Job Title: Clinical Nurse-CC-DHJob Announcement Number: NIH-CC-DH-13-903117
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Monday, June 10, 2013 to
Friday, June 14, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Bethesda, 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.
Seeking a Clinical Nurse to provide nursing care in the blood donor and research apheresis section of the Department of Transfusion Medicine (DTM). The NIH Clinical Center Department of Transfusion Medicine provides clinical services to support NIH patients in need of blood component therapy, cellular therapy, therapeutic apheresis, and specialized laboratory diagnostics. In addition, DTM collects and prepares the blood components and cellular therapy products used in patient care at the NIH, maintains an accredited Immunohematology Reference Lab, offers a fellowship program in Transfusion Medicine, and runs a training program for Specialists in Blood Banking.
This position is located in the Clinical Center.
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- Pre-employment medical screening may be required.
- Emergency/essential position.
DUTIES:Back to top
The duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:
- Assess, plan, perform and evaluate nursing care for individuals who are participants in biomedical research protocols.
- Monitors research participant responses to study and clinical treatment.
- Records research data such as clinical measurements, administration of a research compound, participant responses in approved source documents (i.e. the medical record, data collection sheet, etc.).
- Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to create and communicate a plan of care that allows for safe and effective collection of clinical research data.
- Disseminates clinical knowledge and best practices related to clinical research through research team meetings, unit-based in-services, presentations, posters, publications and/or interactions with nursing and interdisciplinary colleagues.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
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.
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.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT:
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal Government. Examples of qualifying experience include: observing patients' conditions, assessing nursing needs, and providing required nursing care; administering prescribed oral medications, hypodermic injections and intravenous feeding; observing and recording temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration data and effects of medication; preparing patients for tests, examinations and treatment; preparing and reviewing records, laboratory sheets, etc.
Masters or equivalent graduate degree. Graduate-level education must have been in nursing with a concentration in a field of nursing or in a closely related non-nursing field directly applicable to the requirements of the position to be filled.
A combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this positions.
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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.