Medical Officer (Internal Medicine) (Famly Practice) (Family Medicine) (Meds-Peds)

Sep 01, 2017
IHS-17-WR-10042924-DHA (Salem OR)
Position Type
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.

About this position: This is a Medical Officer located in the Western Oregon Service Unit's clinic located in Salem, Oregon. This position specializes in family medicine or internal medicine and assumes responsibility for the diagnosis, prevention, therapy, maintenance and rehabilitation of patients in the capacity of a senior specialist or expert. This position reports to the Medical Director

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 is an OPEN UNTIL FILLED job announcement and applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.***

The first cut-off date for applications will be September 9, 2017 with subsequent cut-off dates every 10 work days thereafter; please ensure your application is complete and all required documents are submitted before the cut-off dates to receive full consideration. This job announcement will close once the position is filled. Eligible applicants will receive notification that the position has been filled.

This position is being announced concurrently under other types of hiring plans that may be suitable for your situation, for example PHS Commissioned Officers. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-WR-10042890-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.