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    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.

    This position serves as a Nurse Educator at the Lawton Indian Hospital. This position reports to Supervisory Clinical Nurse. Incumbent will be supervised by the Supervisor Clinical Nurse (CNE).

    The city of Lawton-Ft. Sill, only 85 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, has a population of roughly 100,000. Surrounded by mountains and small lakes, the city enjoys a stable economy, largely due to the 26,000 service personnel on active duty at Fort Sill and an equal number of former Army members who chose to make Lawton their home after retiring from the service.
    The Lawton Indian Hospital is a modern facility with 15 staffed beds and a staff over 35 full time medical providers. The facility offers inpatient care including general surgery, gynecology, internal medicine, and pediatrics, as well as outpatient services in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory, nursing, optometry, podiatry, and audiology to name a few. There is also a community health staff of nurses, educators, social workers, and environmental health specialists. Please download this pdf brochure for more information. http://go.usa.gov/3dtMh.

    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 Excepted Service Examining Plan/Merit Promotion Plan (ESEP/MPP) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-OK-10141088-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

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    • Plans, develops and presents mandatory education programs.
    • Gathers data and assesses the educational and training needs of the nursing staff.
    • Provides regular and special in-service training sessions for nursing staff.
    • Develops, maintains and utilizes records and reports pertinent to staff development.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491614600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.