Job Overview

Summary

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At HHS you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  Join HHS and help make our world healthier, safer and better for all Americans.

The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.  The IHS provides a comprehensive health services delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives with opportunity for maximum tribal involvement in developing and managing programs to meet their health needs.
To be eligible for this position under the Delegated Examining (DE) hiring plan, you must be a U.S. Citizen.
This position is also being announced under Announcement # IHS-13-BI-836223-ESEP/MP for those who want to be considered under Merit Promotion Plan/Excepted Service Examining Plan. If you wish to be considered under all hiring plans you must submit an application to both job opportunity announcements.

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION:

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Billings Area, Fort Peck Service Unit, Division of Support Services, Dental, Poplar, MT United States Few vacancies
Wolf Point, MT United States Few vacancies

POSITION DETAILS: <<X Permanent position(s) to be filled>>>

Salary range: $110,000.00- $160,000.00(Annually)

Promotion potential: None

Merit Promotion Position: No

Travel Required: Yes, Occasional

Supervisory/Managerial Position: No

Relocation Expenses Paid: Not Paid:  travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the employee.

Is position covered by PL 101-630? Yes

Is drug testing required? No

Is government housing available? No

Is this a bargaining unit position? No

Alternative work schedule, call back, standby, rotating shifts, nights/weekends/holidays? No

Professional Licensure? Yes

This position requires that you obtain and maintain clinical privileges. If they are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee may be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from the Federal service.

Who may apply section

Any U.S. Citizen 

- visit jobs@ihs.gov for more information on Who May Apply 

This position is also being announced under Announcement # IHS-13-BI-836223-ESEP/MP for those who want to be considered under Merit Promotion Plan/Excepted Service Examining Plan. If you wish to be considered under all hiring plans you must submit an application to both job opportunity announcements.

Duties

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in you losing consideration for the job.

·         Makes clinical and radiographic examinations of the oral and soft tissues and a diagnosis of pathological or irregular conditions

·         Administers local anesthesia and/or nitrous oxide analgesia

·         Performs routine and moderately complicated tooth extractions, including surgical procedures

·         Studies results of examination to determine type of service required and develops an acceptable treatment plan.

·         Performs endodontic, prosthodontics, periodontic, pedodontic, surgical and routine restorative procedures

·         Recognizes symptoms of an assortment of systemic diseased and referring cases for medical diagnosis.

Travel Required

  • Not Required