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.
DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT: These positions are eligible to be filled through Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority [DHS]. The Direct Hire Authority has been authorized by the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and part 337, Subpart B, Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations [5 CFR]. If filled utilizing DHA, the following is applicable: all applicants who meet the basic requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The "rule of three," Veteran's preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire Process. Indian Preference does apply.
This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service Examining Plan/Merit Promotion Plan (ESEP/MPP) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-R2-GP-1724403-ESEP/MP++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered
This position is located at the Woodrow Wilson Keeble Memorial Health Center in Sisseton, SD an IHS facility with an active outpatient, urgent care and emergency room. The facility provides medical care for American Indians residing on the Sisseton-Wahpeton Indian Reservation and surrounding area. The incumbent serves as Clinical Director and has primary and full program supervisory responsibility, and accountability for the service unit clinical/administrative/management services and activities within Clinical Services.
This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.
**ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED** Applications will be reviewed starting on August 2, 2016 and every 10 business days thereafter until filled.