Job ID: 289466614  |  Last Updated: 11/10/2021

Medical Officer (Internal Medicine)-GS 14

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

Job Description

Job Announcement: IHS-21-NJ-11222874-DHA

Its not just a jobits an extended vacation 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 located at Crownpoint Health Care Facility, Division of Clinical Services, Medical Staff, Crownpoint, NM. Serves as a Medical Officer (Internal Medicine) at Crownpoint Healthcare Facility which involves performance of diagnostic, preventative and/or therapeutic services to patients in Hospitals, Health Center, Clinics, or other designated health care facilities.
1. Incumbent must possess the following for the specialties: a. Completion of an approved three year residency in internal medicine leading to Board eligibility or certification with the American Board of Internal Medicine. b. Two or more years of progressive and intensive experience as an Internal Medicine: to include a total of five years of training and experience.
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, OB 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. Incumbent performs diagnostic, preventive and/or therapeutic services. Relocation expenses are authorized and will be paid. U.S. Citizenship is required. Licensure and board certification is required.

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, 505-786-6239 or Dr. Mary Slaughter, Clinical Director at, 505-786-6332

Crownpoint, although small, offers a variety of options for entertainment, skill-building, and outdoor activities. Classes at the nearby Navajo Technical University include Navajo language, weaving, and cultural history, plus opportunities to teach at the local level. Local churches of various denominations offer services along with children's activities. A vacation paradise is on the doorstep where outdoor activities are plentiful with downhill and cross-country skiing, camping, and several nearby lakes for fishing. Excellent mountain biking and hiking trails are located in town and famous Anasazi ruins are but a few miles away. An afternoon's drive will take one to Santa Fe (3 hours), Durango and the Rocky Mountains (2 hours), Taos (4 hours), Southern Utah's Moab and Arches/Canyonlands National Parks (4 hours), Flagstaff (3 hours) and the Grand Canyon (5 hours). Albuquerque, 2 hours away, is the nearest large city with an international airport.

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