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    Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. 

    This position is located in the Dental Department at the Quentin N. Burdick Memorial Health Care Facility, Belcourt, North Dakota. The primary purpose of this position is to provide clinical diagnosis, evaluation, studies and treatment services of professionally acceptable quantity and quality in accordance with sound public health practices at the Service Unit. This position will report to the Chief Dental Officer.

    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.

    This position is being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-17-GP-1915050-DEU++; for eligibility requirements.

    NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

    Exceptional recruiting difficulty may result in payment of a recruitment or relocation incentive/bonus.

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    Professional Services: Provides clinical diagnosis, evaluation, studies and treatment services of professionally acceptable quantity and quality in accordance with sound public health practices.
    Education and Information: Provides professional information and educational services to patients, other citizens of the community(s) who reside within the scope of work area assigned, and to other health service workers as appropriate.
    Resource and Performance Accountability: Provides data, reports and other information as required for dental program accountability, evaluates resource and staff performance within the scope of billet responsibility and acts in accordance with performance standards.
    Professional Growth and Development: Pursues professional growth and development experience, skills, and knowledge.
    Organizational Support: Provides supervisory and teamwork services in support of the above operational unit of the Indian Health Service, the IHS, HRSA, PHS, and to the Federal Government and the dental profession at large.
    Performs other position related duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required for training and/or other work related duties.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This is an "Open Continuous Vacancy Announcement" and applications will be referred as vacancies occur. Candidates eligible under Indian Preference appointing authority (ESEP); All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment; Reinstatement eligible; Veterans Preference including Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA); Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligible or Schedule A or PHS Commissioned Corps Personnel.

    Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.

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    0680 Dental Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/464335300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.