Nurse Midwife

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Apr 25, 2017
Closes
May 25, 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 Nurse Midwife position is located within the Directorate of Surgery, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital located in Fort Belvoir, VA. Provides independent and collaborative primary care or specialty, comprehensive and therapeutic health care services, at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. Practices evidence-based care, with competency in assessment, diagnosing and management of a full range of healthcare services for women from adolescence to beyond menopause; nursing theory; research; and advanced clinical practice.

Who May Apply:

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


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • Yes
  • Relocation costs may be paid if the selecting official determines the relocation is in the best interest of the government.

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.
    Basic Requirement for Nurse Midwife:

    Education: Completion of an organized program of study and clinical experience recognized by the American College of Nurse Midwives.

    Registration: An 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.

    In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

    Experience: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which includes performing physical examinations; managing labor and childbirth delivery; providing patient/family education; and providing assessments to acute and/or non-acute obstetrical patients. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone -- no substitution of education for experience is permitted.  

    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.

    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a Tier 3 (T3) security investigation.
  • This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.
  • This position has mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirements and is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations unless otherwise exempted for medical or religious reasons.
  • This position is covered by the Department of Defense Civilian Employee Drug-Free Workplace Program as a testing designated position (TDP).
  • This position requires you to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical examination.
  • This position requires the incumbent to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
  • This position may require the incumbent to work on any day or shift, including PMs, nights, weekends, holidays, or on an "on call" basis, necessary to meet mission requirements.
  • This position has been designated as Mission Essential and the incumbent must assume essential personnel status during inclement weather/emergencies.
  • This position requires that you obtain and maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Not Applicable