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.
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.
The purpose of these positions are to serve as a Pharmacy Resident training position performing a variety of developmental assignments intended to increase or further the knowledge, skills and abilities in the incumbent's area of expertise. Positions report to their respective Area Pharmacy Coordinator.
The participating facilities are:
Alaska Native Medical Center, Anchorage, AK Southcentral Foundation Ambulatory Care, Anchorage, AK Norton Sound Health Corporation, Nome, AK Fort Defiance Indian Hospital, Fort Defiance, AZ Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ Sells Indian Hospital, Sells, AZ Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation, Tuba City, AZ Whiteriver Indian Health Service Hospital, Whiteriver, AZ Red Lake Indian Hospital, Red Lake, MN Albuquerque Indian Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM Crownpoint Health Care Facility, Crownpoint, NM Gallup Indian Medical Center, Gallup, NM Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, NM Santa Fe Indian Hospital, Santa Fe, NM Cherokee Indian Hospital, Cherokee, NC Quentin Burdick Health Care Facility, Belcourt, ND Choctaw Nation Health Care Facility, Talihina, OK Claremore Indian Health Care Facility, Claremore, OK Hastings Indian Medical Center, Tahlequah, OK Lawton Indian Hospital, Lawton, OK Warm Springs Health and Wellness Center, Warm Springs, OR Yakima Indian Health Center, Yakima, WA
IHS residencies offer an excellent opportunity to learn in a progressive practice setting how to help improve the healthcare of Native Americans. Enjoy learning in a multidisciplinary and friendly team environment. The practice setting, cultural diversity, and recreational opportunities will make this your most rewarding pharmacy experience! For more information - http://www.ihs.gov/medicalprograms/pharmacy/Resident/
Most IHS residencies are accredited by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), works to ensure that all American Indians and Alaska Natives 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 comprehen...sive, 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 handed down for generations.
IHS is hiring physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals, offering a choice of three options to practice their specific health profession discipline: working as a federal civil service employee, as an Officer in the Commissioned Corps of the US Public Health Service (USPHS) or directly for a Tribal or Urban Indian program. Each career option offers career flexibility, competitive salaries and benefits and ample opportunity for advancement. 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.
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