Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.

  • HPOG Specialist

    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employment & Training Services (ETSD)
    Part-Time, Regular
  • Overview




    Job Title:

    HPOG Specialist


    Employment & Training Services Department (ETSD)

    Reports To:

    HPOG Program Manager



    FLSA Status:


    Pay Grade:


    Job Type:

    Part-time; 25 Hours per Week


    General Functions:

    The Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Specialist will provide assistance to the HPOG staff. The primary responsibility will be to assist the HPOG Employment Developer and MOA Instructor.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Work directly with participants to develop resumes, cover letters, and interview skills.
    • Work in collaboration with HPOG partners to provide career readiness resources and opportunities to participants.
    • Assist the MOA Instructor in providing instruction and tutoring in core medical office administration subjects to include: basic medical insurance billing/coding, medical reception, medical terminology, medical office management, 10-key, electronic health records, Microsoft Office applications, and other office skills.
    • Become familiar with HPOG MOA curriculum and be willing to use innovative and culturally responsive teaching methods.
    • Assist all HPOG staff with administrative duties, as needed.
    • Increase cultural awareness and traditional leadership skills for participants.
    • Provide direct classroom supervision and instruction of MOA curriculum as needed in the instructor’s absence.
    • Provide regular communication and program updates to staff and the HPOG Program Manager.
    • Maintain a respectful relationship with all participants, staff, and stakeholders.
    • Maintain confidentiality according to regulations and procedures.
    • Perform all related duties as assigned.

    Job Specifications:

    • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work with diverse groups of people with varying needs.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work both independently and as a contributory team member in a positive, productive manner.
    • Strong problem solving skills.
    • Ability to coordinate multiple activities and prioritize workload.
    • Skill in analyzing and interpreting information.
    • Strong problem solving proficiency.
    • Ability to think logically, methodically, accurately, as well as creatively.
    • Well-developed computer skills, including word processing and ten-key calculations.

    Minimum qualifications:

    • One (1) year experience working in a healthcare setting and/or completion of a health training program resulting in a national credential/endorsement (e.g. CMAA certification)
    • One (1) year experience teaching adults in a classroom setting.
    • Continued employment status will be contingent upon completion of a satisfactory state and federal criminal background check.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Associate’s degree in education, counseling, management, office administration, medical office administration or related field.
    • Two (2) years’ experience teaching youth or adults in a classroom environment.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the social, educational, training and cultural needs of the Alaska Native/American Indian community.
    • Demonstrated experience working with Alaska Native people, knowledge of their values and belief systems and ability to provide culturally competent services.

    Hiring Preference:

    Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self-Determination Act.



    The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.  It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.



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