Job Title:Health Technician (Disease Investigator)
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:Indian Health Service
Job Announcement Number:IHS-14-TU-1171996-ESEP/MP
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|$28,269.00 to $41,122.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, August 6, 2014 to Tuesday, August 19, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Tucson, AZ View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|All groups of qualified individuals|
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.
The Sells Service Unit consists of the Sells Hospital and three satellite health centers; San Xavier Health Center in Tucson, San Simon Health Center in San Simon Village and the Santa Rosa Health Center in Santa Rosa Village on the Tohono O'odham Nation Indian Reservation. This position is located in the Public Health Nursing Department at the San Simon Health Center. San Simon is located approximately 39 miles west of Sells, AZ and 105 miles southwest of Tucson, AZ. Incumbent will assist the Communicable Disease Coordinator or other primary care providers in providing a variety of support duties associated with disease investigation, surveillance and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) case management. Incumbent reports to the Director of Public Health Nursing.
- 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