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 is an Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) and allows acceptance of applications with eligible applicants referred for consideration. Candidates with a complete application will be considered for vacancies that match the geographic locations, specialties, and/or job preferences. Positions may be filled at ANY of the grade levels indicated in this announcement, with or without promotion potential as vacancies occur.
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.
Organizational Location: Indian Health Service (IHS), Phoenix Indian Medical Center (PIMC), Phoenix, Arizona
Period of Eligibility: Applications will remain eligible for three (3) months from the time the application is received.
Who May Be Considered: US Citizens, current and former Competitive Service Federal employees, Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and eligible Indian Preference candidates.
Position Details: Permanent, Temporary, or Term with 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.
Salary Range (Special Rate):
GS-11 - $69,769 - $85,465 (annually)
GS-12 - $81,541 - $100,360 (annually)
GS-13 - $89,500 - $111,874 (annually)
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.