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The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The IHS provides a comprehensive health services delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives with opportunity for maximum tribal involvement in developing and managing programs to meet their health needs.
To be eligible for this position under the Delegated Examining (DE) hiring plan, you must be a U.S. Citizen.
This position is also being announced under Announcement # IHS-12-BJ-595676-ESEP/MP for those who want to be considered under Merit Promotion Plan/Excepted Service Examining Plan. If you wish to be considered under all hiring plans you must submit an application to both job opportunity announcements.
Your application will expire in 3 months and you will need to reapply to keep your application active.
This is an open continuous vacancy announcement and applications will be referred when vacancies occur. This Announcement is intended as a mechanism of providing consideration for the greatest number of potential candidates. Candidates with a complete application will be considered for all vacancies that occur for a 3 month period or the announcement is cancelled, whichever comes first. You will be considered for those vacancies that match your desired geographic locations, skills and or job preferences.
NUMBER OF VACANCIES AND APPOINTMENT TYPES: The Northern Plains Region Human Resources Office fills vacant positions for the Bemidji Area Indian Health Service, an Agency within the Department of Health & Human Services and is accepting applications at the multiple grade levels for recruitment of the greatest number of candidates who will be considered for all vacancies for a 3-month period. Appointments may be in the Excepted Service under the Indian Preference hiring authority. This announcement may be used to fill jobs with multiple appointment terms: permanent, temporary, or term. Temporary/Term/Time limited appointments made from this announcement may be extended without further competition, up to the time frames allowed by law or regulation or made permanent without further competition; but extension is not guaranteed. Some temporary/term/time limited appointments are eligible for benefits. Positions may be filled at ANY of the grade levels indicated in this announcement, with or without promotion potential as vacancies occur. Applicants should specify the lowest grade (GS-level) that they will accept.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Bemidji Area Office, Bemidji, MN. Positions will be filled at the following locations as vacancies occur; there may not be immediate vacancies at all locations. HOSPITALS: Cass Lake, MN; Red Lake, MN. HEALTH CENTER: White Earth, MN. Positions may also be filled at other Indian Health Service locations and tribal organizations as vacancies occur or are established in the area.
Salary range: $75,427.00 - $90,511.00 (Annually)
Promotion potential: None
Merit Promotion Position: No
Travel Required: Yes, occasional travel is required.
Supervisory/Managerial Position: No
Relocation Expenses Paid: Paid, expenses will be paid in the interest of the government and not in the interest of the selected employee.
Is drug testing required? No
Is government housing available? No
Is this a bargaining unit position? Yes
Call back, standby, rotating shifts, nights/weekends/holidays? Yes
If applicable, this position requires that you obtain and maintain clinical privileges. If they are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee may be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from the Federal service.
Who may apply section
Any U.S. Citizen
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