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 vacancy is being filled through the Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority. The following is applicable: all applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be made available to the Selecting Official for consideration. Hiring preference will be given to qualified Native American and Alaska Native applicants, but Veterans' preference and traditional rating and ranking of applications do not apply to these vacancies.
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Position Details: May be Permanent, Temporary, or Term with a tour of duty of Full-Time, Part-Time or Intermittent. The Agency has the option of extending Term Appointments for up to a maximum of four years.
Who May Be Considered: US Citizens, current and former Competitive Service Federal employees, Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and eligible Indian Preference candidates.
Organizational Location: Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Clinical Nurse (Medical/Surgical), Nursing Services, Indian Health Service, Phoenix, Arizona
Salary range (Special Rate):
GS-09, $57,671 - $70,649 (annually)
Is position covered by PL 101-630? Yes, (see item #2 in the Required Documents Tab)
This position requires that you obtain and maintain clinical privileges. If they are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee may be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from the Federal service.