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Job Title:Nurse

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air Force Personnel Center

Job Announcement Number:AFPCMEDEH-841476-0610

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,790.00 to $89,450.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 to Tuesday, April 30, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0610-07/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location(s):
Lakenheath United KingdomView Map
El Segundo, CA United StatesView Map
Pope AFB, NC United StatesView Map
Dobbins AFB, GA United StatesView Map
Saint Paul, MN United StatesView Map
More Locations  (66)

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.


This is a Direct Hire Public Notice; under this recruitment procedure, each location/ installation, identified in this Public Notice will accept applications and make selections for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

 

These positions are being filled under Medical Expedited Hiring Authority for certain civilian healthcare professional positions and are located Air Force-Wide. Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location.

 

Pleas send all required documents directly to the Civilian Personnel Flight at the base/location at whcih you wish to be considered.  additional information specific to the expedited hiring authority can be found at the link under the How to Apply tab.

 

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses may or may not be paid
  • This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

DUTIES:

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The Nurse Series includes Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (i.e. Clinical Nurse specialists, Nurse anesthetists, Nurse-midwives and Nurse practitioners)

 

·        Provide care to patients in hospitals, clinics, occupational health units, homes, schools and communities.

·        Administer anesthetic agents and supportive treatments to patients undergoing surgery or other medical procedures.

·        Promote better health practices, teaching and performing research in one or more phases of the field of nursing.

·        Consult and advise nurses who provide direct care to patients.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-09 Target GS-12).

 

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  GS-07: One year of specialized experience at the GS-5 level.  GS-09: One year of specialized experience at the GS-07 level.  GS-11: One year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level.  GS-12: One year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level.   Specialized experience is experience that may have been gained while providing comprehensive professional clinical and preventive nursing intervention services in a variety of medical specialties to include but not limited to Anesthesiology, Coroner, Dermatology, Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology (Singly or Combined) or Opthalmology.

 

OR

 

EDUCATION:

GS-07:  Completion of a professional nursing program OR 1 full year of graduate education or bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement.  GS-09:  Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education or a master's or equivalent degree.  GS-11:  Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education in a related field.

 

AND

 

Registration: 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. An applicant who has graduated from an approved nursing educational program within the past 12 months may be appointed pending State registration as a professional nurse within 6 months of appointment. No person appointed pending registration may be retained beyond 6 months, or promoted, if registration has not been attained.

 

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs0600/0610.htm

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 

 

1.    Knowledge of professional nursing care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty.

2.    Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use.

3.    Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patient condition including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.

4.    Skill in setting up and operating specialized medical equipment such as resuscitators, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, and ventilators.

5.    Ability to assess patient care needs, develop nursing care plans, and advise on changes in patient status.

 

 

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. 


You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

·        Position may be subject to random drug testing.

·        Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

·        Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.

·        Employee must maintain current certifications.

·        Position may require an appropriate security clearance.

 

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.  

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To determine if you are qualified for this position, your complete application will be reviewed against the qualifications required for the position being filled.


BENEFITS:

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Benefits of Working for the Federal Government - Click here for an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees



OTHER INFORMATION:

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.

 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

 

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.   Click here for more information.

 

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

 

Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes all of the following:

   1) Your résumé

   2) Your transcripts

   3)  Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

All of your documents including your resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications are to be submitted directly to the Civilian Personnel Office at the location for which you are applying.   Each civilian personnel office determines how long resumes are kept on file.  Location addresses are listed at the below link: 

 

http://www.afciviliancareers.com/careers/hiringopportunities/specialhiring/exphire/AFD-100315-009.pdf


You will need to click on Expedited Hiring Authority for Acquisition Positions and then scroll down to see base locations and addresses.

Please ensure that all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and at least the last four digits of your social security number.  

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of this Public Notice

It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information mailed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date

 

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any documentation submitted by an applicant.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement.

 

1) Resume (must include beginning/ending month & year for each employment period)

2) Transcripts, (must contain the university logo, can be a copy)

3) Registration 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.

3) Veterans’ Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10 point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

AFPC DEO
Phone: 8005250102
TDD: 800 382-0893
Email: DO_NOT_.SEND_EMAIL@US.AF.MIL
Agency Information:
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follow the instructions on the notice
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WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After you send your application to the appropriate Civilian Personnel Office, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. 

 

The length of time your application will remain active will vary. The Civilian Personnel Flight will determine the length of time your application will remain active depending on local requirements/guidance (normally 3 - 6 months).

 

Additional Duty Location Info

Many vacancies in the following locations:
Lakenheath United KingdomView Map
El Segundo, CA United StatesView Map
Pope AFB, NC United StatesView Map
Dobbins AFB, GA United StatesView Map
Saint Paul, MN United StatesView Map
Patrick AFB, FL United StatesView Map
Arlington, VA United StatesView Map
Robins AFB, GA United StatesView Map
March AFB, CA United StatesView Map
Bitburg GermanyView Map
Fort Carson, CO United StatesView Map
Greater Pittsburgh Airport, PA United StatesView Map
Spangdahlem GermanyView Map
Barksdale AFB, LA United StatesView Map
Pentagon, Arlington, VA United StatesView Map
Bolling AFB, DC United StatesView Map
Andrews AFB, MD United StatesView Map
Buckley AFB, CO United StatesView Map
Offutt AFB, NE United StatesView Map
Randolph AFB, TX United StatesView Map
Shaw AFB, SC United StatesView Map
Altus AFB, OK United StatesView Map
McConnell AFB, KS United StatesView Map
Whiteman AFB, MO United StatesView Map
Hickam AFB, HI United StatesView Map
Langley AFB, VA United StatesView Map
Vance AFB, OK United StatesView Map
Vandenberg AFB, CA United StatesView Map
Little Rock AFB, AR United StatesView Map
Dyess AFB, TX United StatesView Map
Fairchild AFB, WA United StatesView Map
Goodfellow AFB, TX United StatesView Map
Luke AFB, AZ United StatesView Map
MacDill AFB, FL United StatesView Map
Malmstrom AFB, MT United StatesView Map
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Dover AFB, DE United StatesView Map
Holloman AFB, NM United StatesView Map
Lackland AFB, TX United StatesView Map
Moody AFB, GA United StatesView Map
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Peterson AFB, CO United StatesView Map
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC United StatesView Map
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Job Announcement Number:

AFPCMEDEH-841476-0610

Control Number:

337674100