Nurse Practitioner-NIMH-DH

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 18, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:
This position is located in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Intramural Research Program (IRP), Molecular Imaging Branch (MIB).

If you have experience in clinical studies involving brain imaging, recruiting, screening, and treating subjects for studies, and ensuring quality assurance regarding data resulting from these studies, then consider joining the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Molecular Imaging Branch (MIB). For more information about NIMH please visit:http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Education Required. Please submit transcripts.
  • License Required.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

    Basic 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.

    Positive Education Requirement. Please provide copy of license and transcripts.

    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, you must possess the following:

    You must demonstrate in your resume that you have at least one (1) year of qualifying experience as a Nurse Practitioner equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service. 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: providing leadership in comprehensive health care service to patients and family members as a primary health resource; performing physical examinations, recording findings and making critical evaluations; performing psychiatric assessments or requesting special screening and laboratory tests and interpreting the results; carrying out clinical research procedures or administering clinical research drugs; assembling data for reporting to committees or organizations that oversee clinical research studies.

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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

    PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps should also apply online to this announcement in order to receive consideration.

    Must be a licensed Nurse Practitioner.

    A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/ placement.

    A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for prior work experience or active duty uniformed service that otherwise would not be creditable for the purpose of determining his or her annual leave accrual rate. All creditable service must be directly related to the duties of the position being filled and decisions to allow for such credit must be finalized prior to the selectee's entrance on duty. The use of this service credit incentive is at the discretion of the selecting official and service credit is granted only for a position deemed hard-to-fill.

    Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).  E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers.  The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Applications will be evaluated against the basic qualifications. Qualified candidates will be referred for consideration in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management direct hire guidelines.  Veteran's Preference does not apply to the direct hire recruitment procedures. Selections made under this bulletin will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Current civil service employees would, therefore, be given new appointments to the civil service.

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