Human Resources: Managing Our Most Valuable Assets—People.

The Human Resources Department at CIHA is responsible for all recruiting, new employee orientation, and benefit management.

Some Frequently Asked Questions for Human Resources:

What are the benefits of working at Cherokee Indian Hospital?
Please look here for a list of our insurance, retirement, leave and wellness benefits, along with other benefits for Medical Professionals.

What documentation do I turn in with my application?
Applicants must show proof of a valid driver’s license. If you are also claiming Indian preference, you must also attach a copy of your enrollment card. All paper applications require a notary to verify signing. The HR staff will assist with the notary portion of the application.

How do I get an application?
Applications are available to print online. Please look here for a downloadable application. Also, you may find applications in the HR Department.

How do I find out about employment opportunities?
Job openings can be found online, posted outside the HR office, and in local newspaper listings.

Where do I turn in my paper application?
Please return all paper applications to the HR Department.

Are a drug test and background check required for employment?

Please reach out to our experienced HR team for more information:


Beth Greene
HR Director

Sheila Brown
HR Manager

HR – Front Desk
828.497.9163 ext. 6343

Jennifer Bigmeat
HR Data Coordinator
828.497.9163 ext. 6341

Diane Snyder
HR Data Coordinator
828.497.9163 ext. 6232

Sarella Jackson
HR Generalist
828.497.9163 ext. 6457

Destinie Taylor
Benefits Specialist
828.497.9163 ext. 6455

Jessica Carpenter
HR Generalist
828.497.9163 ext. 6456

Jason Sain
HR Generalist
828.497.9163 ext. 6410

Tana Glaspie
HR Generalist
828.497.9163 ext. 6464

Onna Denson
HR Generalist
828.497.9163 ext. 6244



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