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These position are located within the Outpatient, Inpatient and Emergency Room Nursing Department of Cheyenne River Health Center, Eagle Butte, South Dakota. The primary purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive care to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. These positions report directly to the Supervisor of the department you are selected for.
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.
DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT: These positions are eligible to be filled through Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority [DHA]. The Direct Hire Authority has been authorized by the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and Part 337, Subpart B, Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations [5 CFR]. If filled utilizing DHA, the following is applicable: all applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The "rule of three," Veteran's preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process. Indian Preference does apply.
Exceptional recruiting difficulty may result in payment of a recruitment or relocation incentive/bonus.
This is an "Open Continuous Vacancy Announcement" and applications will be referred when vacancies occur.