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What We Do

The Indian Health Service is a federal agency that provides health care to Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

Employment Systems

At IHS operated facilities we are federal government employees and can choose either Civil Service Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving  or Commissioned Corps Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving  employment systems.

At tribally operated facilities we are hired as tribal employees. Visit our Health Faciltiies page.

Who Has Preference

Preference in hiring is given to qualified Indian candidates according to the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 NS 473). If there are no qualified Indian applicants, non-Indians will be considered according to EEO regulations.

Who We Are

Dentists, Physicians, Nurses, Public Health Nurses, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Mental Health Staff, Engineers, Environmental Health Specialists, Medical Technologists, Radiologic Technologists, Pharmacists, Health Educators, Dietetic Services, and Public Health Nutritionists.

Also visit the National Health Service Corps Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving 

Employment Resources

Call the Recruitment Office at (405) 951-3789.

Employment Forms