Physician (Administration), Direct Hire

Mar 12, 2018
IHS-18-PX-10147749-DHA (Phoenix AZ)
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.

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the Phoenix Area Office will develop and maintain, as well as provide expert technical oversight, for all medically related programs and health related activities. The Chief Medical Officer will also serve as the principal advisor to the Area Director and a liaison for the Clinical Directors and Medical Officers in the management of the Indian Health Service clinical operations and will report to the Area Director.

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.