Napartet Update: Alaska Native Workforce Development

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2014 Compass Cohort: Ray Petersen, CHAP; Suzanne Agathluk, Pharmacy; Sammijo Smith, Human Resources; Melody Hoffman, Village Operations; Sophie King-Moses, Outpatient Services; Beverly Wulf, CHAP.

Goal: Complete second expanded Compass cohort and implement sustainable transition to a permanent HR department by September 30, 2014

Compass Cohort 2014

The 2014 Compass cohort is off and running. The six participants have undergone a serious vetting and nomination process as well as two in-depth interviews to qualify for YKHC’s management development training program. The 12-week program began on June 9 and will continue through August.

This year’s participants will play an instrumental role in providing ongoing evaluation about their Compass experiences, which includes half-day intensives in various YKHC departments to better learn how and why YKHC’s cross-divisional teams work.

Napartet: Our Road To Excellence

In addition, the Compass cohort will complete a value-added project in alignment with YKHC’s Napartet pillars and strategic plan. This will likely incorporate reducing costs, increasing efficiencies, and improving the patient experience.

This is the second year of the program. Another round may kick off as early as October, 2014.

For more information visit www.ykhc.org/compass

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