Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.
This position is located at the Mescalero Service Unit, Mescalero, New Mexico. The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct primary care provider services to pediatric, geriatric, adolescent, and adult patients. The work covers a wide and varied range of physician assistant services from assessment of patients, evaluating the effectiveness of care, changing or modifying treatment, counseling, teaching, follow-up, and case management. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.
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 Excepted Service Examining Plan/Merit Promotion Plan (ESEP/MP) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-AQ-1935256-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements.
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