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Job Title:Nurse

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:U.S. Air Force - Agency Wide

Job Announcement Number:AFPC-MED-1081131-0610

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$39,179.00 to $107,434.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 to Friday, October 31, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0610-07/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Multiple Appointment Types

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location(s):
Elmendorf AFB, AK View Map
Fort Richardson, AK View Map
Maxwell AFB, AL View Map
Little Rock, AR View Map
Davis Monthan AFB, AZ View Map
More Locations  (74)

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

This is a Direct Hire Public Notice; under this recruitment procedure, applications will be accepted for each location/ installation, identified in this Public Notice and selections made for vacancies as they occur. There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal & Regulatory Guidance
  • A security clearance may be required
  • Total salary varies depending on location of position
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

DUTIES:

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DUTIES:

The Nurse Series includes Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (i.e. Clinical Nurse specialists, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse-midwives and Nurse practitioners).

 

·         Provide care to patients in hospitals, clinics, occupational health units, homes, schools and communities.

·         Administer anesthetic agents and supportive treatments to patients undergoing surgery or other medical procedures.

·         Promote better health practices, teaching and performing research in one or more phases of the field of nursing.

·         Consult and advise nurses who provide direct care to patient  

 

Additional Information:

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-07 Target GS-13).

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Basic Requirements

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. (One year of nursing experience as a military corpsman that has been accepted by a State licensing body may be accepted in lieu of education at the GS-4 level.)

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.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: 

GS-07: One year of specialized experience at the GS-5 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position performing work in support of direct patient care as a Nurse.

OR EDUCATION: Completion of a professional nursing program OR 1 full year of graduate education or bachelor's degree with superior academic achievement. 

 

GS-09: One year of specialized experience at the GS-07 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position performing work in support of direct patient care as a Nurse to obstetrical, fetal and neonatal patients to include ante/intra/postpartum and postoperative care in hospitals, clinics, outpatient clinics and emergency rooms.

OR EDUCATION: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education or a master's or equivalent degree

 

GS-10: One year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position providing professional nursing care to obstetrical patients, including duties such as monitoring postpartum patients and collecting blood and urine specimens for lab analysis; performing procedures, treatments and medical administration for patients; serving as a nursing team leader, including scheduling and directing shift operations; and providing instructions to patients to communicate the plan of car.  

OR EDUCATION: Completion of 2 full years of progressively higher level post graduate education in a related field.

 

GS-11: One year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position included performing work in support of direct patient care as a Nurse to obstetrical, fetal and neonatal patients to include ante/intra/postpartum and postoperative care in hospitals, clinics, outpatient clinics and emergency rooms.

OR EDUCATION: Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education.

 

GS-12: One year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position providing comprehensive professional nursing care to patients; providing extensive follow-up and preventative health care, planning intervention and evaluation of patients care methods for issues and problems; examining diagnose and treating diseases; interpreting and examining findings and test results.

 

GS-13: One year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position providing comprehensive professional nursing care to patients; providing extensive follow-up and preventative health care, planning intervention and evaluation of patients care methods for issues and problems; examining diagnose and treating diseases; interpreting and examining findings and test results.

 

 

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/IORs/gs0600/0610.htm

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: 

 

1. Knowledge of professional nursing care theories, principles, practices, and procedures to perform nursing assignments of moderate difficulty.

 

2. Knowledge of a variety of pharmacological agents used in patient treatment, the desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use.

 

3. Knowledge of the administrative requirements for proper documentation of patient condition including disease progress, acknowledgement of teaching, and follow up care.

 

4. Skill in setting up and operating specialized medical equipment such as resuscitators, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, and ventilators.

 

5.  Ability to assess patient care needs, develop nursing care plans, and advise on changes in patient status.

 

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work.  You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

 


ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

 

  • Position may be submited to random drug testing.
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required.
  • Employee must maintain current certifications.
  • Position may require an appropriate security clearance.

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications.

 

Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

 

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit.  The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire.  If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

 

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

 

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

 

1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)

 

  • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed.  The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent".  It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application.
  • If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present).  If you resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

 

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below).  Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number. 

 


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.  In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

 

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. 

 

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants.  Click here for more information.

Temporary and Term Appointments:  If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

 

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.  For additional information, click here.



HOW TO APPLY:

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The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, October 31, 2014

 

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page.  This Vacancy ID is 1081131.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire.  The numbering sequence on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX., and
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

 

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

 

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice:

 

  • Online Application (Questionnaire)

 

1) Resume (must include beginning/ending month & year for each employment period)

2) Transcripts (must contain the university logo, can be a copy)

3) Registration/License, active, current registration if applicable for this position

 

4) Veterans’ Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10 point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).

 

IF APPLICABLE:  A military service member's statement of service/certification will be accepted IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided.  The statement/certification should indicate member's separation from active duty is within 120 days of the closing date of this announcement.  It must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable).  Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment.  Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

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WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After you submit your application, you will be contacted if further evaluation or interviews are required. 

 

The length of time your application will remain active will vary based on the closing date of this Public Notice.

Additional Duty Location Info

Few vacancies in the following locations:
Elmendorf AFB, AK View Map
Fort Richardson, AK View Map
Maxwell AFB, AL View Map
Little Rock, AR View Map
Davis Monthan AFB, AZ View Map
Luke AFB, AZ View Map
Beale AFB, CA View Map
Edwards AFB, CA View Map
El Segundo, CA View Map
March AFB, CA View Map
McClellan, CA View Map
Travis AFB, CA View Map
Vandenberg AFB, CA View Map
Air Force Academy, CO View Map
Buckley AFB, CO View Map
Fort Carson, CO View Map
Peterson AFB, CO View Map
Bolling AFB, DC View Map
Dover, DE View Map
Dover AFB, DE View Map
Eglin AFB, FL View Map
Hurlburt Field, FL View Map
MacDill AFB, FL View Map
Patrick AFB, FL View Map
Tyndall AFB, FL View Map
Dobbins AFB, GA View Map
Moody AFB, GA View Map
Robins AFB, GA View Map
Hickam AFB, HI View Map
Mountain Home AFB, ID View Map
Scott AFB, IL View Map
McConnell AFB, KS View Map
Barksdale AFB, LA View Map
Hanscom AFB, MA View Map
Westover Air Reserve Base, MA View Map
Andrews AFB, MD View Map
Selfridge ANG Base, MI View Map
Minneapolis, MN View Map
Whiteman AFB, MO View Map
Columbus AFB, MS View Map
Keesler AFB, MS View Map
Malmstrom AFB, MT View Map
Pope AFB, NC View Map
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC View Map
Grand Forks, ND View Map
Minot AFB, ND View Map
Offutt AFB, NE View Map
McGuire AFB, NJ View Map
Albuquerque, NM View Map
Cannon AFB, NM View Map
Holloman AFB, NM View Map
Nellis AFB, NV View Map
Niagara Falls, NY View Map
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH View Map
Altus AFB, OK View Map
Tinker AFB, OK View Map
Vance AFB, OK View Map
Greater Pittsburgh Airport, PA View Map
Charleston AFB, SC View Map
Shaw AFB, SC View Map
Ellsworth AFB, SD View Map
Dyess AFB, TX View Map
Fort Sam Houston, TX View Map
Goodfellow AFB, TX View Map
Lackland AFB, TX View Map
Laughlin AFB, TX View Map
Randolph AFB, TX View Map
Sheppard AFB, TX View Map
Hill AFB, UT View Map
Arlington, VA View Map
Langley AFB, VA View Map
Fairchild AFB, WA View Map
McChord AFB, WA View Map
Warren AFB, WY View Map
Bitburg, GermanyView Map
Spangdahlem, GermanyView Map
Aviano, ItalyView Map
Misawa AFB, JapanView Map
Lakenheath, United KingdomView Map

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Job Announcement Number:

AFPC-MED-1081131-0610

Control Number:

365680300