Job Title: Nurse Consultant-NIAID-DHJob Announcement Number: NIH-NIAID-DH-13-866501
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Saturday, April 13, 2013 to
Monday, April 22, 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.
This position is located in the Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (DAIDS) which is responsible for a global research portfolio designed to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. DAIDS accomplishes this through planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating programs in: 1) fundamental basic laboratory research, 2) discovery and development of therapies and treatment strategies for HIV infection and its complications through basic research and clinical trials, and 3) discovery and development of vaccines, topical microbicides, and other prevention strategies through basic research and clinical trials. For more information, visit http://www.niaid.nih.gov/.
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- There is an education requirement - transcripts are required.
DUTIES:Back to top
If selected for this position, you will be responsible for:
- Providing consultative and advisory service in healthcare administration, healthcare management, and/or scientific/medical and clinical expertise in the planning and implementation of NIAID-supported studies or other activities.
- Participating in the development and oversight of appropriate operating procedures for the review, refinement and dissemination of clinical protocols supported by the Branch.
- Participating in the management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of multi-center or other clinical trials, including interpreting data to determine the safety and efficacy of agents or interventions being evaluated.
- Coordinating the development of training and clinical research policy standard efforts among the various organizational components within the DAIDS clinical research program and assisting with implementation of training and educational efforts.
- Directing and conducting formal evaluations of the clinical trials units organizational structures and modes of operations in relationship to the achievement of NIAID goals and objectives in areas of administration, clinical site management, and recruitment of patients.
- Directing the organization and conduct of workshops, conferences, symposia, or similar activities with clinical trials units to foster and enhance communication among principal investigators and their staff.
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 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.
In addition to the basic requirements:
One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: managing and overseeing the clinical and operational activities of a national and international program of clinical trials; developing, coordinating, and administering grants, cooperative agreements, or contracts for clinical trial studies; organizing and conducting workshops, conferences, symposia, or similar activities with clinical trials units to foster and enhance communication among principal investigators and staff.
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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.