To qualify for this position, your resume must reflect sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the position for which you are applying. Your resume is key in evaluating your experience, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your work experience.
Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accredited 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.
In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below-
Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following types of tasks: experience as a professional nurse coordinating an employee health program to include treatment of job related injuries and illnesses. Coordinate and implement an infection control program.
In addition to the qualification requirements for the OPM and the IHS Excepted Service Qualifications described above, to be rated basically qualified for this position, candidates must possess current, valid, active, unrestricted license as a professional nurse from any State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. New graduates must also possess this licensure as indicated with no grace period allowed.
Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at theGS-10 for the GS-11 grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
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 entering on duty. For information on Foreign Education click here http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
You must meet the requirements of the job by this date: Monday, July 22, 2013
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume (your resume must state specific duties that relate to this position ) and your responses to the assessment questions will be evaluated against the duties you provided in your resume, along with your submitted documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following:
- Healthcare Management in Infection Control Practices and Employee Health Requirements
- Planning and Evaluating healthcare practice utilizing current standards
- Planning and Evaluating using data driven results and Problem Solving
- Health care Management
- Teaching Others
- Problem Solving and Planning and Evaluating health care needs of employees
You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the Assessment questions. If after reviewing your resume and responses to the assessment questions, a determination is made that you have overstated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration.
The following links below provide information on how you may be eligible for various hiring authorities. If you are a Veteran, qualified CTAP and ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links below for additional guidance:
Click here to view vacancy questions:View Occupational Questionnaire. All documents above MUST be received by 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date of, Monday, July 22, 2013, to be considered.