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Supervisory Physician (DH)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Indian Health Service
Job Site Location

Kayenta, AZ 86033
Job Description

Supervisory Physician (DH)

  1. Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service


- ##### Open & closing dates

03/22/2019 to 12/31/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 15

- ##### Salary

$120,000 to $262,000 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Kayenta, AZ

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in
accordance with agency policy.

  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary

This position is located at the Kayenta Service Unit (KSU), Division
of Clinical Services, Kayenta, AZ. The incumbent of this position
provides supervisory, administrative and clinical consultative
services to these facilities. This position serves as a Clinical
Services Director for KSU with full responsibility for supervising
all primary care staff at the Kayenta Health Center, Inscription
House and the Dennehotso Health Station. The incumbent reports to
the Chief Executive Officer.

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  1. Responsibilities

Please ensure you answer all questions and follow all instruction
carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or result in
you losing consideration for the job. This position is located at
Kayenta Health Center, Division of Clinical Services, Kayenta, AZ.
The incumbent:

- Works on day-to-day basis with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
and other key staff member who share accountability in top
management discussions, decisions and policy development.
- Participates in the formulation of policies, programs and
procedures related to clinical services Service Unit wide.
Develops and implements plans, programs for the improvement,
expansion and/or contraction of patient services, for the
revision of present programs and services to meet the changing
needs of the patient population, and for the integration of
public health and other program activities with other elements
of clinical programs and with local, state and government
- Serves as a member of Service Unit, Navajo Area and IHS-wide
committees and task force as approved by the Service Unit CEO;
As a member of the Service Unit Management Team; participates in
managing compliance with inspections procedures utilization
review, pharmacy and therapeutics, infection prevention and
control, etc.; participates as member of the Compliance
- Provides comprehensive and continuing health and medical care
for patients across the age spectrum. Assignments involve the
full range of medical problems including recognition and
treatment of complex diseases and assessment and stabilization
of critically ill patients before transport to a higher level of
care; the assignment also includes providing consultation to
others to interpret findings and assists in determining nature
and extent of diagnosis.

  1. Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer

- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after

Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must
undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive
instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background
investigation documentation. After you begin your employment, your
continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete
background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of
your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for
Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable,
you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false
statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you
may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal

This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative
selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit
the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker
Position form. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that
persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or
pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.

A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be
required upon selection/placement.

Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.

Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born
after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian
health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health
care facilities.

On-call hours or standby duty may be required.

Incumbent may be required to visit homes, schools, and other
community sites in order to accomplish the duties and
responsibilities of this position and travel on government business,
occasionally out of state. Incumbent is required to maintain a
valid State driver’s license

You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern
Standard Time) of the closing date: 12/31/2019

  1. Qualifications

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient
experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific
position for which you are applying.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer
work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps,
AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;
philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will
receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and
responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours
per week.

For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you
are using education to meet all or part of the qualification
requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an
itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent
information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter
hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.


Degree: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or
equivalent from a school in the United States or Canada. This degree
must have been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the
American Medical Association (external link); Association of
American Medical Colleges (external link); Liaison Committee on
Medical Education (external link); Commission on Osteopathic College
Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association (external
link), or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of
Education (external link) at the time the degree was obtained.

Degree from Foreign Medical School: A Doctor of Medicine or
equivalent degree from a foreign medical school must provide
education and medical knowledge equivalent to accredited schools in
the United States. Evidence of equivalency to accredited schools in
the United States is demonstrated by permanent certification by the
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (external
link), a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed
premedical education in the United States and graduate education in
a foreign country, o

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