee Confidentiality Agreement
- Respond to emergency situations in accordance with policies and procedures
- Back ground in health care preferred
- Must be able to perform blood pressure and glucose checks
- Knowledge of teaching self-care and good health habits
- Ability to understand the health problems, cultural attitudes and needs of older adults
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with all types of individuals and various collaborative agencies
- Ability to prepare and present effective oral and/or written reports in required format
- Demonstrate maturity, dependability, judgment and empathy in the performance of assigned duties
- Neat in personal appearance and attire and must be punctual
- Must be First Aid and CPR certified
- Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license
All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.
AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities. AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977. Our Services are always FREE to candidates.
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED