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This position provides professional nursing services to patients in the OB Department within the Billings Area Indian Health Hospital and reports to the Supervisory Clinical Nurse (OB).
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.
Your application will expire in 3 months and you will need to reapply to keep your application active.
This is an open continuous announcement. This Announcement is intended to provide consideration for the greatest number of potential candidates. Candidates with a complete application will be considered for vacancies that occur for a 3-month period or the closing date of this announcement, whichever comes first. Positions may be filled at ANY of the grade levels indicated, with or without promotion potential as vacancies occur. Applicants should specify the lowest grade they will accept.
DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY (DHA): These positions are eligible to be filled through OPM's delegated DHA. The DHA has been authorized by the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and Part 337, Subpart B, Title 5 Code of Federal Regulations. Applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The "rule of three," Veteran's preference and traditional rating/ranking of applicants do not apply to the process. Indian Preference does apply.
This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service/Merit Promotion Plan procedures. Please review vacancy announcement # IHS-18-BI-10111215-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.