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The Dental Assistant positions are located at one of the Indian hospitals, clinics, or health centers in the Oklahoma City Area. The purpose of this position is to perform dental assisting duties in order to allow the dental team to function efficiently. The incumbent will be supervised by the facility Dental Officer or Supervisory Dental Assistant (depending upon location). For Program Information: Contact Dr. Bob Smith, Area Dental Officer at (405)951-3735, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) allows acceptance of applications throughout the year with eligible applicants being placed on the OCA register and referred for consideration when vacancies occur.Your application will expire in 3 months. You must reapply at least every 3 months to keep your application active for this vacancy.
This position is being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-OK-1918312-DE for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both announcements.
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 Indian and Alaska Native people 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 comp...rehensive, 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 carried down for generations.
IHS is hiring physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals, offering three distinct career paths — the civil service, within a Tribal or Urban Indian Program or through the US Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps. 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.