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Advanced Practice Nurse Nurse Practitioner Job

Advanced Practice Nurse Nurse Practitioner Job

Vacancy No. IHS-18-NN-10127018-DHA Department Indian Health Service
Salary $72,802.00 to $122,370.00 Grade 9 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/29/2018 Close Date 12/31/2018
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    01/29/2018 to 12/31/2018

  • Salary

    $72,802 to $122,370 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 9 - 12

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



Few vacancies in the following locations:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

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

Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties



    Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

    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.

    The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) provides comprehensive diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic health care service to patients and family members of all ages. The APN reports to the designated supervisor of the department.

    The positions are located at Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, New Mexico, Four Corners Regional Health Center, Teec Nos Pos, Arizona, and Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-hle Health Center, Bloomfield, New Mexico. There may not be immediate vacancies at all locations.

    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 Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) allows acceptance of applications throughout the year with eligible applicants being placed on the register and referred when vacancies occur. Your application will expire 3 months from application date and you must reapply to keep your application active.

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    • Provide comprehensive diagnostic, preventive, and therapeutic health care to patients and family of all ages;
    • Perform basic physical assessments; perform special screening and developmental tests and laboratory tests and interprets results;
    • Provide direct physical and psychological medical care in emergencies; provide emergency services or crises intervention in the absence of the physician including life-saving emergency procedures in order to stabilize the patient;
    • Provide health care and preventive services to healthy individuals including guidance in nutrition, common illnesses, accidents, child growth and development, and child rearing.
    • Teach patients and family members ways to maintain or improve their health status; make referrals for home visits when indicated to implement a care plan based on family needs.
    • Plan and coordinate health care given with other professionals; maintain patient records and reports.
    • Participate in planning, instituting, evaluating and revising program plans, assist in determining conditions, resources and policies of delivery of health care services.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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