Job Title:Clinical Research Nurse - NINDS - DH
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number:NIH-NINDS-DH-13-850122
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/ Per Year|
|Monday, March 04, 2013 to
Friday, March 08, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.
NINDS conducts, fosters, coordinates, and guides basic and clinical research on the normal and diseased nervous system to determine the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological disorders and stroke, and to seek better understanding of neurological disorders. For more information, visit http://www.ninds.nih.gov. This position is located in the Neuroimmunological Diseases Unit (NDU), Neuroimmunology Branch, which performs clinical research in neuroimmunological diseases, with special emphasis on multiple sclerosis (MS).
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- RN Licensure Requirement
- Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Education: 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.
Registration: Applicants must have an active, current registration as a professional nurse in the 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.
To Qualify at the GS-12 grade level you must meet the basic requirements and have one year of Clinical Research Nurse experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following tasks: coordinating and facilitating the execution of clinical research and clinical trials in the area of neurology within a designated patient population; assist in the design of research protocols; providing and eliciting input concerning the impact on available resources and discusses findings/recommendations; recruiting and screening new patients and assessing their eligibility for clinical trials; collecting research data or samples and managing specific clinical protocols within a research program; providing patient and family counseling, health education, and serving as a patient advocate along with other health care professionals; serving in a formal or informal nursing leadership position; advising staff; and role modeling professional practices, collaborations and effective communications with patients, families and affected communities.
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This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education . If you are currently or were previously in this occupation series you do not need to submit transcripts. Instead, submit an SF-50 showing the appointment in this occupational series.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Applications will be evaluated against the basic qualifications. Qualified candidates will be referred for consideration in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management direct hire guidelines. Veteran's Preference does not apply to the direct hire recruitment procedures. Selections made under this bulletin will be processed as new appointments to the civil service. Current civil service employees would, therefore, be given new appointments to the civil service.