Physician (Emergency Medicine)

Jan 31, 2018
IHS-18-NJ-10125198-DHA (Kayenta AZ)
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.
Job Opportunity Announcement updated to change title from Medical Officer (Emergency Medicine) to Physician (Emergency Medicine)
Positions are located in the Clinical Division under Medical Services Branch of Healthcare Facilities (Hospital or Health Clinics) in Chinle, Pinon, Red Mesa and Tsaile, Arizona, and in Bloomfield, Crownpoint, Gallup and Shiprock, New Mexico. The Medical Officer (Emergency Medicine) provides specialty medical care in both outpatient and emergency room settings. The Emergency Room provides specialized trauma and emergency care on a 24-7 days per week basis at Hospitals and a 40 hours per week at Health Centers. The position reports to the Clinical Director at each facility.

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.