Clinical Nurse (Pediatric) Part-time-CC-DH

Washington D.C.
Jun 20, 2017
Jul 03, 2017
Full Time

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These nursing positions are located in the Clinical Center Nursing Department (CCND) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center (CC), in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Clinical Nurse GS-11 reports directly to the Nurse Manager for a unit or clinic within the specialty area with a direct patient care assignment designated within the program of care.


The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center (CC), is the 200-bed research hospital and ambulatory care research facility in Bethesda, Maryland that supports the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes of Health. It is the largest inpatient facility in the country devoted exclusively to clinical research, and provides a full range of services from ambulatory care to critical care and special procedures. The focus at the CC on early phase and first-in-human clinical trials and on the study of rare diseases makes it possible to rapidly translate scientific observations and laboratory discoveries into new approaches for diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease.


The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center leads the nation in implementing a specialty practice model for Clinical Research Nursing which defines the roles and contribution of nurses providing care to research participants. If you want to play a significant role supporting the vision at the Clinical Center in leading the Nation in implementing a specialty practice model for Clinical Research Nursing, then consider joining our For more information, visit


We are seeking Pediatric Nurses for the following areas:

1NW Pediatric Inpatient Unit

1NW Day Hospital

1H Pediatric Clinic


This vacancy announcement may be used to recruit additional Clinical Research Nurses for various clinical specialties within the Clinical Center Nursing Department. Opportunities are available in the following areas: Oncology and Critical Care (OCC); Neuroscience, Behavioral Health and Pediatrics (NBHP) and Medical Surgical Specialties (MSS).  


For specific descriptions for each area, unit or clinic, please follow the link below:


  • Not Required

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Pre-employment medical screening may be required.
  • Emergency essential position.

    Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time I completed the program.



    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. OR Do NOT possess 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, BUT I have recently graduated from an approved nursing educational program within the past 12 months and my registration is pending.



    You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS- 09 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: assisting with coordinating and facilitating the execution of clinical research and clinical trials in the area of pediatric care; assist in the design of research protocols; providing and eliciting input concerning the impact on available resources and discusses findings/recommendations; recruiting and screening new patients and assessing their eligibility for clinical trials; providing patient and family counseling, health education, and serving as a patient advocate along with other health care professionals; monitoring of participates in clinical research; carrying out clinical research procedures; assembling data for reporting to committees or organizations that oversee clinical research studies; advising staff; and role modeling professional practices, collaborations and effective communications with patients, families and affected communities.


    Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Graduate-level education must have been in nursing with a concentration in a field of nursing or in a closely related non-nursing field directly applicable to the requirements of the position to be filled.


    A combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

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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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