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APN (Nurse Practitioner) Resident,Indian Health Service Crownpoint Healthcare Facility, Division of Clinical Services, Medical Services Branch,01-20-2020,USA Gov

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  • Open & closing dates

    01/20/2020 to 03/31/2020

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 9

  • Salary

    $75,741 to $98,465 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule



2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Crownpoint, NM
Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to

  • Native Americans

    Native Americans or Alaskan Natives with a tribal affiliation.

  • Recent graduates

    Individuals who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certificate program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans.

  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

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.

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    The position is located in the Medical Services Department within the Division of Clinical Services at Crownpoint Service Unit. The purpose of the position is to serve as a training position performing a variety of developmental assignments intended to increase or further the knowledge skills, and abilities in the incumbent's area of expertise as a practicing Nurse Practitioner. The position is a temporary one year program.

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    Direct Clinical Duties:

    • Provides preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic health service to a broad-spectrum of patients and family members under the general supervision of the supervisor.
    • Secures a health and development history from the patient or parent; and performs a physical exam; records findings and makes critical evaluations.
    • Performs or requests special screening and developmental tests, laboratory tests and interprets the results.
    • Makes decisions concerning medical care needs of patients with other health care providers.
    • Provides direct medical care in the presence of illness or disability in order to maintain life, provide comfort, reduce distress and enhance coping ability.
    • Provides full range of emergency services or crisis intervention including life-saving emergency procedures in order to stabilize a patient sufficiently to transport to another facility.
    • Evaluates the medical aspects of treatment plans periodically recognizing the need for reassessment by other health professionals as appropriate.
    • Provides medical care and preventative services to health individuals, including guidance in nutrition, common illness, accidents, child growth and development and child rearing.
    • Participates in Residency meetings, didactic sessions, and skills labs.
    • Provides in-service to medical staff, community health educators, students, and support staff.
    • Completes a required quality improvement project approved by the Residency Director and presents results to the Medical Services Department.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/557093100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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