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BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA

CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                                      P.O. BOX 39                                                  ODANAH, WI 54861

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title:                                             AODA Prevention Educator (Counselor in Training)

Department:                                       Health Department

Hourly Rate:                                       $12.00 Full Time-40 Hours

Exempt:                                              No/Hourly

Supervisor:                                         AODA Program Coordinator

Summary: The AODA Prevention Educator reports directly to the AODA Program Coordinator or the AODA Family counselor (in the absence of the AODA coordinator). The AODA Prevention Educator’s primary responsibility is to provide a variety of cultural, physical, and recreational activities for youth ages 0 to 24 years of age, incorporating ATOD (Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug) prevention theory and education into activities. The AODA Prevention Educator’s secondary responsibility is to gain knowledge and experience of AODA Counseling through experience with certified counselors and the day to day responsibilities of the AODA program as directed and assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Safeguard the privacy of all Protected Health information and maintain HIPAA compliance.

Plan, develop and implement cultural, physical, and recreational activities for youth, including language incorporation, collaborating with other youth programs.

Educate and inform youth on ceremonial use of tobacco and prevention of commercial tobacco use.

Provide supervision of youth and assistance in all assigned events such as sweats, youth nights, open gym, etc.

Support organized sports activities in and out of the Ashland School District through attendance, set-up, transportation of youth, positive interaction with youth, and clean-up.

Collaborate with the Ashland School District to ATOD evidence based prevention education and activities into the school setting under the supervision of ADOA staff.

Provide prevention education to youth on a one-on-one or small group basis, as directed.

Provide referral for prevention, intervention, and treatment as appropriate for youth in need.

Collect data as necessary for program evaluation and submits all necessary reports to funding agency on time. Data should include attendance numbers and event details as well as and other data outlined in the funding contract.

Attend staff meetings, program meetings and all other meetings assigned by AODA program coordinator or Clinic Administrator.

Attend and participate in all AODA activities as assigned by AODA coordinator or AODA Family Counselor.  

Attend all required training as directed by AODA coordinator or Clinic Administrator.

Assist with transportation of program participants and AODA clients to treatment facilities and activities or other locations as assigned by the AODA coordinator.

Accompanies youth on out of town activities and events and arranges for appropriate chaperones.

Assist with implementation of environmental strategies such as public fliers, advertising, surveys, social media, texts, emails, etc…. Disseminate information on the AODA program in the community.

Assist with facilitating self help groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, as directed by the AODA coordinator.

Work with all age groups during community activities and events to facilitate parent and youth participation.

Assist with planning, organizing and implementing community events such as sobriety feasts, speakers and training. This may include presenting information or facilitating AODA educational activities.

Direct service designed to facilitate identification of persons and their families related to the use of alcohol and other chemicals.

Will learn to and provide service in outreach areas such as: Jails, Domestic abuse shelters, and youth programs/schools.

Will learn to and provide limited Crisis Intervention services.

Will learn to and provide outpatient, day treatment, and intensive outpatient counseling to individuals and groups

Will learn to and utilize evidenced-based practices and curriculum.

Will learn to and teach in lecture form; relapse prevention, coping skills, and spirituality issues, etc.

Will learn about and maintain and implement policies and procedures in accordance with State standards.

Will work cooperatively with other staff, and programs to assure quality resources for community members.

Will learn to and provide AODA assessments, referrals when necessary, and facilitate support groups/family education and prevention activities for community members.

Positively represent the AODA program in the community.

All other duties as assigned by AODA coordinator or Clinic Administrator.

Must be willing and able to work when youth are available including most afternoons, evenings and weekends during the school year and weekends in the summer.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Educational and/or Experience:

Required:

High school diploma, GED, or HSED

Must have Prevention Specialist certification at the in-training level (or be willing to obtain certification within two years) through the State of Wisconsin Certification Board.

Must possess knowledge and understanding of AODA treatment process.  

Must be willing to obtain Substance Abuse Counselor in Training status through the State of Wisconsin Certification Board within 2 years.

Must have understanding of Native American Family/Community.

Must have strong oral and written communication skills.

Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Desired:

Previous training/experience working with youth

Education in AODA Counseling / Prevention activities with Native Americans

Other Skills and Abilities:

Required:

This is a required driver position.

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.

Must not have unlawful history with alcohol and/or drug abuse for at least two (2) years prior to application.

Knowledge of computers and ability to use Microsoft office programs.

Basic phone and office skills.

Must maintain absolute sobriety, may be subject to random drug screening.

No tobacco use, including smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes, including vaping in the presence of youth.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check which is required. This is a required driver position and is contingent on meeting eligibility for Tribal Insurance. Also, requires a Caregiver Background check, when working with children and/or elderly.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be physically able to make home visits and/or transport clients. Position requires some walking, standing, bending, stooping and occasional lifting up to 50 lbs. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, and occasional smoking environment.

Working Environment: The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the working environment is usually moderate to loud. Subject to inside and outside weather conditions.

Drug-Free Workplace Act in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedure Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference policy.

                                                                                                         Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                        Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                        Attn: Personnel

                                                                                                                        P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                        Odanah, WI 54861

                                                                                                                        www.badriver-nsn.gov

PUBLIC-REPOST:

Opens: January 17th, 2018

Closes: January 31st, 2018 at 4:30pm.

BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                              P.O. BOX 39                                                         ODANAH, WI 54861

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title:                              SPF-PFS Prevention Specialist

Department:                        Clinic

Hourly Rate:                        $14-16/hr DOQ                                                                Full Time –40 Hours

Exempt:                               No

Supervisor:                          AODA Program Manager and Clinic Administrator

Summary: The SPF-PFS Prevention Specialist will develop and coordinate all SPF-PFS project activities, collect data on projects, and work closely with local representative on the SPF-PFS Advisory Council, Inter-Tribal EBP/PBE workgroup, and Inter-Tribal Epidemiological Outcomes workgroup. Work with and submit all required documentation to GLITC staff and contracted workers as required and on time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect, store and compile local tribal project documentation/data
  • Work closely with local AODA prevention workgroups and coalitions to analyze and report on AODA, suicide and behavioral health data as required.
  • Work with community and local stakeholders to identify, select and implement evidence-based practice/practice-based evidence prevention strategies in conjunction with established work plans and SAMHSA Strategic Prevention Framework.
  • Work closely with local representatives on the SPF-PFS Advisory Council, Inter-Tribal EBP/PBE workgroup and Inter-Tribal Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup.
  • Oversee Tribal/GLITC contract for SPF-PFS activities and confer with appropriate Tribal and GLITC staff to manage budget, prepare and submit all required budget reports
  • Maintain a professional and personal code of conduct which corresponds to the SPF-PFS goals
  • Assist in the assessment for training and TA needs and provide, as necessary, utilizing partnerships (ASIST, YMHFA, etc)
  • Participate in individualized training and technical assistance focused on prevention activities,
  • Contribute to the Mashkiziibii Drug Awareness Coalition and contribute to a community prevention plan and a community sustainability plan
  • Engage in capacity building for sustainability for culture-based interventions, suicide prevention, mental health and substance use disorder prevention
  • Coordinate evidence based trainings and support for the implementation of the community sustainability plan interventions.
  • Collaborate efforts with the Ashland School District including; school counselors, teachers and/or coaches.
  • Attend program related community, coalition and committee meetings as assigned.
  • Strictly adhere to all HIPAA and associated agency guidelines (i,e. grant, state, federal)
  • Develop policies and procedures as assigned to support the program.
  • Identify service gaps and help to address unmet needs in the system.
  • Promote use of culture in prevention activities.
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Required to do AODA client/participant transport when directed.
  • Organize community events to meet community needs and program goals.
  • Work cooperatively with other staff, programs, departments and agencies to assure quality resources for community members.
  • Will maintain confidential client records and obtain properly signed releases when necessary.
  • Will submit monthly reports to the AODA Manager
  • Attend required training, workshops and meetings.
  • Participate in local, regional or state collaborative groups to establish cooperative working relationships and share resources to improve AODA services for the Bad River community.
  • All other duties as assigned by AODA Program Manager and/or Clinic Administrator.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

Prevention Specialist (PS) or PS in training, Certification preferred (or must be willing to obtain PSit Certification within 1 year of hire)

Must have high school diploma, GED, HSED.

Must be able to plan, organize and prioritize program objectives.

Knowledge of available AODA, health and social resources required.

Must maintain strict confidentiality in all matters.

Have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to speak and present in group settings.

Have excellent time management and organizational skills.

Basic computer and phone skills.

Preferred:

Associate or Bachelor degree in Social Work, Psychology or Substance abuse preferred.

Knowledge of Bad River Community and experience working in Indian Country preferred.

Experience with grant/program management preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Required:

This is a required driver position.

Must have valid driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.

Abstinence from alcohol/drug use is required upon employment and while employed in this position.

Due to the requirement of abstinence there may be random drug screening.

Must be able to work cooperatively and effectively with fellow employees and tribal programs.

Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, nights, week-ends and holidays.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check required. This position requires a Caregiver Background Check regarding working with children and/or elderly, and also working in a Clinic setting.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be physically able to perform duties in the field. Position may require sitting or standing for extended periods of time, some walking, bending, stooping and lifting up to 50lbs. on occasion. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, must be physically able to travel as necessary.

Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those and employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, must be physically able to travel as necessary.

Noise level is moderate to loud.

Drug-Free Workplace in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedure Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s preference Policy.

                                                                                                                                       Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                                                      Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                                                      Attn: Personnel

                                                                                                                                                      P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                                                      Odanah, WI 54861

                                                                                                                                                      www.badriver-nsn.gov

PUBLIC:

Opens: January 17th, 2018

Closes: January 31st, 2018 at 4:30pm.

BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                         P.O. BOX 39                                                     ODANAH, WI 54861

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title:                             Certified Medical Assistant/Lab Assistant                      

Department:                        Clinic

Hourly Rate:                       $13.00/hr. Minimum (DOQ)                              Full-Time – 40 Hours

Exempt:                               No/Hourly

Supervisor:                          Clinic Administrator

Summary: CMA/Lab Assistant will work between the lab and clinic area as needed. The CMA/Lab Assistant will be under the supervision of the RN when working in the clinic and under the supervision of the Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Technician (MT/MLT) when performing lab duties. Clinic responsibilities include the care of patients in cooperation with medical staff and nurses. Lab responsibilities include routine lab functions and fill in during absence of the MT/MLT. Adheres to all written clinic and laboratory procedures and policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Clinic Duties:

Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts.

Prepares and cleans treatment rooms for examination of patients.

Assists providers with procedures. Cleans and sterilizes instruments.

Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials.

Operates clinic testing equipment (such as an electrocardiograph).

Gives injections or treatments and perform routine laboratory tests (CLIA waived) as needed.

Schedules appointments, maintains medical records and other patient documentation, performs secretarial tasks, completes prior authorizations in compliance with insurance guidelines.

Communicates effectively with other healthcare organizations to assist with patient referrals and facilitate patient care needs.

Documents all patient health information in the electronic health record.

Performs other duties as assigned by RN or Clinic Administrator.

Lab Assistant Duties:

Responsible for specimen collection and preparation.

Performs venipunctures efficiently and safely using aseptic technique per procedure.

Performs routine laboratory tests (CLIA waived) with competency documented, on a variety of biological samples under the direction of the MT/MLT as ordered by a provider.

Logs samples and related quality assurance data to maintain the integrity of testing procedures.

Uses Personal Protective Equipment appropriately and consistently.

Documents lab results in electronic health record.

Performs all other duties assigned by the MT/MLT or Clinic Administrator.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

Active certification as a Medical Assistant.

One year of medical assistant experience in a medical facility required.

Must have training and experience in phlebotomy technique.

Must have training or education with an electronic health record and possess excellent computer skills.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Required:

This is a required driver position.

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check required. This position required for eligibility a Caregiver Background Check regarding working with children and/or elderly, and required driver check, to meet eligibility for Tribal Insurance.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform each essential function.

Walking and standing required. Bending, stooping, lifting and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds and/or carrying for short distances are required. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

Working Environment: The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise levels in the work environment it usually moderate. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

Drug-Free Workplace Act in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedures Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy.

                                                                                                                                       Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                                                      Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                                                      Attn: Personnel

                                                                                                                                                      P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                                                      Odanah, WI 54861

                                                                                                                                                      www.badriver-nsn.gov

PUBLIC:

Opens: July 20th, 2017

Closes: Open until filled.

BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                            P.O. BOX 39                                                        ODANAH, WI 54861

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title:                              Facilities Manager

Department:                        Facilities Department

Hourly Rate:                        $17.00 - $20.00/hr                Full Time – 40 Hours

Exempt:                               Yes/Salaried

Supervisor:                          Tribal Operations Manager

Summary: Will organize and supervise all facility management activities, coordinate and supervise preventive maintenance programs, custodial services and other related support services operations for all tribal facilities. Will oversee and maintain multiple buildings and will manage/maintain mechanical supplies for all facilities. Facilities Manager will supervise maintenance, custodial, and security staff, schedule and assign staff to accommodate the maintenance and security needs of all tribal facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Will develop an annual operation and maintenance budget for the Administration Building and all the tribal facilities.
  • Establish and implement facility and grounds standards for all tribal facilities, review and upgrade standards annually.
  • Will develop and implement plan for management, supervision and coordination of prevention and general maintenance program activities for all tribal facilities.
  • Responsible for the operation and periodic inspection of the mechanical and electrical systems in all facilities.
  • Will coordinate with Bad River Fire Chief and/or other tribal staff the periodic inspection of all facilities to detect safety hazards and initiate corrective action as necessary.
  • Establish a preventive maintenance program & capital improvement project list.
  • Manage custodial services, grounds upkeep, safety and other related support service operations for all facilities including assignment of maintenance and security personnel in those areas.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

High School Diploma or its equivalent.

Three (3) years experience in industrial maintenance field.

Two (2) years experience in the use of commercial/institutional cleaning and maintenance equipment.

One (1) year experience taking and keeping inventory.

Supervisory experience required.

Preferred:

Demonstrate experience in maintenance and operation of facilities, with knowledge of plumbing, mechanical and electrical systems.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Required:

This is a required driver position.

Must have a valid driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.

Must possess ability to maintain effective relations.

Experience with computers and current software applications required.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check required. This position requires a regular background check, and required driver check to be run.

Reasoning Ability:

Motivation to learn and thrive on customer service.

Language Skills:

Strong oral and written communication skills required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Walking and standing required. Bending, stooping, and occasional lifting and carrying for short distances up to 50 pounds is required. Skills needed to use equipment to transport large objects required. Facilities Manager will be required to work in variety of weather and environmental conditions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Subject to inside and outside conditions. Noise level is moderate to loud.

Drug-Free Workplace in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & procedure Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy.

                                                                                                                                       Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                                                      Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                                                      Attn: Personnel

                                                                                                                                                      P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                                                      Odanah, WI 54861

                                                                                                                                                      www.badriver-nsn.gov

                                                                                                                                                     

In House:

Open: December 29, 2017

Closes: January 8, 2017            

PUBLIC:

Opens: January 9th, 2018

Closes: February 5th,2018

BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                                     P.O. BOX 39                                                 ODANAH, WI 54861

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title:                             Pediatric Dental Specialist

Department:                        Clinic/Dental

Hourly Rate:                       Negotiable

Exempt:                               Yes/Salaried

Supervisor:                          Dental Director

Summary: The incumbent will be a dental specialist treating pediatric and handicapped patients within all the clinics of the Bad River Health and Wellness Center Dental Program. Performs a full range of professional dental duties in connection with the treatment of commonly encountered dental diseases or dental health problems requiring standard corrective, restorative, or preventive measures, as well as specialized pediatric care including that of medically compromised pediatric patients. Treatment will be performed in both clinical and operating room settings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Making oral and radiographic examinations of the oral cavity, and a diagnosis of pathological and irregular conditions.

Performs restoration of simple and compound cavities with standard and prescribed materials (cement, amalgam, silicate, etc.), space maintenance, and limited orthodontic treatment.

Full mouth restoration in operating room under general anesthesia for pediatric and handicapped patients.

Administering local anesthesia.

Proficient in appropriate behavior management techniques.

Performing single and relatively uncomplicated multiple extractions of teeth.

Scaling of calculus and curettage.

Treating mouth and gum infections.

Recognizing symptoms of an assortment of systemic diseases and referring cases for medical diagnosis.

Will be involved with HPDP actives and programs aimed at pediatric patient population (e.g., Fluoride varnish program, Head Start, WIC, etc).

Basic computer skills for completing any necessary administration tasks.

Will work with the Electronic Dental Record (EDP) programs; Training will be provided.

The incumbent will participate in committee activities, act as a consultant to Hygiene Outreach programs, attend meetings and perform other administrative duties as required and requested by the Dental Director.

Problem Solving: Independently examines, diagnoses, and treats dental diseases or dental health problems for pediatric and handicapped patients. As a pediatric dental specialist, he/she will be expected to be able to handle unusual dental health problems, behavioral problems, and medically compromised patients. The incumbent will receive referrals from other dental and medical professionals. A dental officer at this level (as well as at every level) consults with a physician or other appropriate dental professionals where there is a medical as well as dental problem involved that is beyond his/her level of expertise. His/her work is reviewed in term of the overall efficiency and adequacy of the dental services he/she renders.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

Education:

Must possess a D.D.S. or D.M.D from a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Must possess a certificate from an accredited two (2) year pediatric dental residency program.

Licensure:

Must have and maintain a valid, current, full and unrestricted dental license to practice dentistry in a State, territory or commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.

Must be CPR certified and maintain certification during employment and Bad River Health and Wellness Center (BRHWC).

Other Skills and Abilities:

Required:

A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidence by positive employment references from previous and current employers. All employee references must address and indicate success in each one of the following areas:

  • Positive working relationship with others.
  • Possession of high ethical standards; no history of complaints regarding ethics.
  • Reliable and dependable; reports to work as scheduled without excessive absences.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check required. This position requires a Caregiver Check regarding working with children and/or elderly. Also requires check on licensing to verify that they are valid and eligible.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work requires long periods of sitting, recurring bending and reaching during clinical procedures. Also requires walking, balance and reach with hands and arms up to 50lbs. Above average dexterity is also required in presenting demonstrations of oral hygiene techniques and in manipulating instruments.

Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performing the essential functions.

The work is most often performed in the clinic areas. The dentist is regularly exposed to communicable diseases and routinely wears protective mask, eyewear, gown and gloves while performing clinical work.

Drug-Free Workplace in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedures Handbook. Indians Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy.

              

                                                                                                                                       Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                                                      Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                                                      Attn: Personnel

                                                                                                                                                      P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                                                      Odanah, WI 54861

                                                                                                                                                      www.badriver-nsn.gov

PUBLIC:

Opens: November 14th, 2013

Closes: Open till filled.

BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER        P.O. BOX 39              ODANAH, WI 54861                   www.badriver-nsn.gov

Job Title:                     Tribal Planner/Community Developer                        Full-Time

Department:                Central Administration Department

Hourly Rate:               Depending On Qualifications

Exempt:                       Yes/Salaried

Supervisor:                  Tribal Operations Manager

Summary: The Tribal Planner/Community Developer will coordinate and assist programs and services in developing program/community infrastructure, developing & maintaining land use assignments and conducting short and long term strategic plan for the development of the community. Incumbent will research, plan and coordinate projects involving but not limited to studies & planning in the areas of land use, zoning, transportation, water & sewer, housing, utilities, solid waste & recycling, economic development, fiber optic/telecommunications and other infrastructure within the community, in conjunction with all Tribal Departments, program personnel, membership and elected leadership. This is a leadership position responsible for providing recommendations to the Tribal Operations Manager, Executive Director and Tribal Council regarding community, infrastructure & economic development and funding opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Will establish standards, process, and procedures to implement a business committee responsible for Tribal Enterprises that will be approved by the Tribal Council.
  • Will plan and implement program/community development activities for the Bad River Indian Tribe of Wisconsin.
  • Will identify community/economic development projects and coordinate all organizational grant writing activities with tribal programs, department heads and central administration functions. Assist tribal personnel in preparing long and short-term goals and objectives. Provide technical advisory assistance including review of grant applications.
    • Will accomplish necessary community outreach and public involvement.
    • Will develop short (3-5 year) and long (5-15year) term community development plans. Will utilize an annual work plan and methodology to set and achieve targeted timeline goals. Will streamline & assure that departmental plans & goals contribute to the Tribe’s overall plan and strategies.
    • Will monitor state and federal legislation which may potentially impact tribal government.
    • Will attend all meetings required to accomplish duties & obtain community and departmental input, including attendance at all Tribal Council meetings.
    • Supervision of Grant Writers, two (2) direct reports - daily duties, project management, organizational grant writing focus.
    • Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the direction, control and planning of an entire program or set of programs.
    • Ability to motivate, train, and work effectively with others.
    • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Develop department and program budgets in accordance with established policies, directives and guidelines; properly submits budgets for review and/or approval.
    • Requires the ability to perform mid to upper level data analysis, including the ability to coordinate, strategize, systemize and correlate, using discretion in determining time, please and/or sequence of operations within an organizational framework. Requires ability to implement decisions based on such data, and overseeing the execution of these decisions.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
    • Ability to write and present formal & technical reports, working papers and correspondence.
    • Experience with computers and current software applications. Knowledge of techniques required in the preparation of maps, charts, sketches and complex graphic presentations.
    • Ability to develop alternative solutions or plans and proposals.
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Rural or Regional Planning; Business or Public Administration; or Geography. A minimum of three (3) years professional work experience in rural or regional planning/community development required. Knowledge of theory and practices of comprehensive planning, research methodology and its application to planning problems and principles of government organization and administration. Must possess ability to plan, organize and complete complex research projects; ability to analyze research results and present them effectively in oral, written and graphic form to various groups. A minimum of two (2) years supervising, planning, organizing, coordinating, assigning and evaluating the work of department staff, as well as providing guidance and training as needed. Basic knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations as they pertain to Tribal Government. Must be able to work independently or in a team environment, and in properly collegial relationship with co-workers. Must be able to interact with other departments within the Tribe in the spirit of compromise. Must have strong group facilitation skills for use with workgroups. Position requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance and/or interpretation to others, such as co-workers and/or the membership & leadership, on how to apply procedures and standards to specific situations.

Must be able to take on additional responsibilities in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Must be able to maintain an atmosphere of trust, fairness and respect, and be mutually supportive with co-workers.

Preferred:

Master’s Degree in above or related fields. American Planning Association Certified. Skills & experience with AutoCAD, GIS based software. Previous work experience in Tribal Community Planning.

Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s preference policy.

Required Eligibility:

Driving:

This is a required driver position. Must hold and submit a valid Wisconsin driver’s license, reliable vehicle with state required minimum liability insurance and meet the criteria to be placed on the Bad River Indian Tribe’s approved required drivers list. Must be able to travel.

Background Check:

This position is required to pass a background check. This position requires a regular background check, and for eligibility to meet driver requirements.

Other Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Aptitudes (KSAAs):

Supervisory:

Administrative:

Language, Communication & Computer:

Reasoning Ability:

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sedentary work, with some walking, bending, stooping, and standing required. Occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Drug-Free Workplace in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedure Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy.

REQUIRED SUBMITTALS FOR A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING –

APPLICATION,

RESUME,

EDUCATIONAL TRANSCRIPTS,

COPY OF VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE,

THREE (3) CURRENT PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE LETTERS,

SALARY RANGE.

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                        Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                                       Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                                       Attn: Personnel

                                                                                                                                       P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                                       Odanah, WI 54861

PUBLIC:

Opens: January 8th, 2018

Closes: February 9th, 2018 at 4:30pm.

BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR
TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS
POSTION ANNOUNCEMENT
 
HEAD START PROGRAM
BUS MONITORS AND KITCHEN HELP

The Bad River Head Start Program is announcing the availability of an employment opportunity for individuals interested in working on an as-needed in the above mentioned positions.

Individuals interested in being considered for the Substitute Bus Driver position must possess a valid commercial driver’s license with a passenger and school bus endorsement.

The wage and number of working hours will be determined by the type of position and need for substitutes throughout the 2010-2011 school year. Applicants must be willing to work as needed with the possibility of two (2) hours or less notice. Substitute positions will not receive tribal employee medical insurance, holiday pay or leave benefits.

All interested applicants must be at least 18 years of age, trustworthy, physically able to fulfill job responsibilities and be able to maintain confidentiality. All applicants are subject to background security checks prior to employment.

Drug-Free Workplace in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedure Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy, and

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER AIDES, BUS DRIVERS,

BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                               P.O. BOX 39                                                   ODANAH, WI 54861

Job Title:                     Advance Practice Nurse Prescriber (APNP)                Full Time or Part Time, 24-40 hours/week

Department:                Clinic

Hourly Rate:                Negotiable (DOQ)

Exempt:                       Yes

Supervisor:                  Clinic Administrator   

                                    Open until filled

Summary: the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP or APNP) will function under the supervision of a local physician licensed to practice in a State of Wisconsin.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Will provide direct care within the tribal clinic, the home, and the community.

Will function independently within the established protocols and the scope of practice outlined by the State of Wisconsin Board of Nursing.

Will serve as a member of clinic management teams and will provide technical direction, supervision and consultation as needed.

Health Systems and Records Area:

Will establish protocols for management of specific acute and chronic illness in collaboration with the physician.

Will draft and implement a system of referral to other health providers/agencies.

Will serve as technical consultant for Purchased and Referred Care (PRC) authorization and review.

Will follow PRC guidelines for referral

Will collaborate with the Clinic Administrator in developing written policies, procedures, and guidelines for a total health care program.

Participate in and conduct studies relevant to health care and nursing needs of patients.

Will provide professional supervision to clinic staff, and consultation as need to include coordination with other programs or departments, including CHR’s as appropriate.

Will work with Clinic Administrator, staff, Health Board, and appropriate health agencies to continually improve and upgrade health service.

Clinic Services:

Will include evaluations of total care needs of patients, development of plans to meet those needs.

Counsel patients and family members in health education.

Family planning, advice regarding contraceptive use and provide materials, promote and advise regarding benefits and maintaining personal and family health.

Will secure a health and development history from the patients or parents, records findings, make critical evaluations.

Perform or refer for special screening, development tests, and lab tests and interpret results.

Ascertain early stages of serious physical, emotional, or mental problems, identify and manages specific illnesses, conduct specialty clinics including, well-baby and well-child clinics, ambulatory care and reproductive health.

Will give direct psychological nursing care, work collaboratively with the physician in management of select complex medical problems, and communicable disease control; TB, STD survey; provide emergency services or crisis intervention on the absence of the physician.

Will provide routine services, periodic physical exams, vision and hearing screening, screening tests for diabetes, glaucoma, emphysema, anemia, nutritional status screening.

Will perform simple laboratory procedures, collect biological specimens for laboratory assay, hemoglobin, hematocrit, glucose testing and detrometer.

Medical Records Area:

The FNP will prepare and maintain accurate, complete and legible documentation of medical records: compete patient history, will record all patient interactions, i.e. telephone calls regarding prescriptions or advise given.

Will ensure medical information is promptly recorded in patient chart and use electronic health record appropriately.

Will ensure documentation is specific and complete, accurate, objective, relevant and authenticated.

Will ensure that specific standards for record format are adhered to, regarding abbreviations and correction procedures.

Maintain proficiency with electronic health record.

Use ICD-10 coding appropriately with documentation and ensure documentation is thorough to support coding.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities the essential functions.

Educational and/or Experience:

Required:

Registered Nurse with a B.S.N. from an institution accredited by NLN required.

Masters of Science in Nursing with clinical emphasis required.

Current RN and FNP license in the State of Wisconsin is required.

Must adhere to strict confidentiality required.

CPR certification, to be renewed annually required.

Preferred:

Minimum two (2) years of experience as an FNP in a clinical setting preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Required:

This is a required driver position.

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.

Must adhere to strict confidentiality required.

Ability to prioritize health/clinic objectives required.

Excellent leadership and organizational skills.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check required. This position required for eligibility a Caregiver Background Check regarding working with children and elderly, and required driver check, to meet eligibility for Tribal Insurance.

Language Skills:

Excellent oral and written skills.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to work effectively under pressure or conditions that may be stressful.

Ability to interact with co-workers, the general public, patients/clients with objectivity, empathy, respect, courtesy, and tact required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be physically able to participate in clinic activities on a daily basis. Position requires prolonged periods of walking, standing, bending, stooping and/or occasional lifting up to 25lbs. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.

Working Environment: The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Subject to inside and outside work.

Drug-Free Workplace Act in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & procedures Handbook. Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy.

                                                                                                                                       Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                                                      Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                                                      Attn: Personnel Office

                                                                                                                                                      P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                                                      Odanah, WI 54861

PUBLIC:

Opens: April 21st, 2017

Closes: Open until filled.

TRIBAL TRANSPORTATION

NEEDED:  SUBSTITUTE DRIVERS

 

The Bad River Tribe's Transit System is announcing the availability of an employment opportunity for individuals interested in working on an as needed basis as Substitute Transit Drivers.

 

The Substitute Transit Driver will be paid at the rate of $8.00 per hour.  The number of hours to be worked will be determined by the need for substitutes on an on-going basis.  Applicants must be willing to work on an on-call basis with the possibility of two (2) hours or less notice.  Substitute positions will not receive tribal employee medical insurance, holiday pay or leave benefits.

 

All interested applicants must be at least eighteen (18) years of age, possess a valid drivers license and/or commercial driver's license with a (P) endorsement, meet eligibility requirements for coverage under the Tribe's Auto Insurance Policy and have a valid contact number (home and/or cell phone).  This is a required driver position.

 

NOTE:  If you are applying for a substitute Driver position with the intention of obtaining a permanent part-time and/or full-time position with the Transportation Office in the future please be advised that you must possess a valid commercial driver?s license with a (P) endorsement.  All permanent driving positions with the Transportation Office now have this requirement.  Costs related to obtaining a commercial driver?s license with a ?P? endorsement are the sole responsibility of the applicant. 

 

Drug-Free Workplace in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the

Bad River Tribe?s Employee Policy & Procedure Handbook.  Indian Preference will be given in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe's Preference Policy. 

 

Applications may be obtained at the Chief Blackbird Center in Odanah, WI. For more information please contact the Human Resource Office at 715-682-7111 ext. 1520 or ext. 1522.

 

Closing Date: Open until filled.

BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

CHIEF BALCKBIRD   CENTER                                     P.O. BOX 39                                                  ODANAH,   WI 54861

Job Title:                    Assistant Billing Office/PRC Manager                                           

Hours                          Full Time-40

Department:              Clinic

Hourly Rate:              $15-16/hr DOQ

Exempt:                      No/Hourly

Supervisor:                 Billing Office/PRC Manager

Summary: This position is responsible for assisting the Billing Office/PRC manager in the daily function of the billing /PRC department. Will assist the Billing Office/PRC manager in supervising billing clerks, reception staff, medical coder and health information staff in duties directly related to medical billing or PRC funds. The assistant is also expected to function in the role of billing clerk or PRC specialist as needed to support departmental efficiency.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities including the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Billing Office/PRC manager as necessary.

Oversees daily office operations and delegates duties to assigned staff in the absence of the Billing Office/PRC Manager..

Assist staff in understanding, implementing, maintaining and updating clinic policies and procedures related to billing and PRC.

Prepares and submits any and all reports as required and requested by manager.

Assists Billing Office/PRC Manager in developing guidelines for prioritizing work activities, evaluating effectiveness, and modifying activities as necessary.

Ensures business office, PRC and reception is appropriately staffed in the absence of the manager.

Helps staff establish deadlines for work assignments and completion.

Assists manager in identifying, analyzing, and resolving work problems.

Maintains strict confidentiality and ensures that requests for information are handled promptly and effectively.

Enforces and monitors HIPAA requirements for the health department.

Works with other managers to ensure all efforts are coordinated and high quality patient care is provided.

Participate in professional development activities.

Proficiency on billing, RPMS and scheduling systems. Must be familiar with the electronic health record also. Assist with computer training and troubleshooting programs when possible.

Specific Billing Office responsibilities:

Process claims for Medicaid, Medicare and third party payers.

Reconcile claims within an appropriate amount of time.

Assists manager to maintain data on all billing activities. Uses data to evaluate billing processes, payer mix and revenue sources.

Reconciling checks with insurance remittances

Periodically audits billing processes to ensure accurate coding and documentation.

Communicate with insurance companies to resolve payment or credentialing issues.

Knowledge of billing clearing house systems for billing.

Specific Purchased Referred Care (PRC) responsibilities:

               Maintains all documentation necessary for eligibility requirements of PRC funding.

               Ensures all federal regulations are met with application process and disbursement of PRC funding.

               Assures the timely and correct preparation of PRC authorization forms utilized to obligate funds.

               Enforces tribal and federal guidelines for PRC.

               Ensures prompt payment and accounting of PRC expenses.

               Assists the Billing Office/PRC Manager and other healthcare supervisors in determining priorities for patient services.

Performs periodic spot reviews, audits completed application forms, and other documents to ensure consistent and correct use of PRC funds.

Assists community members with medical coverage questions or concerns when appropriate.

Serves as liaison between PRC and outside providers to provide quality services for the Bad River community.

Specific Reception Supervisor responsibilities:

Assists manager with coordinating patient information collection to minimize redundancy and support all departmental needs.

Facilitates communication between reception staff and Medical Benefits staff to assist patients in obtaining medical coverage.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative to the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

High school diploma or GED.

Associates degree in Medical Office Administration and/or related field or minimum of five years of work experience in a related position processing or preparing claims for insurance payment.

Knowledge of third party alternate health care and social service resources, such as supplementary security income, Medicare, private insurance.

Knowledge of these programs eligibility requirements, referral and appeal procedures, billing and payment policies to assure maximum utilization of third party reimbursement and alternate resources.

Knowledge of PRC regulations, policies, and procedures, third party billing standards, policies and procedures to operate the program effectively and efficiently.

Knowledge of IHS automated data processing systems, such as financial management reports Purchased Referred Care reports, Contract Health Service Management Information System, patient registration (RPMS) and M/M eligibility file system, and operational functions of a personal computer to develop data.

Preferred:

Course in medical terminology and health care office management.

Knowledge of clinic office procedures.

Coding certification

Other Skills and Abilities:

Required:

This is a required driver position.

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance.

Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures and systems.

Attention to detail, efficient and organized.

Excellent customer service skills

Excellent computer skills

Willingness to attend training on coding and other billing processes Must be willing to travel if necessary.

Must be willing to pursue educational opportunities regularly to stay abreast of changes in healthcare system that effect billing and PRC services.

Due to the nature of this position excellent attendance and punctuality is a requirement.

Background Check:

This position is contingent on ability to pass background check required. This position for eligibility a Caregiver Background Check regarding working with children and/or elderly and required driver check, to meet eligibility for Tribal Insurance.

Language:

This individual must communicate clearly and effectively.

Analytical skills regarding work flow and financial matter are helpful.

Excellent knowledge of computer systems and applications.

Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Reasoning:

Must be able to set priorities among multiple requests.

Must be able to recognize accept and properly access channels of authority and supervision.

Must possess the ability to work as a project leader and be people oriented.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position may require prolonged periods of walking, standing, bending, stooping, and/or occasional lifting up to 25lbs.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Drug-Free Workplace in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690 and the Bad River Tribe’s Employee Policy & Procedures Handbook. Indian Preference will be give in accordance with P.L. 93-638 and the Tribe’s Preference Policy.

PUBLIC:

Opens: July 20th, 2017

Closes: Open till filled.

                                                                                                                        Send Application and Resume To:

                                                                                                                                       Bad River Tribe

                                                                                                                                       Attn: Personnel

                                                                                                                                       P.O. Box 39

                                                                                                                                       Odanah,   WI   54861