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Kickapoo Human Resources
Updated 8/21/2014

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 8/21/2014

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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: Child and Family Advocate

Position: Full-Time

Location: Kickapoo Head Start, Powhattan, KS

Supervisor: Early Head Start Coordinator

Position Summary:
To Assist the Early Head Start Program by providing services focusing on the promotion of moving families/individuals through the poverty cycle to personal self-sufficiency. To educate parents of enrolled children in the Home Based Early Head Start Program in different aspects of child and family development. Promote and support Part B: Early Childhood Development/Health and Part C: Family/Community Partnerships of the Head
Start Performance Standards.

General Description:
Develop a supportive relationship with each family through home visits and ongoing
contact that is responsive to the families’ cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Assist
families in their own efforts to improve the condition and quality of family life.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma, GED or Child Development Associates Credential, at least 60
College Credit Hours, BA or BS in Social Work or Early Childhood field preferred.

Position posted: August 7, 2014; 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/Certified Coder

Position: Non-Exempt

Location: Kickapoo Nation Health Center

Supervisor: Clinic Director

Position Summary:
Incumbent is in charge of medical records and maintenance of these medical records such as checking charts for updates, making copies of records when written requests have been received, coding, keep current charts and inactive charts in a separate filing system and maintain records according to policies and procedures regarding Indian Health Services (I.H.S.) standards. 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. Ability to direct overall operations of health information management systems.

General Description:
Serve incoming patients and have the initiative to want to help people. Collect patient data for purposes such as: medical records, insurance information and patient demographic information, verify insurance eligibility, coding. Maintain a monthly report of new patient registration for I.H.S. purposes. Maintain annual medical records review and maintain charts according to I.H.S. regulations. Customer service and professionalism is strongly required. Assisting the Billing Technician is required as well. Expected to have knowledge of electronic health records, skillful in coding ICD9, CPT, HCPCS, AHIMA or AAPC credentials. Must have knowledge of the Privacy Act, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Freedom of Information Act. Other duties .

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management with credentials in RHIA or RHIT or CPC (Certified Professional Coder). Two years of experience in a clinic with demonstrated ability in medical record keeping. Incumbent must also have knowledge of medical terminology, billing and ICD-9, CPT coding. Individual must have effective interpersonal and communication skills which includes proper phone etiquette. Must have the ability to manage and complete detailed work accurately and be able to type at least 40 WPM. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Must be able to pass a background check.

Position posted: August 7,, 2014; 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: Pharmacy Technician

Position: Full Time

Location: Kickapoo Nation Health Center

Supervisor: Pharmacist

Position Summary:
This position is located in the pharmacy department of Kickapoo Nation Health Center, and substantial position of duties is in ambulatory care. This position involves technical work in a pharmacy under the supervision of a registered pharmacist. The work requires a specialized knowledge, experience and skills of the technical work of a pharmacy and a thorough knowledge of the routine and procedures of the pharmacy department.

General Description:
• Identifying insurance rejections, updating prescription information and resubmitting when needed.
• Refer patients to third-party representative who are uninsured.
• Updating patient demographic and beneficiary information in the computer system.
• Data entry into computer must be done accurately for proper prescription labels, medication data for billing functions and medication profiles.
• Dispensing medications to patients.
• Inventory management, updating drug prices and stocking.
• Answering the telephone.
• Being aware of the latest medicines and their availability.
• Provide patient education from routine materials available and includes consultation of patient using these drugs for the first time or on a chronic basis.

Minimum Qualifications:
6 months of qualifying specialized experience may have been gained in hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, or in pharmaceutical firms or laboratories.

Position posted: July 1, 2014; 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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