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) needs to hire a Public Health Project Coordinator to coordinate project efforts on health in Indian Country. S/he reports to a senior public health staff member and is a member of the Public Health Policy and Program Department. The Coordinator will work on multiple projects, and will specifically be undertaking some writing and assessment activities examining health issues within Indian Country. The program could include, but is not limited to, conducting an environmental scan, literature review and discussion groups to explore issues, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, writing reports, articles and brief documents discussing the issues and conclusions, facilitating meetings of Tribal leaders and staff on the relevant issues, and disseminating the findings. The project coordinator will also assist with other projects with NIHB, as needed. The position requires strong research, assessment and evaluation skills, as well as organizational and communication skills; creative and innovative thinking; ability to multitask; ability to work within a team; and knowledge of the public health arena. The successful candidate will be an individual who displays vision, passion, commitment, knowledge, skills and a proven track record in achieving measurable advancements in public health infrastructure and capacity, policy and programs for at-risk communities...

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Public Health 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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Non-NIHB Career Opportunities



Posted - January 8, 2019

Chief Medical Officer
United Indian Health Services
Arcata, CA

Come work, live, and play along the beautiful Northern California coast & Highway 101 in the heart of redwood country. This position will be based in Arcata, CA with some travel required to other facilities.

UIHS is a tribal health program proudly serving the native population of Humboldt and Del Norte counties providing primary care and community outreach services. We serve a population of about 12,000 and provide various clinical and community health services at seven locations.

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Posted - January 7, 2019

HR Generalist/Supervisor
United Indian Health Services
Arcata, CA

This is a great opportunity for newer HR Generalist ready to take the next step! You will assist the HR Director with all functions within human resources section with a primary focus on management of benefits programs, leaves of absence, policies, procedures, job descriptions, employee relations, new employee orientation and HR personal files accuracy and integrity.

You will be the primary point of contact in the absence of the HR Director, coordinate with the Recruiter and supervise the Administrative Assistant.

We are at the start of a review and enhancement of all our HR programs so be ready for a fast paced adventure.

UIHS is a tribal health program proudly serving the native population of Humboldt and Del Norte counties providing primary care and community outreach services. We serve a population of about 12,000 and provide various clinical and community health services at seven locations.

Send your resume to [email protected]

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Posted - January 3, 2019

Montana Healthcare Foundation
2 Open Positions

Program Officer A

This is an opportunity for an innovative health professional to join a creative, growing organization with a permanent endowment to support health improvement in Montana. The program officer will report to the program director and will work with them to support the development and implementation of initiatives that improve and strengthen the health care system. This position will focus on supporting our partners in the American Indian health and perinatal behavioral health initiatives, as well as other initiatives as assigned. The program officer will provide technical support and build relationships that enable effective implementation of MHCF programs. In addition, the program officer will manage a grantee portfolio and work closely with colleagues on other Foundation focus areas...

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Program Officer B

This is an opportunity for an innovative health professional to join a creative, growing organization with a permanent endowment to support health improvement in Montana. The program officer will report to the program director and will work with them to support the development and implementation of initiatives that improve and strengthen the health care system. This position will focus on supporting our partners in the behavioral health initiatives, value-based care initiative, and other initiatives as assigned. The program officer will provide technical support and build relationships that enable effective implementation of MHCF programs. In addition, the program officer will manage a grantee portfolio and work closely with colleagues on other Foundation focus areas...

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Posted - December 17, 2018

Zero Suicide Project Manager
NARA - Portland, OR

The Project Manager will develop, implement, and manage the Zero Suicide program. Responsibilities focus on supervision and coordination of designated staff, including case managers, behavioral health consultants, administrative reports and research evaluators, as well as significant coordination with care providers and internal technical teams to modify our systems towards this goal. Project Manager will also coordinate with grant managers of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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Posted - December 12, 2018

NDTI Project Director
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

The Native Dental Therapy Initiative Project Director will administer an initiative to establish dental therapists in Indian health programs operated by Tribes and tribal organizations under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (P.L. 93-638). The Oral Health Project Director will work under the supervision of the Executive Director and close collaboration of the Policy Analyst to carry out their job duties...

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Posted - December 10, 2018

Dental Team
NARA - Portland, OR

  • As a Dentist, you love the challenges and joys of your profession. As grueling as dentistry can be, it puts a smile on your face to see the smiles you helped create for others!
  • As a Dental Assistant, you love being able to help people smile. You enjoy the variety of duties and the daily opportunities to help others on a person-to-person basis.
  • As a Dental Hygienist, you’re patient and understanding and know how to put people at ease. You are detailoriented and possess the physical stamina required to excel in your work.

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Posted - November 28, 2018

Project Manager of Housing and Treatment Support-Services
NARA - Portland, OR

Bring all your gifts and talents into play to help Native people find a home. This calls for collaboration, resourcefulness, and compassion. The Project Manager of Housing and Treatment Support-Services (HATSS) oversees developing and implementing culturally-specific, supportive-housing services for homeless Native Americans, using a strengths-based, housing-first model of care. You’ll need your master’s, experience, and eligibility for Qualified Mental Health Professional.

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Posted - November 13, 2018

Native American Rehabilitation Association Job Announcements - Portland, OR

  1. Clinic Manager
  2. Mental Health Therapist
  3. Physician (Family Practice or Internal Medicine)
  4. Registered Nurse
  5. Residential Milieu Coordinator

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Posted - October 31, 2018

Director, Dental Therapy Education Program
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community – La Conner, Washington

Located in La Conner, WA, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community values collaboration with fellow tribal and non-tribal governments. Swinomish partnerships spread throughout Washington State, the Pacific Northwest region and the nation. As a tribal community, Swinomish is proud and honored to play leadership roles through partnerships with the Association of Washington Tribes, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, the National Congress of American Indians and other institutions advocating for the rights of Native people. Swinomish Indian Tribal Community ancestors committed to protecting a way of life passed down from generation to generation. The 11 elected members of the Swinomish Senate continue that commitment by strengthening their government and, as a sovereign nation, they engage in local, state and interstate commerce, manage natural resources and exercise power over homelands and waters...

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Posted - October 26, 2018

NARA is hiring six Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselors.

  1. Chemical Dependency Counselor - Outpatient
  2. Chemical Dependency Counselor - Youth
  3. Chief Behavioral Health Officer (master's)
  4. Residential Evening Supervisor (bachelor's)
  5. Residential Operations Supervisor (bachelor's)
  6. Residential Treatment Manager (bachelor's)

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Posted - October 16, 2018

Residential Care for Adults and Their Children in Portland, Oregon - NARA

Is your dream job to make a daily difference for people working hard to improve their quality of life while in recovery from substance use disorders? The Native American Rehabilitation Association in Portland, Oregon, is seeking three motivated individuals to join the NARA team. Apply today!

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Posted - October 4, 2018

Youth Program Coordinator - NARA

The Youth Program Coordinator (full-time) works with Native American youth (ages 10- 24) in the Greater Portland area to provide culturally-relevant prevention activities to decrease substance use and suicide and to engage youth in a leadership and mentorship program. Youth Program Coordinator provides positive, strength-based approach to working with youth, their families, schools, and institutions...

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Posted - October 4, 2018

Clinical Opportunities: Clinic Manager and Medical Assistant - NARA

Clinic Manager: This person is responsible for healthcare delivery and staff supervision at NARA’s Health Clinic or Wellness Center. Clinic Manager works cooperatively with other program departments in conjunction with Health Director to provide integrated health services.

Medical Assistant: This person is responsible for performing daily administrative tasks as well as assisting in minor clinical procedures to keep the clinic running smoothly.

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