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Position is located in the Nursing Division, Medical Surgical Unit and Pediatric Inpatient Unit, Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, New Mexico. Incumbent evaluates the Nursing needs of patients, developing a plan of Nursing care, initiates patient care assignments, implementing and modifying them as needs change; Provides or directs the provision of comprehensive Nursing care, delegating duties to appropriate personnel, teaching and supervising their work as needed. Position reports to the Supervisory Clinical Nurse of the inpatient 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 (DHA) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-NN-1955769-DH; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered under all hiring authorities.