Health Human Resources Specialist

This position has been filled.





Reports To: 

Health HR Manager

Type of Position: 

Regular Full Time


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

General Description

Provides administrative support to the AST Health HR Manager on all personnel matters and assists with payroll processing. Performs clerical duties to ensure the accurate and timely processing of personnel information.  Duties may include processing applications for employment, maintaining employee benefit records and personnel files, performing simple mathematical calculations, answering phones and responding to general inquiries. Supports human resources processes by administering required tests; scheduling appointments; conducting orientation; maintaining records and information.  Reporting skills, maintaining employee files, dependability, organization, scheduling, confidentiality, independence, verbal communication, teamwork, and Microsoft Office skills essential to the success of this position.


 • Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
 • Coordinates benefits enrollment for new employees with tribal HR office.
 • As necessary, completes new hire paperwork and verifies I-9 documentation.
 • Submits the online investigation requests and assists with new employee background checks.
 • Updates HR spreadsheet with employee change requests and processes paperwork.
 • Assists with processing of disciplinary actions including terminations.
 • Assists with the preparation of the performance review forms.
 • Assists HR Manager with various research projects and/or special projects.
 • Assists with recruitment and interview process.
 • Schedules meetings and interviews as requested by HR Manager.
 • Makes photocopies, faxes documents and performs other clerical functions.
 • Files papers and documents into appropriate employee files.
 • Assists or prepares correspondence.
 • Prepares new employee files.
 • Performs other duties as assigned including augmenting tribal complex HR office as necessary for manning assist.


Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free /Smoke Free Workplace
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent study from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management, Business, or healthcare related coursework; bachelor’s degree preferred in similar coursework. 
  • Significant work experience in healthcare related HR will be considered depending upon relevant certification and education combination.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Interpersonal Skills—the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
  • Knowledge of employee benefits development and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of HR’s role in the health system accreditation process and policy/procedure compliance for health system accreditation with either The Joint Commission or the American Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) as it relates to supporting the human resources function within a health system.
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative and willingness to learn Native American Human Resources Practices.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to actuate/operate simultaneously, multiple unique databases and computer systems as a non-technical program content/data manager.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Must be able to interact both professionally and effectively with executive personnel, board members, and senior ranking government officials, within and outside the tribal health system, including elected officials.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.
Training and Experience
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of HR experience required.  Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education on a year by year basis.
  • Experience working for Native American Tribal Health System, Governmental Health System, or other public/private sector related type health industry or health business (non-profit, for-profit, or not-for-profit), preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of workforce professional training and development or working with professional development in a supporting or other related role.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal Laws impacting employment and ability to interpret and apply applicable laws and regulations.
Certificates and Licenses
  • Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.
  • PHR or SHRM preferred.

Posted Date: 

4 months 2 weeks ago