Job Title: Comprehensive Cancer Coordinator (full-time perm) Department: Health Ed & Chronic Disease Location: ITC Central Office, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. (ITC) is a state chartered 501 C3 non-profit organization consisting of twelve federally recognized Indian Tribes in Michigan. We offer a variety of services such as Child & Family, Educational, Employment and Health Services. Full-time permanent positions receive group term life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, health insurance (BCBS) and a 401(K) Retirement plan. ITC also provides paid leave each year for 14 holidays, 3 personal days, minimum of 13 days vacation and 13 days sick for eligible employees/programs. Please visit our website at www.itcmi.org
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Coordinate Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control initiatives among tribal health systems. Provide program oversight and monitor budgets. Coordinate direct training and technical assistance on the use of evidence based interventions. Monitor program activities and development of specific program plans. Prepare progress reports and support evaluation activities.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Health Education, Community Health, or related field required. Master’s in Public Health preferred. Previous work experience in clinical settings working with providers preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills required. Strong computer skills necessary, including excel, powerpoint, webinar platforms and electronic file management. Must have valid driver’s license and able to travel. Preference given to qualified Native Americans.
Send resume’, transcripts, and verification of Native American status (if claiming preference) to:
ATTN: Wendy Belleau
Street Suite A
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
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