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ANTHC job openings: encourage friends and neighbors to apply!

December 4th, 2022 by ANTHC Recruiting

Our employees serve as our ambassadors and best recruiters. Know someone that would be a good fit for one of our job openings? Encourage them to apply at www.anthc.org/careers! In addition to our open positions on our ANTHC.org website, we also have several executive positions open being recruited for by an executive staffing firm.  If you have questions regarding any of the open positions or how to submit an online application, please check out the job board help site or contact ANTHC’s Recruiting team at (907) 729-1301 or careers@anthc.org.  

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ANTHC Culture Committee Bake Sale Thursday, Dec. 15

November 30th, 2022 by Josephine Ambridge

ANTHC Culture Committee is hosting a Bake Sale, and a portion of the profits will benefit the Covenant House Alaska. Stop by ANMC Conference Room 2 on Thursday, Dec. 15 from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. and help make our fundraiser a success while enjoying some delicious treats. The committee will also be hosting a silent auction for a delicious homemade pie. If you would like to contribute with baked goods, contact the ANTHC Culture Committee at AKA-CulturalCommittee@anmc.org for more information.

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Community Health Aide Program is seeking volunteer male patients

November 30th, 2022 by Faith Mojin

The Community Health Aide Program is seeking volunteer male patients. These surrogate patients will help our Community Health Aides gain vital skills. Patients will talk to CHAs during the visit while completing a history and physical exam. Patients will learn about their health, prevention and screenings. Volunteers will receive a $50 Visa gift card for a two-hour visit and a $100 Visa gift card for a four-hour visit. Participants must be COVID-19 vaccinated. Appointment times are: Friday, Dec. 9 – …

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Community Health Aide Program seeking volunteer child patients

November 30th, 2022 by Faith Mojin

The Community Health Aide Program is teaching health aides how to complete a well child clinic visit. If you have a child between the age of 6 months through 5 years old and would like to volunteer as a patient, we would appreciate your help. A $50 visa gift card will be given for a two-hour visit. Dates and Times: Thursday, Dec. 8 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 8:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 1:30-3:30 p.m. Health Aides provide care to …

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Microsoft Outlook Fundamentals on Wednesday, Dec. 7

November 30th, 2022 by Donnelyn Mae Bagcal

Join Training and Development in Zoom (https://anthc.zoom.us/j/99690230007) for Microsoft: Outlook Fundamentals on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Outlook is a powerful email application. However, it does much more than that to help you stay organized. With integrated mail, calendars, people and tasks, Outlook can help you manage every aspect of your life. This course will also explain some of the advanced e-mail, calendar, and task commands, as well as the Notes feature. Learning Objectives After this training, …

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Customer Service training Wednesday, December 7

November 30th, 2022 by Donnelyn Mae Bagcal

Join Training and Development for Customer Service on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Gain the communication skills needed to help meet and exceed the customer’s needs and learn to provide the highest level of customer service! We will be reviewing a variety of customer service challenges and how we can better serve our customers while improving ourselves in the process. Learning Objectives: After this training, learners will be able to: Defining customer service, both internal and external Recognizing …

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Maintenance Work Requests

November 29th, 2022 by Andre White

Please submit all non-emergency facilities maintenance work requests through the facilities maintenance work request system and they will be addressed as soon as possible. Facilities Maintenance Work Requests ANMC control room staff can be reached 24/7 for emergencies at x2820.

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Water leak at ANPCC Entrance

November 29th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

Please enter the Anchorage Native Primary Care Center from the Flattop parking garage and skybridge or ANPCC 1 East clinic. Please avoid using the front entrance of ANPCC due to a water leak.

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Virtual graphics now Available for HIV/AIDS Awareness Month in December!

November 28th, 2022 by Hannah Warren

The iKnowMine team is excited to announce the availability of a social media toolkit to help raise awareness on World AIDS Day and HIV/AIDS Awareness Month. December marks HIV/AIDS Awareness month, which kicks off with World AIDS Day on December 1 each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite to end the HIV epidemic, to show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. HIV and AIDS-related illnesses impact …

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Update to security measures at ANMC

November 28th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

As of this Sunday evening (November 27), the situation resulting in heightened security measures has resolved with no additional unusual activity. Please continue to remain vigilant in your individual efforts to ensure no one is allowed to enter secured areas when you “badge in” or as you leave the building. Thank you for your increased awareness during this time and continued care for our patients and for each other.

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Registration now open for the 2022 ANTHC Employee Holiday Party!

November 23rd, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

Staff are invited to the ANTHC Employee Holiday Party to celebrate in-person with your colleagues. The winter wonderland celebration is Saturday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Dena’ina Convention Center for dinner and socializing. This is an adults-only event and staff may bring 1 guest. Registration is required and is now open: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anthc-employee-holiday-party-tickets-472809605257 When registering, please provide your name and email in addition to your Employee ID Number (EID) for verification. This can be found on the back of …

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Lost Item: Glove lost in Alaska Regional parking lot

November 23rd, 2022 by Roberta Miljure

This glove was lost at the Alaska Regional parking lot. Please contact Roberta Miljure at RMiljure@anthc.org if this is your mitten or you know the owner.

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The Community Health Aide Program is seeking volunteer prenatal patients

November 22nd, 2022 by Faith Mojin

We teach the Community Health Aide Program students how to measure a pregnant woman’s abdomen, listen to fetal heart tones, feel the abdomen to determine position of the baby and check the Mother’s legs and feet for swelling. If you are 24 or more weeks pregnant and would like to volunteer your time, we would appreciate your help. A $25 visa gift card will be given for a one hour appointment and a $50 visa gift card for a two …

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Reports of fraudulent text messages appearing to come from ANTHC leadership

November 21st, 2022 by IT Security

What has happened:  IT Security has received reports of employees receiving suspicious smishing (text) messages that appear to come from different ANTHC leaders. Smishing is similar to email-based phishing attacks but instead of sending a fraudulent email, the attacker sends a fraudulent text message. The attacker uses this text message to attempt to trick the recipient into performing some action that benefits them. What this means: Exercise caution if you receive an unexpected text message, especially if it appears to …

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2022 Adopt an Elder Gift Giving Program is Open!

November 21st, 2022 by Melissa Castaneda

Alaska Native Elders are our most precious gift. We know their experiences and teaching of values enrich so many of our lives. The Adopt an Elder Program is a gift giving program in collaboration with the ANTHC Elder Outreach Program and Southcentral Foundation’s CHOICE Care Waiver Program. New for the 2022 holiday season, in partnership with the Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation; the ANTHC Elder Outreach Program is accepting monetary donations to support purchasing gifts for Elders and participants of Southcentral …

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Flu vaccine reminder: ANMC accredited campus employee deadline is Dec. 1

November 21st, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

Employees can visit the Employee Health office in the hospital or the HCB to get their annual influenza vaccine and the new COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccines! No appointment or registration needed and the vaccine can be given at the same time but is not required. Employee Health hours: Who is required to get an influenza vaccine?While all employees are strongly encouraged to get the influenza vaccine, employees working on the ANMC Accredited Campus are required. This requirement is slightly different than the COVID-19 …

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Open Enrollment Compare Plans for Benefits Site Help

November 21st, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

Now that we are in the Open Enrollment period, you may be evaluating your options for coverage next year. If you are working on selecting a new health care plan and want to use https://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/plan-information/compare-plans/ as a guide, here are some things to keep in mind: Because the system thinks you get paid monthly, the premiums that are listed are incorrect. This site is helpful for comparing other parts of plans, just not premiums. For the correct premiums, please refer …

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Save the date: the ANTHC holiday party is back!

November 18th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

This season we invite you to once again dress in your holiday style and walk your way into a winter wonderland celebration! When: Dec. 10 at the Dena’ina Convention Center ballroom Stay tuned for registration and more details!

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Call for nominations for the 16th annual Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation Luminary Awards

November 18th, 2022 by Trina Landlord

The Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation (HANF), the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium’s (ANTHC’s) charitable arm, is currently accepting nominations for the 2023 Luminary Awards. The Luminary Awards recognize individuals and organizations for their dedication and outstanding contributions to the Alaska Tribal Health System and community. This year’s award categories are:  The Luminary Awards Nomination Form can be found on HANF’s website at healthyalaskanatives.org/2023-ravens-ball. The nominations deadline for the 2023 Luminary Awards is 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022.  All nominations will …

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Campus Alert: Parking lot thefts

November 17th, 2022 by ANTHC Security

ANTHC Security has advised that they are working on an investigation of the attempted unauthorized removal of license plates in the parking lot of HCB as well as several “smash and grab” incidents. The suspects fled the ANTHC campus and APD has been contacted.  Stay alert and be aware of your surroundings. – Keep personal and valuable items (purses, garage door openers, checkbook, etc.) out of view and secure if left in vehicles. When walking outside: Report suspicious behavior to Security Dispatch: If there is active criminal activity or immediate …

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DiSC Communication: Productive Conflict on Wednesday, Nov. 30

November 17th, 2022 by Donnelyn Mae Bagcal

Join Training and Development for DiSC Communication: Productive Conflict on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022 from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. This training will define conflict, help improve self-awareness of your conflict behaviors and responses to conflict. You will learn about your DiSC style in conflict and other DiSC styles in conflict. Attending will help you identify automatic destructive thoughts and understand how they can impact your conflict behaviors. You will learn how to reframe thoughts so that you can become more …

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2022 ANTHC Engagement Survey has been extended: now open through Nov. 17!

November 15th, 2022 by Neil Teatsorth

All feedback is valuable to make positive changes at ANTHC! Thank you to the 60% who have taken the time to complete the second, more detailed Employee Engagement survey that came out Nov. 1. This s The deadline has been extended until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 to give staff additional time to share their honest feedback and suggestions to help ANTHC be the employer of choice. Your feedback is valuable, and we want to hear more from you through …

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Human Resources department is on the move: new location is first floor of the Inuit Building

November 14th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

The Human Resources (HR) office is relocating to the Inuit Building, at 4141 Ambassador Drive, on the first floor and will open in their new location on Friday, Nov. 18. The Inuit Building will be open from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The HR front desk will be closed on Nov. 17 and reopen on Nov. 18 in their new location. HR services will be limited this week as they move from the Healthy Communities Building (HCB). The self-service portal in …

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Photos wanted: Rock your Mocs

November 14th, 2022 by Michael Doyle

Are you rocking your moccasins or mukluks this week for the annual Rock Your Mocs day on Tuesday, Nov. 15? If so, we’d like to feature your photo on ANTHC social media! Please send a photo of you in your moccasins or mukluks with your name and job title to mjdoyle@anthc.org by Wednesday, Nov. 16 to be featured in a post this week. Learn more about Rock Your Mocs at rockyourmocs.org/.

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Tailgating Prevention – It Takes Everyone!

November 14th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

Tailgating is one of the most widespread security breaches and has recently been identified as a common problem on our campus. One of the most frequent instances of tailgating occurs when an employee politely holds open a door for a colleague or visitor. This unintentionally creates a security breach by enabling an unauthorized user to access the building or area. Another instance where tailgating can occur is when an oblivious employee allows a door to slowly close behind them, leaving …

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DiSC Communication: Working as a Team on Wednesday, Nov. 16

November 9th, 2022 by Donnelyn Mae Bagcal

Join Training and Development for DiSC Communication: Working as a Team on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Misunderstandings, miscommunications, and personality clashes prevent teams from being effective. This workshop is for individuals who would like to help their teams grow and improve productivity and efficiency while working together to form strong, cohesive teams. You will learn DiSC communication style strategies and methods to capitalize on the strengths and understand the weaknesses of each personality style to work …

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Microsoft Word Fundamentals on Wednesday, Nov. 16

November 9th, 2022 by Donnelyn Mae Bagcal

Join Training and Development in Zoom (https://anthc.zoom.us/j/99690230007) for Microsoft: Word Fundamentals on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. This course is intended for people who want to learn the fundamental skills of working with Microsoft Word, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content. Learning Objectives: After this training, you will be able to: Understand the Word interface …

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Reminder: Veterans Day is now an observed holiday

November 8th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

As a reminder, ANTHC added two additional holidays for 2022 as part of our efforts to continue to be your employer of choice. Offering competitive benefits is one of the ways we show appreciation to current employees and an important recruiting tool.  In celebration of equity and in recognition of principles that align with ANTHC’s values, ANTHC added Juneteenth and Veterans Day to the list of observed holidays for 2022. ANTHC’s paid holiday schedule includes: For those staff working on the Veterans Day holiday, we thank you for supporting our 24-hour …

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Voting policy leave reminder

November 8th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

Alaska General Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8 with polls open 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. ANTHC encourages all employees to exercise voting rights and our voting leave policy supports those rights while maintaining our ongoing operations. ANTHC voting leave policy highlights (ANTHC Policy No. HR-605): For more information about Alaska elections, visit the Alaska Division of Elections at https://www.elections.alaska.gov.

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Campus-wide phone outage this Saturday night

November 4th, 2022 by Chelsea Wells

All phones will be down for approximately thirty minutes between the hours of 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. this Saturday, November 5, 2022. HIT will be performing maintenance and upgrading the campus phone system with all new hardware and software. To accomplish this, HIT technicians will be taking down the entire phone system for an anticipated duration of thirty minutes during these hours. Please see the following list of services that will be available or unavailable during the outage:  Impacted: NOT …

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