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:
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.
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.
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
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.