| 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.These positions are located with the Pharmacy Department of the Cheyenne River Health Center, Eagle Butte, SD. The purpose for this position is to provide pharmaceutical services to patients of the Service Unit. These position's report to the Deputy Pharmacist. NOTE: This position replaces IHS-15-GP-1303120-ESEP/MP. If you would like to be considered for this position you will need to re-apply under this vacancy and your application will remain active in the system for three (3) months for any availability. DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY JOB OPPORTUNITY
ANNOUNCEMENT: These positions are eligible to be filled
through Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority [DHA].
The Direct Hire Authority has been authorized by the Homeland Security Act of
2002 and Part 337, Subpart B, Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations [5
CFR]. If filled utilizing DHA, the following is applicable: all applicants who
meet the basic qualification. Exceptional recruiting difficulty may result in payment of a recruitment or relocation incentive/bonus.
NOTE: This is an "Open Continuous Vacancy
Announcement" and applications will be referred when vacancies occur. 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. |
Candidates eligible under Indian Preference appointing authority (ESEP); All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment; Reinstatement eligible; Veterans Preference including Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA); Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligible or Schedule A, and/or PHS Commissioned Corp Personnel.
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.