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ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: This position is located at the Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Care Center in Sisseton, SD. The positions primary function is to assist the physical therapy department in treatment of patients as directed by the physical therapist, and assist with clerical support duties when Medical Support Assistant is not available.
Selective Placement Factor: Applicants must pass a State-administered national examination and be licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
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-R1-GP-1920469-ESEP/MP++; for eligibility requirements.
NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
**ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED ** Applications will be reviewed starting on March 27, 2017 and every 10 business days thereafter until filled.