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Employment

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is committed to its employees and their families by offering a competitive benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), voluntary life, voluntary AD&D, short term disability and long term disability coverages, flexible spending accounts, 15 paid holidays, birthday leave, paid vacation, sick leave, and 401k.

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  Behavioral Health Therapist
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Behavioral Health Therapist

Department:

Social Services

Reports to:

Behavioral Health Manager

Grade Level:

7

Date:

Open until filled

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Provides mental health /A/D evaluations and individual counseling. Provides consultation services to Health Center staff. Functions as part of the Behavioral Health Program with direct supervision by the Behavioral Health Manager

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Utilizes principles, techniques and practices in a wide range of professional counseling, behavioral, family and group dynamics.

2.      Utilizes intervention techniques, provides counseling and therapy to adults.

3.      Provides marital and family therapy and crisis intervention

4.      Offers professional consultation to physicians and other staff.

5.      Provides in-service presentations to staff.

6.      Provides coordination of treatment with outside facilities and agencies.

7.      Maintains professional and confidential records.

8.      Participates in departmental planning and implementation services.

9.      All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist, or another clinically licensed mental health professional who is licensed through BSRB and can practice independently. Preferred: Dually licensed provider who is also Licensed Addiction Counselor.

Field of Study: Mental Health, alcohol and drug counseling.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Two to four years

Preferred:  Five to eight years

*Minimum of one year of social work/psychologist experience in a behavioral mental/health environment.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance

·         Must be licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board

Special Requirements:

·         Must have a high level of sensitivity to young children, families, and community on and near the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation. 

·         Improves skills on an ongoing basis through college classes and workshops

·         Must successfully pass a Kansas Bureau of Investigate background check.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Analytical Requirements:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·         Decisions and Judgment:  Each problem with is handled by following established policies and procedures.

·         Initiative:  Work is variable, but methods have been established. Initiative is required to maintain the flow of work.

Working Conditions: 

·         Supervision Received:  Immediate or frequent supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·         Exposure to illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:


 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

5%

 

 

Walking

0%

 

 

Sitting

5%

 

 

Speaking

40%

 

 

Hearing

30%

 

 

Vision Acuity

0%

 

 

Typing

20%

 

 

Other

0%

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

 

Lifting

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Dispatcher II
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting


Position:

Dispatcher II

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Lead Dispatcher/Sex Offender Registration Coordinator

Grade Level:

12

Date:

7/12/16-7/25/16

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Receives calls for services. Determines the appropriate response/priority and directs the call to the appropriate personnel or responder. Maintains officer safety checks. Relays officer safety information. Maintains National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and CAD database with required information. Performs Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) operations for information inquiries and retrieval.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.     Dispatches for the Tribal Police, Fire, and EMS.

2.     Receive requests for Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS and route those calls to the appropriate department or division.

3.     Knowledge of Reservation geographic layout including highways, buildings, hospitals, courts and schools.

4.     Knows field units, radio frequency assignment, 10 codes and phonetic alphabet.

5.     Complete call entry details in CAD system and assign appropriate case numbers to incidents.

6.     Receive and Teletype communications on NCIC/ASTRA trunk.

7.     Makes status checks on field units. Performs all functions possible to keep officers safe.

8.     Ensures lawful distribution of restricted data from NCIC/Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) trunk.

9.     Promptly obey and transmit all legitimate orders, ensuring uniform interpretation and full compliance.

10.   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  High School diploma or GED.

Field of Study:  General education.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  One to two years.

Preferred:  Two to three years.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·       Must have a valid Kansas driver's license and be insurable with the Nation's insurance.

·       Must obtain NCIC certification within 6 months.

Special Requirements:

·       Ability to speak clearly and distinctly at all times.

·       Ability to reduce rambling and disconnected material into concise and accurate messages.

·       Ability to think and act promptly in emergencies.

·       Ability to analyze a situation accurately and to take or suggest an effective course of action.

·       Thorough understanding of the capabilities of their own communications system and a working knowledge of cooperators systems.

·       Physical and mental ability to work effectively under all conditions encountered including the ability to multi-task job duties when needed.

·       Ability to successfully pass criminal justice employment background investigation.

·       Typing skills.

·       Telephone skills.

·       Ability to operate general office equipment.

·       Computer literate – NCIC, CAD.

·       Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·       Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·       Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·       Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·       Analytical Requirements:  Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advance or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·       Decisions and Judgment:  Determining what units to dispatch to help calls. Evaluating seriousness of situations.

·       Initiative:  Complicated work with few precedents, performed independently, virtually without supervision.

Working Conditions:    

·       Supervision Exercised:  n/a.

·       Supervision Received:  Organizes own work with very little supervision.

·       Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·       Ability to adapt to a flexible work schedule.

Safety Hazards:

·       None.

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

10%

 

 

Walking

10%

 

 

Sitting

100%

 

 

Speaking

100%

 

 

Hearing

100%

 

 

Vision Acuity

100%

 

 

Typing

100%

 

 

Other

%

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

 

Lifting

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

 

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

 

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

 

 

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 

 



Submit application:


Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation


Human Resources


16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062


Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.


Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application



  Education Administrator **In House
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

**In House Job Posting

**In House positions are open to current employees and enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Members

Position:

 Education Administrator

Department:

Education

Reports to:

Assistant General Manager of Tribal Operations

Grade Level:

8

10% 480 BIA Grant, 5% 495 BIA Grant, 75% 505 BIA Grant

Date:

7/21/16 – 7/27/16

Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Directs, coordinates and supervises education department activities, including the following programs:  Adult Education, Adult Vocational Training, Graduate Student Scholarship, Higher Education, Job Skills and Tribal Scholarship. Supervises Job Skills Coordinator and Student Services.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.     Meets contract requirements for Bureau of Indian Affairs programs of Adult Education, Adult Vocational Training and Higher Education, including program guidelines, budgets and reports.

2.     Works directly with Job Placement & Training students to provide education plan and training.

3.     Plan and coordinate training opportunities for community members as allowed by Adult Education and Job Placement & Training Programs.

4.     Provide  assistance to Tribal members with applications for education programs

5.     Collaborate with outside agencies to provide education opportunities to Tribal members

6.     Schedules Education Committee meetings for review of education applications

7.     Processes education applications and distributes grants timely and equitably.

8.     Maintains student files and statistical documentation of students

9.     Meets with school counselors, college admission officers and financial aid officers.

10.   Adheres to program policies and procedures.

11.   Submit annual and quarterly reports to General Manager of Tribal Operations for Tribal Council review.

12.   Serves as Education Liaison to the Minors Trust.

13.   Works with Minors Trust to ensure compliance with approved early distribution guidelines.

14.   Review and recommends minors trust education requests.

15.   Assigns and reviews work for direct reports.

16.   Instructs and trains direct reports.

17.   Establishes schedules and sets objectives.

18.   Appraises employee performance.

19.   Recommends hiring and discharge of direct reports.

20.   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  Bachelor degree.

Preferred:  Masters degree.

Field of Study:  Education, Higher Education.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Five to eight years.

Preferred: Nine or more.

College Financial Aid Administration training beneficial. 

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) grant experience.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·       Must have a valid Kansas driver's license and be insurable with the Nation's insurance.

Special Requirements:

·       Must be a self-motivated self-starter. 

·       Computer literate – Microix, Microsoft Office, Workflow Modules, Database Analysis.

·       Ability to operate basic office equipment.

·       Exercises sound judgment. 

·       Organizational and time-management skills.

·       Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·       Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·       Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·       Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·       Typing skills.

·       Telephone skills.

·       10-key calculator.

·       Analytical Requirements:  Assignments require almost continual analysis of figures, data trends and results that directly affect company policy.

·       Decisions and Judgment:  Developing equitable polices for each of the diverse education program. Developing equitable procedures while increasing the number Tribal higher education and adult vocational students. Finding money available to meet funding requests.

·       Initiative:  Complicated work with few precedents, performed independently, virtually without supervision.

Working Conditions:    

·       Supervision Exercised:  Three people supervised directly.

·       Supervision Received:  Organizes own work with very little supervision.

·       Minimal travel required.

·       Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·       High volume of work can be stressful.

Safety Hazards:

·       None.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

5%

Maintaining student files.

 

Walking

5%

Maintaining student files and going to/from meetings.

 

Sitting

30%

Reviewing student applications, computer work.

 

Speaking

30%

Assisting students with applications.

 

Hearing

15%

Data gathering for application assistance and meetings.

 

Vision Acuity

5%

Reviewing applications and files.

 

Typing

5%

Assisting students, preparing reports.

 

Other

5%

Accessing and replacing student files.

          

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

 

Lifting

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 

 

 

If current Employee submit application and resume

If enrolled Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Member submit application, resume

and copy of Tribal Identification:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  General Maintenance & Repair Technician
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

General Maintenance & Repair Technician

Department:

Law Enforcement

Reports to:

Deputy Chief/Captain

Grade Level:

12

Date:

Open until filled

Non-exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

The General Maintenance and Repair Technician maintains patrol vehicles and department assets. The safety of the officers is dependent upon the condition of the vehicles. This position acts as a backup for dispatchers, the animal control officer, and the Motor Vehicle Coordinator.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Responsible for installing and removing emergency communication equipment, vehicle audio-video equipment, emergency lights and sirens and all other items of equipment as directed.

2.      Repairs and maintains all related vehicle equipment.

3.      Responsible for building maintenance and repair at Tribal Police Headquarters.

4.      Responsible for custodial related duties including cleaning, vacuuming, refuse disposal by EPA standards and other related tasks.

5.      General construction maintenance.

6.      Maintains building mechanical systems, plumbing fixtures, hardware and electrical fixtures, outlets and appliances.

7.      Performs custodial duties of Police Headquarters.

8.      Performs dispatcher shift work.

9.      Inspects vehicles for Tribal tags.

10.  Catches stray animals.

11.  Keep accurate records of vehicle mileage for BIA requirements.

12.  Manages and conduct department annual audits.

13.  Issues tribal tags, and issues renewal notices.

14.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum:  High School diploma or GED.

Preferred:  Technical Training-ASA Certified Mechanic and/or NCIC Certification.

Field of Study: Automotive.

 

Training and Experience

Minimum:  Less than one year.

Preferred:  One to two years.

 

Licenses:

·         Must have a valid Kansas driver’s license free of occupational restrictions and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance.

·         National Crime Information Center dispatcher certification.

Special Requirements:

·         Must possess exceptional knowledge in the areas of auto mechanics, electrical systems, facility management and building construction.

·         Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·         Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·         Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·         Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·         Must be able to lift and push in excess of 50 pounds.

·         Typing skills.

·         Telephone skills.

·         10-key calculator.

·         Ability to multi-task.

·         Ability to operate general office equipment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Analytical Requirements: Assignments frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required.

·         Decisions and Judgment: How to restart computers and systems.

·         Initiative: Work is variable, but methods have been established. Initiative is required to maintain the flow of work.

Working Conditions:

·         Supervision Received:  Moderate supervision.

·         Access to and/or use of confidential records.

 

Safety Hazards:

·         Handling of deceased animals.

·         Cleaning of dog runs.

·         Extreme dust on garage floor.

·         Shop equipment

 

Physical Demands:

Requirements

Comments

Standing

100%

To work on vehicles, buildings.

Walking

100%

To move around vehicles, buildings.

Sitting

20%

Drive vehicles. Test drive.

Speaking

100%

Communicate to all involved parties.

Hearing

100%

Listen to radio calls, needs of support staff.

Vision Acuity

100%

Be able to see broken items for repair/computer work.

Typing

90%

Using computer.

Other

40%

Vehicle inspections.

 

  

 

 

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

Pulling

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 

Submit application:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Medical Lab Technician
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Medical Lab Technician

Department:

Health Center

Reports to:

Lab Director

Grade Level:

10

Date:

Open Until Filled

Non-Exempt

 

 

General Summary Description:

Responsible for performing laboratory procedures on appropriate specimens to provide information for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Collects specimens, runs tests, reports results on a variety of patient orders. Capable of running waived or moderate complexity test with minimal supervision. Provide accurate and timely reports to meet the needs of Physicians and other medical staff. Capable of covering the lab in the absence of Lab Director.

 

Qualifications:

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.     Performs venipuncture and collects appropriate specimens from patients

2.     Performs and documents quality control procedures daily

3.     Process specimens and specimen documentation for in house and referred lab testing

4.     Perform testing on patient samples and report results in a timely manner

5.     Reports critical values in a timely manner

6.     Complies with Biohazard and Infectious Control procedures

7.     Faxes results as needed

8.     Maintain a clean, orderly work environment

9.     Maintain a positive, team oriented relationship with clinic staff

10.  Comply with all State and Federal regulations regarding the testing process

11.  Perform and assume the duties/responsibilities of testing personnel as necessary to complete all laboratory analyses and requirements in a timely manner

12.  All other duties as assigned

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Associates Degree and Medical Technician Certificate.

Preferred:  Associates Degree in Medical Technology.

 

Experience

Minimum:  Completion of Medical Technician training and one year of experience as a Technician.

Preferred:  Two to four years of experience in lab environment, including phlebotomy and testing.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Special Requirements:

·       CPR certification.

·       Qualified to perform work in accordance with the standards of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation (COLA) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the College of American Pathology.

·       Knowledge of basic medical terminology to record and report medical information

·       Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation for purposes of documenting observations and recordings used in the provision of services.

·       Knowledge of the regulations on confidentiality and patient eligibility.

·       Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·       Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·       Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·       Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance. No history of excessive work absences.

·       Must not have been involuntarily separated from a job within 24 months.

·       Telephone skills.

·       Ability to operate general office equipment.

·       Computer literate.

·       Analytical Requirements: Problems require analysis based on precedent. 

·       Decisions and Judgment:  Control of work flow

·       Initiative:  Procedures are established, but conditions change; initiative must be exercised to overcome minor obstacles.

Working Conditions: 

Supervision Exercised:  n/a

·       Supervision Received:  Light Supervision

·       Access to and/or use of confidential records.

Safety Hazards:

·       Exposure to illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:

 

 

Requirements

Comments

 

Standing

70%

 

 

Walking

5%

 

 

Sitting

20%

 

 

Speaking

5%

 

 

Hearing

40%

 

 

Vision Acuity

40%

 

 

Typing

20%

 

 

Other

0%

 

          

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

 

Lifting

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

Pushing

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pulling

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY:  Individual selected shall agree and abide by the PBP Drug-Free Workplace Policy and consent to a drug screening PRIOR to employment.

PRIVACY ACT:  This position must comply with all requirements and provisions of Subpart D of CFR, which implements the Privacy Act (5), USC 552a, (i)(l).

INDIAN PREFERENCE EXERCISED.

Note:  This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.  The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

 

Submit application and resume:

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Human Resources

16281 Q RoadMayetta, KS 66509 Fax (785) 966-3062

Call toll free 1-866-694-3937 for more information.

Go to our website www.pbpindiantribe.com for information on application

  Registered Dietician 8 Hours/Week
 

PRAIRIE BAND POTAWATOMI NATION

 

Job Posting

Position:

Registered Dietician

Department:

PBP Family Health Center

Reports to:

Diabetes Prevention Program Manager

Grade Level:

7

Date:

Open until filled

Non-Exempt

8 hours per week

 

General Summary Description:

The purpose of the position is to plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease.

 

Qualifications:
Duties/Responsibilities:

1.     Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.

2.     Exhibit a thorough understanding of nutrition as it pertains to weight loss, optimal health, and disease states.

3.     Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans in order to develop individualized dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling for patients and community members.

4.     Organize, develop, analyze, test, and prepare special meals such as low-fat, low-cholesterol and chemical-free meals.

5.     Develop curriculum and prepare meal plans, visual aids, course outlines, and other materials used in teaching.

6.     Work with local meal sites to create nutritious meal plans for their programs.

7.     Assist in developing policies for food service or nutritional programs to assist in health promotion and disease control.

8.     Interact with health care team members in information exchange for planning and delivering appropriate patient care.

9.     Participate in local and national team meetings.

10.   Plan, coordinate, schedule and evaluate program activities.

11.    All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Training

Minimum: Bachelors Degree

Preferred:  Masters Degree or higher

Field of Study: Nutrition or Dietician

 

Experience

Minimum:  One to Two years

Preferred:  Two to Five years

 

Additional Requirements:

 

Licenses:

·       Must have a valid Kansas driver’s license and be insurable with the Nation’s insurance

Special Requirements:

·       Knowledge of educational concepts to promote behavior change.

·       Knowledge of basic medical terminology to record and report health information

·       Effective logic, reasoning and critical thinking skills

·       Active listening skills

·       Ability to identify and solve complex problems

·       Knowledge of proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation for purposes of documenting observations and recordings used in the provision of services.

·       Knowledge of the regulations on confidentiality and patient eligibility.

·       Familiarity with community and resources.

·       Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.

·       Ability to use a variety of audio-visual equipment.

·       Must successfully pass a Kansas Bureau of Investigate background check.

·       Professional work ethics, manner and appearance.

·       Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·       Works cooperatively within office, Tribe and other agencies as needed.

·       Must be punctual and dependable in regular attendance.

·       Typing skills.

·       Telephone skills.

·       Ability to operate general office equipment.

·       Computer literate.

·       Analytical Requirements:  Problems require analysis based on precedent.

·       Decisions and Judgment:  Each problem with staff, children, parents, etc. is handled by following established policies and procedures.

·       Initiative:  Work is variable, but methods have been established. Initiative is required to maintain the flow of work.

 

Working Conditions:    

 

Supervision Exercised:  N/A

·       Supervision Received:  Light supervision.

·       Access to and/or use of confidential records.

·       Some travel is required.

·       Work hours can vary, from the usual 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday hours. Working some evening and weekend hours is required. Flex time is observed in this department.

 

Safety Hazards:

·       Exposure to illnesses and diseases.

 

Physical Demands:

 

Requirements

Comments

Standing

20%

 

Walking

30%

 

Sitting

50%

 

Speaking

50%

 

Hearing

50%

 

Vision Acuity

0%

 

Typing

50%

 

Other

0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          

Frequency

Weight/Force

 

Never

Often up
 to 50%

Frequent up to 80%

Constant

> 80%

Up to 20 lbs

21-50 lbs

> 50 lbs

Lifting

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Carrying

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Pushing<