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    Summary

    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 is a Direct Hire Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) for a Family Medicine Physician for the Indian Health Service, with locations at the Colorado River Service Unit in Parker, Arizona; Havasu Lake, California; Fort Yuma Service Unit in Winterhaven, California and the Hopi Health Care Center in Polacca, Arizona.

    Qualified candidates with a complete application will be considered for current or future vacancies as they occur. Veteran's preference and traditional rating and ranking of applications do not apply to this vacancy announcement. Applications will remain eligible for three (3) months from the time the application is received.

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the practice of medicine or direct service to patients involving the performance of diagnostic, preventative or therapeutic services to patients in hospitals or clinics.
    • Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medication, vaccination and other specialized medical care to treat, prevent illness, disease or injury.
    • Order, perform and interpret tests and analyze records, reports and examination information to diagnose patients condition.
    • Collect, record and maintain patient information, such as medical history, reports and examinations results. Experience with electronic health records is preferred.
    • Monitor patient's conditions and progress and reevaluate treatments as necessary.
    • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
    • Refer patients to medical specialists or other practitioners when necessary.
    • Coordinate work with nurses, pharmacists, social workers and other allied health professionals in the provision of a variety of health services.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492510200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.