Supervisory Occupational Health Nurse
This position is located in the Smithsonian Institution, Occupational Health Services Division, Office of Environmental Management and Safety. The employee serve as the Chief Nurse with responsibility for managing and directing the occupational health services program for the Smithsonian Institution.
You must meet these Basic Education requirements:
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.
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.
In addition to the Basic Requirements above you must have the following: Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For this position Specialized experience is defined as planning, organizing and directing activities related to the occupational health program; providing authoritative advice and consultation to all levels of management on all aspects of the occupational health program; collaborating with occupational health experts and medical researchers; and negotiating, administering and monitoring interagency agreements for the provision of occupational health services.Experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.
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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.
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