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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:NURSE PRACTITIONER

Department:Department of the Navy

Agency:Naval Medical Command

Job Announcement Number:SE30610-12-849855M3571823-H

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$68,809.00 to $89,450.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 to Wednesday, March 13, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0610-12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All U.S. Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This announcement is being used to recruit qualified individuals, under the  Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Direct Hire Authority, authorized by 5 United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 3304 and 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 337, Subpart B. The Rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to the Direct Hire process. For more information on OPM Direct-Hire Authority, please review this link: http://www.opm.gov/DirectHire/factsheet.asp.

 

This is a Nurse Practitioner position attached to Naval Hospital Pensacola, Florida with a duty location at the Naval Branch Health Clinic (NBHC), Naval Support Activity (NSA), Panama City, Florida.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance.
  • Suitable for Federal employment as determined by background investigation.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • This position is a drug-testing designated position (TDP).
  • You must obtain and maintain a security clearance.

DUTIES:

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  • Educating patients or caregivers on the effects, side effects, and compatibility of medications.
  • Collaborating with members of the healthcare team to provide patient care.
  • Coordinating with multidisciplinary teams in planning the evaluation and treatment of patients.
  • Providing ambulatory primary acute and preventative healthcare.
  • Providing emergency or crisis intervention for patients.
  • Prescribing medication to patients to treat illnesses or injuries.
  • Administering medications to patients in a clinical setting.
  • Performing comprehensive physical exams/assessments to evaluate patient condition.
  • Interpreting clinical data (e.g., lab values, vital signs) to identify risk factors.
  • Performing neurological and psychiatric evaluations on patients.
  • Performing pelvic examinations on women patients.
  • Reviewing medical test results to determine treatment needed or whether to refer to a physician.
  • Developing health maintenance programs to improve health, weight control, stress management , etc.
  • Ordering laboratory and radiography test for patients.
  • Conducting training to provide basic information to patients and/or caregivers on wellness and illness prevention (e.g. smoking cessation, simple wound care, basis ambulatory equipment instruction).
  • Identifying changes in level of care requirements to alert the supervisor and health care team members of escalating patient care needs.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.  Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

 

In order to be qualified for this position, you must meet both the basic requirements and minimum qualifications identified below:

Basic Requirement:

This position requires the applicant to meet ALL of the following qualification requirements:  

1) 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.  Provide transcript with application.

2) An active, current, unrestricted 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.  Provide copy with application.

3) Completion of a master's program for Family Nurse Practitioner as evidenced by certification approved by the American Nurses Association or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  Provide copy with application.

4) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.  Provide copy with application.

Minimum Qualifications: 

In addition to the basic requirements identified above and in order to qualify for this position, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: 1) Conducting comprehensive case evaluations to include performing employee interviews, review of medical records, and complete medical screenings/surveillance programs to help determine the potential health effects of chemical, physical, biological, or biochemical exposures, and potential means of abatement; 2) assessing, planning, intervention, evaluating, and modifying the treatment of patients condition; 3) reviewing and revising patient care plans; 4) contributing recommendations for policy development and revision; and 5) providing technical guidance and consultation to healthcare staff.  NOTE: This information must be supported in your resume to be considered for the position.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs0600/0610.htm 

  

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. 

 

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.  To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link:  View Assessment Questions.

 


EDUCATION:

THIS POSITION HAS A POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: You must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned).   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

 

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

REQUIREMENTS: 

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

 

A secret security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal.   If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.

In accordance with Executive Order 12564, applicants selected are required to submit to a drug test and receive a negative drug test result prior to appointment.  In addition, this position is a drug-testing designated position (TDP) subject to random testing for illegal drug use. 

The incumbent in this position may be assigned to a shift of 8, 10, or 12 hours, but administrative duties, clinical activities, or patient care may require him/her to be available at other times. Weekend and holiday work may be scheduled as necessary.

Supplemental privileges in Occupational Medicine are required within one year of employment.  The incumbent will be required to work under occupational health supervision until Occupational Health supplemental privileges are obtained.

This position may subject the incumbent to exposure to infection and contagious disease, requiring the use of protective clothing and equipment.  The incumbent may be required to use protective clothing or gear while visiting hazardouse work sites.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.

 

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.


BENEFITS:

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Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan.



OTHER INFORMATION:

This Position is subject to Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

 

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

 

Relocation will not be authorized.

 

Recruitment incentives may be authorized.

 

A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

 

The Department of the Navy uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.


Federal Annuitant Information:

The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants.  Policy information may be found at: http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligible: 

ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements; however, the individual would not necessarily be considered highly or best qualified.  For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link:  http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ICTAP_Statement.pdf

 

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):

http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/Mil_Spouse_Pref_Statement.pdf

 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 
- Complete Resume.
- Complete Assessment Questionnaire. 
View Occupational Questionnaire.

- Other supporting documentation as required.  Please see the "REQUIRED DOCUMENTS" section to determine if there are other documents you are required to submit. 

 

Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Wednesday, March 13, 2013

 

If more than one resume is received, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed. 

 

If you upload your documents, do not fax the same documents.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account:  https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.  

 

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at:   http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicationInfo_HowtoApplyviaFax.pdf.

  

This Vacancy ID is 849855. 

 

Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement.  All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

 

** It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate.  HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant. **



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The documents you are required to submit vary based on what you are claiming (i.e., applying as a veteran or disabled veteran, applying as a military spouse, etc).  Please review the following link to see if there are any documents you need to provide: Applicant Checklist-External

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

DON Employment Info Center EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
TDD: 858-577-5723
Email: DONEIC@NAVY.MIL
Agency Information:
00203 Naval Hospital Pensacola
Naval Hospital
Pensacola, FL
32512

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online resume is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  If your final rating places you among the top candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for further review.  

 

If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. We expect to make a final job offer within 40 days after the deadline for applications.

 

Stay informed of changes to your application status by signing up for automatic email alerts at https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/NotificationSettings.aspx.


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Job Announcement Number:

SE30610-12-849855M3571823-H

Control Number:

338679500