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ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Great Plains Youth Regional Treatment Center, Wakpala, SD, Behavioral Health Department. This position reports to the Behavioral Health Director in the Behavioral Health Department.
This is an Open Until Filled Job Opportunity Announcement. Certificate of eligible candidates will be issues on a weekly basis as long as the position is not filled. Please ensure applications are complete before the cut-off dates to receive full consideration.
Period of Eligibility: Applicants will remain eligible for three (3) months from the time the application is received. To remain in active status for positions announced under this open continuous announcement, ensure you keep you application information updated. Failure to keep information updated will result in "expired application" status and you will no longer be considered for future openings.
This position is located at the Great Plains Area Youth Treatment Center (GPAYRTC) in Mobridge, South Dakota. GPAYRTC is a Federal facility and a smoke-free environment. GPAYRTC is an 18-bed residential facility that provides a multidisciplinary, multimodal (12 Steps, adventure based, traditional therapy oriented) program for Native American adolescents. Services are provided seven days a week.
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 Delegated Examining procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS/17-GP-1890471-DE++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered for each announcement.