Medical Officer (Emergency Medicine) IHS Global Recruitment

New Mexico
Mar 20, 2017
IHS-17-GR-1920650-DH (Shiprock NM)
Position Type

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.


As a Medical Officer (Emergency Medicine), the incumbent will be responsible for providing comprehensive clinical medical care in the specialty of emergency medicine at a primary and secondary level in an inpatient/outpatient setting in a unique, diverse community. 


Management prefers candidates that are Board Certified in Emergency Medicine.


DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: This position is being 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 and minimum 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.