Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.
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.
As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) you will directly impact the local community you are working with as the top administrator of an IHS Hospital.
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.
For this position IHS may pay up to 25% of annual salary as a RECRUITMENT OR RELOCATION INCENTIVE to an eligible candidate who signs a Service Agreement.
The CEO has overall responsibility for corporate compliance, planning, organizing, directing, implementing, executing and measuring all comprehensive health services programs operated by the Rapid City Hospital, including direct health care, indirect health care and community health services.
Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with the serviced population, Tribal governments, committees, boards, unions and councils in the development of programs to meet the health needs of the American Indian people served. Identifies the changing needs of the American Indian population, and initiates program improvements and modifications to meet those needs and to achieve IHS goals and objectives.
Works in coordination with all staff members to establish and maintain standards of care relevant to preventive, and therapeutic medical services. Ensures the hospital is operated within the standards of the Joint Commission Hospital Accreditation, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or comparable accepted public health standards.
Selectee will be subject to a pre-employment fingerprint check.
Selectee will be subject to a background investigation.
Selectee will be subject to a probationary/trial period.
ESEP appointees typically serve two year trial period.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.
GS-15: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work.
Specialized Experience:Progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience in the health care field. This work may have been performed in an operating health care facility or a higher organizational echelon with advisory or directional authority over such facilities. Work must have involved a close working relationship with facility managers and analysis and/or coordination of administrative, clinical, or other service activities, and provided knowledge of the following:
Missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems;
Regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and
Government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement.
Applicants must also possess:
Management ability to delegate authority, evaluate and oversee people and programs, recognize and adapt to changing priorities; and
Knowledge of the interrelationships and interdependence among various medical and administrative services and programs.
Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Additional Salary Information: $119,285 to $155,073 Per Year
IHS may pay up to 25% of annual salary as a RECRUITMENT OR RELOCATION INCENTIVE to an eligible candidate who signs a Service Agreement.
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people, and its goal is to raise their health status to the highest possible level. The IHS provides a comprehensive health serv...ice delivery system for approximately 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives who belong to 567 federally recognized tribes.
Indian health programs are seeking health care professionals who are passionate about practicing within a unique, interdisciplinary team-based environment and one that embraces our mission: To raise the physical, mental and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives throughout the continental United States and Alaska. A career in Indian health offers clinicians an extraordinary opportunity to provide the highest level of comprehensive, patient-centered care. Serving these important, diverse and culturally rich patient populations enable our clinicians to distinguish themselves in fulfilling ways both personally and professionally.