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Kickapoo Human Resources
Updated 3/18/2014

Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Human Resources Mission Statement

The Human Resource Department will serve as administrative strategic partner with our employees, and individuals seeking employment opportunities with the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas. We will provide leadership and guidance in the development, implementation, and equable administration of policies and procedures, thus fostering a positive work environment.

The mission of Human Resources is to support our right to practice Indian Preference, while maintaining confidentiality and our promise of fair treatment, accountability while promoting and supporting recruiting strategies, as well as collaborating with departments to create a high performing, diverse workforce.

Our Vision

The Human Resources Department is a resource for the Kickapoo Reservation Community and is recognized as a dynamic team of knowledgeable professionals who impact and promote equity and fair human relations throughout the tribal organization. We will seek and provide solutions to workplace issues that support and optimize the operating principles of the Kickapoo Tribe.


Human Resources Director: Janis Simon

Duties are to oversee the Kickapoo Human Resource Department and staff. Responsibilities are to interpret, develop, and support written personnel policies and procedures. For further questions, please call toll-free (877) 864-2746, extension 246, or email janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov


Job Announcements Updated 3/18/2014

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Submit resume and application to:
(A completed Employment Application form must be submitted in order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email to janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Substance Abuse Counselor

Position: Full Time

Location: Kickapoo Nation Health Center, Kickapoo Reservation

Supervisor: KNHC Director

Position Summary:
To provide a service designed to reach into the Kickapoo Community and identify individuals and/or families presently in need of intervention and treatment. Services provided to individuals and/or groups including alcohol/drug education; the teaching to techniques for decision-making and constructive processes for dealing with stress, recreation, social activism and cultural activities or events.

General Description:
•Provide and follow a written services protocol for the provision of services.
•Provide two (2) training and information session to key people in courts, social service agencies, and/or schools regarding techniques for identifying and assisting substance abusers to accept treatment.
•Provide quarterly contacts to legal, social service, health, and education agencies to facilitate referral of substance abuser to treatment programs.
•Provide a component that is fully staffed with qualified and trained personnel capable of providing quality counseling services.
•Operate during hours appropriate to meet the needs of the client population and the community.
•Performs individual crisis intervention counseling.
•Develops the drug and alcohol life skills education component for the Tribe.
•Maintain client caseload and provide individual an/or group counseling sessions.
•Conducts initial assessments and completes steps required in evaluating new clients.
•Develop and maintain community prevention activities.
• Develop and provide informational presentations on alcohol and drug abuse to the community.
• Must maintain an open door policy with community or by appointments.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology or related field from an accredited college or university and one year work experience as a substance abuse counselor in a substance abuse treatment program.
•Valid driver’s license and be fully insurable under tribal insurance policy.
•Must be licensed as a substance abuse counselor in the State of Kansas.
•Will perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Position posted: 10/17/13. Open until filled.

Submit resume and application to:
(A completed Employment Application form must be submitted in order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email to janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Title: Medical Records Clerk/Certified Coder

Position: Full Time

Location: Kickapoo Nation Health Center

Supervisor: KNHC Director

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for obtaining not only required demographic information, but also eligibility information and whether or not alternate resources (e.g. Medicaid, Medicare, and Private Insurance) are available for all patients served at the Kickapoo Nation Health Center. Assist the Billing Technician in the billing operations. (Please see Job Description for further details.)

General Description:
Serve incoming patients and have the initiative to want to help people. Collect patient data for billing purposes: medical records, insurance information and patient demographic information, verification of insurance eligibility, and maintain a monthly report of new patient registration for I.H.S. Maintain annual medical record reviews and charts according to procedures and I.H.S. standards and regulations. (Please see Job Description for further details.)

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management with credentials in RHIA or RHIT or CPC (Certified Professional Coder). A minimum of two years of experience in a clinic with demonstrated ability in medical record keeping. Position subject to a background investigation. Individual must have effective interpersonal and communication skills with professionalism. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. (Please see Job Description for further details.)

Position posted September 12, 2013. Open until filled.

Submit resume and application to:
(A completed Employment Application form must be submitted in order to be considered.)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas
Attn: Human Resources Department
1107 Goldfinch Road
Horton, KS 66439
Or email to janis.simon@ktik-nsn.gov
Phone: 785-486-2131 ext. 246
Fax: 785-486-2277
Indian Preference is exercised.


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