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
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.
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 GS-11 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following types of tasks: serving
as a Nurse Practitioner providing direct and comprehensive primary,
preventative and therapeutic medical and nursing care for all patients related
to psychiatry as well as prescription writing, counseling and/or coordinating
services and participating with other disciplines in reviewing the program.
The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical staff clinical privileges, including any licensure requirements. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from Federal service.
Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the GS-11 grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
NOTE: Your education
may be used to substitute specific requirements and/or experience. Your
education and work experience may be combined to meet the "Qualification
Requirement" of this position. IF selected and you are
"Qualified" based on your education you must provide "Official
Copies" of your transcripts at that time. (See Qualifications
Section of this Vacancy for Requirements).
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or
universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the
education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that
specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education
has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education
program. For further information, click on: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014
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:
knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on the job experience
to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical
information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.
Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example,
ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the
audience and nature of information (for example, technical, sensitive,
controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to
others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Written Communication: Expresses facts and ideas in writing in a
succinct and organized manner.
Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness,
courtesy, tact, empathy, concern and politeness to others; develops and
maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing
with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to
people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to
cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual
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 Assessment Questions. All documents above MUST be received by 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date of, Wednesday, December 31, 2014, to be considered.