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
is located in the Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention (DDTP), Office
of Clinical and Preventive Services (OCPS), Indian Health Service (IHS),
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The duty station is Rockville, Maryland.
serves as the primary source of national advocacy, policy and program
development, budget development and allocation for clinical, preventive,
community, and public health programs for the IHS, Area Offices and Service
Units. OCPS has responsibility for
leadership, consultation, and technical support to clinical and public health
programs. OCPS develops, manages, and
administers patient care policy and program development through five divisions
to include Behavioral Health, Clinical and Community Services, Nursing
Services, Oral Health, and Diabetes Treatment and Prevention.
duties and responsibilities assigned to the incumbent of this position are
twofold which are: (1) Serving as a
project consultant providing oversight on the full range of programmatic grants
and contracts administration for DDTP
Programs, such as the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, Diabetes Prevention
Program, Healthy Heart Program, and others; and (2) Serving as a program expert
and advisor in the areas of diabetes prevention, treatment, and quality
improvement services for American Indians and Alaska Natives. This position reports to the Director, DDTP.