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Personnel Delegation #28


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service
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 Rockville MD 20857

Personnel Delegation #28

APR 7 1995

TO: Area Directors

FROM: Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Personnel Management Authorities for the Indian Health Service Area Personnel Offices

In a memorandum dated February 22, 1995, to be effective April 1, 1995, the Assistant Secretary for Personnel Administration, delegated to the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), all Personnel Management Authorities that were previously delegated to the Regional Directors in Regions VI, VIII, IX, and X, for the Indian Health Service (IHS) Area personnel staffs.

The Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Management Operations, Public Health Service, redelegated these personnel management authorities on April 4, 1995, to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), for the employees in the IHS Area and Service Unit personnel offices (see attached memorandum).

The personnel management authorities included are:

  1. Selection of employees

  2. Make decisions on final performance ratings and performance awards

  3. Grant incentive awards

  4. Propose and make decisions on adverse actions under HHS Personnel Instruction 752-1

  5. Propose, decide, and concur in reductions in grade and removals under HHS Personnel Instruction 432-1

  6. Issue grievance decisions under HHS Personnel Instruction 771-3

  7. Grant leave, excuse absence, and approve the restoration of annual leave

  8. approve overtime

  9. Determine action on Quality Step Increases

  10. Determine action on Within Grade Increases

  11. Approve training

These personnel management authorities are covered by existing redelegations to management officials in the IHS, and will not require additional redelegations at this time.

Prior concurrence by the Director, Division of Personnel Management, IHS, is required for supervisory personnel positions at GS-12 and above, for the following authorities:

  1. Selection of employees

  2. Make decisions on the final performance ratings and performance awards

/Michael Trujillo, M.D./
Michael H. Trujillo, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Surgeon General


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