Bethel, AK, United States
Jan 11, 2020
With **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. 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 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.
Will provide support in managing public relations activities related to the locations where the organization has major presence. This position also provides press liaison support for YKHC.
Associates (two-year) degree required, BA or BS preferred.
Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience in communications, journalism or public relations with project leader responsibility. Two years of supervisory experience highly preferred.
License, Certification, Registration: N/A
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
Should have thorough understanding of healthcare as well as the culture and needs of the Tribes in the YK Delta region. Excellent facilitation skills. Positive image and demonstrated effective working relationships with local and statewide media representatives. Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with various internal and external customers. Ability to acquire and effectively utilize a comprehensive knowledge of YKHC services and mission, vision and values in order to provide appropriate communications guidance within the corporation. Strong written and oral presentation skills essential in order to develop and write manage corporate communications. Graphic design and multimedia experience preferred.
Two years minimum.
Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
Ten paid holidays
Comprehensive healthcare coverage
Life and Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Employee Wellness Center
YKHC applies Alaska Native/American Indian (under PL 93-638), EEO, and Veteran Preferences. Under federal and state laws, YKHC performs criminal history and background checks to ensure customers are protected.
Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health
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