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    Summary

    This position is in the Office of the Director, Office of Urban Indian Health Programs (OUIHP) in IHS Headquarters, Rockville, Maryland. The incumbent advises on administrative and policy activities and issues related to IHS implementation of Title V, Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) related to Urban Indian Organizations. The incumbent in this position reports to the Deputy Director, OUIHP.

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    Responsibilities

    • Advocacy: Improves the delivery of health care services to Urban Indian people through collaborative efforts with Tribes and Tribal organizations, federal, state, and local governments, and other partners.
    • Urban Indian Organizations/Tribal/Federal Liaison: Represents the Director, and Deputy Director, Office of Urban Indian Health Programs (OUIHP), and the Indian Health Service (IHS) to Indian Tribes, congressional staff, private organizations, and other federal agencies, regarding ways to improve the delivery of health care to the Urban Indian people through collaborative efforts with Tribes, Tribal organizations, federal, state, and local governments, and other partners.
    • Policy Analysis and Development: Provides policy analysis and development support for a wide-range of health care delivery and support activities for Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs); participates in the IHS legislative process concerning health care administration for the OUIHP; and advises the Director and Deputy Director, OUIHP, when critical events or issues arise in implementing or carrying out the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA) for which conferring with UIOs is recommended.
    • Financial and Administrative Management: Advises the Director and Deputy Director, OUIHP, regarding the improvement of program operations, procedures, and administrative and management systems; and monitors program activities, keeps abreast of the awarding of grants and contracts with UIOs, and develops procedures and criteria for the distribution of OUIHP financial and administrative resources.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/614419900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.