Job Title: Occupational Health NurseJob Announcement Number: MD-DHL-13-842
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Medical Command
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/ Per Year
Friday, November 30, 2012 to
Monday, December 10, 2012
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
2 vacancies -
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD United States View 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.
Organization: US Army Public Health Command
About the Position:
You will serve in the Occupational Medicine Program (OMP), Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) Portfolio, Institute of Public Health (IPH), and the US Army Public Health Command (USAPHC). You will be responsible for providing technical assistance with occupational health (OH) nursing at USAPH serviced commands, providing advice and consultative assistance concerning health conservation requirements, OH services and related matters. Takes the lead on team planning, coordinating and conducting of occupational health program reviews and consultation visits; plans and conducts special studies and projects to resolve complex OH problems and improve OH nursing services.
May spend up to 20% of the time in travel/TDY status.
Certified Occupational Health Nurse is Highly Preferred.
Who May Apply:
All U.S. Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.
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- This is a Direct Hire Solicitation
DUTIES:Back to top
Consult on OH nursing and occupational health program development, management, administration and evaluation. Conceives, formulates, and establishes policy and objectives for OH services. Check that legal and regulatory requirements related to these services are met. Provide leadership, advice and direction on program requirements and procedures. Establish criteria to evaluate OH Programs. Plans and conducts program reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of DA installation OH Programs. Reviews Department of the Army (DA) and Department of Defense (DoD) regulations pertaining to OH for their impact on USAPHCs mission.
Conduct special studies to improving OH nursing services, health education and wellness; and special projects to correct OH problems. Research trends and patterns to develop new methods and criteria. Develop standard procedures, model administrative documents, and informational material to correct unusual conditions and critical problems unique to Army installations. Develop innovative and unique methods of problem solving and evaluation.
Represent the Army in DOD and other inter-agency meetings involving policy matters relating to occupational health. Trains Occupational Medicine Residents, provides instruction at Fundamentals of Occupational Medicine Phase II Course (6H-F20) and other Occupational Health related courses. Serve on committees established to review proposed regulations, guidelines and procedures. Presents lectures or briefings and represents Public Health Command, OH nursing at conferences, meetings, seminars and workshops. Coordinate OH Video Telecommunication Conferences (OHVTC). Plans, coordinates and conducts OH workshops and training courses.
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: You MUST clearly demonstrate in you resume that you possess one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower level, as a Registered Nurse, executing a wide range of nursing concepts, principles, and practices related to Occupational Health (OH) to include program development, project management, budgeting and procurement. In addition, must demonstrate leadership experience in an occupational health setting. 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.
Secret Security Clearance required.
These positions are non-critcal sensitive.
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.
Permanent Change in Station/Moving Expenses will NOT be authorized.
May be required to travel up to 20% of the time.
Applicants must obtain and maintain Occupational Health Nurse Certification within one year of employment.
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.