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Tribal Liaison

Company: Sunflower Health Plan
Location: Wichita
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members as a clinical professional on our Medical Management/Health Services team. Centene is a diversified, national organization offering competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.
****NOTE: This position requires 50% travel within the state of Kansas with limited overnight travel. Schedule is Monday-Friday 8 AM - 5 PM CST with occasional evenings and weekend work. It will involve connecting & collaborating with the sovereign tribal nations that reside within Kansas to provide an understanding of the services available for the tribal members that opted in for Medicaid managed care. Preference will be given to applicants who (1) have an understanding of Kansas tribal healthcare system, (2) firsthand experience with Native American health clinics, (3) or demonstrated involvement with tribes through business, healthcare, arts, or education, etc. (4) along with residence either in the state of Kansas or in a city close to the Kansas border.****Position Purpose: Act as the liaison regarding the delivery of behavioral health services to Native Americans.

  • Responsible for providing development and training to Native American Tribes on an individual and classroom setting.
  • Maintain database inputs and extract monthly reports reflecting trends and patterns in reported incidents.
  • Assist community with prevention and awareness.
  • Make recommendations for investigations, follow ---ups and/or corrective actions.
  • Conduct interviews and site visits to discuss cultural needs. Requires extensive travel to rural communities and remote areas.
  • Develop and communicate behavioral health programs as applicable to the members of Native American Tribes.
  • Answer general questions regarding applicable policies, procedures, and statutes.
  • Offer assistance and make presentations on new materials.Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience in Behavioral Health, Public Health, Health Care Administration, Social Work or Nursing. 3+ years of related experience. Experience with and comprehensive knowledge of Native American cultures. Experience communicating with Tribal Leaders and Community Members regarding the needs of Native Americans.****Additional Details:
    --- Business Unit: Sunflower Health Plan
    --- Department: MED-Case Management****Pay Range: $54,000.00 - $97,100.00 per yearCentene offers a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive pay, health insurance, 401K and stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off plus holidays, and a flexible approach to work with remote, hybrid, field or office work schedules. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Total compensation may also include additional forms of incentives.Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Sunflower Health Plan, Wichita , Tribal Liaison, Other , Wichita, Kansas

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