Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.
This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service Examining Plan/Merit Promotion Plan (ESEP/MPP) procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-17-OK-1926722-ESEP/MP for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
This position is located in the Oklahoma State University (OSU) - College of Medicine (COM) and the OSU-University Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma and managed from the Oklahoma City Area Indian Health Service Office, Health Care Systems, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The position is a 3rd Year Internal Medicine (IM) Resident Physician position. The main duties of this position are to administer and perform professional, clinical, academic, and scientific work in the field of internal medicine. The 3rd year resident must have obtained a current license to practice medicine in a State or Territory of the United States or in the District of Columbia during their 2nd year of residency. The resident physician duties will occur mainly at the OSU Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The incumbent reports to the appropriate supervisory physician for daily direct patient care activities, to the Residency Coordinator for overall residency progression, and to the Oklahoma City Area Chief Medical Officer for Federal Employee processes. The Oklahoma City Chief Medical Officer or designee will be the Federal Supervisor of record.
Internal Number: IHS-17-OK-1926724-DHA (Oklahoma City OK)
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), works to ensure that all American Indian and Alaska Native people receive comprehensive health care services and that all Indian health facilities are staffed with well-trained, compassionate, committed health care professionals.
IHS offers an extraordinary career opportunity to provide comp...rehensive, patient-centered care in a variety of disciplines and health care facility settings. An Indian health career offers dedicated practitioners a chance to live and work within Native communities, learn about the culture and heritage of the Tribe and discover traditions that have been carried down for generations.
IHS is hiring physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals, offering three distinct career paths — the civil service, within a Tribal or Urban Indian Program or through the US Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps. Applicants must be US citizens.
IHS provides for the education, recruitment and retention of health care professionals through the IHS Scholarship Program, the IHS Extern Program and the IHS Loan Repayment Program (LRP).
The policy of the IHS is to provide absolute preference to qualified Indian applicants and employees who are suitable for federal employment in filling vacancies within the IHS. IHS is an equal opportunity employer.