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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/10/2016
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Podiatrist (DE)
Indian Health Service | Gallup, New Mexico
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Job Description

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. This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service Examining Plan/Merit Promotion Plan (ESEP/MPP) procedures.  Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-16-GA-1669181-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.  ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Gallup Service Unit (GSU), Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC), Gallup, New Mexico. Position reports to Chief of Podiatry and secondary supervisor is the Clinical Director.POSITION DETAILS: One (1) Permanent position to be filledPromotion potential:  NoneMerit Promotion Position: YesTravel Required:  YesSupervisory/Managerial Position:  NoIs position covered by PL 101-630?  Yes (See item # 2 in the How to Apply Tab) Is drug testing required?  No Is government housing available?  No; none at this location.  Is this a bargaining unit position?  YesAlternative work schedule, call back, rotating shifts, nights/weekends/holidays? Yes, works on a regularly assigned, rotation or call back basis during evenings, nights, holidays and weekends.

Qualifications

United States Citizens

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.