EMPLOYMENT

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe provides opportunity to people of all nations to contribute to the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe.

The Tribe offers excellent health, dental, short-term, life and 401K insurance programs.

Applicants must submit to a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Physical applications are available at the FSST Tribal Office. Applicants may attach their résumés to their Tribal Application forms.

Unless a specific listing directs otherwise, applicants should direct all questions to Kiya Esquivel, Human Resources Generalist by email or by phone at 605-997-3891 ext. 1201.

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is accepting applications/resumes for the following positions.

 

Administrative Assistant

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center

Clinic Administrative Assistant

Open: August 30, 2017 – Until Filled

Summary

This position works with various office equipment and deals with situations which are confidential in nature, so a high degree of discretion is required. The primary purpose of this position is to provide principal office management and give administrative support for the Health Care Administrator, who is responsible for supervising outpatient and ancillary clinical services.

Minimum Education & Experience Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Graduation from secondary (or technical college) and/or extensive experience working in a medical office setting is highly preferred.
  • Minimum of (2) two years standard office practice experience.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of personal computers, Microsoft Office and other electronic systems.

Business Office Manager

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center

Clinic Business Office Manager

Open: September 11, 2017 – Until Filled

Summary

Reporting to the Finance Officer, the Business Office Manager assists in the day-to-day accounting functions of the FSST Health Center in accordance with current acceptable accounting and cost reimbursement principles relating to health care operations. Will be responsible for various billing/coding responsibilities including guiding the department through collections and auditing current practices. Must have an understanding of the revenue cycle flow within the healthcare industry; work flow of patient accounting, claims processing and knowledge of healthcare terminology.

Minimum Education, Experience & Qualifications

  • Associates’ degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • 10 years of relevant experience in Medical Billing office, preferred.
  • 5 years or more of relevant experience managing billing, collections and receivables, reimbursement, accounts receivable, claims and insurance follow-up.
  • 5 years Of Health Insurance Billing processes experience.
  • 5 years of Supervisory experience.

Finance Officer

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Cnter

Clinic Finance Officer

Open: August 30,2017 – Until Filled

Summary

This position is responsible for managing all financial aspects of the Tribal Health Center. Incumbent will assist the Health Administrator in the aggressive and successful growth of the clinic with a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of the clinic. This position will provide the leadership and vision necessary to ensure that the clinic has the proper finance controls, administrative and reporting procedures and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

Minimum Education, Experience & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED is required. Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Finance and/or equivalent experience highly preferred.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in finance highly desired.

Dental Receptionist

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center

Dental Receptionist

Open: August 30, 2017 – Until Filled

Summary

Incumbent will provide dental clinic with general business office duties. Incumbent will assist in ensuring smooth daily operations of dental schedule and will be responsible for scheduling all dental patients and sending out appointment reminders. Incumbent will interact with patients, staff, vendors and visitors on daily basis.

Minimum Education, Experience & Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Minimum of (1) one year as a receptionist in a clinic or office setting.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and other electronic systems.

Education Assistant

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

Education Assistant

Open: August 7, 2017 – Until Filled

Summary

This Fulltime position performs any combination of the following tasks in assigned areas in the classroom and community to assist Native American students in acquiring the attitudes, knowledge and skills that contribute to effective learning in school in compliance with the 93-638 Johnson O’Malley program. This position is responsible for aiding and tutoring students in the necessary academic areas essential for successful completion of the school year to progress to the next grade level ; guide students in the development , planning and coordination of activities relating to youth education and development; Aid with outreach and programming for the Johnson O’Malley program with parents and guardians. Other Clerical duties will be assigned.

Minimum Education, Qualifications & Requirements

  1. Associates Degree in education, family studies or youth development fields and 1 year experience working with youth, tutoring or in the education field; and/or a combination of higher education and 5 year’s experience working with youth in tutoring or the educational field required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. Must be able to tutor up to Algebra level and help with writing and grammar up to high school level. College Level Preferred.
  3. Must have strong written and communication skills.
  4. Must be willing to be trained, be creative and have independent working skills.
  5. Must possess a valid SD Driver’s license and insurable by the FSST.

Must submit to a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and P.L. 101-630 background check.

Human Resources Director

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

Human Resources Director

Open: September 20, 2017 – October 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM CST

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Tribal President, the Human Resources Director is responsible for strategically managing and leading the Human Resources and employees benefit functions of the Tribe, the Tribe’s Health Clinic, and all Tribal Businesses except the Royal River Casino and Hotel. The Director plans and implements Human Resource and employee benefit policies, and updates them periodically. Director ensures that all organizational personnel actions are carried out properly, strictly adhering to tribal and federal laws, and ethical standards. The position also ensures that employee benefits are actively managed and compliant. Native American and Veteran Preference applies.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in management or human resources plus four (4) years relevant experience preferred. Relevant experience may substitute for bachelor’s degree.
  • Any combination of related education and/or related experience will be considered if the candidate possesses the demonstrated ability.
  • A Juris Doctor from an American Bar Association Accredited law school, with admittance into the State Bar of South Dakota, or another state bar, is preferred.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

Tribal Attorney

seth.pearman@fsst.org

P.O. Box 283

Flandreau, SD  57028

Phone:  (605) 997-3891

Nurse Practitioner

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center

Nurse Practitioner

Open: June 1, 2017 – Until Filled

Summary

This fulltime position is responsible for providing specialized nursing services in the area that may include school based healthcare, women’s health care, family planning, and primary care; does related work as required. Considerable medical judgment is required to determine the appropriate procedure within scope of practice. The Nurse Practitioner requires an advanced level of competency in nursing through additional education or training as well as a Nurse Practitioner’s license and prescriptive privileges. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Medical Director (Doctor of Medicine), when available, and the Health Care Administrator who review work routinely. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing guidance to the Director of Nursing, Registered Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants and Medical Assistants

Qualifications & Requirements

Thorough knowledge of nursing techniques and procedures; medical and lab equipment and testing procedures; medication; Considerable knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques.

Ability to work independently; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; deal tactfully and patiently with clients; establish and maintain records, reports and statistical data; use initiative and judgment; maintain effective working relationships with other related agencies; professionals and citizen groups; perform and record total physical examination; obtain vaginal, cervical, urethral and rectal cultures, papanicolaou smears, and other laboratory specimens appropriate.

Skill in diagnostic procedures for diseases and the drug therapy needed for treatment of these medical conditions. Must be proficient in the use of medical and laboratory equipment.

Typical Conditions of Employment

  • CPR Certified
  • May be required to submit annual TB and Rubella Screening.
  • Possession of valid state driver’s license.
  • Possession of valid Nursing License in South Dakota or a Compact license that includes South Dakota.
  • Employer should provide Hepatitis vaccination; candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must be able to pass a P.L. 101-630 Background Check.

Education and Experience Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing.
  • Must have Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing.
  • Must be licensed in the state of South Dakota.
  • Prescriptive privileges; DEA
  • 1-2 year experience in the nursing field, preferably in a clinic setting is preferred.
  • Must have computer skills and be able to transition to Electronic Health Records for all documentation.

Must have strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Optical Assistant/Technician

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center

Optical Assistant/Technician

Open: August 30, 2017 – Until Filled

Summary

This fulltime position works directly with Optometrist on Optical clinic days. Incumbent will be responsible for measuring, fitting, and adapting lenses and frames according to written optical prescription or specifications from Optometrist. Schedules and reschedules optical appointments, collects and processes client payment (dispense fees) for eye glasses. Fills out RX forms and sends orders to the full service optical laboratory.

Education & Experience Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Minimum of (1) one year standard office practice experience.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and other electronic systems.

Must be bondable.

RN (Various Specialties)

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center

RN — specialties as listed

Open:  – Until Filled

  • Public Health Nurse
  • Diabetic RN Coordinator
  • QI Nurse RN
  • Registered Nurses
  • LPNs and MAs

Typical Conditions of Employment:

  • CPR Certified
  • May be required to submit annual TB and Rubella Screening.
  • Possession of valid state driver’s license.
  • Possession of valid RN Nursing License in South Dakota or a Compact license that includes South Dakota.
  • Employer should provide Hepatitis vaccination; candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must be able to pass a P.L. 101-630 Background Check.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing. (Not applicable to LPN or MA Applicants)
  • Must be licensed in the state of South Dakota.
  • 1-2 year experience in the nursing field, preferably in the area of focus you are seeking i.e. public health, Diabetic Coordinating, QI. Etc.
  • Must have computer skills and be able to transition to Electronic Health Records for all documentation.

Must have strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

X-Ray Technician

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Center

X-Ray Technician

Open:  – Until Filled

Summary:

Incumbent will utilize and maintain x-ray equipment, produce images of tissue, organs, bones, and vessels which a physician/PA/CNP has requested to make a medical diagnosis for treating a disease and/or injury. A thorough understanding of imaging equipment and x-ray procedures are needed as employee is required to interact with patients and medical personnel.

 Minimum Education, Experience & Qualifications:

Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology or Satisfactory completion of formal two-year radiologic technology training in an AMA approved school is required.  Must be actively registered in the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Any Lab experience is a plus.

 

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