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In compliance with the administrative actions dated January 10, 2017, all vacancies will be advertised “in house” for all current Nimiipuu Health employees, current employees from other entities (Nez Perce Tribal Enterprises, Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority, Nez Perce Tribe governmental operations, and Law & Justice) and Nez Perce tribal members for a minimum of five (5) days.

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*** COVID-19 NOTICE TO APPLICANTS *** New hires will be required to undergo pre-employment Covid-19 testing.
• To prevent the progression and spread of the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19),
Nimiipuu Health encourages potential candidates to submit applications electronically.
• We ask that in-person visits only take place to deal with essential business needs.
• Paper copies may be submitted to the front desk Receptionist.
• To obtain an application, please visit our website: www.nimiipuuhealth.org/careers
ACTIVE JOB-SEEKERS
Aside from our internal and external job opportunities, there are occasional temporary vacancies. If you are interested in joining our list of active job-seekers, please submit a complete application packet which is outlined on in a latter part of this job posting. Active job-seekers will be screened accordingly and referred to temporary appointments based on education, credentials and experience. Tribal and Indian preference applies. Certain positions may require a valid driver’s license with an insurable record under the Tribe’s policy, in which a motor vehicle report is required.
PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Kamiah) Patient Care Coordinator [HR-22-021] High school
diploma or equivalent with one (1) year direct customer service-oriented experience, two (2) year’s
experience preferably in a medical environment. Must have knowledge of health care benefits and
insurance resources, knowledge of medical terminology helpful, possess the ability to work
independently, ability to handle conflict and crisis in a professional manner, thorough
understanding of the importance of maintaining highest level of confidentiality in working with
medical records and all related documents. Must have excellent communications skills, both oral
and written; be computer literate with accurate data entry experience. Must have the ability to
appreciate and respect patient or caregivers’ perspective. Requires the ability to pass an extensive
background check and pre-employment drug screening. Closes 5/14/2021. Tribal/Indian
Preference Applies.
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FITNESS CENTER MONITOR
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Lapwai) Fitness Center Monitor [HR-21-021] Requires a high school
diploma or GED equivalent with one (1) year of customer service. Working knowledge of fitness
and exercise is preferred. Must possess and maintain CPR, and First Aid Training Certificate. Must
have the ability to supervise participants, be open to new ideas and the ability to adapt to changes.
Must possess the ability to work independently, have excellent communications skills, both oral
and written, ability to handle conflict and crisis in a professional manner. Must be computer literate
and possess knowledge of basic computer applications software and basic office procedures.
Requires the ability to pass an extensive background check and pre-employment drug screening.
Closes 5/7/2021. Tribal/Indian Preference Applies.
CUSTODIAN
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Kamiah) Custodian [HR-21-020] High school diploma or equivalent
with basic computer skills. Knowledge of or experience in proper disinfecting procedures.
Mechanically inclined, having knowledge of operating lawn mowing, and small power tools.
Operation of housekeeping equipment and lawn/garden planting and pruning experience preferred.
Must possess the ability to work independently with limited supervision, have excellent
communication skills, both oral and written, and be computer literate. Will be required to pass
extensive background check and pre-employment drug screening. Requires a valid driver’s license
with insurable record under the Tribe’s policy. Closes 5/7/2021. Tribal/Indian Preference
Applies.
DENTAL ASSISTANT
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Lapwai) Dental Assistant [HR-21-019] High School Diploma or
equivalent with customer service experience. Must be certified as a Dental Assistant or have
successfully passed the Dental Assistant National Board. Must have 2 years of experience as a
Dental assistant in a General Dentistry practice. Certification in Expanded Functions is preferred.
Must have knowledge of all instruments, materials and procedures normally used in all phases of
restorative, prosthodontic, oral surgical, endodontic, periodontic, and pedodontic treatment. Must
have excellent communications skills, both oral and written, and be computer literate. Knowledge
of history, culture and health needs of Native American communities preferred. Possessing a valid
driver’s license with an insurable record is highly preferred. Must have the ability to pass an
extensive background check and pre-employment drug screening. Closes 5/7/2021. Tribal/Indian
Preference Applies.
GENERAL PUBLIC-OPEN TO ALL QUALIFIED FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
COMMUNITY HEALTH TRANSPORTATION AIDE
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Kamiah) CH Transportation Aide [HR-21-018] Requires a high
school diploma or equivalent with related experience and/or training, prefer Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA). Must have or obtain CPR and first aid certification within three (3) months of
appointment. Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written and be computer
literate. Must possess the ability to handle conflict and crisis in a professional manner, possess the
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ability to work independently, and maintain confidentiality. Requires the ability to pass an
extensive background check and pre-employment drug screening. Requires a valid driver’s license
with insurable record under the Tribe’s policy. Closes 5/14/2021. Tribal/Indian Preference
Applies.
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN – RE-ADVERTISEMENT
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Lapwai) Environmental Services Technician [HR-21-009] Requires
a high school diploma or equivalent with basic computer skills. Knowledge of or experience in
proper disinfecting procedures and cleaning equipment operation preferred. Must possess the
ability to work independently with little or no supervision and have excellent communication
skills, both oral and written. Possessing a valid driver’s license with an insurable record is highly
preferred. Requires the ability to pass an extensive background check and pre-employment drug
screening. Position term ends 6/30/22. Open Until Filled. Tribal/Indian Preference Applies.
PHARMACY TECHNICIAN – RE-ADVERTISEMENT
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Lapwai) Pharmacy Technician [HR-21-003] Must have high school
diploma or GED with one (1) year experience in medical billing or experience working in a clinical
setting. Prefer pharmacy technician certification, certified nationally through the Pharmacy
Technician Certification Board or National Healthcare Association. If certified, must be registered
as a Certified Pharmacy Technician with the Idaho Board of Pharmacy or be able to obtain
registration upon hire. Requires exceptional customer service skills, computer skills and must be
detail oriented. Must be organized with ability to handle conflict and crisis in a professional
manner. Must possess the ability to work independently. Requires the ability to pass an extensive
background check and pre-employment drug screening. Requires a valid driver’s license with
insurable record. Open Until Filled. Tribal/Indian Preference applies.
ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL ASSISTANT
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Lapwai) Administrative Medical Assistant [HR-21-012]
Administrative Medical Assistant Requires an Associate’s Degree in Administrative Medical
Assistant, Business Administration or closely related field with one (1) year related experience.
Three (3) years of experience will substitute for one (1) year of formal education. Knowledge of
medical terminology preferred. Must have exceptional and demonstrated computer skills in
Microsoft Office, medical transcription and the ability type 40 wpm. Requires the ability to
maintain the highest utmost confidentiality and abides by the HIPAA Privacy Act. Must have the
ability to communicate with patients through clarity and empathy, and experience and
understanding of positive customer service. Must be a highly organized, and self-motivated
individual with the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines with complete and accurate
information. Must possess the ability to work independently, have excellent communications
skills, both oral and written, ability to handle conflict and crisis in a professional manner. Requires
the ability to pass an extensive background check and pre-employment drug screening. Requires
a valid driver’s license with insurable record under the Tribe’s Policy. Open Until Filled.
Tribal/Indian Preference applies.
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QUALITY IMPROVEMENT/RISK MANAGER – REVISED
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Lapwai) Quality Improvement/Risk Manager [HR-20-017] Requires
a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, Business Administration, Public
Administration or related field. Three (3) years of experience will substitute for one (1) year of
formal education. Two (2) years of experience in the healthcare field, health and human services,
or related field with one (1) year of supervisory experience preferred. Concertation in Quality
Improvement or Management preferred. Ability to work with staff and clients at all levels of the
organization within required deadlines with attention to organization, prioritization, and attention
to detail. Requires strong communication skills, including effective oral, written communication
skills and be computer literate. Ability to use current hardware and software in a business and
health care setting (i.e. Electronic Health Records). Must have the ability to handle conflict and
crisis in a professional manner, thorough understanding of the importance of maintaining highest
level of confidentiality and in compliance with the guidelines of HIPAA. Subject to an extensive
background check and pre-employment drug screening. Requires a valid driver’s license with the
ability to be insured under the Tribe’s policy. Open Until Filled. Tribal/Indian Preference
applies.
PHARMACIST
(Salary/DOE/Part-Time/Lapwai) Pharmacist [HR-21-016] Requires a degree in Pharmacy, BS
or PharmD, from an accredited College of Pharmacy in the U.S. Current and active license as a
Registered Pharmacist and must be in good standing from any state. Must have exceptional
communication skills, both oral and written, as well as experience with pharmacy management
software. Demonstrate critical-thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills. High
professional ethics and standards. Demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to handle
multiple priorities. Requires the ability to pass an extensive background check and preemployment
drug screening. Requires a valid driver’s license with insurable record under the
Tribe’s policy. Open Until Filled. Tribal/Indian Preference Applies.
OPTOMETRY TECHNICIAN/OPTICIAN
(Salary/DOE/Full-Time/Lapwai) Optometry Technician/Optician [HR-21-011] Requires
High School Diploma or GED with at least two (2) years of previous experience in customer
service. Requires at least (1) year of previous work experience in health care setting utilizing
electronic health record system. Previous experience with medical terminology, computer skills
including Microsoft Office programs highly preferred. American Board of Optician/American
Optometric Association Paraoptometric certification preferred. Previous cash handling preferred.
Knowledge of history, culture, and health needs of Native American communities preferred. Must
have Knowledge of Nimiipuu Health Services provided. Required to take cash handling training
within (90) days of hire. Requires sufficient hand dexterity, strong organization skills, attention to
detail and excellent ability to multi-task. Must be personable and possess excellent communication
skills, both oral and written, and be able to handle conflict in a positive and calm manner. Must
have positive work history. Possessing a valid driver’s license with an insurable record is highly
preferred. Must pass an extensive background check and pre-employment drug screening. Open
Until Filled. Tribal/Indian Preference Applies.
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A COMPLETE APPLICATION:
➢ Original NMPH Application per position includes background questionnaire.
➢ High School Diploma or equivalent, or college education degree or transcript (must be submitted
with application to be considered).
➢ Professional licenses (If applicable).
➢ Resume/Curriculum Vitae (C.V.).
➢ Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted before Preference can be granted (If applicable).
➢ Current immunization records (Hepatitis B, Measles (rubeola), and Rubella).
➢ If position requires a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured under the Tribe’s policy
(Applicants must provide a current THREE (3) YEAR Record of Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) issued within 90
days preceding submittal of application).
➢ Applications must be submitted by 4:30 P.M. on the closing date.
➢ Nimiipuu Health is a drug free work environment: Pre-employment drug testing is required upon
hire.
-TRIBAL/INDIAN PREFERENCE WILL APPLYNimiipuu
Health ● HR Department ● P.O. Drawer 367 ● Lapwai, ID 83540
Incomplete applications will not be considered
For more details or request an application, please use the following contact information:
Email: hr@nimiipuu.org | Website: http://nimiipuuhealth.org/careers/
Tel: (208) 621-4950 | Fax: (208) 843-9407
OTHER JOB OPPORTUNITIES:
❖ Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board: For further information call (503) 228-4185; Fax 503-
228-8182; email HR@npaihb.org ; website http://www.npaihb.org/
❖ Yakama Nation: For further information contact (509) 865-5121; website www.yakamanation-nsn.gov
❖ Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation: For further information call (541) 276-
3165; website http://ctuir.org/about-us/employment-opportunities
❖ Cayuse Technologies: For further information call (541) 278-8200; website
http://www.cayusetechnologies.com/
❖ Wildhorse Resort & Casino: For further information visit website
http://www.wildhorseresort.com/footer/current-positions.html
❖ Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center: For more information call (541) 240-8713;
HRRecruiter@Yellowhawk.org; website http://www.yellowhawk.org/
❖ Marimn Health: For more information call (208) 686-1931 ext. 306; fax (208) 686-1146;
hr@bmc.portland.ihs.gov; website: http://bmcwc.com/
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❖ Puyallup Tribal Health Authority: 2209 East 32nd Street, Bldg #4, Tacoma, WA 98404, for further
information call (253) 893-0232 ext. 516; fax (253) 593-5479; website http://www.eptha.com/
❖ Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations: Submit applications packets to: Human Resources, The Healing
Lodge of the Seven Nations, 5600 East 8th Avenue, Spokane Valley, WA 99212, Fax: (509) 535-2863 –
Attn: Human Resources. Email as one PDF Attachment to roseg@healinglodge.org. For a complete copy
of a job announcement visit www.healinglodge.org
❖ Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission: For more information, please contact: Deanna Jim-
Juarez, HR Manager, (503)238-0667, jimd@critfc.org or Chandra Wilson, HR Assistant, (503)238-0667,
wilc@critfc.org. Website: http://www.critfc.org/
❖ Confederated Tribe of Grand Ronde: For further information call (800) 422-0232; website
http://www.grandronde.org/
❖ Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes:: Tribal Personnel Department, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT
59855, for further information call (406) 675-2700 ext.1040; website http://www.cskt.org/
❖ United States Department of Health and Human Services: Indian Health Services: Website
https://www.usajobs.gov/
❖ Bay Mills Health Center: 12124 W., Lakeshore Drive, MI 49715. Phone (906) 248-8526; website
https://www.baymillshealthcenter.com/
❖ Nightforce Optics: 336 Hazen Lane, Orofino, ID 83544. Phone (208) 476-9814; website
https://nightforceoptics.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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