Job Opening

Bulletin Number: ODI-DC130700

POSITION Learning & Development Clinical Specialist
DIVISION Organizational Development & Innovation/ Development Center
CLOSE DATE Open until filled


Responsible for the investigation/identification, development/selection, maintenance, measurement/evaluation, and improvement of clinical learning and development (L&D) systems at SCF. Primary focus is on the delivery of a variety of clinical L&D solutions that improve and/or enhance overall workforce performance.


Customer Care & Relationships:

  1. Creates, develops, and nurtures culturally appropriate interactions and connections with each other, customer-owners, and the community.
  2. Delivers a broad range of clinically-focused L&D solutions, while mastering appropriate clinical subject matter expertise in assigned areas
  3. Works with employees, managers, Leadership, committees and work teams to ensure that L&D meets the identified needs of the appropriate clinic, program, department, division and SCF at-large.
  4. Delivers clinical L&D assessment, identification, alignment, support/resources, and mentoring to workforce.

·         Delivers appropriate L&D solutions, as related to—and in alignment with—the Strategic Plan, Development Center (DC) Annual Plan, relevant department/division Annual Plans, and individual Performance Development Plans.


·         Researches industry best practices, benchmarks, and other resources (i.e., ASTD) and incorporates into all L&D approaches, design, and execution.

·         Incorporates Adult Learning Theory and Principals into all career development mentoring approaches, designs, plans, and execution.


·         Participates in the development, analysis, and implementation of the DC’s Annual Workforce Learning Needs Assessment.


·         Supports—and consults with—the DC Learning & Development Team, on alignment of all L&D.


·         Assists, supports, and partners with L&D Instructional Design Specialists on the research, development,    implementation, evaluation, and improvement of L&D curriculum and related materials/resources.

  1. Coordinates other L&D as needed/requested.

Communications & Teamwork:

  1. Shares and receives information, opinions, concerns, and feedback in a supportive manner.
  2. Works collaboratively by building bridges, and creating rapport with team members within departments and across the organization.
  3. Demonstrates trainer and/or educator skills (to include facilitation skills, presentation and interpersonal skills, consulting skills, networking throughout the organization, and strong follow-up skills ensuring fast and efficient completion of tasks).
  4. Ability to work interdependently within a team, and give and receive feedback and recommendations, as related to all areas of career development, progression, and retention.

Improvement & Innovation:

1.      Makes meaningful improvement to services, program, and processes and/or organizational effectiveness that create new value for customer-owners and employees.


2.      Thinks strategically to continuously plan for Southcentral Foundation’s clinical workforce readiness and development needs (to include review and implementation of strategic goals)

Workforce Development Skills & Abilities:

  1. Seeks out additional learning opportunities to continue to develop the technical and professional skills needed now and in the future.
  2. Takes responsibility for all work activities and personal actions by following through on commitments.
  3. Ensures timely and accurate standardization and documentation of work. 
  4. Computer skills (strong knowledge/skill of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point, with MOS certificated preferred).
  5. Documentation skills (to include learning and development documentation and related reporting).
  6. Project/program organization skills.
  7. Works independently and has the capability to efficiently make decisions independently.
  8. Maintains quality, safety and infection control standards; and
  9. Knowledge of 1974 Privacy Act is required since use of customer-owner record is an integral part of the position and privacy of individuals must be protected to the fullest.



SCF programs are established for the purpose of serving a primary population comprised of Alaska Natives who are affiliated with the Cook Inlet Region Inc. (CIRI), and Alaska Natives and American Indians within SCF’s geographical service area.  Employees should have a thorough understanding of the cultures and the needs of the CIRI members, and of the general culture and needs of Alaska Natives and American Indians.  Such knowledge is critical in order to ensure the achievement of the mission and vision of SCF: working together with the Native community to provide the best services with Native staff who value the family and family wellness as the heart of the Native community.

1.      Bachelor’s degree in medical or mental health field (including nursing, social work, counseling, psychology); or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

2.      Two (2) years of experience in medical or mental health field (including nursing, social work, counseling, psychology.)

3.      Two (2) years of experience in the field of adult learning, training and development, education, vocational/occupational counseling or related field. This includes being a preceptor, mentor or supervisor for students or medical or mental health professionals.

4.      Certificate/Certification by ASTD (American Society of Training and Development), or like industry-recognized organization (or ability to obtain within six months).

Working Environment:

·         Employee may be exposed to: none.


·         Noise level: Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers and printers, light traffic).

 Physical Demands:

·         Position requires: stand (under 1/3 time); walk (under 1/3 time); sit (to 2/3 time); use hands to finger, handle or feel (under 1/3 time); reach with hands and arms (under 1/3 time); talk or hear (over 2/3 time).


·         Weight lifted or force exerted: Up to 10 pounds (under 1/3 time).


·         Special vision requirements: No special vision requirements.


·         Additional physical demands: travel may be required.

Age and Customer-Owner Population(s) Served:

Age of Customer-Owner Population Served


This position does not provide direct customer-owner care.

This position does not provide direct customer-owner care.


Please complete an online application by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top/bottom of this page. For more information contact SCF Human Resources by Email or (907) 729-4977 or Toll free at 1-800-478-3343

Preference will not be given unless certification is submitted to Human Resources (a copy is acceptable).