Spiritual and Cultural Care Provider

Website Native American Community Clinic

Job Summary:  NACC’s mission is to promote the health & wellness of mind, body, and spirit of Native American families. We offer a full range of healthcare services that include Medical, Behavioral Health, Dental, and Substance Abuse. The Elder in Residence provides spiritual care and support services to clients as well as consultations to providers. The ideal candidate is a credible role model in the community and has good relationships with key partners and stakeholders including community agencies and tribal entities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Share knowledge and teachings by facilitating talking circles and healing ceremonies with NACC clients, including harvesting medicines from the NACC garden and offering tobacco, prayer and smudging.

  • Leads Mind Body Medicine and other spiritual care groups for staff and community.

  • Participates in weekly meetings; provides support for staff and clients.

  • Collaborates in the development and facilitation of treatment care plans to address spiritual and cultural needs of NACC clients and staff.

  • Provides culturally-specific and trauma informed spiritual care to clients, including those with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

  • Provides outreach and works in collaboration with other community agencies and tribal entities.

  • Organizes and provides leadership to NACCs Elder Council.

  • Connects clients with social services for resources if needed.

  • Connects clients with medical, behavioral health, and dental services if needed and desired.

  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality for all relatives.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications:

Education and/or experience: One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, licenses and registrations required: Proof of current COVID-19 vaccination.

Physical demands and work enviornment:

  • Frequently required to stand or sit

  • Occasionally required to utilize hand and finger dexterity

  • Frequently required to talk or hear

  • Occasionally exposure to outside weather conditions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 10 pounds

Benefits:

  • MEDICAL (HSA w/employer con tributions; Traditional Buy-Up plan)

  • Dental (Delta)

  • 401K with company match

  • STD

  • LTD

  • Supplemental Life

  • Optional coverages: Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Whole Life, Accident Insurances

 

Please submit resumes and cover letters to:  HR@NACC-HEALTHCARE.ORG

To apply for this job please visit nacc-healthcare.org.