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. ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Department of Health & Human Services(HHS), Indian Health Services (IHS), Northern Plains Region, Great Plains Area, Nursing Department,Kyle, South Dakota. Positionreports to the Supervisory Clinical Nurse.
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 re-advertised to solicit additionalapplications. Applicant who applied previously need not reapply unlesssubmitting updated and/or missing information.
Cut-off dates will be established based on thedate requests for List of Eligibles are received to fill other vacancies. 10pt. Veterans' Preference ESEP applicants who submit a complete applicationafter a Cut-off date but before the List of Eligibles is issued, will beconsidered and referred on the List, if qualified.1st cut-off 02/22/17, 2ndcut-off 03/14/17, 3rd cut-off 04/03/17, 4th cut-off 04/23/17, 5th cut-off05/13/17, 6th cut-off 06/02/17, 7th cut-off 06/22/17, 8th cut-off 7/12/17, 9th cut-off 08/01/17, 10th cut-off 08/21/17, 11th cut-off 09/10/17, 12th cut-off 09/30/17, 13th cut-off 10/20/17, 14th cut-off 11/9/17, 15th cut-off 11/29/17, 16th cut-off 12/19/17, and 17th cut-off 12/31/17.
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.