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Indian Health Service The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives

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Division of Human Resources

Our Motto » "Serving those who serve."
IHS Mission » "To raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level."

A Message from the Human Resources (HR) Director

Many times folks new to IHS don’t know why the IHS exists; often mixing us up with the Department of Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs. The work that we do in Human Resources is key to providing quality health care to our clients. Our motto is "Serving those who serve." The dedicated IHS HR staff embrace this motto and the IHS mission. One of the tasks forged for the entire HR staff is to work more diligently to develop working relationships with managers/supervisors in meeting their needs and in reducing the hiring times. We also are strengthening our commitment to assist employees whether they are seeking to apply for positions or if they have questions about benefits and changes that are enacted.