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.
Accredited by the Joint Commission, the Whiteriver PHS Indian Hospital Whiteriver PHS Indian Hospital is 40-bed hospital and provides ambulatory and inpatient services for 17,000 White Mountain Apache Tribal Members and 4,000 Native Americans living in the surrounding areas. The Cibecue Health Center, located 50 miles southwest of Whiteriver, provides outpatient, urgent care, dental, and community health services to 1,800 residents of Cibecue and Carrizo.
One (1) Permanent Full-Time Public Health Nutritionist position to be filled in the Dietary Department at the Whiteriver Service Unit (WRSU) in Whiteriver, Arizona. The incumbent will plan, organize and coordinate nutrition activities, and provide consultation services and implement health education services in the prevention and intervention of health style-related diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart diseases and other related chronic diseases.
This position is being announced concurrently under The Excepted Service Examining Plan procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-PX-1926787-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements. Note: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
RECRUITMENT BONUSE: Recruitment bonus, up to 15% may be authorized subject to availability and approval. If offered, you will be required to sign a 1-year service agreements. Failure to fulfill the service agreement may result in repayment of recruitment bonus.