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 in the Public Health Nursing Department at Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, New Mexico; Four Corners Regional Health Center, Red Mesa, Arizona and Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Health Center, Bloomfield, New Mexico. The Community Health Nurse plans, coordinates and evaluates a comprehensive community health nursing program and assists the community in planning and evaluating a local health care delivery system. This position reports to the Supervisory Community Health Nurse.
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/MPP) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-NN-1889648-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.