Physician (Orthopedic Surgery)

New Mexico
Jan 04, 2018
IHS-18-NN-10127727-ESEP/MP (Shiprock NM)
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 at Northern Navajo Medical Center, Division of Clinical Services, Medical Services Branch, Surgical Services Department, Shiprock, NM. Incumbent functions as the Staff Orthopedic Surgeon. Incumbent reports to the Chief Medical Officer (Surgery).

Qualified candidates with a complete application will be considered for current or future vacancies as they occur. Applications will remain eligible for three (3) months from the time the application is received.

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.

Other Additional Compensation Subject to availability, eligibility and approval: Recruitment/Relocation Incentive, Market Pay, Appointment Above the Minimum, Creditable Service based on non-federal experience for Annual Leave Accrual, Shipment of Household Goods.

This position is being announced concurrently under Direct Hire Authority procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-NN-10107748-DH; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.