NIHB Career Opportunities

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


Communication Manager

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Communications Manager to work across different project and departments within the organization to coordinate an agency-wide communications strategy. The Communications Manager will be responsible for working collaboratively with all staff to implement a dynamic communications plan to support the National Indian Health Board’s (NIHB) strategic plan, mission and vision to effectively improve the health care status for all American Indians and Alaska Natives ( AI/AN’s). The position requires strong organizational and communication skills, knowledge of print media, social media, and web-based media, and the ability to think strategically about how to use media and outreach to support the organization and Tribes as they are seeking to strengthen their healthcare programming. The successful candidate will be an individual with vision, passion, commitment, knowledge, skills and a proven track record in achieving measurable advancements...

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Policy Analyst

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Policy Analyst to help with activities to support tracking and responding to federal health policies and regulations as they impact Indian Country.. S/he reports to the Director of Federal Relations and is a member of the Federal Relations Department. This is a senior position requiring a combination of education, experience, cultural competency and political acumen that would adequately prepare one for a senior management role at a national, Tribal, non-profit organization. The Policy Analyst will have both internal and external facing responsibilities grounded in serving the nation’s Tribes to advance the mission of NIHB through excellence in regulatory tracking, policy, advocacy, outreach, technical assistance, research and related projects. The Regulatory and Policy Analyst must have a strong understanding of health care delivery, the federal trust relationship with Indian Tribes as well as the legal, policy and political frameworks impacting Direct Service and Self Governing Tribes as well as compacting and contracting Tribes...

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Policy Associate

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Medicare and Medicaid Policy Associate to help with activities to support the policy work of the organization. S/he reports to the Director of Federal Relations and is a member of the Federal Relations Department. The Medicare and Medicaid Policy Associate will have both internal and external facing responsibilities grounded in serving the nation’s Tribes to advance the mission of NIHB through specialization in the Medicare and Medicaid system and providing strong technical assistance to Tribes, Tribal organizations, and the federal government. The Medicaid and Medicare Policy Associate must have a strong understanding of the Medicare and Medicaid system, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Health Insurance Exchanges, the federal trust relationship with Indian Tribes as well as the legal, policy and political frameworks impacting Direct Service and Self Governing Tribes as well as Compacting and Contracting Tribes. The position requires strong organizational and communication skills, project management capabilities, and the ability to think strategically about how to support Tribes and Tribal leaders as they seek to expand their healthcare access...

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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 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 - November 29, 2016

American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Health Research Director - OD - DE
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Agency contact information

  • Montgomery County, MD
  • Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent
  • Closes Monday 12/5/2016
  • Salary Range: $128,082.00 to $160,300.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade: GS-0101, 0601-15/15
  • Promotion Potential: 15
  • Supervisory Status: No
  • Who May Apply: United States Citizens
  • Control Number: 456392400
  • Job Announcement Number: NIH-OD-DE-17-1845721

Apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/456392400



Posted - November 15, 2016

NIEA
Educational Specialist

The Educational Specialist will work collaboratively with the Program Director to plan and design curricula for educational programs, research and define educational goals, objectives, and methodologies to meet program goals. This position has the responsibility to provide professional learning services for teachers, tribal leadership, and stakeholders through workshops and trainings, online learning, and community outreach method...

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Posted - November 15, 2016

Chemical Dependency Counselor and CD Supervisor

Requirements: Current certification as a Chemical Dependency Professional, and must have completed or be willing and able to complete an HIV/AIDS training approved by DBHR. Must be licensed in Washington state or able to become licensed before starting work.

The qualified candidate must have knowledge of group and individual counseling techniques to effectively communicate with clients, understand the disease of alcoholism and substance abuse and the implication of physical, spiritual, emotional and psychological factors, be able to maintain effective working relationships with staff, public and private agencies, and the general public, and be able to operate effectively in crisis and/or emergency situations...

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Posted - November 15, 2016

Youth Mental Health Counselor

Requirements: LMHC, minimum of 2 years post-masters experience is preferred, Master’s or doctoral in mental health counseling, clinical social work, or a related field from an accredited university. Must be licensed in Washington state or able to become licensed before starting work.

The qualified candidate must have knowledge of and experience with dual-diagnosis/addiction treatment, understand teaching principles necessary to carry out a patient health education program, and have the ability to respond to emergency/urgent care situations...

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Posted - November 15, 2016

Mental Health Counselor

Requirements: LMHC, minimum of 2 years post-masters experience is preferred, Master’s or doctoral degree in mental health counseling, clinical social work, or a related field from an accredited university. Must be licensed in Washington state or able to become licensed before starting work.

The qualified candidate must have knowledge of and experience with dual-diagnosis/addiction treatment, understand teaching principles necessary to carry out a patient health education program, and have the ability to respond to emergency/urgent care situations...

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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
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/444257400

Health System Administrator (Chief Executive Officer) - GS-0670-15 – Winnebago, NE
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/444315800

Health System Administrator (Chief Executive Officer) - GS-0670-15 – Pine Ridge, SD
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/444307000

Health System Administrator (Chief Executive Officer) – GS-0670-15 – Rapid City, SD
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/444394600



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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