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.
Applicant will be responsible for all aspects of Care Management for empaneled patients assigned to their designated care team and assist in the development of the Plan of Care. Ensures that the plan is implemented in a timely basis, and identifies patient needs. Accountable for promoting an interdependent collaboration with the client, primary care provider, family and other members of the health care team as well as enhancing the coping and self-management skills of the client and family. Position reports to the Outpatient Nurse Manager or designee.
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 also being announced under Announcement # IHS-17-OK-1928003-ESEP/MP if you are a Commissioned Officer or 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 announcements.