Job Overview


Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

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.

The purpose of this position is to assist with the provision of direct outpatient pharmacy services at the Branch of Pharmacy

services, Fort Washakie Service Unit, Indian Health Service, Fort Washakie, Wyoming.

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 Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-R1-BI-1948055-ESEP/MP++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.


  • Perform technical processes entailed in filling, labeling, and preparing medications for dispensing and or distribution to patients.
  • Maintain pharmacy storeroom inventory and properly store drugs, monitor expiration dates and rotation of drug stocks.
  • Assist with filling pharmacy supply orders.
  • Repackage drugs from bulk stores into prescription size, maintains control of logs as required for quality control and statistical purposes.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens; PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps MUST apply to the merit promotion announcement in order to receive consideration.

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.