Website Hoh Indian Tribe

Indian Health Service – Tribal Employment Vacancy Form
Please email completed form to: eleeziaa.howard@ihs.gov with a cc to waleeska.knifechief@ihs.gov

opening:  03/16/2021

permanent full time

Chalá·at: People of the Hoh River
We are the Hoh, a Native American tribe in western Washington state. Our tribe lives on the Pacific Coast of the beautiful Olympic Peninsula. We formally moved onto the Hoh Indian Reservation at the mouth of the Hoh River after the signing of the Quinault Treaty on July 1, 1855.
Our vision is to ensure our future as a strong, sovereign nation by continuing to preserve and instill our inherent cultural and spiritual traditions and values.
We will continue to protect and enhance our natural resources by exercising our Treaty Rights. We will achieve this through effective governance and stewardship, recognizing the need to provide for the health, education, and welfare of our people.

This position oversees the Tribe’s Chemical Dependency Program through direct chemical dependency counseling services and several treatment and prevention alternatives, coordination with and client referrals to other agencies and organizations, case management and overall understanding of policy and regulation issues regarding the program. Individual must have the ability to exercise independent judgment, initiative and maturity concerning the policies and procedures of the Hoh Indian Tribe.

Duties and Responsibilities The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Responsible for overseeing the daily operations and administration of the Tribe’s Outpatient Treatment Program and the supervision of staff within this program.
• Provide chemical dependency treatment services and on-going case management of clients from admission to discharge from the program. Includes individualized counseling, development of individualized drug and alcohol treatment plans, family counseling, referral of client families, orienting new clients into the program, etc.
• Report client activities weekly to the Social and Health Services Director to ensure overall goals of the department and client needs are met through a coordinated departmental effort.
• Maintain client referral lists and client logs for effective case management.
• Maintain and audit files for counselors, counselor trainees and volunteers as required by WAC Chapter 275-19.
• Maintain a current recordkeeping system and coordinate recordkeeping with Social and Health Services Secretary.
• Prepare and deliver special lectures and conduct group counseling sessions on an assigned basis.
• Prepare Indian Health Service client report forms and other required reports.
• Coordinate with courts, probation officers, Law Enforcement, DOL and/or social agencies as needed.
• Maintain effective working relations and serve as liaison with outside agencies and clients in order to insure appropriate treatment outcome.
• Assist in other Social and Health Service areas such as but not limited to: education, research and treatment services coordination when necessary.
• Coordinate with other staff in planning and developing instructional strategies and programs appropriate to the needs of the population served.
• Performs other related duties as required/assigned.

Qualifications–

•Bachelor of Arts degree in counseling or a related field, or 5 years of experience as a Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor with High School Diploma or G.E.D.
• Must meet requirements for Chemical Dependency Counselor per WAC 275-19-140, WAC 246-811-010 (9), WAC 246-811-030.
• A minimum of 2 years of experience in administration and supervision preferred.
• American Indian/Alaska Native preferences apply
• Must obtain or have a Valid Washington State Driver’s License
• Must submit to and clear a pre-employment alcohol and drug test, and criminal background check

Applicants must submit a complete Hoh Tribe Employment Application, a cover letter and a resume noting three (3) professional work references via email to: hr@hohtribe-nsn.org, via fax to: 360-374-5426, or by mail to the following address for consideration:

Hoh Indian Tribe
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 2196
Forks, WA 98331

Tribal members wishing to exercise Indian hiring preference will be required to submit a copy of their tribal enrollment card and should note their tribal affiliation on the Hoh Tribe Employment Application. Positions will be posted for a minimum of five (5) days with hiring preference will be provided to internal candidates and Hoh Tribal members in the first three (3) days of the position posting. Incomplete applications, or applications received after the position close date, will not be considered.

If you have any questions about a position that has been posted please contact the Human Resources Office.

Hoh Indian Tribe
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 2196
Forks, WA 98331

To apply for this job email your details to iva.tyree@hohtribe-nsn.org

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