Mar 12, 2018
IHS-18-WR-10141148-ESEP/MP (Portland OR)
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.

About this position. We are recruiting board certified Physician (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Pediatric Medicine) positions to serve as Locum (PRN) Physician who work in the place of the regular Medical Officers who are absent, or when a clinic is short-staffed. No regular work schedule or work guaranteed. These positions report to the Chief Medical Officer in the Portland Area Office located in Portland, Oregon. The duty station is Portland, Oregon; however, based on the need of the health centers, incumbent(s) will be assigned to any of the Federal Indian Health Service Units in Idaho, Washington or Oregon.

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 Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-WR-10141149-DHA for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

These positions are also being announced as an open continuous announcement that allows acceptance of applications throughout the open period with eligible applicants being placed on a standing register and referred for consideration as vacancies occur. A submitted and completed application package will expire three (3) months after submission and you will need to reapply to keep your application active. This announcement is intended as a mechanism of providing consideration for the greatest number of potential candidates. The first cut-off date for referral of qualified candidate(s) to be considered for available vacant positions will be March 1, 2018. Thereafter, cut-off dates will be established based on the date a request is received from management to fill a position.