Contract Health Specialist/LPN

This position has been filled.





Reports To: 

Director (PRC) Department

Type of Position: 

Regular Full Time


Little Axe Health Center / 15951 Little Axe Dr. / Norman, OK 73026

General Description

This position is located at LI-SI-WI-NWI in Norman, Oklahoma within the Contract Health Department. This position serves as the liaison between the Absentee Shawnee Tribe, the patients and the third party care providers to whom/what the patients have been referred. The incumbent is under the administrative supervision of the Director (PRC) Department and Assistant Director (PRC) Department.


  • Communicates and coordinates with the Contract Health Supervisor, various health program entities, physicians and other health care providers to aid in the community of care for tribal members
  • Communicates with the patients attending physicians when necessary
  • Participates in opportunities and activities of public relations, promotes a positive professional image in term of attitude and general conduct.
  • Generate referrals, make appointments, request medical records, generate reports
  • Complete and submit CHEF cases
  • Specialty Clinic referrals: In-house and Out-of-clinic
  • Daily medical records review
  • Process Private Insurance referrals
  • New Patient chart assignment
  • CMMR weekly meetings
  • IHS Area Office Chef interlink project
  • Quarterly meetings with IHS Area Office-PRC & Case Management Committee
  • Work with EHR to establish and maintain paperless referral network
  • Other duties as assigned
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It identifies major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbent may be requested to perform other related or non-¬related tasks at any time.

Education, Qualifications & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing conferring eligibility as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Must be currently “Licensed Practical Nurse by the State of Oklahoma.
  • Must have current basic Life Support Certificate.
Preferred Qualifications: ( or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
  • Incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This position requires a working knowledge and understanding of standards of nursing practice, standards of nursing care, human anatomy, human pathophysiology, basic pharmacology, acute and chronic disease processes, medical terminology and signs and symptoms of complications. It is desirable the nurse has experience related to wound care and sterile dressing technique. Computer and typing skills are required.
Supervision Requirements:
  • Must be able to perform essential duties with minimal direct supervision. Must possess excellent judgment as related to reporting patient condition of illness to physician or supervisor. 
  • This position is under the direct supervision of the Contract Health Coordinator and is responsible for directly report to same.
Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):
  • Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time Standing/Walking:
             Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull):
             Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly
             to move objects) Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes Seeing: Yes
             Hearing: Yes
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free /Smoke Free Workplace

Posted Date: 

8 months 2 days ago