Nurse,Indian Health Service,01-10-2019,USA Gov


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  • Open & closing dates

    01/10/2019 to 01/23/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 7 – 9

  • Salary

    $53,779 to $71,635 per year

  • Appointment type

    Temporary – 1 year

  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


    Mashpee, MA


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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  • Duties


    This position is located at the Mashpee Service Unit Clinic, Mashpee, MA within the Nashville Area of the Indian Health Service. The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive preventative and therapeutic nursing care, including counseling and teaching in a health care setting.

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    • Provides direct nursing care for patients, including measures designed to prevent complications and minimize disabilities.
    • Assists physician with diagnostic, therapeutic and minor surgical procedures and administers oral and parental medications.
    • Utilizes the nursing processes to obtain a preliminary health history, makes a physical assessment recognizing the range of “normal’ and the manifestations of common abnormalities, provides the necessary nursing care, or makes appropriate referrals to other health care team members.
    • Documents in the patient’s health record observations, assessments, nursing interventions, therapeutic measures provided, and referrals for follow-up care.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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