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AMENDED TO EXTEND CLOSING DATE.
AMENDED TO UPDATE SPECIALTIES AND SALARY, This is an "Open Continuous Vacancy Announcement" and applications will be referred when vacancies occur. Applications will remain eligible for three (3) months from the time the application is received and allows acceptance of applications with eligible applicants referred for consideration. Candidates with a complete application will be considered for vacancies that match the geographic locations, specialty, and/or job preferences.
Incumbent provides psychiatric outpatient services; takes responsibility for on-call psychiatric services on rotation with other psychiatrists, and assists in the provision of psychiatric consultation services and other services within the hospital. Positions are located at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.
Positions may be filled at ANY of the grade levels indicated in this announcement, without promotion potential as vacancies occur.
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: U.S. Citizens, Current and Former competitive service Federal employees, active U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Indian Preference and Veteran Preference candidates.
APPOINTMENT CONSIDERED: Positions may be filled as Permanent, Term or Temporary appointments. The Agency has the option of extending Term appointments for up to 4 years.
WORK SCHEDULE: Positions may be filled as Full-time, Part-time, or Intermittent work schedules.
TITLE 38 MARKET PAY: $130,000 - $264,000 per annum. Specific salary information for medical specialties:
Child Psychology; Adult Psychiatry up to $260,000
Administration/Psychiatry up to $264,000 per annum.
GOVERNMENT HOUSING: Private housing only.
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.
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.
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), works to ensure that all American Indian and Alaska Native people receive comprehensive health care services and that all Indian health facilities are staffed with well-trained, compassionate, committed health care professionals.
IHS offers an extraordinary career opportunity to provide comp...rehensive, patient-centered care in a variety of disciplines and health care facility settings. An Indian health career offers dedicated practitioners a chance to live and work within Native communities, learn about the culture and heritage of the Tribe and discover traditions that have been handed down for generations.
IHS is hiring physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals, offering a choice of three options to practice their specific health profession discipline: working as a federal civil service employee, as an Officer in the Commissioned Corps of the US Public Health Service (USPHS) or directly for a Tribal or Urban Indian program. Each of these career options offers career flexibility, competitive salaries and benefits and ample opportunity for advancement. Applicants must be US citizens.
IHS provides for the education, recruitment and retention of health care professionals through the IHS Scholarship Program, the IHS Extern Program and the IHS Loan Repayment Program (LRP).
The policy of the IHS is to provide absolute preference to qualified Indian applicants and employees who are suitable for federal employment in filling vacancies within the IHS. IHS is an equal opportunity employer.