Job Overview

Summary

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). The IHS goal is to raise Indian health status to the highest possible level. IHS provides leadership and direction to programs and activities designed to improve health outcomes to over 1.9 million AI/AN through a system of IHS, Tribal and Urban operated facilities and programs.

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The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position is located at the Claremore Indian Hospital, Ambulatory Care Department.  The responsibility of this position is to provide registration and eligiblity services information by interacting with patients to obtain and process demographic and third party resource information.  The position reports to the Supervisory Medical Support Assistant (OA). 

See http://www.ihs.gov/jobsatihs/ for more details.

Duties

- Interviews patients to obtain registration information.


- Assists patients in the completion of medical forms.


- Determines patient program eligibility.


- Enters and updates patient data in the Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS).