Job ID: 289301755  |  Last Updated: 5/2/2022

Medical Officer (FP)_ GS 15

Crownpoint Healthcare Facility
Crownpoint, NM
Applicant Contact
Diane Hoy
Medical Staff Recruiter
(505) 786-6239
(505) 786-6435

Job Description

Job Announcement: IHS-22-NJ-11356557-DHA

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 Medical Officer (Family Practice) position is located at the Crownpoint Healthcare Facility, Division of Clinical Services, Crownpoint, New Mexico. The Crownpoint Healthcare Facility staff consists of primary care physicians and nurse practitioners, at a 15 bed hospital which consists of daily inpatient load, daily outpatient visits, Women's Health visits and Emergency Room cases. Physicians have ample opportunities to practice all the skills they trained for in residency, in multi-specialty, but non-departmental setting with continuous back up from colleagues and excellent nursing support in all areas of the hospital. There are no major surgeries performed on-site. However, based on training, physicians perform a full spectrum of outpatient invasive and non-invasive procedures. The position works under the Clinical Director. Incumbent performs diagnostic, preventive and/or therapeutic services.

Career Paths in Health Professions - IHS provides have an option of three distinct paths:
Benefits: Civil Service:
Competitive starting salary and benefits.
Scholarships and Loan Repayment Programs
13 - 26 days paid vacation, depending on experience.
10 paid federal holidays.
Up to 13 days sick leave per year.
Comprehensive health insurance.
No-cost malpractice coverage.
Comprehensive retirement program.
Thrift savings (contributory) retirement plan with government match.
Annual continuing education where available.
Benefits: Direct Tribal Hire:
Negotiate compensation and benefits directly with the facility.
Scholarships and Loan Repayment Programs
Benefits: US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps:
Accession bonus (sign-up bonus) varies by specialty and requirement.
Scholarships and Loan Repayment Programs
30 days paid vacation.
10 paid federal holidays.
Sick leave as needed.
Comprehensive health care.
Tax-free subsistence housing allowance.
No-cost malpractice coverage.
Non-contributory retirement.
Thrift savings (contributory) retirement.
Annual continuing education where available.
Space-available flights on military aircraft.

You may be interested in our two options for Loan Repayment Programs. Our facility is eligible to offer both programs. To learn more about loan repayment assistance please visit:
IHS Loan Repayment Program -
NHSC Loan Repayment Program -

For more information regarding Medical Staff vacancies, you may contact the Medical Staff Recruiter, Ms. Diane Hoy, RN at; 505786-6239 or Dr. Mary Slaughter, Clinical Director at, 505-786-6332

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