Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
NOTE: This position is in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps and you will be referred as a Commissioned Corps personnel and not as a candidate to a permanent GS career or career-conditional appointment. This USPHS position is being filled at the rank of Captain (O-6).
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: ONLY USPHS OFFICERS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THESE POSITIONS BASED ON THE APPLICANT'S YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND THE NEEDS OF THE LOCATION.
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.
ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to http://www.ice.gov/.
The ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC) exists within the organizational structure of the Bureau of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Detention and Removal Operations (ERO) under the supervision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps Officers, civil service staff and contractors comprise the healthcare professionals working together to provide quality healthcare services.
The incumbent serves as the Regional Field Medical Coordinator for the ICE Health Service Corps (IHSC) in Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) custody. IHSC serves as the medical authority for ICE detainees.
The incumbent will provide supervision over Field Medical Coordinators and all reimbursable medical, mental health, dental care and durable medical equipment (DME) needs for individuals in the ICE custody and inter-facility admissions to Short Stay Units (SSUs) pursuant to the IHSC National Policies and Procedures.
MISSION: To provide leadership to the Field Medical Coordinators within his/her region for the IHSC mission of promoting global health through the delivery of primary care to detainees.
- If the incumbent holds a clinical license, it is the responsibility of the incumbent to fulfill the obligation(s) of their licensing or certifying body to maintain currency. This position may be required to perform clinical activities with the scope of clinical license in times of critical needs within the agency.
- Maintains clinical professional skills via continuing education opportunities.
- Maintains basic readiness status
- Maintains CPR/BLS certification.
- Case Management experience preferred.
- Cultural Competency.
- Interpersonal Skills.
- Strong Oral/Written Communication Skills.
- Maintain current license and meet continuing State edu requirements(if req)
- Maintain BLS certifications (if req)
- Complete Application Package (see How to Apply Tab)
- Relevant Experience (see Qualifications and Evaluations Tab)
- Ability to pass background investigation