Job Title:Nurse Consultant (Chronic Disease)
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:MD-DHL-13-702
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/ Per Year|
|Monday, November 19, 2012 to
Wednesday, November 28, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Fort Sam Houston, TX United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
Management prefers candidates that have their Masters degree in Nursing.
Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Army authority concerning the field of evidence-based practice (EBP) in chronic disease management and technical expert and functional project manager for chronic condition interdisciplinary VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG). Evidence-based Practice ensures maximal penetration of clinical trials research into the field in a decision support matrix and the highest quality patient care for Soldiers and MHS beneficiaries.
This position may require you to be in a business travel status up to 20% of your time per year.
Who May Apply:
All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
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You may check your status online at http://medcell.army.mil/status.asp
- This is a Direct Hire Solicitation
- Moving expenses will not be paid.
DUTIES:Back to top
You will be responsible for supporting functional development, implementation, and evaluation of chronic disease CPGs in the field, including full understanding of the applicable clinical evidence base, grading of evidence, and implementation support. Serves as consultant to all levels of DoD health care and administrative leadership concerning chronic disease CPG and Population Health data, data application, and health care delivery quality improvement issues aligned with CPG. Indirectly oversees and continuously reviews development and support of local programs and facilitates communication on best practices and solutions to functional problems in health care delivery as well as improvement of local programs. Evaluates treatment processes and optimizes process improvement using clinical outcomes data, CPG metrics, and Population Health data.
Responsibilities include short range and long range CPG development planning; directing and managing the centralized and local activities required to functionally deploy, operate and update CPGs; coordinating DoD-wide CPG training; and orienting and monitoring utilization of Population Health data as an indicator of CPG functioning within MTFs and RMCs. Provides expert advice and consultation pertaining to Evidence-based Practice to OTSG, Military clinical leadership, TMA leaders, MTF leadership, management officials, installation health care delivery personnel, contractors and other DA personnel.
Develop overall plans for chronic disease CPG development and implementation including the preparation of annual plans and scheduling of individual actions and priorities to meet program objectives within established policies and funding. Define requirements for health care system modifications based on needs of the CPG user community, identification of unmet patient/population health needs and analysis of potential new program areas.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Degree: Applicants MUST have a 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.
Licensure/Certification: 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.
Specialized Experience: One year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower level (GS-11) requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being filled. Candidates for this position must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they possess specialized experience which involves knowledge of managed health care data concepts and tools; particularly disease management, disease prevention, health promotion, case management, discharge planning, utilization review, demand management and customer satisfaction concepts and methodologies; ability to provide expert interpretations of regulated guidelines and their applicability to automated systems and data management.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 include this information in your resume.
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Personnel security investigation required.
A medical examination is required prior to employment.
Hepatitis B immunization is required (direct patient contact).
This position is covered by the Drug Abuse Testing Program. Applicant drug testing and random drug testing will be required.
Mandatory seasonal influenza vaccinations required annually.
Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
Direct Deposit of pay is required.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
If selected, official college or university transcripts must be submitted.
If selected, candidate must provide documents for credentialing.
Must obtain and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and Certification.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Resumes will be evaluated for basic qualifications requirements and for the skills needed to perform the duties of the position, as described in this Job Announcement and identified by the Selecting Official for the position.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.