Community Health Aide Practitioner - Rasu

Southcentral Foundation Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 5 months ago

The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Community Health Aide is responsible for providing acute, chronic, emergency, and preventive medical health care to Village residents under the direction of the medical doctors in Anchorage and according to the CHA/P Manual. The CHA Trainee (CHA-T) level is a training classification for those who do not yet qualify as CHA I. The CHA I, II, III, IV and Practitioner are expected to operate within the guidelines of the CHA/P Manual and their level of training and the scope of practice consistent with their level of training. CHA II, III, IV and Practitioner are also expected to act within the limits of their Standing Orders (SO) when applicable.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma; OR GED.

Additional Qualifications for CHA I: Meets all requirements of CHA Trainee in addition to the following:

  • Successful completion of the TABE Test at the 9th Grade level.

  • Successful completion of Emergency Trauma Technician (ETT) OR Emergency Medical Technician. Certification must be maintained throughout employment.

  • Complete full-time work in a Village clinic with 20 customer-owner encounters prior to Session II of the CHA Training. Involves direct onsite observation, Medical Traffic Evaluation [three (3) calls], PEF chart review [five (5) charts or notes] and completion of the PSLN (Post Session Learning Needs) form.

  • Successful completion of the Session I [one (1)] of CHA training program and passing required testing with a grade of 80 percent or better.

  • All certifications must be maintained at current level.

Additional Qualifications for CHA II: Meets all requirements of CHA I in addition to the following:

  • Successful completion of the Session II [two (2)] of CHA training program and passing required testing with a grade of 80 percent or better.

  • Complete 200 hours of field experience including 60 customer-owner encounters before the next training session. Requires direct onsite observation, Medical Traffic Evaluation [three (3) calls], PEF chart review [five (5) charts or notes] and completion of the PSLN (Post Session Learning Needs) form.

Additional Qualifications for CHA III: Meets all requirements of CHA II in addition to the following:

  • Successful completion of the Session III [three (3)] of CHA training program and passing required testing with a grade of 80 percent or better. Completion of 200 hours of field experience, including 60 customer-owners encounters prior to the next session of training.

  • This will also involve direct onsite observation, Medical Traffic Evaluation [three (3) calls], PEF chart review [five (5) charts and notes] and completion of the PSLN (Post Session Learning Needs) form.

  • Will apply for certification after completing required field training for this level.

  • Current certification by the CHA Program Certification Board (CHAPCB).

  • All certifications must be maintained at current level.

  • In accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) it is required to enroll as individual rendering providers with Alaska Medicaid.

Additional Qualifications for CHA IV: Meets all requirements of CHA III in addition to the following:

  • Successful completion of the Session IV [four (4)] of CHA training program and passing required testing with a grade of 80 percent or better.

  • Completion of an additional 200 hours of field experience, including 60 customer-owner encounters or alternative completed to the satisfaction of the designated Supervisor. This will also involve direct onsite observation, Medical Traffic Evaluation [three (3) calls], PEF chart review [five (5) charts and notes] and completion of the PSLN (Post Session Learning Needs) form.

  • Current certification by the CHA Program Certification Board (CHAPCB), Level IV.

  • All certifications must be maintained at current level.

  • In accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) it is required to enroll as individual rendering providers with Alaska Medicaid.

Additional Qualifications for CHA Practitioner: Meets all requirements of CHA IV in addition to the following:

  • Successful passing of a preceptorship through one-on-one evaluation by CHA Preceptor for 30 hours minimum direct customer-owner care, performing at least 15 customer-owner encounters as primary provider.

  • Complete credentialing as a CHP with the training center per guidelines.

  • After credentialing as a CHP, complete 48 hours of approved Continuing Education every two (2) years.

  • The preceptorship and re-credentialing is to be repeated every six (6) years.

  • Current certification as a Practitioner by the CHA Program Certification Board (CHAPCB).

  • All certifications must be maintained at current level.

  • In accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) it is required to enroll as individual rendering providers with Alaska Medicaid.

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Community Health Aide Practitioner - Rasu

Southcentral Foundation