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 Supervisory Community Health Nurse is responsible for the supervision of the public health nursing services which includes program planning and management, staff development, assessing, and evaluating the public health nursing program; Supervises Community Health Nurses, Motor Vehicle Operators, Nursing Assistants and secretarial staff. Indirectly provides technical assistance to Tribal Health Workers. The Supervisory Community Health Nurse reports to the Health Systems Administrator.
See http://www.ihs.gov/jobsatihs/ for more details.
- Occasional Travel
- Yes, to assigned service as scheduled within the Crownpoint surrounding communities.
- 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 meet licensure requirements