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Internal Medicine

Indian Health Service

Eagle Butte, South Dakota

Full Time

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JOB TITLE: Medical Officer


SALARY RANGE: $98,967.00 to $325,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD: Thursday 6/9/2016 to Thursday 6/8/2017

SERIES & GRADE:  GS-0602-13/15

WHO MAY APPLY:  This announcement is advertised "Open Continuous" and applicants will be referred when a vacancy occurs.


  • Gives total patient care including prevention, health maintenance, early diagnosis, treatment and follow-up services to patient(s). Assumes responsibility for the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients within their physician specialty area.
  • Conducts clinics making observations appropriate to the patient(s) underlying disease and treatment plan, including current symptoms.
  • Refers patients to appropriate medical or other facilities, providing full clinical information for care and diagnostic procedures.
  • Assures preparation of appropriate medical records for all patient(s) seen to assure the accumulation and organization of all pertinent clinical data to provide comprehensive medical care.
  • Works closely with allied health professionals in the provision of broad health program services. Interviews and examines patients. Instructs and counsels patients.


  • The selected applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation, which will include a fingerprint check.
  • If applicable-Selective Service registration (Males born after 12/31/59)
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • This position MAY BE subject to call-back and/or standby work.
  • MAY include weekends; evenings and/or Holidays; Rotating Shift Basis.
  • A copy of Current Unrestricted License is required (Submit a Photo-Copy).


All physicians must meet all three of the following basic requirements:

DEGREE: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from a school in the United States or Canada approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation. [A Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country).]

GRADUATE TRAINING: Subsequent to obtaining a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy degree, a candidate must have had at least 1 year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting, i.e., a 1-year internship or the first year of a residency program in an institution accredited for such training. (This 1 year of supervised experience may be waived for research or administrative positions not requiring direct patient care.) For purposes of this standard, graduate training programs include only those internship, residency, and fellowship programs that are approved by accrediting bodies recognized within the United States or Canada. Listings of accredited programs are published yearly in the Directory of Residency Training Programs and the Yearbook and Directory of Osteopathic Physicians.

An internship program involves broadly based clinical practice in which physicians acquire experience in treating a variety of medical problems under supervision (e.g., internal medicine, surgery, general practice, obstetric s-gynecology, and pediatrics). Such programs are in hospitals or other institutions accredited for internship training by a recognized body of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

A residency program involves training in a specialized field of medicine in an institution accredited for training in the specialty by a recognized body of the American Medical Association (AMA) or AOA.

A fellowship program involves advanced training (beyond residency training) in a given medical specialty in either a clinical or research setting in a hospital or other institution accredited in the United States for such training.

LICENSURE: For positions involving patient care, candidates must have a permanent, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. Applications will be accepted from physicians who are not currently licensed; however, if selected for appointment, they must (a) obtain a license before entering on duty, or (b) meet one of the following provisions:

WAIVER OF LICENSURE REQUIREMENT: An agency may waive the licensure requirement for positions not involving direct patient care, e.g., positions performing disability evaluations, positions performing solely research, or administrative program managers. If the agency does not waive the license requirement for these kinds of positions, candidates may be appointed subject to obtaining a license within 1 year.

Appointments Pending Meeting Licensure Requirement: Individual circumstances may warrant appointments pending meeting the licensure requirement (e.g., when a candidate has a temporary license to practice until the next regular session of the licensing board). Persons appointed pending licensure may not be retained beyond 1 year of appointment if they do not obtain the license.

In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below-


GS-13: Three (3) years of graduate training or equivalent experience and training.

GS-14: One (1) Year of Specialized Experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.

GS-15: One (1) Year of Specialized Experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level.


GS-13: Three (3) years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

GS-14: Four (4) years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training. 

GS-15: Five (5) years of residency training in the specialty of the position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.

The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical staff clinical privileges, including any licensure requirements. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from Federal service.

You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: Thursday, June 08, 2017


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