This position serves as a Registered Nurse in the Obstetrics Unit at the Indian Health Service Hospital located in Claremore,Oklahoma. This position reports to the Supervisory Clinical Nurse in charge Obstetrics Unit at the facility.
Facility: The Oklahoma City Area Hospital located in Claremore, OK, range from 25-50 beds. Full services are available at all the hospital including general medicine and surgery, pediatrics, and outpatient service.
This Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) allows acceptance of applications throughout the year with eligible applicants being placed on the OCA register and referred for consideration when vacancies occur. Your application will expire in 3 months. You must reapply at least every 3 months to keep your application active for this vacancy.
The first Cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications to be considered for available vacant positions will be 10/25/16. Other Cut-off dates will be established based on the date requests for List of Eligibles are received to fill other vacancies. 10 pt. Veterans Preference applicants (with Indian Preference) who submit a complete application after a Cut-off date but before the List of Eligibles is issued, will be considered and referred on the list, if qualified.
Appointment: May be Permanent, Temporary, Excepted Time-Limited, or Term with tour of duty of Full-Time, Part-Time or Intermittent. The Agency has the option of extending Time-Limited and Term appointments for up to a maximum of four years. Temporary positions not to exceed 12 months or less are subject to termination at any time. The Agency has the option of extending Temporary position appointments for up to a maximum of two years. Positions filled by Commissioned Corps will be Full Time Permanent Positions only.
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 Direct Hire Authority procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-OK-1817784-DHA; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both announcements.