Physician (OB/GYN)

South Dakota
Dec 20, 2017
IHS-18-GP-10101356-DHA (Sisseton SD)
Family Medicine
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 within the Medical Services Department at the Sisseton Service Unit, Great Plains Area in Sisseton, South Dakota. The incumbent serves in a part-time capacity and functions as a Senior Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology in an inpatient/outpatient setting.

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.

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).

This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service Merit Promotion Plan Procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-GP-10100322-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

RE-ADVERTISEMENT - This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Those who already applied for this position do not need to re-apply unless you would like to update your application and/or supporting documents; your applications will be re-considered.

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED - Applications will be reviewed beginning on 02/27/2018 then every 10 business days until position is filled.