NIHB Career Opportunities

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

Native Youth Engagement Manager

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks a high-energy, organized and experienced professional to lead NIHB's Native youth engagement initiatives. This creative, fun, visionary, mature professional with excellent judgement will undertake the growth and management of NIHB's dynamic youth activities. The Native Youth Engagement Manager's work is anchored around four major deliverables...

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Behavioral Health Program Manager

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks an experienced Behavioral Health Program Manager for current and future behavioral health and public health projects. The Program Manager will work with the Director of Public Health Policy and Programs to implement project activities, conduct evaluation, prepare reports, identify and address areas for program quality improvement, and write grants to ensure the sustainability of current programs and advance the organization’s behavioral health/public health goals. The Manager will work with colleagues in the Public Health Policy and Programs Department, and organization wide, to plan, coordinate and implement NIHB events including the NIHB Behavioral Health Conference and the NIHB Tribal Public Health Summit. Included in the above duties, the Manager will deliver training and technical assistance, coordinate and facilitate meetings with the appropriate stakeholders, conduct policy research on relevant topics and provide analysis to NIHB constituents, draft and disseminate communications to constituent audiences, and keep careful records of project accomplishments.

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Public Health Program Associate

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is seeking to hire a Public Health Associate to support project and policy activities with the Public Health Policy and Programs Department. The Associate will work on a variety of public health projects - including projects addressing Tribal public health accreditation, capacity building, substance use, suicide, diabetes, the Zika virus, and others. The position requires strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to think strategically about how to support NIHB project staff and Tribal constituents. The successful candidate will be an individual with passion, commitment, knowledge, skills and a proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work within a team...

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Meeting Planner

Are you a skilled and detail oriented Meeting and Conference Planner who thrives under pressure while leading the planning of national small conferences and meetings? Do you have a successful track record of working with creative and technical teams to plan and implement a complex conference with many concurrent activities? Do you excel in recruiting conference sponsors and exhibitors? Do you work well with a dynamic team of colleagues? Do you have a sense of humor? Do you thrive in a mission-based organization? If you answered yes to these questions, you may be just the right candidate for the National Indian Health Board.

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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 serves as the administrative and operations liaison to the Board of Directors, on behalf of the ED. Travel is required.

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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 Analysts

National Indian Health Board Has Two Immediate Openings for Federal Policy and Regulatory Analysts/Advocates

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) seeks two policy analysts to track and respond to federal health policies and regulations that impact Indian Country. Successful candidates will have a combination of education, experience, cultural competency and political acumen that would adequately prepare one for a senior policy role at the nation’s leading Tribal organization devoted to improving American Indian and Alaska Native health and health systems. The Policy Analysts will have both internal and external facing responsibilities grounded in serving the nation’s Tribes to advance NIHB’s mission through excellence in regulatory tracking, policy, advocacy, outreach, technical assistance, research and related projects...

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Non-NIHB Career Opportunities

Posted - September 27, 2017

Health Clinic Director
Skokomish Indian Tribe

This position is under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer. Incumbent is responsible for administering the following programs of the Skokomish Health Department: ambulatory health care, dental care, Community Health Representatives, Contract Health Services, Behavioral Health, Chemical Dependency, Diabetes Prevention, Community Health Nursing, Women’s Health Care, Health Planning, and administration of other Health Department grants and contracts...

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Posted - September 12, 2017

Family Practice Physician (Black Hawk Health Center) #2017-25

general medical/family practice services to eligible Native American/Alaska Natives for treatment that resides within the jurisdiction of the Sac and Fox Nation. The Black Hawk Health Center is an integral component of a community health care based program. The Nation’s health care program provides comprehensive outpatient health care services to eligible Native Americans/Alaska Natives. Knowledge of principles, practice, and procedures of health care quality management. Knowledge of medical practice management, leadership, and supervision necessary. Graduate of an accredited college/unity of medicine and must possess a current unrestricted Oklahoma State License, current DEA license and must be an eligible Medicaid and Medicare provider. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans. Applicants claiming Indian Preference must provide a copy of their CDIB. Seeking immediate placement.

Posted - August 1, 2017

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 are seeking additional legal expertise to assist with new and developing partnerships and transactions, health care and medical staff issues, personnel matters, information technology and security issues, and regulatory compliance...

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Posted - May 25, 2017

On-Call Office Assistant
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

This is an on-call, as needed fill-in position that pays $12-$14 per hour. Our office is located in Portland, OR and this position requires commuting to our office to complete work. The application close date is Friday, June 9th close of business. To apply for this position, please completed and email the attached employment application and application documents to [email protected], or fax to 503-228-8182 or mail to:

Attn: HR
2121 SW Broadway, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97201

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NPAIHB Employment Application (DOC)

Posted - April 19, 2017

Assistant Professor
North Dakota State University

The Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University is currently conducting a search for an American Indian Public Health faculty. This is a 9-month tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. Screening will begin May 15, 2017. Here is the position link, providing additional information regarding minimum and preferred qualifications:

Posted - February 7, 2017

The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is hiring for 3 positions:

  • Dentist
    Provide evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and surgical or non-surgical treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area. Provide comprehensive dental care to include operative, prosthodontics, oral surgery, orofacial pain (TMD) management, diagnostic and preventive dentistry for adults and children. Native American preference will apply. Read Full Job Description (DOC)
  • Benefits & Insurance Director
    This position is ultimately responsible for the accurate and appropriate administration of all GTB Community benefit and health benefit programs. It also works to preserve tribal sovereignty and is responsible for legal compliance of applicable federal laws, including but not limited to COBRA, HIPAA, Section 111 Reporting, Section 506, Health Care Reform and the PPACA. They will be the lead marketing and benefits consultant for the training, development and management of the GTB 1st Party/TPA operation and must assure that the 1st Party/TPA is situated to capitalize on appropriate business opportunities. Native American preference will apply. Read Full Job Description (DOC)
  • Physician
    The Physician will provide primary care to Grand Traverse Band (GTB) Tribal Members, as well as other IHS-eligible members of federally recognized tribes and employees, within the six county service area with priority established for services directed to those who suffer chronic illness and/or Elderly. Assist with providing overall medical supervision for the Clinic in conformance with Grand Traverse Band policy and procedure, and collaborates with Health Director and Medical Director in overall leadership of clinic. Read Full Job Description (DOC)

Submit cover letter, resume and references to:
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians, Human Resources, 2605 NW Bay Shore Drive, Suttons Bay, MI 49682
or email: [email protected]


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