WIC Technician
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp

Bethel, Alaska

WIC Technician

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (www.ykhc.org)

Position Summary:
Works as a team member to serve WIC clients in the YK Delta. Initiates WIC certification for participants in the WIC office and offsite in village clinics. Collects certification documents, completes data entry, creates and updates files, faxes and copies program materials. In charge of monthly mailings and warrant printing. Explains program benefits and rules to clients. Ensure clients receive nutrition education as required. Provides health and nutrition assessment of height, weight, and hemoglobin. Keeps inventory and orders supplies. Function as a team member on other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • 1 or more years working in an office setting, preferably with patient or client interaction.
  • Infant CPR within 3 months of hire.
  • Computer, weighing scales, height board, telephone, and xerox.
  • Good computer skills,
  • knowledge of community resources,
  • knowledge of laws regarding child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault.
  • High degree of interaction with clients.
  • Bilingual English and Yup'ik speakers preferred.
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

Additional Information:
ID:14663Location:BethelDepartment:Women, Infants, Children (WIC)Employment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
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.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at YKHCRecruitment@YKHC.org or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?org=YKHC&cws=41)

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