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    Occupational Health Nurse, GS-0610-12, D1234000

    MEDCOM-NJ, Sea Girt, New Jersey 

    Starting Salary $80,234 PA

    Salary Range: $80,234 - $104,304 PA 

    OPENING DATE              CLOSING DATE

    30 November 2016             Open until fill

    AREA OF CONSIDERATION:

    AREA I: All New Jersey Army National Guard Technicians 

    AREA II: All Members of the New Jersey Army National Guard

    AREA III: Current and Prior Military Service members eligible for membership in the New Jersey Army National Guard 

      

    If the individual selected is currently on a title 10 tour no action can be taken until he/she is released from tour.

    APPOINTMENT STATUS:   EXCEPTED

    This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician position in the New Jersey Army National Guard

                                                                (  X   ) OFFICER

                   MINIMUM RANK:  CPT/O-3                               MAXIMUM RANK:  LTC/O-5

    APPLICANTS ABOVE THE MAXIMUM RANK: N/A 

    MILITARY POSITION:  Any unit in the New Jersey Army National Guard.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP STATUS:  Employment in this position requires concurrent military assignment to a compatible military position in the New Jersey National Guard in one of the following military specialty codes:                    MUST HAVE BR: 66

       

    LEVEL OF CLEARANCE/INVESTIGATION: MUST HAVE A SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE.

    SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS: N/A

     

    SELECTING OFFICIAL:   COL Lisa J. Hou, Administrative Officer

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    Responsibilities

    The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required for this position:  A copy of the complete position description is available in the Human Resource Office.

    MAJOR DUTIES:  Establishes, manages and maintains a comprehensive Occupational Health Program. Evaluates and administers comprehensive occupational health programs, service, and capabilities for military and civilian personnel in the work environmental to include field operations, garrison, industrial, administrative sites. Provides occupational health services and medical treatment for non-occupational and occupational health, illness and injuries IAW incumbents scope of employment, professional State Nursing License "scope of practice", and medical directives approved by qualified, licensed physician. Reviews and evaluates data to determine the need for expanded occupational health services by participating on interdisciplinary teams involving safety, environmental and industrial hygiene related consultation visits, risk assessment surveys of organizations, facilities and work areas. Manages the Case management Program.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional Travel Maybe Required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    0610 Nurse

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a member of the New Jersey Army National Guard.

    APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS WITH THEIR RESUME

    Current Resume (name on resume must match current military ID or current driver's license)

    Current valid driver's License

    ANG/AIR FORCE: Current Records Review Record (RIP) ARNG/Army: Current Personal Qualifications Report (PQR) DD214 for applicants who are separated from military service. This includes anyone who is no longer in the military. Army Applicant must provide a copy of printout from JPAS. Applicant can obtain this from their Unit JPAS Manager (If Applicable Other branches of military service equivalent military personal information that will provide current military rank, ASVAB Scores, clearance level etc. Transcripts   This position requires a Secret Clearance, if applicant is not a member of the Air Force, ANG or Air Force Reserve, must provide military documentation to prove they hold at least a secret clearance.  

    It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure the RIP/PQR is current. If the applicant has been promoted and the RIP/PQR does not reflect the new rank then the applicant must provide an order or other military documentation with their resume reflecting the new rank and date of rank. If the applicant has any questions, does not understand, or not sure what applies to their particular situation please call SGT Nicole M. Clay, (609) 562-0892.

    Qualifications

    BONUS/INCENTIVE RECIPIENTS: If you are currently receiving any type of incentive such as, bonus, student loan repayment, or GI Bill kicker, These incentives will stop effective on the first day of full time employment with the National Guard. Contact your Education Services Office with any questions and to determine if you will incur a debt.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREDAPPLICANT MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF A CURRENT VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: An Undergraduate Degree in Health Administration, Health Care Administration (or equivalent), Health Care Management, Health Management and Policy, Health Services Administration (or equivalent), Hospital Administration (or equivalent), or related fields such as, Primary Care Management, and Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN/RN), Biology, or microbiology. Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN/RN) or Biology. Other completed degrees are acceptable in Public Health, Entomology, Microbiology, Zoology, Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Engineering and Health Management/Health Systems Engineering, Operations Research, or other closely-related degree fields.

    -OR-

    Certification as an Occupational Health Nurse or a Graduate Degree in Public Health (MPH/MSPH) with a bachelor's degree in a biological science. Other educational options are a Master's in Health Administration, Health Care Administration, Health Care Management, Health Management and Policy, Health Services Administration (or equivalent), or Hospital Administration. A Master's degree or equivalent in public health, and one year of graduate medical education completed in a clinical specialty at a hospital acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ Army or HQ Air Force is strongly recommended.

     GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience or training that demonstrates a valid understanding of the basic principles and concepts of an Occupational Health Nurse.   Please address the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) in your resume:  Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.  

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 12 months experience in one of the medical service core functions, which are prescribed as: Health facilities, health plan management, medical resources, health care information, management and information technology, medical logistics, and medical readiness?

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have 12 months of experience, education, or training in the following:

    KNOWLEDGE of professional nursing principles. theories, concepts and standards of clinical and public health.

    KNOWLEDGE of occupational health and preventive medicine concepts.

    KNOWLEDGE of health hazards in the workplace and required preventive measures needed to establish evaluation methodologies, provide consultative services, and to develop and model programs suitable for areas of responsibility.

    ABILITY to administer an occupational health program with extremely diverse elements peculiar to military settings, achieving compliance with regulatory provisions and effectively communicating multiple occupational procedures and practices to both preventive medicine staff and line personnel.

    KNOWLEDGE of the organization's mission, function and objectives.

    Education

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: An Undergraduate Degree in Health Administration, Health Care Administration (or equivalent), Health Care Management, Health Management and Policy, Health Services Administration (or equivalent), Hospital Administration (or equivalent), or related fields such as, Primary Care Management, and Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN/RN), Biology, or microbiology. Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN/RN) or Biology. Other completed degrees are acceptable in Public Health, Entomology, Microbiology, Zoology, Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Engineering and Health Management/Health Systems Engineering, Operations Research, or other closely-related degree fields. -OR- Certification as an Occupational Health Nurse or a Graduate Degree in Public Health (MPH/MSPH) with a bachelor's degree in a biological science. Other educational options are a Master's in Health Administration, Health Care Administration, Health Care Management, Health Management and Policy, Health Services Administration (or equivalent), or Hospital Administration. A Master's degree or equivalent in public health, and one year of graduate medical education completed in a clinical specialty at a hospital acceptable to the Surgeon General, HQ Army or HQ Air Force is strongly recommended.  

    If using education to qualify for this position OR education is a MANDATORY requirement to meet qualifications, you MUST submit copies of college transcripts along with your application/resume prior to the closing date of the vacancy. If selected for the position, prior to your appointment, you will be required to request certified official transcripts be sent directly from the college or university that identify each course, the college or university, semester or quarter hours earned and grade.

    Additional information

    PARTICIPATION IN DIRECT DEPOSIT IS MANDATORY

    UNDER 5 USC 2108 & 5CFR 211, VETERAN'S [REFERENCE CRITERIA DOES NOT APPLY

    PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATIONS (PCS) NOT AUTHORIZED

     

    Financial Suitability - It is the policy of the government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. Information about an individual's employment experience will be used only to determine the person's qualifications and to assess his or her relative level of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Although an individual's personal conduct may be relevant in any employment decision, including conduct during periods of unemployment or evidence of dishonesty in handling financial matters, financial difficulty that has arisen through no fault of the individual will generally not itself be the basis of an unfavorable suitability or fitness determination.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    EVALUATION METHODS:   Applications will be reviewed to determine basic eligibility.   Applicants must meet the basic qualifications for the position, including any selective placement factors, in order to be considered basically qualified.  

     

    Selection for this position will be made without consideration of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, lawful political or other affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, physical handicap which does not prevent normal performance of duties, or other non-merit factor.   Complete and accurate information must be provided on your resume or application.   Attach additional sheets if necessary.

     

    METHOD OF SELECTION:  NJDMAVA TPR 335.A Merit Placement Plan.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

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    Required Documents

    For this vacancy announcement the following documents are required:

    Current Resume (name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

    Current valid unexpired state driver's License

    ANG/AIR FORCE: Current Records Review Record (RIP)

    ARNG/Army: Current Personal Qualifications Report (PQR)

    DD214 for applicants who are separated from military service. This includes anyone who is no longer in the military.

    Army Applicant must provide a copy of printout from JPAS. Applicant can obtain this from their Unit JPAS Manager (If Applicable)

    Other branches of military service equivalent military personal information that will provide current military rank, ASVAB Scores, clearance level etc.

    Transcripts

    If the applicant has been promoted and the PQR does not reflect the new rank then the applicant must provide an order or other military documentation with their resume reflecting the new rank and date of rank.

     

    If the applicant has any questions, does not understand, or not sure what applies to their particular situation please call SGT Nicole M. Clay, (609) 562-0892.

     

    NOTE: If any document required in this vacancy announcement is missing from your packet, please provide a brief explanation of the reason which will be taken into consideration during the qualification process.  

    APPLICATIONS DETERMINED TO BE INCOMPLETE, INCORRECT OR INSUFFICIENT UPON INITIAL REVIEW WILL NOT RECEIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION.

    HELPFUL HINTS:

    DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS, about the experience that relates to the position you are applying for.

     

    Be sure to include all work history, both military and civilian, that is relevant to position applying for,

     

    Provide the month and year of the dates of experience.

     

    Nicole M. Clay

    (609)562-0892

    NICOLE.M.CLAY2.MIL@MAIL.MIL

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

    Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp

    Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

    Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

    Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

    Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

    Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, step parents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:

    1. Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, and

    2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.(name on resume must match current military ID or driver's license)

    TO APPLY ONLINE

    The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59PM (EST) on Friday, May 12, 2017 to receive consideration.

    To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log into your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

    Click Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

    It is your responsibility to ensure that your responses and appropriate documentation are submitted prior to the closing date.

    To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The 'Details' page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

    To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete. Friday, May 12, 2017

    You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

    NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do NOT fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

    TO FAX DOCUMENTS

    If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

    1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdfand provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is 1852360

    2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

    If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, May 12, 2017 to receive consideration.Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

    TO APPLY BY FAX

    To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

    Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

    Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf

    Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

    EXCEPTION TO POLICY : NJANG & ARNG military members DEPLOYED may submit their applications by email or fax. OPM Form 1203FX, resume, and other documents (application must be accompanied with Title 10 orders) must be submitted by the vacancy closing date to the following: E-mail: ng.nj.njarng.mbx.nj-job-submission@mail.mil or Fax# 609-562-0855, ATTN: J1-HRO-TB-S.

                                View Occupational Questionnaire CLICK ON LINK TO VIEW QUESTIONNAIRE

    Agency contact information

    Nicole M. Clay

    Address

    New Jersey National Guard
    Human Resources Office
    3650 Saylors Pond Road
    Joint Base MDL, NJ
    USA
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    THE NEW JERSEY ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

    FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCMENT

    THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION

    NJ 16-219  VIN# 1852360

    Next steps

    Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

     

    Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

     

    If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.  

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a Case-by-Case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457976800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.