NIHB Career Opportunities

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The National Indian Health Board seeks qualified candidates for the following open positions based in Washington DC:


Public Health Programs and Policy Fellow

The NIHB seeks an enthusiastic and quick learner to serve as a Fellow within the Public Health Programs and Policy Department. This position will work on several different projects, including projects on methamphetamine and suicide prevention, HIV prevention, obesity prevention, and oral healthcare. The Fellow will provide supportive services to programs on administrative, programmatic and logistical levels. This position is an ideal learning and growth opportunity as the Fellow will be exposed to a variety of health topics, and also will learn about non-profit and grants management, community mobilization, provision of training and technical assistance, meeting facilitation, technical writing, and constituent communication. The Fellow will work with Public Health Project Coordinators, Managers, and the Director to implement communication strategies, document grant progress, coordinate meetings (in-person and via telephone), conduct research on relevant topics, and prepare required reports and memorandums...

For full job description and information about how to apply, please CLICK HERE (PDF).



Research Project Manager: Health Care Reform Marketplace

Reporting to the Policy Director, the Research Project Manager is chiefly responsible for an NIHB special research project to assess the efficacy of outreach and education efforts to Indian Country about the Affordable Care Act Marketplace. The Research Policy Manager will be the lead on this project for NIHB and in that capacity will coordinate efforts with the key research contractor and coordinate participation in and engagement of the NIHB Group of Research Advisors with Tribal Expertise (GRATE). The position requires a collaborative approach and the ability to foster focused discussions about the research design, implementation and anticipated outcomes, incorporate feedback from GRATE research advisory committee...

For full job description and information about how to apply, please CLICK HERE (PDF).



Executive Assistant
Reports to: Executive Director

The Executive Assistant contributes to advancing the mission of the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) by providing administrative and special project support to the NIHB Executive Director (ED) and serving as the administrative and operations liaison to the Board of Directors, on behalf of ED...

For full job description and information about how to apply, please CLICK HERE (PDF).



Non-NIHB Career Opportunities



Posted - July 30, 2014

Deputy Director
Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes at the Indian Health Service (ODSCT)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:
IHS-14-HQ-1161813-ESEP/MP

OPEN PERIOD:
Monday, July 21, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014

JOB 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. This position serves as the Deputy Director, Office Direct Service and Contracting Tribes (ODSCT), Indian Health Service (IHS), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The Deputy Director, ODSCT assumes the full responsibilities of the Director, ODSCT, in his or her absence. ODSCT is located in the Office of the Director at IHS Headquarters in Rockville, Maryland.This position reports to the Director, ODSCT…

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Posted - July 2, 2014

Executive Director
Oklahoma City Area Inter Tribal Health Board (OCAITHB)

The Oklahoma City Area Inter Tribal Health Board, a nonprofit tribal organization since 1972 is seeking to fill an Executive Director position. Specific requirements include organizational leadership, effective communicator, implementing policies and regulations, public health and tribal public health experience...

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Posted - June 22, 2014

Chief Executive Officer
San Carlos Health Corporation

As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for developing, managing and providing overall administrative direction for all aspects of a comprehensive health care services for the San Carlos Apache Tribe. The CEO will plan, direct and implement the systematic and coordinate the delivery of the highest level of clinical and preventive ambulatory, emergency and inpatient health services with the guidelines of the San Carlos Health Corporation...

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Posted - March 4, 2014

Recruitment Announcement: Director for the National Center Injury Prevention and Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is actively recruiting a Director for the National Center Injury Prevention and Control (the CDC Injury Center). CDC welcomes your consideration for the position or help in identifying qualified candidates.

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Posted - March 3, 2014

Tribal Health Attorney – Anchorage, Alaska

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium anticipates expanding it legal team to support new and exciting initiatives to improve health care quality and access for Alaska Native patients and communities. We primarily need additional legal expertise to assist with new and developing partnerships and transactions, medical staff issues, ACA issues, and regulatory compliance.

Ideal candidates will have at least seven years of experience in health law; an understanding of “Indian law,” the intersection between medical staff and employment issues, and government contracting; demonstrated experience working for complex clients in a team-oriented environment; exquisitely good judgment; and a talent for reconciling competing legal principles to help ANTHC find innovative ways to achieve its vision that “Alaska Natives are the healthiest people in the world.”

The Consortium works with Alaska’s Tribal health organizations and over 229 federally recognized Tribes to administer the Alaska Tribal Health System. The Consortium partners with Southcentral Foundation to co-manage the 150 bed Alaska Native Medical Center, which is a Level II Trauma Center and has achieved Magnet status in recognition of nursing excellence. ANTHC also provides community and environmental health services; constructs health clinics and water and sanitation systems in rural Alaska; develops and deploys telehealth technology; administers an epidemiology center; develops training for allied health providers; and provides technical assistance and support to other members of the Alaska Tribal Health System.

The Consortium’s main office is located in Anchorage, Alaska. In accordance with federal law, ANTHC applies Native Preference in hiring and contracting. Learn more about ANTHC at http://www.anthctoday.org and ANMC at http://www.anmc.org.

For more information, please direct inquiries and resumes to Nacole Heslep, General Counsel at ndheslep@anthc.org with “Health Attorney F” in the subject line.



Posted - December 18, 2013

Assistant Professor, Flex Track

The University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine

The University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine, seeks a faculty member to join The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Promotion (COEHP) in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Preventive Medicine. This position is at the Assistant Professor rank and on the Clinician Educator track. Salary will be commensurate with experience and education. Minimum Requirements: 1) Must be board certified/eligible in Preventive Medicine; 2) Experience in occupational medicine clinical care; 3) Experience in teaching public health and general preventive medicine in graduate medical education; 4) Preventive Medicine Residency Trained; and 5) Must be eligible to work in the U.S. (this is not a 11 Visa opportunity). Desirable Qualifications: 1) Experience in working with community organizations; 2) Experience in preventive medicine residency program curriculum development; and 3) Experience in development of an Emergency Preparedness curriculum. This position may be subject to a criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law...

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Posted - November 19, 2013

CALIFORNIA RURAL INDIAN HEALTH BOARD, INC.
CRIHB RESEARCH & PLANNING DIRECTOR

Responsible for the overall development, administration and supervision of the Research & Planning Department (R & P DEPT). A primary goal of the R & P DEPT is to enhance tribal health programs capacity and competitiveness through the development, analysis and dissemination of public health, health status and health services data focusing on the American Indian and Alaska Native Populations of California. This is accomplished in part through the planning, and implementation of data gathering from existing sources, conducting linkage studies on large data sets and carrying out of community focused surveys. This department has the lead role within the agency for the improvement of Tribal and Tribal Health Program capacity to respond to public health emergencies and public health reporting requirements. Additionally this position provides professional oversight to research projects on topics relevant to improving the health status of California Indians. This position directs the work of the California Tribal Epidemiology Center (CTEC) in three critical and complementary domains of work; Tribal Health Program capacity building, public health practice and public health research.

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Posted - October 24, 2013

Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council
SAMHSA TCE Grant Project Manager
(Transitional, ‘Peer to Peer’, Recovery & Culture - TRAC)

Full Time Position: 100% FTE

Application Deadline: November 6, 2013

Job Description (PDF)

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