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INSURANCE PROCESSING/DATA ENTRY

TITLE: INSURANCE PROCESSING /Data Entry

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: BUSINESS OFFICE SUPERVISOR

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: CHAIR 

STATUS: Regular, full-time 

LOCATION: Newkirk, OK 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires a High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 2 years experience in a clinical/physician office setting.  Work history should reflect knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT coding, third party billing.  Must be proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.  Must exhibit the ability to recognize and use accordingly skills related to confidentiality issues.  Must have the ability to answer multiple phone lines, multi task, and coordinate work efficiently.  Must be able to communicate effectively with the public for the purpose of giving and obtaining information.  Must have a valid driver license and be insurable.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Post all payments for medical clinic.
  2. Review denied claims for medical billing.
  3. Maintains aged open report to ensure all medical billing is captured.
  4. Communicates with insurance companies and patients to ensure insurance is correct.
  5. Enters Mammograms, Well Woman Exams, Biopsy’s and other cancer prevention appointments into CaST.
  6. Runs reports in CaST to send to the CDC on how many women served by the Kaw Women’s Health grant.
  7. Assists in coding medical visits.
  8. Performs other duties, consistent with the position, as required or assigned by the immediate supervisor or controlling supervisor. 

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation submit to a pre employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

 

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JANITOR/BACKUP COOK (DAYCARE)

TITLE:  Janitor/Backup Cook (Daycare)

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Child Care Director

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR:  KHDD Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED.  Must have the ability to keep at least two (2) buildings clean and in an orderly manner.  Lifting and bending may be involved on a continuous basis.  Three years previous experience in a Day Care setting is preferred.  Health and Food Handers Certification is preferred or willingness to obtain the certification.  Knowledge of what constitutes a nutritious meal and the proper amount of food to make that will cover the USDA guidelines per age group.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Keep assigned area dusted, vacuumed, and trash emptied, including windowsill and blinds. Do not bother anything or clean employee desktops. Do not clean or bother any computers.
  2. The Backup Cook when needed will pre-plan a cycle menu for breakfast, lunch and snack per timeframe designated by CCDF Director.  Responsible for preparing nutritional meals for Daycare children in accordance with USDA regulations.
  3. Assists with set-up and serving at lunch times and cleaning after meals in classrooms.
  4. Wash windows inside on a periodic schedule. Outside windows will be professionally cleaned.
  5. Ensures that janitorial/housekeeping supplies are replenished.
  6. Clean and sanitize all bathrooms daily. Keep paper towels and toilet tissue stocked.
  7. Mop and sweep tile floors daily.
  8. Clean air vents on a set schedule.
  9. Vacuum all carpeted areas and treat any spots on the carpet.
  10. Ability to lift at least 25 pounds and move freely without restriction.
  11. Report any problem that should require knowledge of specific training to repair or correct to Immediate Supervisor.
  12. Assist with/complete any other job duties that might be assigned.

All new applicants and hires will be required by the Kaw Nation to submit to an pre employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

 

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ACCOUNTING/FINANCE ASSOCIATE

TITLE:  Accounting/Finance Associate

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Accounting Manager

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR:  Tribal Chair

QUALIFICATIONS:

This employee must have a minimum of a high school diploma.   Completion of basic accounting and/or clerical training and experience in automated accounting systems is preferred.  Experience may be substituted for education.

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Enter all journal vouchers for all Tribal organizations.
  2. Reconcile charge invoices / tickets to monthly statements.
  3. Scan / File all Accounts Payable and Journal Voucher related items into Laserfiche.
  4. Assist with Accounting’s record retention policy and procedures.
  5. Assist with Accounts Payable when needed.
  6. Shred outdated materials as necessary.
  7. Assist with financials for all Tribal organizations.
  8. Assist with audit preparations for all Tribal organizations.
  9. Assist with/complete any other job duties that may be assigned.
  10. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, and Excel) for reporting and record keeping.
  11. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
  12. Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds and move about with ease.

∙ EEO & Drug Free workplace employer.

∙ Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage.

∙ Veteran Preference considered with verification.

 

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MULTI-PURPOSE AID

TITLE: Multi-Purpose Aide

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Child Care Director

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

LOCATION: Newkirk, OK

QUALIFICATIONS:

This person must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of satisfactory full-time experience in a childcare setting. Must be able to pass a background check, accreditation (no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions for offenses relating to children) and Drug test.  Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be insurable.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Multipurpose Aide will be responsible for maintaining a safe and nurturing learning environment for children placed into his/her care.

  1. The Multipurpose Aide must promote the Kanza Child Care Center (KCCC) in a positive way to parents and the community.
  2. Provide classroom management while main teachers are away.
  3. Doing laundry as needed/keep laundry room clean.
  4. Cover while teachers in absent and /or on break
  5. Maintain client confidentiality.
  6. Attend local, state, regional and national childcare meetings/training when deemed appropriate.
  7. Responsible for helping to keep classroom clean.
  8. Help in classrooms when and where needed (1&2 yr. olds, 3&4 yr. olds and infants)
  9. Complete any other duties as assigned by the immediate or controlling supervisor.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the post hire drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

EEO & Drug free workplace employer. Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage

 

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SHELTER ADVOCATE

TITLE: Shelter Advocate

 

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Shelter Director

 

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: Tribal Chair 

TYPE: Regular/Full-time 

LOCATION: Newkirk, OK 

Shift: 2nd Shift 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM 

Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent required. Prefer experience in counseling and/or advocacy, strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work independently, ability to accept responsibility and follow through project assignments. Also prefer experience or demonstrated interest in women’s issues, preferably domestic violence. Valid Oklahoma Drivers License and clean driving record for insurability.

Responsibilities:

Respond to callers accessing 24-hour hotline and provide services including crisis Intervention. Provide information/referrals to victims of domestic violence victims and their children Facilitate support groups and/or house meetings

Provide supportive direction relating to money management, personal hygiene, work skills, housekeeping, meal planning and preparation and utilization of other community resources Assist with protective/restraining orders and other court matters

Arrange for emergency medical services or law enforcement services as needed Complete telephone intake with women requesting shelter

Provide/arrange for shelter for qualified persons

Complete shelter intake and other related forms as required Provide/arrange transportation for clients who are appropriate for shelter Ensure client confidentiality and the Center’s confidentiality policy

Assist in the care and maintenance of the shelter. Participate in staff meetings/trainings

Perform related duties as required and/or deemed necessary by Supervisor. 

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation pre employment drug screen and background check. Failure to pass the drug screen or the background check will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

EEO & Drug free work place employer

Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage

 

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LAND MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR

TITLE:  Land Manager

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Executive Director 

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR:  Chair

QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree in resource management, planning or related field and four years’ experience in land management. An additional four years of professional experience in land management may be substituted for the formal education requirement. A demonstrated ability to read maps as well as knowledge of legal property descriptions. This individual must be able to physically lift at least 50lbs. Must be able to set priorities, organize, coordinate work efficiently, and establish good personal relations with other office workers and work independently and creatively.  Must be able to communicate well, both verbally and written format, and prepare and present technically correct and detailed material through presentations.  Must be at least eighteen years of age, possess a valid driver license and be insurable. 

OVERVIEW:

The land management officer is responsible for the Nations land inventory and classification program, land disposal program through sale, lease or exchange, and land acquisitions. Additional responsibilities involve coordination with federal, state and local governments on land management issues. Land Managers, maintain and develop forests, rangelands and other natural sites for conservation or resource development

RESPONSIBILITIES AMD DUTIES:

  1. Other duties maybe assigned and required by the KNED Director.
  2. Work with private landowners and government agents
  3. Maintain current knowledge of pertinent legislation and land use regulations
  4. Design and implement ways to improve the land with minimal environmental impact
  5. Design, implement and evaluate programs to sustain the land and its wildlife
  6. May supervise harvests
  7. Choose and prepare sites for planting trees and other crops
  8. Monitor grazing lands for signs of disease, insect infestation and over grazing
  9. Lead Based Paint inspections and Risk Assessments as needed
  10. Home energy audits and assessments

Indian Preference considered with verification of Indian Heritage

Veteran Preference considered with verification

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.  Failure to pass the pre-employment drug screen or background check will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

 

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JOHNSON O’MALLEY SPECIALIST

POSITION: (JOM) Johnson O’Malley Specialist

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: (JOM) Coordinator     

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: KHDD Director    

TYPE: Full-Time                                                        

LOCATION: Ponca City, Oklahoma                           

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or GED with experience in working with Native American Students or Youth. Prefer (2) years of education obtained in accredited Junior College, College, or University.
  • Must be able to pass a background check (no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions for offenses relating to children) and Drug test. Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be insurable.  Must be able to pass a physical
  • SKILLS:
  • Must be able to set priorities, organize, and coordinate work efficiently and independently.
  • Competent in Microsoft program applications.
  • Create and coordinate annual student activities and events that will encourage students to excel in school and personal growth.
  • Be able to identify, tutor and monitor student’s 1st-12th grade who are not meeting the academic standards.
  • Develop programs for students to be college or career ready upon high school graduation.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Must have a knowledge and understanding of Native American Culture and Heritage.
  • Develop respectable working relationships with parents, students, and school staff.
  • Engage with students of different grade levels at planned educational activities or events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet with Administrators, Councilors, and Teachers of JOM students in the Kaw Nation service area to create a tutoring program to meet student academic needs.
  • Work with JOM Resource Advisor and JOM Coordinator to conduct the annual needs assessment survey to develop a program to meet the needs of the JOM students.
  • Work and help identifying parents for the JOM parent committee to advise the JOM program on the needs of the students and the program.
  • Attend Monthly JOM parent committee meetings.
  • Develop a partnership with each school Indian Education Director, Federal Program Director, Principal, and Superintendent that has JOM students in the Kaw Nation service area.
  • Help set up a fall enrollment date for JOM students at each school site in the Kaw Nation Service area.
  • Be prepared to enroll students in the JOM program throughout the year.
  • Develop and maintain a list of JOM students in the Kaw Nation Tribal service area.
  • Collect, copy, maintain, and share all documents with Kanza Human Development Division Intake Specialist and Case Manager.
  • Develop and maintain an electronic file on JOM students.
  • Answer emails, letters, phone calls, in a timely manner.
  • Process all financial responsibilities of the JOM program in a timely manner.
  • Keep an inventory of all JOM equipment.
  • Monthly report due on the last week of each month.
  • In-state and out-of-state training is required for this position.
  • Attend Tribal Council and General Council meetings if requested.
  • All other duties assigned.

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CLINIC RECEPTIONIST

TITLE: Clinic Receptionist

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Health Director

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: Chair

STATUS:  Regular, full-time

LOCATION:  Newkirk, OK

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED.  A minimum of 1-year experience in a medical office environment or related office experience. Must have the ability to multi task and coordinate work efficiently.  Must possess good oral communication. 

RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES:

  1. Answer multiple phone lines.
  2. Check patients in and out.
  3. Schedule appointments for health clinic.
  4. Review patient registration data daily to update and correct patient information, ensuring all information is current.
  5. Assist patients in completing new or updated information.
  6. Make appointment reminder calls.
  7. Scan patient information into the electronic chart.
  8. Copy records requests received from patients, disability, attorney offices, other medical facilities, etc.
  9. Observes strict confidentiality in all matters, responsibilities and duties performed under this position and adhere to the HIPAA (Privacy Act) in regards to patients’ medical information.
  1. Complete any other jobs assigned by the immediate /controlling supervisor.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation to submit to a pre employment drug screen. Failure to pass the drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

 

 

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ADMINISTRATION RECEPTIONIST

TITLE:  ADMINISTRATION RECEPTIONIST

 IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  FRONT OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

 CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 STATUS: REGULAR, FULL -TIME

LOCATION: KAW CITY, OK 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a high school diploma/GED and/or Vocational secretaries training or trade school.  Must have proficiency in word processing.  Requires demonstrated language and spelling skills and knowledge of efficient office procedures.  Experience in multi-phone line system with good communication skills and postage machines is preferred.  Experience may be substituted for educational requirements. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Greet clients and visitors with a positive, helpful attitude.
  2. Helping maintain workplace security by issuing, checking and collecting badges as necessary and maintaining visitor logs.
  3. Answering phones in a professional manner, and routing calls as necessary.
  4. Process all incoming/outgoing mail including mail records.
  5. Issue GSA and Tribal vehicles keys to employees and maintain mileage log.
  6. Record Maintenance request log.
  7. Order supplies for the Nation, fill supply request as needed, and complete monthly allocation of supply costs for the accounting department.
  8. Keep the supply closet neat and orderly.
  9. Provide excellent customer service.
  10. Complete any other duties as assigned by the immediate/controlling supervisor.

 

 

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DAY CARE TEACHER

POSITION DESCRIPTION: DAY CARE TEACHER

Regular, Full-Time

Newkirk, OK.

Pay Range: $12.00 to 14.00 depending on experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This person must be at least 18 years of age, must have or be working toward obtaining CDA. Must have experience.

working with young children. Must have or be willing to complete certification in First Aid and CPR. Must have ability to

pass random drug testing requirements throughout employment. Ability to pass an Oklahoma State Bureau of

Investigation background check. Cannot have been convicted of or pled guilty to any of the following: Child Abuse or

Neglect, Possession, Sale or Distribution of an illegal substance, sexual misconduct of any form and Assault and Battery.

The applicant must be willing to gain more knowledge, training, and ed experience in childhood development.

Must be able to pass a background check, adjudication through the Kaw Nation Police Department and a pre-employment.

drug test. Must possess a valid Driver’s License and be insurable. Must be able to pass a physical examination.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. The Teacher is responsible for maintaining a safe and nurturing learning environment for children placed into his/her care.
  2. The Teacher must promote the Kaw Nation Day Care Center in a positive way to parents and the community.
  3. Responsible for developing and implementing lesson plans with continuous monitoring.
  4. Must be willing to perform all duties inherent in a childcare setting.
  5. Monitors children in the classroom and on the playground at all times. At no shall any child be left unsupervised.

Staff must maintain constant vigilance.

  1. Must adhere to the Kaw Nation Daycare Policies and Procedures and Staff Handbook.
  2. Must observe strive confidentiality regarding children, families and staff and will make parents aware of this policy.
  3. Must provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive classroom climate that encourages student learning.
  4. Attend local, state, regional and national childcare meetings/training when deemed appropriate.
  5. Complete any other duties assigned by the Day Care Center Director or Administration.

 

 

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MAINTENANCE HELPER

TITLE: MAINTENANCE HELPER

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR 

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: CHAIR

 QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have general knowledge of lawn care, plumbing, and carpentry.  Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver License and be able to pass a drug test.  Applicant must be able to do heavy lifting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The employee will assist the maintenance worker and supervisor as assigned by the supervisor.  The duties will be assigned according to need and to the skill level of the helper.

  1. Required to drive a vehicle.
  2. Provide carpentry assistance.
  3. Provide plumbing assistance.
  4. Required to help with lawn care including mowing, planting, and trimming.
  5. Will perform minor repairs as directed.
  6. Perform any other responsibilities related to maintenance as assigned by the immediate/controlling supervisor.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation to submit to an pre employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

 

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IT SPECIALIST

TITLE: IT Specialist

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: Chair

QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires an Associates or computer background in related field. Must have experience in Windows applications, configuring and troubleshooting with software and hardware. Strong problem-solving skills. Excellent communication skills. Pro-active, self-starter requiring minimal supervision. Must possess excellent administrative assistant skills (i.e. computer functions, typing, filing, copying, fax, and telephone systems) Confidentiality is at all times a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Installing and training of software applications.
  2. Installing, administering, and repairing hardware.
  3. Maintaining office equipment (i.e. copier, printers, fax machines, phone, etc…)
  4. Maintain security at all levels (employee, application, internet)
  5. Assists user to resolve computer-related problems such as inoperative hardware or software.
  6. Read technical journals and manuals and attend vendor seminars to learn about new computer hardware and software that will benefit the Nation.
  7. Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  8. Evaluate the compatibility with existing systems, ease of use, and if software meets the needs of the program or department with the Nation.
  9. Develop and maintain installation, configuration, security/access and backup procedures
  10. Administer, support and troubleshoot software / hardware and overall network infrastructure including but not limited to: Windows 2003/2008, Exchange 2003/2010, Terminal Services, VMware, firewalls, routers, broadband connectivity, database servers, performance monitoring, back-ups, third party application support, etc.
  11. Create and upkeep network documentation including but not limited: network assessments, monthly maintenance plans, etc.
  12. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of all managed switches, routers, storage arrays, and servers with the position supervisor. Physically installs all new network equipment. Typically performs the initial installation and maintenance of all network-based software. Performs ongoing installations of new software and hardware and maintains existing Windows network.
  13. Be aware of departmental budgets for procurement objectives.
  14. Complete any other duties assigned by the immediate or controlling supervisor. 

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post hire) to submit to an employment drug screen and background check.  Failure to pass the post hire drug screen or background check will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

 

 

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DENTIST

TITLE: DENTIST

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: HEALTH DIRECTOR

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: Chair

QUALIFICATIONS: D.S. or D.M.D. from a school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and American Dental Association. Licensed to practice in the state, Certified in CPR,

Accurate and precise attention to detail.  Compassionate and caring of patients

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Able to work in an intense, concentrated environment.  Complies with all office, local, state, and American Dental Association regulations, protocols, and procedures.  At least two (2) years experience in general/family practice is preferred.  Experience providing healthcare to Native Americans preferred.  Applicant may not have any unresolved malpractice suits pending against him/her and shall not have any unresolved complaints on file in any state where he/she has a license to practice medicine.  Experience with computerized medical records systems preferred.  Computer literacy required.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits
  • Prescribe antibiotics and pain-relieving medications
  • Provide patient care for cracked or fractured teeth
  • Perform procedures to treat decay and cavities
  • Prepare and place fillings
  • Examine patients for dental and jaw diagnoses
  • Create models for dental appliances
  • Perform general dentistry
  • Interpret x-rays and diagnostic tests
  • Sedate patients and administer anesthetics
  • Perform tooth extractions and root canals
  • Diagnose and treat oral diseases
  • Create detailed treatment plans for patients
  • Perform surgical procedures on teeth, bone, and soft tissues
  • Educate patients on aftercare and answer questions

 

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation to submit to a pre employment drug screen.  Failure to pass the drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment.

 

 

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ASSISTANT PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT/GRANT WRITING SPECIALIST

KAW NATION POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: ASSISTANT PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT/GRANT WRITING SPECIALIST

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: GRANT AND CONTRACTS/PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: CHAIRMAN/CEO

QUALIFICATIONS:
Educational requirements include a High School diploma with at least one (I) year of experience in the grant writing/development field. An Associates Degree in Business, Accounting, or Office Administration is preferred. Additional experience may be substituted for educational requirements. Must possess and demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Demonstrated organizational ability and an ability to meet deadlines. Must be familiar with funding research, identification of potential funding opportunities, federal grant program organization, and reporting methods. Must be able to process and disseminate information to the Program Development Specialists and/or Director. Must be able to multitask in a fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for proofreading grant applications prior to submission and recommending changes to Director.
  2. Responsible for researching potential funding sources.
  3. Responsible for maintaining/obtaining statistical information to use in support of grant applications and progress reports.
  4. Maintain Grant Status Report spreadsheet.
  5. Assist the Director in developing/maintaining the Program Development/Grants and Contracts policies and procedures manual.
  6. Must hold all information regarding the Nation in the strictest of confidence in all matters, responsibilities, and duties performed under this position.
  7. Assist with/complete any other job duties that might be assigned by immediate/controlling supervisor.

 

 

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DENTAL HYGIENIST

TITLE: Dental Hygienist

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Health Director

CONTROLLING SUPERVISOR: Chair

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Kanza Health Clinic, Newkirk

QUALIFICATIONS:

Dental hygienists are required to earn a minimum of an Associate’s degree or certificate from an accredited dental hygiene school and hold a State license in order to practice. Dental hygienists are expected to be competent in multiple areas of dental health including: completing dental prophylaxis and non-surgical periodontal therapy; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of dental caries and disease; providing preventative care, and performing procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act.

RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES:

  1. Prepare treatment room for patient, ensuring adherence to all clinical and infection control protocols.
  2. Prepare patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, seating, and draping patient. Explain and demonstrate oral hygiene instructions (tooth brushing, flossing, nutritional advice, and smoking cessation) and answer all patient questions.
  3. Manage instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and storing instruments in an organized manner.
  4. Complete oral assessments including: reviewing the patient’s dental history; evaluation of the gingival condition, dentition, and intraoral/extraoral tissues; oral cancer screening; and periodontal and dental charting.
  5. Take and interpret dental radiographs; ensure diagnostic quality of radiographs.
  6. Complete dental prophylaxis and non-surgical periodontal therapy by removing calculus and stains from the dentition and beneath gingival tissues; place subgingival antimicrobial agents as indicated by the patient’s periodontal condition.
  7. Apply anti-caries agents such as fluorides and other preventative agents as indicated by the condition of the patient’s oral health.
  8. Administer local anesthetics and/or nitrous oxide analgesia as indicated by the patient’s oral health needs or as directed by the dentist.
  9. Fabricate temporary restorations, clean and polish removable appliances, remove cement from crowns and bridges.
  10. Serve as an active participant in the management of medical and dental emergencies by following instructions from the team leader, maintaining BLS certification, locating and bringing emergency drugs and oxygen delivery systems, and alerting first responders.
  11. Maintain accurate and detailed treatment notes including vital signs, medical and dental histories, dental and periodontal charting, and treatment rendered.
  12. Ensure compliance with HIPAA regulations and maintain all confidential information.
  13. Protect patients and employees by maintaining a safe and clean work environment and complying with all OSHA, CDC, ADA, and clinic procedures, rules, and infection control regulations and guidelines.
  14. Ensure functional operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  15. Maintain dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing or submitting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies.
  16. Conserve dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish dental treatment.
  17. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  18. Contribute to the clinical team by participating in team meetings, assisting colleagues with clinic duties, and disseminating information as indicated.
  19. Primary dental clinic personnel in charge of community outreach including the initiation and organization of outreach activities and programs.
  20. Complete any other duties as assigned by immediate/controlling supervisor and/or dentist.

All new hires will be required by the Kaw Nation (post-hire) to submit to an employment drug screen. Failure to pass the post-hire drug screen will lead to withdrawal of the job offer or termination of employment. All new hires must be able to stand, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, pull, push and lift a minimum of 25 lbs.

 

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401K – Health – Dental – Vision – Life – Competitive Pay – Annual Leave – Sick Leave – Holidays Off

Below are the generous benefits of full-time employment when working at the Kaw Nation Tribal Government, Gaming Commission or Business Services:

  • Free AETNA Medical (includes Pharmacy) Insurance
  • AETNA of Oklahoma Dental Insurance optional for purchase by employee
  • VSP Vision Insurance optional for purchase by employee
  • Prudential Life Insurance optional for purchase by employee

Also included are generous Annual Leave Days and Sick Leave Days accruals.

  • Four (4) hours of Annual Leave begins accruing with the first paycheck and each full check during employment. As the employee’s length of service increases the 4 hours accrued increases to 6 (after 3 years), 8 (after 10 years), and 10 (after 15 years) hours per paycheck.
  • Four (4) hours of Sick Leave begins accruing with the first paycheck and each full check during employment. This amount remains the same throughout employment.

If you have questions regarding these or any other benefits of Kaw Nation Tribal Government, Gaming Commission or Business Services, please contact the Human Resources Department at (580) 269-2552.