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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! In addition to our open positions on our 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  

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Increased security measures at ANMC

November 26th, 2022 by ANTHC Security

Early Thursday morning, the ANMC Intensive Care Unit (ICU) staff began receiving multiple phone calls threatening violence, not directed at staff. In response, the entrance to ICU was restricted, requiring staff members inside the ICU to grant access to anyone entering the unit. ANMC staff also disabled the badge reader and a security officer was placed outside the door to ensure additional security of the unit. These measures remain in place today. Normal limited visitation procedures currently in effect for …

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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: 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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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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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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ANTHC Scorecard informational sessions Nov. 7-17: two sessions left!

November 15th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

Two in-person sessions left! All staff are invited to join an upcoming informational session with Neil Teatsorth, Interim Chief Workforce Officer and Interim Chief Operating Officer Ed Kelly to walk through our new Board-approved ANTHC FY23 ANTHC Scorecard and learn about Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and our new employee evaluation and goal planning process. The goal of these informational sessions to encourage transparency, frequent updates and opportunities for questions.  There will be both virtual and in-person sessions offered. Leadership appreciates your support in rolling out …

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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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ANTHC 2022 Fiscal Year-End Reminders

September 13th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

September 30 is the end of the fiscal year (FY). The Finance Department asks leaders to ensure you are on track to close your budget by FY end. If you have an outstanding FY2022 invoice, obtain the invoice from the vendor and send to AP for processing Important dates: September 23: Payroll Adjustments Due September 23: FY22 Purchase Requisition/Orders Research September 30: Last Day for most FY22 Grant Expenditures September 30: FY22 A/P Invoices for All Awards Due to …

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Empower the Workforce: Employee Pulse Survey open through Sept. 23!

September 12th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

Monday, Sept. 12, all full and part time staff who started at ANTHC prior to June 1, 2022 should have received an email from “Press Ganey on behalf of Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson” ( with your unique link to take our 2022 Employee Pulse Survey. There are six Likert scale questions that you will rank from “Strongly Agree” to “Strongly Disagree” and one open-ended question to provide your honest answer to: Thinking about the challenges met by ANTHC over the last two years, …

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You’re invited: ANTHC Strategic Plan employee kickoff event: Aug. 24

August 17th, 2022 by Fiona Brosnan

All ANTHC employees are invited to join President/CEO Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson and Interim Chief Operating Officer Ed Kelly for a special employee event to kick off our new strategic plan and our new mission and values. When: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Where:            Live: Consortium Office Building conference rooms 1 and 2 Virtually: Zoom: A recording of the kickoff will be shared after the event The ANTHC Board of Directors spent the last year working with staff …

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Employee benefit updates from President/CEO

April 7th, 2022 by Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson

Quyana (thank you) for providing the best possible care and services to the people we serve on campus and throughout Alaska. Working together is how we strive for our vision, Alaska Native people are the healthiest people in the world. We are implementing employee benefit changes to show our appreciation for your dedication, commitment, and hard work. Pay Increases: Effective March 27, we implemented salary increases of 3.1% for eligible ANTHC employees. Employees who joined our team on or before September …

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Message from Valerie Davidson, President/CEO

December 21st, 2021 by Chelsea Wells

Dear Colleagues, Quyana for your patience, as it has been a while since I’ve made time to cernirtaaq (stop by to visit). As I hear from friends and family this time of year, it’s been a good reminder that I need to do a better job of keeping in touch. As we transition from one holiday to the next, we appreciate your continued efforts to keep our families and communities safe. While the emergence of the Omicron variant was not the …

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ANTHC Staffing Updates

December 7th, 2021 by Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson

We’re excited to announce the following staffing updates at ANTHC.  FINANCE DEPARTMENT  Bob Petrina, serves as Special Advisor to the Chief Financial Officer and will be with us for several months, working closely with Bryce Akagi, Interim CFO on several special projects and assisting in other areas where needed. Bob is experienced in health care finance and operations, and has consulted in many hospitals, and health systems. We look forward to his assistance during our transition in Finance. He lives …

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Employee update: Crisis Standards of Care

October 1st, 2021 by Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson

Good afternoon, Effective yesterday afternoon, Alaska Native Medical Center’s (ANMC) Incident Command team officially activated Crisis Standards of Care (CSC), for an initial one-week operational period. This decision was made in response to a need for increased operational flexibility to ensure we can continue to deliver the care needed by our beneficiaries. We have been operating at contingency levels for a prolonged period and our staff is doing an incredible job at providing the necessary care. Activating CSC allows the …

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Message to ANTHC Employees – COVID Special Quarterly Bonus

September 9th, 2021 by Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson

Quyana (thank you). These mere words are not enough to commend all of you for your incredible work and the lives you have saved as an ANTHC employee during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Over the last 18 months, we have had to make a lot of difficult decisions to keep people safe and to protect our communities.  Many of us moved our work from the office to home on a moment’s notice.  We know it was not easy caring for children …

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Staff update: COVID-19 vaccination requirement

August 5th, 2021 by Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson 

Good afternoon ANTHC colleagues, The ANTHC COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (HR-517) requiring all ANTHC employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, has been in place since July 15, 2021. Quyana to those of you who have already received the vaccine and to those who have scheduled your appointments. This vaccine requirement applies to all members of our workforce, including non-physician interns, residents, post-graduate trainees, students, and volunteers. It also applies to individuals and business entities that have entered into contractual agreements with ANTHC (unless …

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Episode #4 of ANTHC employee podcast now available

June 29th, 2021 by Fiona Brosnan

Connect with ANTHC’s work in a new way by watching or listening to episode 4 of the new ANTHC podcast, “A day in the life”. Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson reflects back on her first days leading ANTHC and challenges the Alaska Tribal Health System is addressing in this final part of the conversation with Liz Medicine Crow, First Alaskans Institute CEO. (Prerecorded in April) Missed an episode? Episode 1: New podcasts and videos offer insight into ANTHC work Episode 2: Lead …

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ANTHC return to campus update: moving to phase 4B on August 2

June 28th, 2021 by Stan Bennion

ANTHC staff, Beginning August 2, we will be moving into phase 4B of the Return to Campus phasing plan to increase non-clinical building capacity to 75%.  The approved work from home agreements will remain in effect for all other employees in phase 5 until further notice (all employees who are working from home must have an approved work from home agreement on file with HR).  Please connect with your manager to confirm the phase you are to return to campus.  If you …

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Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson named ANTHC President

June 15th, 2021 by Chelsea Wells

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Board of Directors named Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson as President, removing interim from the title, effective Monday, June 14. Davidson has been serving as the Consortium’s Interim President since March. “For the past few months, ANTHC employees have risen to many challenges, and never lost focus on our mission of providing world-class service for Alaska’s first people. The Board is grateful to these dedicated employees and is focused on ensuring a timely and efficient leadership …

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New podcasts and videos offer insight into ANTHC work

May 26th, 2021 by Valerie Davidson

At ANTHC, we do a lot! To offer new insight on who we are and what we do, we are excited to introduce a short series of ANTHC podcasts, available in both video and audio only options as an additional way for our staff to learn about the great work being done around our organization. Each episode is intended to offer an additional connection point between ANTHC employees. In the first episodes, we meet our Interim President Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson, …

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ANTHC Ethics and Compliance reporting information

March 15th, 2021 by Fiona Brosnan

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is committed to providing a safe workplace for all employees. There are many ways to report situations that make you uncomfortable in your work environment. If you have a concern, please contact your supervisor, management, Human Resources, the Ethics and Compliance Program or the anonymous Ethics and Compliance Hotline, 1-877-772-6743, staffed by non-ANTHC employees or drop a letter off at the front desk of the Consortium Office Building (COB). You can also contact our …

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ANTHC names new Interim President, Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson

March 12th, 2021 by Fiona Brosnan

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Board of Directors has named Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson, Interim President, effective Monday, March 15. Ms. Davidson, who currently serves as President of Alaska Pacific University, will take a leave of absence from that role as she leads ANTHC. Garvin Federenko, who was serving as Acting President, will remain Chief Executive Officer. “Thank you, Garvin, for your service and stepping in quickly to help keep operations moving forward,” said Bernice Kaigelak, Board Chair. “Garvin’s leadership …

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