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ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: This position is located in the Sisseton IHS Service Unit in the Great Plains Area. The nurse provides the primary functions of an RN assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patients of all ages with medical, surgical, psychiatric, ambulatory and emergency conditions during his/her shift. The nurse is responsible for meeting established Standards of Nursing Practice, for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment on the unit, and for promoting team work with primary care providers, personnel of other departments.
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.
DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT: These positions are eligible to be filled through Office of Personnel Management's delegated Direct Hire Authority [DHA]. The Direct Hire Authority has been authorized by the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and Part 337, Subpart B, Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations [5 CFR]. If filled utilizing DHA, the following is applicable: all applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The "rule of three," Veteran's preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process. Indian Preference does apply.
This position is being announced concurrently under ESEP/MP procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-R5-GP-1831941-ESEP/MP++ ; for eligibility requirements.
This position is being re-advertisedto solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need notreapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.
**ANNOUNCEMENTIS OPEN UNTIL FILLED ** Applications will be reviewed starting on April 14,2017 and every 10 business days thereafter until filled.