This position performs professional Medical/ Surgical Nursing duties in one of the Indian Health Service Health Centers or Hospitals throughout Oklahoma and Kansas. This position reports to the Chief Nurse Executive at the facility.
Facilities: The two Oklahoma City Area Hospitals located in Claremore, OK and Lawton, OK range from 25-50 beds. Full services are available at all the hospitals including general medicine and surgery, pediatrics, and outpatient service. Health Centers located throughout the Area provide ambulatory care 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. The first Cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications to be considered for available vacant positions will be 10/30/15. 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. Your application will expire in 3 months. You must reapply at least every 3 months to keep your application active for this vacancy.
This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service Examining Plan/Merit Promotion Plan (ESEP/MPP) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-OK-1820939-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under both announcements.
Appointment Type: May be Permanent, Temporary, or Term with tour of duty of Full-Time, Part-Time or Intermittent.
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.