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The position of Public Health Nutritionist reports to a Supervisory Public Health Nutritionist or Community Health Director within the Division of Public Health in Hospitals and/or Clinics on the Navajo reservation. Hospitals are located at Chinle, AZ, and Crownpoint, Gallup and Shiprock, NM; Clinics are located at Pinon and Tsaile, AZ. Position helps plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate community-based nutrition care, education and promotion of services, assists with the provision of services and the development and implementation of innovative programs through collaboration with Dietary Services, Health Promotion, Public Health Nursing, Diabetes Clinics and other departments and programs in order to meet the needs of the Service Unit and the community it serves.
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-1505127-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered