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This position is located in the Medical/Surgical Inpatient Unit, Nursing Division of the Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, New Mexico. Serves as Nurse/Clinical Nurse, performing professional nursing duties for the care of inpatients. Performs a variety of responsible nursing care procedures requiring professional knowledge and consideration of specific patient conditions and treatments and ability to work independently. Position reports to the Supervisory Clinical Nurse of the Medical/Surgical Unit.
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 Hiring Authority (DH) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-NN-1896398-DH; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under all hiring authorities.