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CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES

OF THE FLATHEAD NATION

PO BOX 278

PABLO MT  59855

(406) 675-2700

PERSONNEL OFFICE FAX:  (406) 675-2711

WEBSITE ADDRESS:  cskt.org

E-mail: Jan.Gardipe@cskt.org

 

****V A C A N C Y   A N N O U N C E M E N T****

 

TITLE:                               Veterans Healthcare Advocate

                                                                         

LOCATION:                     Tribal Health Department

                  

SALARY:                         $14.06 to $16.33

                                     

CLOSING DATE:               Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

Position is not a Testing Designated Position within the definition of the CSKT Drug Free Workplace Policy effective January 1, 1998.  The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. 

 

The Veterans HealthCare Advocate is a technical position within the Healthcare Resources Division.  The primary goal of this outreach position is to increase local awareness of Veteran related issues and develop strategies for increasing their participation in existing VA benefit programs for eligible Veterans.

 

 

Duties of the position include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

_        Assist Veterans in completing forms to update patient registration for the Indian Health Services and THD.

_        Assist Veterans in completing forms to update and apply for eligibility for VA benefit programs.

_        Photocopy documents required of the eligibility applications. 

_        Maintain a database of applicants that assistance is provided to (phoning, photocopying, seeking applications, transportation coordination, etc.).

_        Posting a schedule of office hours and locations for outreach.

_        Providing a weekly report to the supervisor identifying accomplishments and items pending.

_        Other duties as assigned by the supervisor include assisting THD beneficiaries with completing and submitting application forms and documents for other applicable resources including Medicaid, Medicare and Private Insurance

_        While assisting others with Medicaid, Medicare and Private Insurance, incumbent will photocopy forms, required documents, and take the necessary steps to facilitate a completed application. 

_        Care coordination for all veterans to include home health care, Mt. State Veterans Home placement, and home modifications for disabled veterans, DME approval, surgery approval, and other services that require prior authorization or alternate application process.

_        Assist with patient travel when requested by supervisor.  This can be an unpredictable and urgent need.  Therefore the employee needs to understand the process and work quickly when this service is requested.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (AS REFLECTED ON THE TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION):

 

  • Must have a 2 year degree in Social Work, Human Services or Sociology with 3 years’ experience -OR-

5 years’ experience in Insurance (i.e. Sales, Claims Adjuster or Agent) -OR- a 4 year degree in Business or Social Work.

 

  • Must become a Certified Application Counselor within 30 days of hire or placement in the position.

 

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS (AS DETERMINED BY THE INTERVIEW):

  • Request position description for a detailed description of desirable qualifications.

SUBMIT:                                                                                                                                                    

  1. Completed Tribal employment application.
  2. Copy of relevant academic transcript.
  3. Proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT.
  4. If claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted.

FAILURE TO SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION DURING THE SCREENING PROCESS

 

SUBMIT ALL OF THE ABOVE TO: Evelyn Charlo, Personnel Office, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, Telephone (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Shonda Bolen, Tribal Health Department – (406) 675-2700 Ext. 5032                                                   

 

 

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