Supervisory Physician (Clinical Director)

Mar 14, 2018
IHS-18-GP-10162160-DHA (Winnebago NE)
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.

This position is located at the Winnebago Service Unit in Winnebago, Nebraska. The purpose of this position is two-fold; the provision of comprehensive clinical medical care at a primary level in a hospital setting; and to serve as the Clinical Director by providing the supervision of Medical Staff, and the representation of the Medical Staff in the Governing Bodies of the Winnebago Service Unit and Great Plains Area.

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 being announced concurrently under Excepted Service Merit Promotion Plan Procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-GP-10162091-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Applications will be reviewed starting on Monday March 26, 2018 and every 10 business days thereafter until filled.

DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT: These positions are eligible to be filled through Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority [DHA]. 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 qualification 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.