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Supervisory Physician (Administration)

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

Shiprock, NM 87420
Job Description

Supervisory Physician (Administration)

  1. Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service


- ##### Open & closing dates

05/30/2019 to 11/30/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 15

- ##### Salary

$110,000 to $234,000 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Shiprock, NM

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed

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

  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary

Serve as a Physician/Deputy Clinical Director to provides direct
patient care to inpatient and outpatient and to provides supervision
of provision, planning, development, organization, integration,
administration and evaluation of clinical services under the
direction of the Clinical Director at Shiprock’s Northern Navajo
Medical Center, Indian Health Service, Shiprock, NM.

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  1. Responsibilities

- Provide quality medical/surgical evaluation and treatment to
inpatients and outpatients with a wide variety of diagnostic
- Works with the Clinical Director and other key staff members
with full participation in management discussions, decisions,
policy making and supervision related to clinical services
- Ensure implementation and compliance with quality assurance,
continuous quality improvement and procedures and processes
required by accreditation and regulatory bodies (Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Joint Commission)
- Formulates and implements administrative programs and plans to
satisfy priorities and service unit objectives
- Conducts meeting and conferences with department chiefs and
staff to explain work requirements, methods and procedures
- Formulates and issues written instructions; reviews and
recommends approval, modifications or changes in functions,
procedures, personnel assignments and other operating matters;
report on progress and resolution of problems in achieving
- Supervises, administers and oversees ancillary services
department (Supervisory Nurse, Supervisory Pharmacist,
Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist, Physicians
(Radiology, Pathology), Supervisory Clinical Laboratory
Scientist, Supervisory Health Systems Specialist, Supervisory
Respiratory Therapist, Director of Rehabilitation Services)
- Ensures implementation and adherence to programs, e.g., Merit
Promotion plan, Excepted Service Examining Plan, Direct Hire
Authority, position management responsibilities, performance
appraisal system, counseling services, equitable treatment of
employees, reviews and decides penalties for disciplinary and
adverse action; justifies staff and financial resources to
accomplish program objectives, etc.
- Responsible for application and implementation of equal
employment opportunity program, affirmative action programs in
selections, details, promotions, awards, career development,
hiring, reassignments, etc.
- Serves on hospital committees and reports to the Clinical
Director, Chief Executive Officer, subordinate supervisors and
their staff; assists with recruiting clinical staff and in the
absence of and when so delegated by the Clinical Director
supervises the Clinical Division of the Hospital

  1. Travel Required

Not required

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0602 Medical Officer

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- 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.

The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical
staff clinical privileges, including any licensure requirements. If
privileges are not obtained or maintained during employment, the
employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to and including
removal from Federal service.

On-call hours or standby duty may be required which may cover days,
evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern
Standard Time) of the closing date: 11/30/2019

  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.


In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the
Minimum Qualifications stated below-

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of
Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent from a school in the United
States or Canada. The degree must have been accredited by the
Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association;
Association of American Medical Colleges; Liaison Committee on
Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation
of the American Osteopathic Association or accrediting body
recognized by the U.S. Departmen

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