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 Project Coordinator

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced Project Coordinator for current and future public health programs, including projects on methamphetamine and suicide prevention, HIV prevention, public health accreditation, obesity prevention, and youth wellness. The Project Coordinator will work with the Director of Public Health Programs and Policy to implement programs, prepare program reports, and write grants to ensure the sustainability of current programs and advance the organization’s public health goals...

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



Policy Associate: Medicare, Medicaid and Health Care Reform

Reporting to the Director of Federal Relations, the Policy Associate is chiefly responsible for providing administrative and communications support for the NIHB Medicare, Medicaid and Health Care Reform Policy Committee (MMPC). The MMPC is of critical importance to the nation’s work to advance health policy in Indian Country and the Policy Associate plays a pivotal role to ensure high functionality and efficacy of the MMPC. To that end, the Policy Associate serves as the NIHB liaison to this committee and provides administrative and coordinating support. The Associate may also be tasked with research an analysis of policy on an as needed basis...

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Tribal Health Care Reform Outreach and Education Program Coordinator

The Tribal Health Care Reform Outreach and Education Program Coordinator will serve as key support for the NIHB National Indian Health Reform Outreach and Education Initiative by researching, gathering, distributing and maintaining a current database of all training materials. This will require the ability and skills to usher materials through a clearance process while collaborating with the Outreach and Education team. The coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of the Initiative (funded by Indian Health Services) and will work as a liaison between the NIHB, funder, key stakeholders and all constituents involved with, and affected by the project...

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



Director of Public Health Programs and Policy

The Director of Public Health Programs and Policy serves as the principal NIHB public health representative and provides comprehensive oversight, including technical and administrative assistance, to all NIHB public health related grants, contracts, and activities. The Director advocates for Tribal needs related to public health issues, infrastructure, and programs and therefore must have expert knowledge in these topics and past experience that informs this understanding. A successful candidate will understand the political environment surrounding public health and demonstrate the ability to diplomatically navigate and succeed in that environment...

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Non-NIHB Career Opportunities



Posted - July 27, 2015

Director of Health Services (Full Time Permanent)
LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS

This position is responsible for directing the overall health care services and operations that facilitate the improved health status of Native Americans through the development, planning, implementation, evaluation, and delivery of direct care programs to tribal membership and service eligible patients...

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Posted - June 22, 2015

Public Health Policy Project Manager
American Indian Public Health Resource Center at NDSU

This position will work within the American Indian Public Health Resource Center to work directly with tribes on self-determination “638” feasibility analyses and tribal health policy development. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: conducting literature reviews, interviews, focus groups, survey design and administration, site visits, data collection, data management, data analysis as needed, work directly with tribes regarding public health policy activities and initiatives, including tribal health policy and safety code development and develop an inventory of Tribal Health Policy priorities. Some travel is required. This position is grant funded.

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Posted - June 15, 2015

Executive Officer - National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition

The National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition (“NABS”) is seeking a contractor to serve as Executive Officer for the nonprofit organization. The Executive Officer is responsible for the overall operation of NABS including implementation of programs, policies, procedures, funding, and fiscal management. The Executive Officer reports to and is responsible to the NABS Board of Directors. Initially, the successful candidate will work closely with staff from the Native American Rights Fund in Boulder, Colorado...

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Posted - June 5, 2015

Clinician Educator: Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division
Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

The University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine, Department Of Internal Medicine, is seeking qualified faculty applicants for the Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division. This position is at the Assistant Professor Rank on the Clinician Educator track for a .80 FTE faculty position. Salary will commensurate with experience and education...

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Posted - June 5, 2015

Academic Internist/Geriatrician
Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Open rank and open track faculty position is available in the Section of Geriatrics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Faculty appointment and salary will be commensurate with training and achievements. Teaching activities involve a geriatric medicine fellowship, resident and medical student rotations and undergraduate education. Clinical activities will include faculty and/or teaching clinics at the Senior Health Center...

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Posted - June 5, 2015

Academic Internist/Geriatrician
Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Open rank and open track faculty position is available in the Section of Geriatrics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Faculty appointment and salary will be commensurate with training and achievements. Teaching activities involve a geriatric medicine fellowship, resident and medical student rotations and undergraduate education. Clinical activities will include faculty and/or teaching clinics at the Senior Health Center...

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Posted - May 22, 2015

Academic Palliative Medicine Physician
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 its growing Division of Palliative Medicine. This position is Open Rank in the Clinician-Educator track. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and education. Minimum Requirements: 1) Successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency in a primary medical specialty and maintenance of board certification in this primary medical specialty; 2) Board certified/eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by date of hire; 3) Employment in the field of HPM or completion of an HPM fellowship within the last 24 months; and 4) Eligible to work in US (this is not a J1 Visa opportunity). Desirable qualifications: 1) Experience and success working on an interdisciplinary team; 2) Work Experience in the field of consultative Palliative Care; 3) Palliative Care teaching experience and excellence; and 4) Demonstrated excellence in scholarship (QI projects, publications, research, etc.)...

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Posted - May 19, 2015

Chief Executive Officer
Seattle Indian Health Board

The Seattle Indian Health Board is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization with the mission to advocate for, provide, and ensure culturally appropriate, high quality, and accessible health and human services to American Indians and Alaska Natives in the greater Seattle/King County area. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will lead the organization as the chief spokesperson, with a strong focus on advocacy, communications, and relationship building. The ideal candidate is a skilled business leader and manager, a critical thinker with a strategic mind, and someone whose personal history firmly grounds their deep understanding and passion for serving the urban American Indian and Alaska Native populations. Extensive knowledge of the complexities of ACA and urban health institutions is important.

Please see the full position profile here: http://bit.ly/sihb_ceo

To be considered, please go to http://candidates.waldronhr.com and submit your resume and cover letter expressing your passion for the mission, connection to the urban American Indian and Alaska Native communities, and ft for the role. Letters may be addressed to Melissa Merritt or Ed Rogan.



Posted - May 18, 2015

Nurse Consultant (Forensic)
Department Of Health And Human Services - Indian Health Services

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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Posted - May 18, 2015

Public Health Advisor
Department Of Health And Human Services - Indian Health Services

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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