Career Paths and Benefits
Tribal HireNurses who choose this career path accept employment directly with one of the more than 560 federally recognized Tribes throughout 35 US states. Employment benefits for those who choose to work directly for a Tribe may vary depending on the Tribe and the position. However, the benefits are comparable to those offered by federal personnel systems. The IHS will provide Tribal health program contact information. You will negotiate pay and benefits directly with the Tribe.
For information about Direct Tribal Hire opportunities, contact:
Naomi A. Aspaas, BSN, RN
LT, United Public Health Service
Indian Health Service
Suite 450 A
Rockville, MD 20852