Nurse Consultant - NCI- DH

Washington D.C.
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 26, 2017
Full Time

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world.  Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation.  For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visitNIH Overview.

If you are an exceptionally talented, knowledgeable and motivated individual with experience serving as principal advisor on nursing issues related to cancer prevention trials, including recruitment, enrollment and retention, monitoring and consent AND want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NCI, Division of Cancer Prevention.

  • Occasional Travel
  • 2 to 4 days a year

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Nursing License is required.
  • Pre-Employment health screening may be required.
  • Basic Requirements:

    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.

    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 education and licensure requirement, you must possess the following:

    To qualify at the GS-13 level: 

    You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying Nurse Specialist (Research) experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal government. 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; 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. Examples of qualifying experience include: work involving the clinical and operational activities of a national and international program of clinical trials; coordinating and administering grants, cooperative agreements, or contracts for clinical trial studies; organizing and assisting in workshops, conferences, symposia, or similar activities with clinical trials units to foster and enhance communication among principal investigators and staff.

    To qualify at the GS-14:
    You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying Nurse Specialist (Research) experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal government. Examples of qualifying experience include: managing staff and resources allocated to nursing programs; setting standards and evaluation criteria for services that are consistent across all programs; developing, coordinating, integrating and articulating long range nursing program goals and organization strategies; evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of nursing programs and services; initiating, developing and coordinating nursing programs and special projects where two or more nursing organizations are involved, and on projects requiring interaction with programs of other organizations; developing solutions to emerging problems in nursing program development, implementation, and management.

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    This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education

    Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

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