Job Title: Nurse Specialist (Utilization Review Nurse Coordinator)Job Announcement Number: IHS-R1-NN-988468-DH
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Indian Health Service
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 to
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
Multiple Appointment Types
1 vacancy in the following location:
Shiprock, NM View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All groups of qualified individuals
The Indian Health Service (IHS) is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). The IHS goal is to raise Indian health status to the highest possible level. IHS provides leadership and direction to programs and activities designed to improve health outcomes to over 1.9 million AI/AN through a system of IHS, Tribal and Urban operated facilities and programs.
For information on the IHS visit IHS.GOV
The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is being Re-Advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.
This position is being announced concurrently under Excepted Service and Merit Promotion procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-R1-NN-987900-ESEP/MP number for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered
The Nurse Specialist (Utilization Review Nurse Coordinator) is located in the Professional Quality Services Division at Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, New Mexico. Responsible for planning, directing, implementing and evaluating the functions and requirements of the utilization review. This position reports to Quality Assessment Officer.
- The selected applicant will be subject to a pre-employment background
- investigation, which will include a fingerprint check.
- If applicable-Selective Service registration (Males born after 12/31/59)
- U.S. Citizenship is required
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
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 programs approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also met the Minimum Qualifications stated below-
GS-11: Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR 1 year of experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level.
You must meet the requirements of the job by this date: Tuesday, December 17, 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:
- Technical Competencies
- Decision Making
- Problem Solving
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 Assessment Questions. All documents above MUST be received by 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date of, Tuesday, December 17, 2013, to be considered.