Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Indian Health Service
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Lawton, OK United StatesView Map
As a Medical Instrument Technician (Ultrasound) in the Radiology Department of the Lawton Service Unit, you will provide ultrasound studies to assist physicians in diagnosing diseases and abnormalities.
Who may apply:
Any U.S. Citizen (DE)
Excepted Service Examining Plan Candidates (ESEP) - Indian Preference
Merit Promotion Plan Candidates (MPP)
Veteran's Preference including Veterans Employment Opportunity Act Candidates (VEOA)
- visit http://www.ihs.gov/JobsCareerDevelop/jobsAtIHS/ for more information on Who May Apply
The Indian Health Service is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified Indian applicants and employees who are qualified and suitable for Federal employment. The Indian Health Service (IHS) by law is committed to affording employment preference to American Indian and Alaska Native candidates 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. In other than the above, the Indian Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Additional selections of candidates may be possible within 90 days from the date the certificate of eligibles was issued for this announcement, for filling additional or similar positions. However if there are no qualified Indian Preference candidates on the Certificate the vacancy must be reannounced.
IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT - In accordance with the IHS Employee Immunization policy, selectee will be required to be immunized against measles and rubella by providing documentation/proof of immunity to measles and rubella prior to entrance on duty. Exceptions are persons born before 1957 who are not required to take the measles vaccine or provide proof of immunity. Special consideration may be allowed to individuals who are allergic to a component of vaccine or have a history of severe reaction to a vaccine or who are currently pregnant. This applies to candidates for positions in any Service Unit or any Area Office position which requires regular work at a Service Unit.
In accordance with the Child Services Act, applicants must complete the attached addendum and submit it with their application.
Childcare Addendum form must be included for this position and is available at:
If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a fingerprint check. Fingerprint results must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints.
After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position.
The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges.
Relocation Expenses Not Paid: Travel expense - not paid: travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the employee.
Alternative work schedule, call back, standby, rotating shifts, nights/weekends/holidays is a requirement.
- U.S. Citizenship
- Suitability for Federal employment determined by background investigation
- May be required to serve a one-year probationary period
- Relocation expenses will not be paid
- As part of the pre-employment process, fingerprint checks are required
- IHS - Operated Properties are tobacco free