Office Automation Assistant Oa Perioperative Job in GALLUP, NM

Vacancy No. IHS-R1-GA-1768023-ESEP/MP Department Indian Health Service
Salary $32,844.00 to $42,702.00 Grade 05 to 05
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/11/2017 Close Date 1/25/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Office Automation Assistant (OA) (Perioperative)

Indian Health Service

1 vacancy in the following location:

  • Gallup, NM
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 1/11/2017

Closes Wednesday 1/25/2017

  • Salary Range
    $32,844.00 to $42,702.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Candidates eligible under Indian Preference authority; Federal employee serving on career/career-conditional appointments; reinstatement eligibles; applicants eligible for non-competitive appointment; VEOA/VRA/30% disabled veterans; CTAP/ICTAP; Schedule A eligibles; PHS Commissioned Corps Personnel
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Job Overview

Job Overview


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.
The primary purpose of this position is to provide general office clerical support; maintain rental equipment contracts and service contracts; input and track purchase requisitions for hospital equipment, supplies and limited timekeeping duties. The incumbent reports to the Supervisory Clinical Nurse.cords Administrator Specialist.

This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications.  Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.

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.


  • Performs a wide variety of administrative tasks associated with maintaining and supporting the work of the organization.
  • Utilize data base to maintain and update vendor information for tracking purposes.
  • Coordinator for rental equipment and service contracts which includes data entry for requests and monitoring through approval process.
  • Prepares a variety of correspondence, which may include reports, memorandums, and other documents from draft to finalized version.
  • Maintains appointment and meeting schedule for supervisor and organizational unit served.
  • Attends and takes meeting minutes as requested.
  • Timekeeping duties

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service


Sarah Morgan
Phone: (505)722-1460
TDD: 301-443-6394


Indian Health Service HR Center
1808 W Aztec Avenue
PO Box 1337

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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