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The purpose of these positions are to provide a wide variety of physical therapy services for patients having a wide range of complex pathologies such as burns, strokes, amputation, spinal cord injuries, micromuscular and musculosketal and other medical, surgical, and orthopedic pathologies. Positions/Incumbent report to a Chief Physical Therapist in each of the Hospitals or Clinics on the Navajo Indian reservations. Hospitals are located at Chinle, Az., Crownpoint, Gallup and Shiprock, NM and Clinics at Pinon, Red Mesa and Tsaile, AZ. This is an "open continuous" announcement to fill permanent position/s as vacancies occur in Physical Therapy Departments at the sites noted above.
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 Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-NJ-1905128-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.