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.
RE-ADVERTISEMENT: This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not Re-Apply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.
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 position is located in the Division of Community Health Services, Health Promotion Disease Prevention Department, Community Uranium Exposure/Journey to Healing Branch at the Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, New Mexico.
This position is being announced concurrently under Direct Hiring Authority (DH) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-14-NN-1026539-DH; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under Direct Hiring Authority (DH).
Serves as Program Director of the Community Uranium Exposure - Journey to Healing, a Navajo Area Indian Health Service program. Address health and health care issues related to non-occupational exposure to uranium. Position reports to the Diabetes Control Officer.
- Not Required
- 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
- Nursing Licensure & Nurse Practitioner Certification required.
- Positive Education is required.
- Driver's License is required.