Substance Abuse Therapist
Job Number: IHS-R3-GP-1933865-ESEP/MP (Fort Thompson SD)
Job Type: Full-Time
Profession: Physical Therapist
Company: Indian Health Service
Location: Fort Thompson, SD
Date Posted: 10/10/2017

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Job Description

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 licensed incumbent in this position serves as Drug/Alcohol Counselor, who is part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team within the Fort Thompson Indian Health Service (FTIHS). The FTIHS utilizes an eclectic counseling approach relying strongly on a traditional Native American component and multi-disciplinary team input. The purpose of this position is to provide, assessments and evaluations, counseling, and assistance to individuals and families in dealing with alcohol and other drug abuse and related problems.

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.


This position is being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining Procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number ++IHS-R2-GP-1957618-DE++ ; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.


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



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