Careers

Start your career at SDUIH!

When you join our team at South Dakota Urban Indian Health, you’re joining our Tiwahe (family). We believe that through equitable pay, flexibility, and centering employee wellness, we’re creating systemic change that benefits everyone, especially our patients. Working with our medical team, you’ll improve the health and wellness of our patients and positively impact the health of our community.

SDUIH employees enjoy traditional benefits, such as:

  • Health Insurance – SDUIH pays 72% of the premium
  • Life Insurance – SDUIH provides $25,000, and employees can purchase additional
  • Sick leave of 40 hours per year
  • PTO accrued at the rate of 5 hours each pay period
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability provided by SDUIH
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Participation in a 401(k) with a company match of 100% of the first 4% the employee contributes
  • 12 Wellness Days per year
South Dakota Urban Indian Health is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status, are treated with respect and dignity. We believe that diversity and inclusion contribute to the success and strength of our organization, fostering a culture where everyone can thrive and bring their unique perspectives to the table. Join us in our commitment to equality and diversity as we work together to create a workplace that reflects the richness of the communities we serve.
INDIAN PREFERENCE
In accordance to IHS policy and Federal guidelines, preference will be given to qualified Indian applicants in accordance to Section 703 (i) of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. SDUIH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Must be able to provide Indian Preference documentation if claimed.

We are currently hiring for:

Chief Cultural Health Officer | Sioux Falls or Pierre, SD 

The Chief Cultural Health Officer is responsible for leading South Dakota Urban Indian Health’s Cultural Health Department and will work to build, grow, and maintain a strong cultural healing program which includes planning, developing, and implementing culturally specific programming for Native American and other clientele, SDUIH staff, and the surrounding community.

The ideal candidate will have: 
  • An understanding of the traditional, cultural, and spiritual practices of a diverse American Indian community
  • An understanding of the American Indian community and culture, as well as experience working with people from diverse ethnic groups and various backgrounds
  • Ethical and moral counseling standards and protocols
  • Experience with community programs and resources
Qualifications: 
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred 

Interested individuals should email their resume and a completed application to Carmen.Rodriguez@sduih.org

Chief Financial Officer | Sioux Falls or Pierre, SD | Salary: $140,000 + Based on Experience

The Finance Project Team Leader (FPTL) will work closely with CEO, Accountant/Development Manager, Chief Administrative, Business Office Manager, biller/coder, Grants Director, and others defined by the CEO. Engage appropriate staff across all three sites.

Additionally, this position will focus on building the SDUIH financial systems and processes within accepted regulatory standards and meet its current and future financial operational needs.

Project Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate all financial and related functions, and provide timely, accurate financial reports to the CEO and governing Board, as directed.
  • Provide leadership and education to the defined project team, identifying goals, objectives, outcomes and timelines for completion, as agreed upon by the CEO and Board.
  • Work directly with auditors and project team to meet all fiduciary and regulatory requirements in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assess QuickBooks current workflow processes, policies and procedures across all locations, assuring appropriate separation of duties by staff. Recommend and implement policies and procedures to standardize operations across all sites, as appropriate, and to meet applicable accounting standards and required financial management systems.
  • Assist with developing and implementing tracking methods and tools to meet current needs and bring outstanding grants into compliance while maintaining an effective ongoing system.
  • Determine and recommend the most appropriate financial technology solution to support audit requirements and accurate fund accounting methodology.
  • Collaborate with the CEO and Project Team to redefine related job descriptions to accurately reflect job responsibilities within the size and scope of SDUIH operations. May assist in the selection of a permanent financial leader, as requested.
  • Utilizing standard operation procedures for procurement, provide leadership in the selection and implementation of appropriate financial technology solutions.
  • Occasional travel required to various locations.
Qualifications: 
  • BS in Accounting, finance or related field is mandatory
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience as CFO in healthcare/clinics.
  • MS, CPA, CMA are a plus
  • 5+ years of progressive experience
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Established work with Native communities in Pierre and Sioux Falls.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, leadership, problem solving, and time management skills.

Interested individuals should email their resume and a completed application to Carmen.Rodriguez@sduih.org

How to apply for open positions

  1. Click the button below to download the employment application form
  2. Save the application once filled out
  3. Email the completed application and a copy of your resume to Carmen.Rodriguez@sduih.org