Psychiatric Practical Nurse

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Apr 19, 2018
Closes
Apr 27, 2018
Function
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


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  • 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.
  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires the incumbent to complete a Childcare Background Check (CNACI) security investigation.
  • This position has mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirements and is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations unlessotherwise 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 inclementweather/ emergencies.
  • This position requires that you obtain and maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Who May Apply: US Citizens

    In order to qualify, you must meet the 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 Requirement for Psychiatric Practical Nurse:

    Licensure: A current license to practice as a practical or vocational nurse in a State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia; OR
    must have applied for a license to practice. Applications of candidates possessing a license must be accompanied by a certified or photostatic
    copy of the license, a notarized statement attesting to the fact, or a citation of the license number and State issuing it. Non-licensed candidates
    who have completed their training may be appointed subject to obtaining the required license during the probationary period. Those not
    licensed must furnish the date on which they applied for a license and the jurisdiction involved. No person appointed pending licensure may be
    retained beyond the probationary period if licensure has not been attained.

    In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

    Experience: One year of nursing experience in a hospital, outpatient clinic, nursing home, or other supervised medical, nursing, or patient care
    facility that provided a practical knowledge of human body structure and sterile techniques and procedures, performing such duties as
    providing nursing care to psychiatric patients in an inpatient setting; documenting patient information in electronic medical
    records; taking/recording patient vital signs; assisting in the development patient care plans. This definition of experience is typical of work
    performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the
    qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

    • 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.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
    • 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.
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • 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. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 90 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.

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

    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

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