Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Education: Possess 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;
Licensure: For all grade levels and positions, 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.
You qualify at the GS - 12 level, if you meet the following additional qualification requirements:
Possess one year of specialized experience as a Nurse (Educator) equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, such as: Collaborating on the planning and execution of a broad program of nursing professional and educational activities directed toward professional development of nursing staff and leadership; Collaborating with nursing leadership to assure educational programming to multilevel professional, administrative, technical and clinical workforce; Collaborating on the design, implementation and evaluation of learning experiences for all staff levels; Developing and preparing materials for publication; Monitoring educational issues and developments nationwide that affects professional nursing in general and the specific areas of nurse education. Assisting with development of standards, policies, procedures and guidelines as appropriate for the education program.
You qualify at the GS-13 level, if you meet the following additional qualification requirements:
Possess one year of specialized experience as a Nurse (Educator) equivalent to at least the GS -12 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: Planning, directing, executing and evaluating educational activities directed toward professional development of nursing staff; Designing, implementing and evaluating learning experiences for all staff levels to acquire, maintain, or increase their nursing knowledge and competence; Coordinating, overseeing, and evaluating unit level preceptor programs; Collaborating in the design and implementation of learning needs assessment tools for a unit and specific programs of care; determining the resources needed to implement education program operations; anticipating the impact of educational and nursing trends on programs; and developing policies and procedures for education programs.
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). 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.
Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply:https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10472971
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.
This position is located in the Office of Staffing and Workforce Planning (SWP), Nursing Department (ND), at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center (CC), in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The position reports to, and directly supports all aspects of the work of, the SWP Nurse Manager. This position oversees a broad program of nursing practice development and educational activities directed toward professional development of float pool and contract nursing staff in the NIH Clinical Center Nursing Department.
This position is located in the Nursing Professional Development Program, Nursing Department (ND), at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center (CC), in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The position reports to, and directly supports all aspects of the work of the Program Director for Nursing Professional Development. This position oversees a broad program of nursing practice development and educational activities directed toward professional development of nursing staff in the NIH Clinical Center Nursing Department.
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.
- This position is designated as an "emergency essential" position and the selected candidate will be considered an "emergency essential" employee and will be required to be available, ready, willing, and able to report for duty under all circumstances (e.g., inclement weather, government closings and holidays, lapses in appropriations, non-emergency and emergency situations) for operation 24 hours a day and 365 days per year coverage.
- A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/placement.
- 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.
- A newly appointed or re-appointed 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.
We may make additional selections for similar positions across the entire Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) identified in this vacancy announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s) at HHS. There is no option to opt-out as your information will not be shared with other hiring agencies outside of HHS.
- 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.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The position(s) advertised in this announcement are covered by a direct hire authority. Traditional rating and ranking of applicants, including category rating, does not apply to this vacancy. You will be initially evaluated against the basic qualifications only. Qualified applicants will be referred for consideration in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management direct hire guidelines. Veterans' Preference does not apply to positions covered by a direct hire authority.
To determine your qualifications and referral status, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be made and compared against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Because your rating is based on both your responses to the questionnaire and documentation you submit, please make sure that your self-ratings are supported by the information you provide in your application. Your qualifications and self-ratings may be verified at any time during the application and selection process through quality review, interview questions, work samples, demonstrations, reference checks, and any other means. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts on the assessment questionnaire or in any other materials you submit in support of your candidacy (including but not limited to the application), or in any oral statements you may make during the selection process shall be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer.
To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must demonstrate that you substantively exceed the basic qualifications and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements.