NIHB Career Opportunities

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

Executive Assistant

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. Travel is required.

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Public Health Project Coordinator

The NIHB seeks an experienced Project Coordinator for current and future public health program, including projects on methamphetamine and suicide prevention, HIV prevention, obesity prevention, and youth wellness. The Project Coordinator will work with the Director of Public Health Programs and Policy to ensure that work plan deliverables are being met, coordinate communication with Tribal and other constituents, deliver technical assistance, coordinate meetings (in-person and via telephone), conduct research on relevant topics, and prepare required grant reports...

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Public Health Program Coordinator - Chronic Disease and Diabetes

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Public Health Program Coordinator - TLDC to help activities to support the Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee and the diabetes and chronic disease policy and advocacy work of the organization. S/he reports to a senior public health staff member and is a member of the Public Health Policy and Programs Department. The Coordinator serves as a liaison with the Indian Health Service and elected Tribal leaders serving on the Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee, and as a key representative in the organization on diabetes and chronic disease prevention issues...

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Public Health Program Coordinator - National Project to Improve Cancer Screening Rates

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire two Public Health Program Coordinators to assist with coordinating a new project examining barriers and developing potential strategies to improve the rate of breast, cervical and colorectal screening among American Indians and Alaska Natives. They report to a senior public health staff member and is a member of the Public Health Policy and Programs Department. The Coordinators will work with other team members and a contractor to conduct a small research project to identify clinical best practices on cancer screening, and then disseminate the findings...

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Non-NIHB Career Opportunities

Posted - September 29, 2016

Sault Tribal Health Center
Division Director

This position serves as the Health Division’s Division Director and provides for the leadership, direction and overall management of the Health Division. The Health Division is the largest governmental division with a staff of 240+ team members and a budget of over $31,000,000. The Division currently has 4 Tribal Health Centers located in Sault Ste. Marie, St. Ignace, Manistique and Munising and 4 Nursing community centers located in Newberry, Hessel, Escanaba and Marquette serving approximately 14,000 tribal members over a 7-County service area in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The primary functions and purpose of the Division Director position is to manage, provide leadership, plan, coordinate, supervise, and to provide direction and evaluation of the multiple preventative, therapeutic, and rehabilitative health programs. In addition the Division Director provides the leadership and focus for maintaining accreditation so must have knowledge and experience in the accreditation processes and ever changing health care regulations. The Division Director will provide leadership and direction to fulfill all Programs, Functions, Services and Activities (PFSA’s) as negotiated in the Annual Funding Agreement with Indian Health Service. In addition the Division Director provides direction and leadership for the management of grants and any special projects conducted within the Division. The Division Director will also provide for the implementation of the Health Division strategic planning process and assist to define the role of the Health Division within the Tribal Organization’s Strategic Plan.

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Posted - September 8, 2016

Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

This position resides at the Gallup Indian Medical Center within the Navajo Area, IHS, on the border of the Navajo Reservation about 140 miles west of Albuquerque, NM. The position will plan, implement, and manage a comprehensive occupational health and safety program to include fire/life safety, develop policies and procedures, and conduct incident investigations and training among other duties.

Safety & Occupational Health Specialist
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Indian Health Service
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies - Gallup, New Mexico
Salary: $71,012.00 to $92,316.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0018-12
Open Period: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 to Monday, September 19, 2016
Position Information: Multiple Appointment Types - Full Time
Who May Apply: Candidates eligible under Indian Preference authority; Federal employee serving on career/career-conditional appointments; reinstatement eligibles; applicants eligible for non-competitive appointment; VEOA/VRA/30% disabled veterans; CTAP/ICTAP; Schedule A eligibles; PHS Commissioned Corps Personnel.

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Posted - August 30, 2016

Great Plains Indian Health Service

The Indian Health Service has posted the following positions in the Great Plains Area:

Health System Administrator (Chief Executive Officer) - GS-0670-15 – Rosebud, SD

Health System Administrator (Chief Executive Officer) - GS-0670-15 – Winnebago, NE

Health System Administrator (Chief Executive Officer) - GS-0670-15 – Pine Ridge, SD

Health System Administrator (Chief Executive Officer) – GS-0670-15 – Rapid City, SD

Posted - July 28, 2016

On-Call Office Assistant
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Office Assistant will provide administrative and general support on scheduled short-term assignments or when the NPAIHB needs administrative support with short notice due to employee absence. This position will work on an as needed basis during regular office hours. The tasks may include staff support tasks at conferences and training sessions held off-site...

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