Job Title:Community Health Nurse
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:Indian Health Service
Job Announcement Number:IHS-13-BI-857391-DH
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|$55,413.00 to $82,131.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, March 12, 2013 to Monday, March 25, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Poplar, MT United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING A COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE
Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of Indigenous Americans! At IHS you can make a difference in the lives of Native Americans and Alaska Natives around the Country.
These vacancies are being filled through the Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority. The following is applicable: all applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be made available to the Selecting Official for consideration. Hiring preference will be given to qualified Native American and Alaska Native applicants, but Veterans' preference and traditional rating and ranking of applications do not apply to these vacancies.
A severe Government-wide shortage of candidates exists and/or a critical hiring need is
present for this occupation as determined by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
Therefore, these Federal positions are also being filled through OPMs Government-wide Direct Hire Authority (DHA). This flexible hiring authority has been authorized by the Chief Human Capital Officer Act of 2002 (Title XIII of the Homeland Security Act and codified at 5 U.S.C. § 3304). If utilizing DHA, the following is applicable: a vacancy is established, applicants who are U.S. citizens and meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration, and the rule of three, Veterans preference, & traditional rating/ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process (Indian Preference does apply).
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Billings Area Indian Health Service, Fort Peck Health Center: Poplar, MT United States 1 vacancy
INDIAN PREFERENCE POLICY: The Indian Health Service (IHS) is required by law to give
absolute preference Indian applicants and employees who are qualified and suitable for
Federal employment. Therefore, IHS is committed to affording employment preference to
American Indian and Alaska Native candidates who meet the Secretary of the Interiors
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 above, IHS is also committed to achieving full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, religion, color, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation.
POSITION DETAILS: << Permanent position to be filled >>
Salary range: $55,413.00-$82,131.00 (Annually)
Promotion potential: GS-11
Merit Promotion Position: Yes
Travel Required: Yes; occasional
Supervisory/Managerial Position: No
Relocation Expenses Paid: No Travel Expenses -Not Paid: travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the employee.
Is drug testing required?: No
Is government housing available?: No
Is this a bargaining unit position?: No
Professional Licensure?: Yes
***This position is also being announced under Announcement # IHS-13-BI-857366-ESEP/MP for those who want to be considered under Merit Promotion Plan/Excepted Service Examining Plan. If you wish to be considered all hiring plans you must submit an application to both job opportunity announcements.***
- Position subject to background investigation.
- As part of the pre-employment process, fingerprint checks are required.
- If applicable-Selective Service registration (Males born after 12/31/59)
- Must be a US Citizen to apply.
- Copy of current license required during the hiring process