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This position is a Supervisory Clinical Nurse located in the Branch of Obstetric (OB) Nursing Services, Division of Nursing Services, Blackfeet Service Unit, Browning, Montana. This position reports to the Director of Nursing. Selectee(s) may be eligible for recruitment and relocation incentives, credit for annual leave, and/or loan repayment opportunities.
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 Merit Promotion and Excepted Service Examining Plan procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-17-BI-1951329-ES/MP++; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered
DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: This position is being 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 re-advertised to solicit additional applications and to change to Open Until Filled. FIRST CUT-OFF DATE: June 6, 2017, Applications received by the first cut-off date will be referred first. Applications of qualified applicants received after the first cut-off date will be referred to the selecting official once a month until the closing date of 12/31/2017 or once a selection is made.Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.