Clinical Nurse (Critical Care)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Apr 17, 2017
Closes
May 02, 2017
Function
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.


The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.

 

About the Position:  This position is located within the Director for Nursing, Neonatal Level II Unit, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA.  The position is in the inpatient setting.  Work is not sedentary, and will require long periods of sitting, standing, lifting, pushing, and pulling.

Who May Apply:

All US Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.
  • In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

    Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. (NOTE: You must provide a copy of your transcripts as part of your application package in order to be considered for this position.)
    AND
    Registration: Applicants must have active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. An applicant who has graduated from an approved nursing educational program within the past 12 months may be appointed pending State registration as a professional nurse within 6 months of appointment. No person appointed pending registration may be retained beyond 6 months, or promoted, if registration has not been attained. (NOTE: You must provide a copy of your registration as part of your application package in order to be considered for this position.)
    AND
    Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as:  providing highly specialized nursing care to neonatal intensive care patients; providing specialized services to patients with complex systems and/or disease processes; operating and monitoring highly complex technical and specialized equipment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).

    Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

    Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.

    Not Applicable