Emergency Management Coordinator

Aspen Valley Hospital

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Emergency Management Coordinator
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:  Collaborate with other officials and other emergency management personnel and local, state or federal officials when preparing for, responding to, or recovering from disasters.  Consults with officials of local and area governments, schools, hospitals, and other institutions in order to determine needs and capabilities in the event of a natural disaster or other emergency.  Coordinate disaster response or crisis management activities.  Design and administer emergency/disaster preparedness training courses that teach people how to effectively respond to major emergencies and disasters.  Develop and maintain liaisons with Tribal and community organizations, municipalities, county departments, and similar entities in order to facilitate plan development, response effort coordination, and exchanges of personnel and equipment.  Develop and perform tests and evaluations of emergency management plans in accordance with the Joint Commission, CMS, state and federal regulations.  Keep informed of federal, state and local regulations affecting emergency plans, and ensure that plans adhere to these regulations.  Prepare emergency situation status reports that describe response and recovery efforts, needs, and preliminary damage assessments.  Apply for federal funding for emergency management related needs; administer such grants and report on their progress.  Attend meetings, conferences, and workshops related to emergency management.  Develop instructional materials, and make presentations to groups in order to provide information on emergency plans and their implementation process.  Train hospital employees in the preparation of long-term plans that are compatible with the Joint Commission, CMS, federal and state plans.  Coordinates and directs the planning, organization, control, and implementation of emergency management activities.  Coordinates, develops, and implements the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) for YKHC. Updates the EOP annually to include the EOP Annex and Appendices.  Coordinate the development and implementation of a Disaster Preparedness and Training Program for YKHC employees and volunteers.



Position Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Occupational Safety and Health-related field, Safety Management, Emergency Management, or similar discipline (Incident Command System, Occupational Safety and Health, or equivalent preferred)
  • 2 years’ experience in occupational health and safety and/or emergency management (incident command system).
  • Office machines (i.e., multi-line telephones, computers, copy machines, etc.)
  • Knowledge of applicable emergency management statutes, rules, regulations, ordinances, codes, administrative orders and other operational guidelines and directives.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, tribal, local and organizational emergency management groups and requirements.
  • Skill in identifying and resolving different types of hazards in a health care and community environment.
  • Skill in emergency management and homeland security.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers and representatives from other local, state and federal agencies.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications including Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, internet searches, and creating and interpreting graphs and charts.
  • Skill in teaching employees Incident Command System and write summary reports.
  • Acts as the Assistant Safety and Security Director in the absence of the Assistant Safety and Security Director.


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:



Employment Duration:
80 Full time

Temporary Status:
Not Applicable

Hours per Week:


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.

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Aspen Valley Hospital



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