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Posted:
2/10/2016
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
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Health Care & Medicine
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Medical Officer (Family Practice), (Internal Medicine), (Pediatrics), GP-0602-13/14/15
Indian Health Service | Gallup, New Mexico
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Job Description

Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.The Medical Officer (Family Practice) position is located at Gallup Indian Medical Center, Clinical Services Division, Family Medicine Service Branch and also Urgent Care Clinic and Tohatchi Health Care Center, Tohatchi, NM.  The position works under the designated Chief of the Department.  Incumbent performs diagnostic, preventive and/or therapeutic services.  The Medical Officer (Internal Medicine) position is located at Gallup Indian Medical Center, Clinical Services Divison, Internal Medicine Branch.  The position works under the Chief of Internal Medicine Branch.  The position works under the Chief of Internal Medicine.  Incumbent performs diagnostic preventive and/or thereapeutic services.   The Medical Officer (Pediatrics) position is located at Gallup Indian Medical Center, Clinical Services Division, Pediatrics Service Branch. The position works under the Chief of Pediatrics.  Incumbent provides health care to pediatric patients. For more information contact Helen Laughing, Physician Recruiter, at (505)726-5896 or Email Address:  helen.laughing @ihs.gov. The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Qualifications

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

About Indian Health Service

The Indian Health Service (IHS) works to ensure all American Indian and Alaska Native people receive comprehensive health care services and all Indian health facilities are staffed with well-trained, compassionate, committed health care professionals. IHS’ Division of Health Professions Support (DHPS) provides for the education, recruitment and retention of health care professionals through the IHS Scholarship Program, the IHS Extern Program and the IHS Loan Repayment Program (LRP).

An Indian health career offers clinicians an extraordinary career opportunity to provide comprehensive, patient-centered care in a variety of disciplines and health care facility settings. An Indian health career offers dedicated practitioners a chance to live and work within Native communities, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn the heritage of the Tribe, discover the traditions that have been carried down for generations and gain cultural insight into the beliefs and values of this deserving and appreciative patient population.

IHS is hiring physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals, offering three distinct career paths — the civil service, within a Tribal or Urban Indian Program or through the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Applicants must be US citizens, board eligible and board certified. For more information, visit www.ihs.gov/careeropps.

The policy of the IHS is to provide absolute preference to qualified Indian applicants and employees who are suitable for federal employment in filling vacancies within the IHS. IHS is an equal opportunity employer.