The Advisory Council on Indian Health Care (ACOIHC) is recruiting for an Executive Director.

ACOIHC EXEC DIR

Job ID: 1000072995

Req Name: HC ACOIHC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 72995

Location: Phoenix

Type: Management and Supervision

Shift: First

Department AZ Health Care Cost Cont. System

Salary Grade: 23

Salary Range: $46,932-$80,150

Total openings: 1

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Description

FIRST REVIEW OF RESUMES WILL TAKE PLACE ON 02/15/13. THIS
POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR IS SUBJECT TO CLOSE ONCE A
SATISFACTORY APPLICANT POOL HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

Do you want to be a part of an innovative and passionate
organization that is committed to providing comprehensive health care for
Native American Arizonans who are in need? If so, please submit your interest
for the advertised position of Executive Director, Arizona Advisory Council on
Indian Health Care.

 

Accountabilities:

The Advisory Council on Indian Health Care (ACOIHC) is
recruiting for an Executive Director. Some of the duties and responsibilities
of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Collaboration with 22 tribes within the State to
    improve the delivery and level of quality of  health care, through needs
    assessment progress in health planning;
  • Provides ACOIHC orientation, awareness and
    collaborates with designated stakeholders regarding the improvement of the
    Indian healthcare system and the delivery of state health and behavioral health
    programs to the tribes in the State;
  • Serves as the key ACOIHC representative with
    regard to Indian healthcare policy development through participation at the
    local, county, state and federal levels as required;
  • Advocates for Indian healthcare at the local,
    county, state and federal levels as well as with various Native American boards
    and commissions such as the National Indian Health Board, CMS Tribal Technical
    Advisory Group, Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, other tribal health committees
    and other entities such as the Arizona Dental Association;
  • Effectively and efficiently manages the ACOIHC
    Office to serve as point of contact for any tribe or tribal health related
    organization that requires technical assistance, guidance or referrals;
  • Assesses Medicaid/Medicare/Children’s Health
    Insurance Program (CHIP) policy and financial system improvements to enhance
    the delivery of health care to all Indian Tribes of Arizona;
  • Develops policy and regulatory amendments to
    improve the Indian health care system based on tribal recommendations and the
    approval and guidance of the ACOIHC members;
  • Monitors and implements the ACOIHC Strategic
    Plan;
  • Monitors and implements the ACOIHC statutory
    responsibilities with the approval and guidance of the ACOIHC members;
  • Makes available publications, reports and
    reference manuals for Indian Tribes on health care issues; and
  • Provides direction with regard to changes to
    policies and procedures which may affect the ACOIHC, Indian Tribes or other
    State agencies.

 

Minimum Qualifications and/or Experience:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of
    Indian health programs including budget development and administration in a
    health care environment;
  • Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid and various
    healthcare systems that exist and have relationship or have an impact on the
    delivery of healthcare for Arizona Indian Tribes;
  • Knowledge of tribal government procedural
    requirements for presentation to Tribal Council and/or Leadership as well as
    tribal cultural practices and traditions;
  • Understanding of State and Federal Policies and
    Procedures related to Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance
    Programs, the Indian Health Service and other public health services;
  • Experience with grant writing and State and
    Federal program compliance; and
  • Computer technology experience with various
    software programs including but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Microsoft
    Excel, Power Point and applicable computer based programs.

 

Preferred Qualifications and/or Experience:

  • American Indian or Alaskan Indian (Any Tribe);
  • Master degree in Public Health, Business/ Public
    Administration, Education or equivalent; or,
  • 8 to 10 years’ experience working in an American
    Indian health care environment.

 

**Please note: Status updates on positions in recruitment
are not provided. The notification received via email is confirmation that your
resume was successfully submitted. Applicants selected to move forward in the
interview process will be contacted.

 

To apply for this position, please visit www.azstatejobs.gov to create a user
account.

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