Medical Officer (Position Open)

Posted by AAIP News on 08/22/2014

ob Title:Medical Officer (Internal Medicine) Hospitalist, GS-0602-13/14/15

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:Indian Health Service

Hiring Organization:Division of Human Resources

Job Announcement Number:IHS-14-GA-1186603-ESEP/MP

SALARY RANGE:

$97,987.00 to $195,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, August 11, 2014 to Friday, August 29, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0602-13/15

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

15

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Gallup, NM View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Q - Nonsensitive

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). The IHS goal is to raise Indian health status to the highest possible level. IHS provides leadership and direction to programs and activities designed to improve health outcomes to over 1.9 million AI/AN through a system of IHS, Tribal, and Urban operated facilities and programs.

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.

Incumbent serves as Medical Officer (Hospitalist) which involves performance diagnostic, preventive, and/or therpeutic services to hospitalized patients at Gallup Indian Medical Center.  Works under the Chief of Internal Medicine who provides general medical supervision, professional and technical direction, consultation and assistance.

 

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