Job Title:Director, Division of Oral Health
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:Indian Health Service
Job Announcement Number:IHS-12-HQ-754414-ESEP/MP
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
|$123,758.00 to $155,000.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, September 27, 2012 to Friday, October 19, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Rockville, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles) and Indian Preference Candidates|
The 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. For information on the IHS visit IHS.GOV.
The Indian Health Service is required by law to give 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 Indian Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Division of Oral Health is located in the Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, (OCPS), IHS. The mission of the Division of Oral Health (DOH) is to plan, develop, coordinate, evaluate and improve IHS dental health programs; establish standards for staff, facilities and contracts involving dental care; coordinate the recruitment and retention of dental professionals; obtain resources and formulate budgets for IHS dental programs; coordinate activities designed to promote dental health and prevent disease among the AI/AN population; and monitor the oral health status and treatment needs of AI/AN people.
The Director, DOH independently leads, plans, manages, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates the DOH, with broad direction from the Director, OCPS. This is a supervisory position. The candidate will supervise other clinical and non-clinical dental staff, and will provide supervisory support to the Director, OCPS as needed.
- The selected applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background
- investigation, which will include a fingerprint check.