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.
THIS POSITION SUPERSEDES VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IHS-17-PI-1905451-DHA. THOSE WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED TO THE PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE NOTIFIED TO REAPPLY TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
Positions available for a Medical Officer in the Emergency Department at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona. Emergency will provide direct patient care, patient consultation services and defined medical procedures in the specialty.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: U.S. Citizens, Current and Former competitive service Federal employees, active U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Indian Preference and Veteran Preference candidates.
Multiple appointment types as positions may be filled as Permanent, Term or Temporary appointments. The Agency has the option of extending Term appointments for up to 4 years.
Positions may be filled as Full-time, Part-time, or Intermittent work schedules.
Positions may be filled at ANY of the grade levels indicated in this announcement, without promotion potential as vacancies occur.
TITLE 38 MARKET PAY: Specific salary information for medical specialties.
GS-13: $180,000 to $300,000 range.
GS-14: $180,000 to $300,000 range.
GS-15: $185,000 to $300,000 range
This position requires that you obtain and maintain clinical privileges. If they are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee may be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from the Federal service.
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.
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), works to ensure that all American Indians and Alaska Natives receive comprehensive health care services and that all Indian health facilities are staffed with well-trained, compassionate, committed health care professionals.
IHS offers an extraordinary career opportunity to provide comprehen...sive, 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, learn about the culture and heritage of the Tribe and discover traditions that have been handed down for generations.
IHS is hiring physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals, offering a choice of three options to practice their specific health profession discipline: working as a federal civil service employee, as an Officer in the Commissioned Corps of the US Public Health Service (USPHS) or directly for a Tribal or Urban Indian program. Each career option offers career flexibility, competitive salaries and benefits and ample opportunity for advancement. Applicants must be US citizens.
IHS 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).
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.