Certified Nurse Aide - Long Term Care

ID: 10867
Location: Bethel
State: Alaska
Department: Skilled Nursing Facility
Employment Duration: 80 Full time
Temporary Status: Not Applicable
Hours p/Week:


Your passion is in what you do, the care you provide, and the dedication with which you serve. It is the same commitment with which our people live their lives, and in turn, share their culture.

With Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you’ll serve the over 50 rural communities in the Yukon Delta Region who come to us for care. You’ll grow your skills and expertise in a clinically challenging environment, and experience a community environment within a community that will embrace you as one of their own.

Serving the people of Southwestern Alaska, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Hospital is a 50-bed general acute care medical facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging. 

Position Summary:

To provide direct personal care services to clients as indicated in client’s individualized Plan of Care developed by the RN Case Manager or delegate.

Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience preferred, but will train on the job.
  • Current (and maintain) Certified Nurses Assistant License; Current (and maintain) CPR and First Aid
  • Medical equipment as appropriate for position:  BP cuff, thermometer, thermometer sheaths, stethoscope, alcohol pads and wipes, sanitizing gel and client equipment on an individualized basis, and personal protective equipment.
  • Language Skills: 
    • Ability to read, write, and comprehend short correspondence and memos and follow instructions.
    • Ability to write simple correspondence and keep basic records of tasks performed.
    • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients, family and employees of the corporation.
  • Mathematical Skills: 
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals,
    • Ability compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: 
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 
    • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Benefits Include:

  • Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.
Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.

Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health

For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at:  ykhcrecruitment@ykhc.org   or 1-907-543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter. If you would like more information about our organization and positions available please visit our website at  www.ykhc.org .

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