Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.
Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) you will directly impact the local community you are working with as the top administrator of an IHS Hospital.
ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Indian Health Services (IHS), Great Plains Area, in Rosebud, South Dakota. This position is located at the Rosebud IHS Hospital and reports to the Deputy Director, Great Plains Area.
For this position, IHS may pay up to 25% of annual salary as a RECRUITMENT OR RELOCATION INCENTIVE to an eligible candidate who signs a Service Agreement.
The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- The CEO has overall responsibility for corporate compliance, planning, organizing, directing, implementing, executing and measuring all comprehensive health services programs operated by the Rosebud Hospital, including direct health care, indirect health care and community health services.
- Ensures the hospital is operated within the standards of the Joint Commission Hospital Accreditation, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or comparable accepted public health standards. Works in coordination with all staff members to establish and maintain standards of care relevant to preventive, and therapeutic medical services.
- Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with the serviced population, Tribal governments, committees, boards, unions and councils in the development of programs to meet the health needs of the American Indian people served.
- Identifies the changing needs of the American Indian population, and initiates program improvements and modifications to meet those needs and to achieve IHS goals and objectives.