I-CARE Project Director

I-CARE Project Director position leads the I-CARE program in changing the level of behavioral health integration in primary care


Health & Wellness

Pay Grade:

$24.00 - $27.00



Job Description:

The I-CARE Project Director position leads the I-CARE program in changing the level of behavioral health integration in primary care in San Felipe Pueblo. Project Director develops processes and programming to increase integration of primary care and behavioral health services.


  • Implementation of grant goals and objectives
  • Ensuring that grant deliverables are achieved
  • Supervise day-to-day grant operations and facilitate professional development of grant staff
  • Communicates with funding agency grants project officer, technical assistance providers, and other federal support staff.
  • Providing and/or facilitating trainings on integrated behavioral health as appropriate, including evidence-based models for integrated health
  • Collaborating with San Felipe Behavioral Health Program Director and San Felipe Health Clinic staff regarding integration of primary care and behavioral health services
  • Collaborating with San Felipe Health and Wellness leadership and directorship to promote I-CARE objectives and programming
  • Collaborates with tribal programs and engages in community activity planning and events
  • Writes and submits programmatic reports to federal entities and Tribal Administration
  • Assists with preparation and submission of grant budgets, Continuation Applications, and other grant related requirements
  • Engages in monthly technical assistance meetings, required webinars, and other activities relevant to BH2I grantees.
  • Ensures fidelity and compliance to evidence-based model implementation
  • Collaborating with evaluators to develop data collection procedures to support programmatic reports, to ensure fidelity to grant goals, and to provide feedback to providers/community about healthcare services.
  • Assisting providers with developing and maintaining health programs that are culturally appropriate and align with community values, customs, and traditions. 
  • Establishes a system of organization for grant-related activities and documents.
  • Arranges purchasing of supplies for grant activities.
  • Organizes logistical details for meetings, ongoing provider trainings, and other events.
  • Develops materials (e.g. infographics, brochures) for programmatic feedback to partners and stakeholders.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as needed for the Behavioral Health Integration Initiative grant.


  • Education:  Master’s degree preferred, with Bachelor’s degree required in related field, including social work, psychology, health administration, and 4+ years of working in the healthcare field.
  • Experience/Intermediate Knowledge: Four years working in the healthcare field or in health-related grant activities. Knowledge of cultural aspects of wellness; administrative and management experience; demonstrated competence and management of federal grants and budgets, data entry experience; experience with grants management database; experience in federal report writing. Experience working in an IHS facility and/ or understands the functions of an integrated behavioral health in primary care setting preferred. Previous experience working with the Native American population preferred.
  • Required Licenses/Certifications: Valid driver’s license
  • Physical Requirements: Must have manual dexterity to enter and retrieve data from a computer. Ability to sit and stand for long periods.
  • Personal Qualities: Ability to maintain a positive professional attitude; well-organized and detail oriented; strong verbal and written skills.
  • Preferences: San Felipe or Native American preference  

Working Conditions:

Works between IHS and behavioral health sites. Sits for long periods of time and types. Travel within San Felipe Pueblo is expected.

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