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Human Resources

The Human Resources Department provides a personnel policy that is fair and effective for employees and management. We strive to increase the promotions of Quinault tribal members into positions within the QIN utilizing Career Development and training. We strive to hire the best - qualified person for each vacant position, abide by all employment laws and policies that affect the QIN, assist managemetn in the interpretation of policies and procedures and maintain personnel records for all QIN employees.

Raven Bryson, HR manager
Phone: 360-276-8215 Ext: 4610
Fax: 360-276-4191

Misty Schmidt
Quinault Indian Nation
HR Specialist IV
360-276-8211 x 4611
1-888-616-8211 x 4611
Fax: 360-276-4191

Contact Misty Schmidt for further information regarding job openings.
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Job Openings: Feb. 13th, 2017

Applications and job descriptions are available by contacting Human Resources. Employment offers are conditional on passing drug test, criminal records, or background check. The Nation supports Quinault Preference in all hiring.

A completed QIN Application must be received by the close of business on the closing date listed in order to be considered for a position.

Please attach a copy of any permits, licenses, certifications to your application that pertain to the position you are applying for!

New applications must be turned in for the 2017 season. Starting January 30, 2017 Supervisor: J Hargrove

Performs activities in area of probates, land ownership, land interests, wills and related activities as well as automated data processing system on all real estate records for the Indian ownership on the Quinault Indian Reservation. Completed work is reviewed for accuracy, adequacy, and compliance with required policies and procedures. The papers & documents prodl1ced requires absolute accuracy on the part of the incumbent. These duties are performed under supervisory controls of the Trust Services Team Leader and technical guidance from the Realty Officer and Realty Specialist (Tenure & Management). Must have: Associates Degree in Business Administration OR Three years specialized work experience in Real Estate Services. Computer literate in data base software programs, i.e., excel, lotus and access. Valid Washington State driver's license. Supervisor: Kelli Dineen

Provide clerical support to the TERO Department to meet the goals and objectives of the TERO Department. Duties and responsibilities also include providing serving as primary office receptionist to greet the public, direct phone calls, mail and clients to the proper staff while maintaining office files and records and assisting with reports, applications, purchase orders, ordering supplies and helping with assigned special projects. Must have: HS Diploma/GED, 1 year of verifiable work experience in office or business setting, knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, pass pre-employment computer skills assessment. Supervisor: D Martin

Assist the Queets Recreation assistant with planning, coordinating, organizing, and implementing community recreational, social, athletic and cultural activities for the Quinault Indian Nation. Must have: High School diploma or GED certification, 3 months of job experience working with the youth or elders either in an employment capacity or volunteer basis. Valid Washington State Driver's License required. 18 years of age or older with a good driver's record. No felonies or crimes against children. Appropriate license or certification or obtain within 3 months of employment: A Water Safety Instructor's or equivalent issued by the American Red Cross or YMCA may also be required, CPR/1st Aid Card, Food Handler's Card. Supervisor: J Gonzales

Fisheries needs up to 25 seasonal workers in Queets from March through July 2016. First hiring wave will be 02/21/16. Applications are accepted throughout the season to create a roster. Personnel will be activated from this roster as needed. Rate of pay is $11.11 - $13.17 per hour DOQ, up to 40 hours per week. Must be drug free and be willing to submit a UA. Desired qualifications include: enrolled Quinault Tribal member; prior fisheries experience; valid Driver’s License; history of reliability; capable of strenuous activity; willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. For more info, call Larry Parker at 360-962-3331, Theresa Butler at 360-962-2051, or Human Resources at 360-276-8211. You may pick up and submit applications at Queets Fisheries Bldg., Queets Tribal Office, or Taholah HR Office. You may call the Taholah HR office to check if you already have an application on file or if you need to complete a new application. Supervisor: L Parker
Job Openings: February 6,, 2017 Pg. 2

QUEETS RESIDENT POLICE OFFICER Re-advertisement – 2/24/17
Quinault Nation Police Department seeks one (1) Police Officer for the Queets village. This is a law enforcement position and applicants are required to have the minimum qualifications required for all law enforcement positions by the Quinault Indian Nation. This position will provide enforcement patrols of the areas that reside within the Quinault Indian Nation Reservation boundaries and require residency in the village of Queets in provided housing. Duties include: Enforce Law & Order, Community oriented policing, investigations, and arrests. Basic police training and/or previous law enforcement experience desirable. Must have HS Diploma/GED; be at least 21 years old on commissioning; able to pass background check, drug, psychological, and polygraph tests. Must have no prior felony or domestic violence convictions, and no history of substance abuse. Must have valid WA state driver’s license or be eligible to obtain one and have a good driving record, and have completed or be able to complete a certified law enforcement academy within 12 months. Applicant must be in good physical condition, able to patrol by foot and/or vehicle as needed. Benefits include paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, disability, housing and 401K. Supervisor: R Belcher

DENTAL ASSISTANT – Re-advertisement - CLOSES 2/24/17
Assist Dentists in the treatment of patients, perform duties at the request and under the supervision of the dentist and/or Lead Dental Assistant. Must have: HS Diploma or equivalent, 2 years’ experience as a dental assistant preferred, or completion of a vocational course in dental assistance work may be substituted for 1 year of experience. Supervisor: N Underwood

Incumbent will act as a liaison between the multidisciplinary team, programs, and departments in providing comprehensive services for individuals with diabetes and their families. Manage the diabetes program to assure quality of services and serves as a leader in clinical and or community diabetes programs. Must have: Bachelor’s Degree in health related discipline or be an RD, graduate of an accredited school of nursing, possess a current state registered nurse license in the State of Washington /BSN preferred, certified Diabetes Educator or eligibility prepared in accordance with the American Diabetes Association’s Criteria, current CPR card, and valid WA State driver’s license. Supervisor: N Underwood

The Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator conducts quality assurance and performance improvement activities to ensure the highest quality and most effective delivery of services and compliance with AAAHC, Roger Saux Health Center (RSHC) Policies and Procedures, patient safety standards. This position provides clinical development and support services, and technical assistance and training to clinicians, managers, staff and boards working for RSHC. The areas of clinical quality, clinical operations and practice management, including quality improvement activities, are targeted with the goal of improving clinical services to reduce health disparities in medical, dental, behavioral health clinics and activities. This position leads the Quality Improvement Committee. The Clinical Quality Improvement Coordinator will assist other RSCH staff as needed with quality improvement issues and projects. Additionally, the QA Coordinator oversees all health professional licensure and credentialing. Must have: Licensed Registered Nurse is preferred. Extensive experience (5 plus years) in a clinical setting with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Health Services Administration or Public Health, no substitutions) will be considered in lieu of a license. Experience leading quality improvement efforts in a multi-specialty clinical setting, or community health center is preferred. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within medical or the healthcare field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Ability to analyze situations accurately and take effective action. Ability to use computer efficiently and read computer reports and correspondence, including the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR). Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner Experience leading and facilitating groups. Valid Washington State driver’s license. Supervisor: N Underwood

Responsible for the implementation, promotion, administration, and coordination of the Behavioral Health program. Responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, and evaluating activities and functions of the program, including day-to-day budget, policies, procedures, and staff supervision. Must have: Master’s degree in psychology, social services, or allied field; 2 years direct clinical experience, preferably with a Native American population; valid WA State driver’s license; Must be a Washington State Registered Counselor, or be able to obtain such registration within 6 months; may be required to possess applicable certification in Chemical Dependency Counseling or obtain within 6 months. Must have background clearance checks. Supervisor: N Underwood

Will serve as the QIN/RSHC Diabetes/Diabetes Prevention Nurse Educator. Provide case management and counseling to diabetes/ pre-diabetic patients. Ensure that all programmatic activities are carried out in accordance with IHS standards of care, RSHC policies and procedures and documented in patients EHR. Must have: Minimum ADN or BSN in Nursing in Washington State. Experience and knowledge in Public Health, Physical Activity, Nutrition or other relevant health or community education field preferred. At least 5 years of current nursing experience preferred. Must possess a current Washington state driver’s license and Healthcare CPR certification; Current RN Professional license in Washington State. Supervisor: N Underwood

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QHA Applications will be accepted until COB on February 24, 2017, and can be mailed to: QIN HR PO BOX 189 Taholah, WA 98587
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