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The Foraker Group on behalf of Kodiak Area Native Association
February 28, 2024
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Health Services Officer| Kodiak Area Native Association | Kodiak, Alaska

The Position and Leadership Opportunity

Kodiak Area Native Association seeks an experienced leader with the ability to sustain relationships to serve as their Health Services Officer (HSO). The incoming leader will report to the Vice President of Health Services and provide operational, administrative, and strategic guidance and support to Ancillary Services (Lab, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Wellness Center), Dental, and Behavioral Health services. As a Kodiak-based leader, the HSO will lead a team of five health directors and indirectly supervise 67 health services staff. The HSO will embrace KANA’s values and ensure that resources align with the strategic vision while designing and operationalizing health services strategic initiatives.

The HSO will be a strategic partner to the health services leadership team, which includes the VP of Health Services, Chief Medical Officer, Health Operations Officer, and Quality Officer. The HSO will be a bridge builder focused on enhancing collaboration across health services to deliver high-quality, patient-centered healthcare. In this new role at KANA, the HSO will provide essential leadership capacity and direction to support the development and mentorship of the health directors and their teams.

KANA is a vibrant Alaska Native Regional nonprofit corporation providing exceptional person-centered health and social services throughout the Kodiak Island Archipelago. In alignment with its mission to elevate the quality of life of the people we serve, the organization engages with the entire Kodiak region with a focus on Alaska Native Beneficiaries. This creates a unique and exciting environment to provide senior-level leadership that supports organizational growth and advances healthcare throughout the Kodiak Island Archipelago.

Application Process

The annual salary range is between $140,000 - $165,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. KANA provides generous benefits and relocation. To read the full position profile and apply, please visit:  KANA is an Equal Opportunity Employment employer exercising Native preference in accordance with Public Law 93-638. When submitting application materials, please indicate if you are claiming Alaska Native or American Indian hiring preference. For questions, contact Allison Fong, Leadership Transition Guide, at   Communications will be treated in confidence. Deadline for application submission is March 31. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Resume reviews begin immediately. The search process will include a multi-step interview process.

KANA is an Equal Opportunity Employment (EOE) employer exercising Native preference in accordance with P.L. 93-638. All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of pre-employment screenings, including a criminal background check and drug screen.

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