Program: Wind River Family and Community Health Care
Opening Date: September 17, 2019
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:45 pm
SOAR Representative/Patient Advocate serves as a member of the team in the outpatient clinic at the Behavioral Health Unit in the Wind River Family & Community Health Care Center. Offers crisis intervention to patients and families with psychosocial needs and facilitates transition of care for high-risk patients facing barriers to care. Works with homeless populations and assists in obtaining necessary documentation for purposes of access to services including Social Security, veterans, and other public benefits.
SOAR Representative/Patient Advocate responsibilities:
Become the applicants representative with the Social Security Administration and follow the claim through its entirety
Interview patient and organize information into report
Submits application electronically to the Social Security Administration
Obtain needed assessments for physical and mental health for Social Security Administration
Write Medical Summary Report for Social Security Administration
Record outcomes of decisions on applications
File reconsiderations and appeals with Social Security Administration
Advocates and makes referrals for patient and their family by providing intervention and referral in cases involving child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse, institution abuse, sexual assault and homelessness.
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or a related field preferred
At least two years experience in Human Services field
Must be committed to providing comprehensive health care to individual, family, and community
Will have an understanding of HIPAA and commitment to the importance of confidentiality in health care
Will have have understanding and strong commitment to of health care ethics
Be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.
How to Apply:
Complete a Northern Arapaho Tribal application form and submit it to the Northern Arapaho Human Resources program. Applications can also be hand delivered to Northern Arapaho Human Resources at the Tribal Complex Building, located at 533 Ethete Road, Ethete, WY., or to the WRFCHC HR Department, at 120 North 6th East, Riverton, WY.
Indian preference applies.
For more information please call 307-856-9281 Ext. 134.