Post Offer Events

Oct 24 – Cloquet /Duluth area

                        Information table

                        Cloquet Community Center

                        1720 Big Lake Rd

                        Cloquet, MN 55720

                        12pm-6pm

Nov 2 – Keeweenaw Bay-Baraga,MI

                        Presentation/ information table

                        Ojibwe Casino Convention Center

                        16449 Michigan Av

                        Baraga, MI 49908

                        10am-6pm

Nov 4 – Ashland

                        Information Table

                        Powwow at High School

                        Ashland High School

                        1900 Beaser Av.

                        Ashland, WI

SAT Nov 5 – Bad River

                        Kick Off Event for Post Offers

                        Bad River Casino Convention Center

                        US Highway 2

                        Odanah, WI

                        11am-7pm

Nov 8 – Bad River

                        Information table

                        Bad River Elderly Day

                        Bad River Casino

                        US Hwy 2

                        Odanah, WI 54861

                        7:30 am- 11:00am

Nov 9 – Lac Courte Oreilles

                        Presentation/ Information table

                        Tribal Governing Bldg

                        13394 W. Trepania Rd

                        Hayward, WI 54843

                        10am-4pm

Nov 10 – Red Cliff/Bayfield

                        Presentation /information table

                        Legendary Waters Casino

                        State Hwy 13

                        Red Cliff, WI

                        10 am – 6 pm

Sat Nov 19-  Cass Lake area

                        Information table

Bemidji State University Powwow

                        1500 Birchmont Dr NE

                        Bemidji, MN 56601

                        5pm-10pm

                       

Nov 28 – Milwaukee

                        Presentation/ information table

                        Indian Council of the Elderly

                        3126 W Kilbourn Av

                        Milwaukee, WI

                        9am-4pm

10am-4pm

  • Assistant Billing Office-PRC Manager

    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
  • Certified Medical Assistant-Lab Assistant

    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.
  • Antidegradation Demonstration Announcements & Forms

    Announcements: Public Notice: Antidegradation tiers & wildrice designated use web maps     Forms: Antidegradation Demonstration for Outstanding Resource Waters (Tier 2.5 Waters) and for Exceptional Resource Waters (Tier 2 Waters) Antidegradation Demonstration for Outstanding Tribal Resource Waters (Tier 3 Waters)  
  • Prevention Specialist

    BAD RIVER BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR TRIBE OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS CHIEF BLACKBIRD CENTER                                     P.O. BOX 39                                              ODANAH, WI 54861 Job Title:                     Prevention Specialist Department:                Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Program Hourly Rate:                $14-$16 DOQ Exempt:                       No/Hourly                                                        Full-time: 40hrs/week Supervisor:                  Native Connections Case Manager/Assistant Clinic Administrator Summary: The Prevention Specialist will work with the Native Connection Project with the Native Connections Case Manager. Create a way to increase awareness of how mental health and substance use disorders and suicide affect the Bad River community, how to respond effectively, and how to effectively promote mental health. This will be done through the collection of data and prevention activities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. 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 to identify, select and implement evidence-based practice/practice-based evidence prevention strategies Maintain a professional and personal code of conduct Assist in the assessment for training/TA needs and provide as necessary Participate in individualized training and technical assistance focused on prevention activities, Contribute to the Mashkiziibii Drug Advisory Board and develop and implement a community prevention plan and a community sustainability plan Create base for sustainability for culture-based interventions; suicide prevention, mental health and substance use disorder prevention Implement a community prevention plan 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. Coordinate, development of postvention protocols to include policies and procedures related to suicidal ideations, attempts and completions Attend program related community, coalition and committee meetings as assigned. Maintain data on case management activities. 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. All other duties as assigned Promote use of culture in prevention activities. Maintain grant compliance and grant reporting to the SAMHSA Grant Project Officer Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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: Post-secondary education required, preferred fields of Psychology, Public Health, Education, Social Work, Substance Abuse Counseling or related fields Prevention Specialist (PS) Certification preferred (or must be willing to obtain PS Certification within 1 year of hire) Other Skills and Abilities: Required: This is a required driver position, must have a valid driver’s license and meet eligibility for tribal insurance Knowledge of Native American individuals and communities, prefer individual with experience working with Indian Health Services (IHS) 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 Skills: Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills, must possess strong knowledge of AODA prevention programs and strategies, must be familiar data collection and ability to lead groups and panels, knowledge of working with grants, possess advanced computer skills Reasoning Ability: Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with large groups and youth. Understanding of whereabouts of local programming and facilities for mental health and substance use disorders. Ability to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events, ability to handle high-stress and deadlines.  Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills necessary. 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. Applicant must be able to lift at least 25lbs and be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time. This job may require the ability to lift and carry up to 25lbs for short distances Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work Environment: The working environment characteristics described 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. Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, Employees of the Bad River Health and Wellness Center must abide by the Bad River Health and Wellness Center Employee Health Policy. Employees must show proof of Tdap immunization or Pertussis booster, MMR and will receive TB test if employee has not had test within 1 year upon hire. 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 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 10th, 2017 Closes: July 24th , 2017 at 4:30pm.