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Medical Officer Psychiatry Gp Job in GALLUP, NM

Medical Officer Psychiatry Gp Job in GALLUP, NM

Vacancy No. IHS-17-GA-1893554-ESEP/MP Department Indian Health Service
Salary $100,597.00 to $264,000.00 Grade 14 to 15
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/18/2017 Close Date 12/31/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Medical Officer (Psychiatry), GP-0602-14/15

Indian Health Service

Few vacancies in the following location:

  • Gallup, NM
Work Schedule is Multiple Schedules - Multiple Appointment Types

Opened Wednesday 1/18/2017

Closes Sunday 12/31/2017

  • Salary Range
    $100,597.00 to $264,000.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Candidates eligible under Indian Preference appointing authority; All Federal employees serving on a career or career-conditional appointment; Reinstatement eligible; Veterans Preference including Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA); Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) eligible; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligible; Schedule A, and/or PHS Commissioned Corps Personnel
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Job Overview

Job Overview


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 Medical Officer (Psychiatry) position is located in the Behavioral Health Services Program of the Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC).  Works under the Chief of Behavioral Health Services.  Incumbent provides psychiatric outpatient services; takes responsibility for on-call psychiatric services on rotation with other psychiatrists, and assists in the provision of psychiatric consultation services and other services within the hospital.
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.

For more information contact Physician Recruiter, Helen Laughing at (505)726-5896 or Email address:  helen.laughing@ihs.gov.


  • Provides direct psychiatric clinical evaluations, diagnosis, treatment and treatment planning providing psychotherapeutic and other psychological services.
  • Serves as consultant to other medical staff, medical students, community health medics, nurses, schools other medical professionals.
  • Interviews and examines patients, including complete history orders.
  • Maintains appropriate medical records and documentation of interviews, examinations, therapies, interventions and follow-up plans.
  • Serves as liaison and networks clinical services with medical and other behavioral health services in the Health Service and other agencies.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses are authorized and will be paid. You will be required to sign a one year service agreement. Failure to fulfill the one year service agreement may result in repayment of relocation expenses.
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Department Of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service

Division of Human Resources


Irene Benallie
Phone: (505)726-8720
TDD: (301)443-6394


Indian Health Service HR Center
1808 W Aztec Avenue
P O Box 1337

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

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