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Notice to Rescind Indian Health Service Special General Memorandum 2011-02, "Human Resources Qualification Determinations"


DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
Indian Health Service
Rockville, Maryland 20857

Refer to: OHR

INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE CIRCULAR NO. 17-09

Effective Date:  05/08/17

NOTICE TO RESCIND INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE SPECIAL GENERAL MEMORANDUM
2011-02, HUMAN RESOURCES QUALIFICATION DETERMINATIONS

This notice rescinds Indian Health Service (IHS) Special General Memorandum (SGM) No. 2011-02, "Human Resources Qualification Determinations."  The IHS SGM 2011-02 is inaccurate and not in compliance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) policies and regulations.  Initial qualification determinations on applicants are accomplished in accordance with the OPM qualification standards and the applicants resume.  Initial qualification determinations are not based on an applicant's responses to an assessment/occupational questionnaire.

Please discard your binder copies and any file copies of IHS SGM No. 2011-02 at your earliest convenience.


/Chris Buchanan/
RADM Chris Buchanan
Assistant Surgeon General, USPHS
Acting Director
Indian Health Service

Distribution:  IHS-wide
Date:  May 8, 2017