Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Indian Health Service
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The Indian Health Service (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 IHS is required by law to give absolute 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 IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Technician receives direction from the Podiatrist within the Lawton Service Unit Podiatry department performing duties such as: Uses electronic health record to record history and physical of new patients prior to exams, schedules appointments, records patients encounters and assists with minor and surgical procedures under the direct supervision of the Podiatrist. Maintains clinic supplies stocks and performs daily maintenance of clinic treatment rooms. This is a full time permanent position under the Clinical Service Branch of the Lawton Service Unit and is supervised by the Clinical Director.
See http://www.ihs.gov/jobsatihs/ for more details.
- The selected applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background
- investigation, which will include a fingerprint check.
- If applicable-Selective Service registration (Males born after 12/31/59)
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Must possess a current valid drivers license