Clinical Nurse

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Feb 20, 2018
Closes
Feb 20, 2018
Function
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • See Other Requirements section for applicable conditions of employment.
  • Other Requirements:

    • 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.
    • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Tier 3 security investigation or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.
    • 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 requires you to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment physical examination.
    • This position is covered by the Department of Defense Civilian Employee Drug-Free Workplace Program as a testing designated
      position (TDP). You are required to pass urinalysis testing, as required prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
    • 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.

    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 Requirements:

    A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor's degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational
    program. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse
    Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S.
    Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

    Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for
    individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools.

    Licensure: Applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. In addition, they must possess a current, active, full, and
    unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory
    of the United States.

    Experience: In addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
    Successful completion of a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from a professional nursing educational program or related medical science field;
    or
    At least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-9 grade level) which includes: providing professional nursing care
    duties to medical/surgical patients; formulating/implementing patient assessments and care plans AND possession of a diploma, associate
    degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree from a professional nursing educational program.

    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.

    • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
    • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
    • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
    • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

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

    Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority. . Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.

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