Job Overview


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.

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.

Position Details: One Permanent full-time position to be filled in the Performance Improvement Department.

Salary range:

GS-11, $67,720.00 - $82,957.00 (annually)

Promotion potential:  None, position is at the full performance level.

Merit Promotion Position: Yes

Relocation Expenses Paid:  Relocation expenses are not authorized, and will not be paid.

Is position covered by PL 101-630? Yes, (see item #2 in the Required Documents Tab)

Alternative work schedule, call back, standby, rotating shifts, nights/weekends/holidays? No


·         Serves as the Data Abstractor for the Performance Improvement (PI) Program.

·         Responsibility for independently reviewing, extracting, aggregating complex medical and patient care information.

·         Analyzes organizational processes from clinical data captured from the medical record and evaluates, validates, measures, and processes for accuracy and validity.

·         Provides feedback to appropriate personnel.

·         Assists with program activities to meet hospital CMS and other program reporting requirements.

·         Abstracts data from medical records and other predetermined clinical and medical criteria, performs objective assessments, interprets complex data, performs reviews and compiles and presents statistical data in an effective manner.

·         Incumbent performs other duties as appropriate to this position.  

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No