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.
The purpose of this position is manages and implements the Infection Control Program, provides clinical leadership, develop plans for the services and provides a primary interface between the organizational managers, and clinicians at the Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC) and Tohatchi Health Center. The position reports to Quality Management Director. This position is located at Indian Health Service (IHS), Navajo Area Indian Health Service (NAIHS), Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC), Division of Quality Management, Branch of Infection Control, Gallup, NM.This position is being announced concurrently under Direct Hire Authority (DHA) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-R2-GA-1986463-DHA; for eligibility requirements and for forms required. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered or Direct HireThis position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information. OPEN UNTIL FILLED (OUF) -- Certificate will be issued after September 29, 2017. Certificates will be issued every 15 days until the position is filled.