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Job Title:  Nurse (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner/Family Practice)
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:  NCMD148849721102720HM

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$87,462.00 to $111,070.00 / Per Year
Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
El Paso, TX View Map
United States Citizens
Not Applicable


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Duty location: This position is located at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Primary Care and Soldier Readiness, Soldier Family Medical Clinic, Family Care Practice in El Paso, TX.

Since 1921, William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) has provided care for military personnel and their eligible family members. WBAMC is one of two trauma centers in El Paso County and consists of twelve stories that cover more than a half-million square feet of floor space. WBAMC provides trauma care to the surrounding community and a full range of medical care to Fort Bliss, which supports over 19,000 troops and will grow to over 37,000 as it undergoes the largest post expansion in the Army. William Beaumont offers an array of programs in many medical disciplines and has close partnerships with higher learning institutions. The medical center is easily accessible and offers ample free parking, an exchange, dining facility, barber shop, cleaners, flower shop, chapel, credit union, gym, and more. The staff members of William Beaumont are closely-knit and consider each other as a unified team with the goal of providing excellent patient care. Caring for our soldiers and their families is an excellent way of showing our support. To learn more, visit

May be required to work weekend call duties and evenings.

This position requires the employee to lift over 250 pounds.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens



  • Not Required


  • No


  • This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.


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As a Nurse (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner/Family Practice), you will:

•Provide independent and collaborative specialty, comprehensive and therapeutic health care services.
•Perform medical management functions to include assessment of acute, non-acute, and chronic clinical and psychological diagnosis; new patient intake and screening, history, and physical examination; laboratory and diagnostic studies.
•Collaborate with specialty physicians regarding patient management, to include evaluating and revising therapeutic plans.
•Initiate, implement, and supervise treatment plans and education for chronic conditions.
•Present patient cases and classes for patient care conferences in collaboration with other members of the health care team.


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In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed.

Registration: 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.

Experience required: To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner which prepared you to do the work in this job.  Specialized experience is defined as: providing advanced level of competence in nursing including primary health care through health and developmental history-taking and physical examinations; developing and evaluating treatment plans; performing special screening tests; identifying and managing illnesses; providing urgent and non-urgent care.  This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
Education Requirement: Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who complete their respective specialty programs after 31 December 2001 must be graduates of an accredited master's level or doctoral program acceptable to Department of Army that prepares Registered Nurses with additional knowledge and skills to practice in their clinical specialty.
Certification Requirement: Advanced Practice Registered Nurses will maintain current certification by a national certifying body (for example, American Nurses Credentialing Center; American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses; American Nurses Association), as appropriate, for their specialty area of practice.


•  Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
•  Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at and

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

    •Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    •You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    •One year trial/probationary period may be required.
    •Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    •Personnel Security Investigation required.
    •This position requires a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
    •This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
    •This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 (Condition of Employment for Certain Civilian Positions Identified as Critical Under the Department of the Army Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program) requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing.
    •A pre-placement physical examination is required.
    •Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
    •All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA).  Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
    •Position is designated as Inclement Weather Essential. The incumbent must must make every attempt to report for work on time and/or remain on duty during severe weather conditions.
    •Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.


Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.  Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).  If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority.  See Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) for more information.  Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website.


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The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.


  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid work experience.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 position.


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To apply for this position, you must complete the online questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
  • It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents must be completely transmitted by 11:59p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement.

The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Your requests for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.


The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or not you are eligible for preference in federal employment.  A complete description of preference categories and the associated required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).

As described above, your complete application includes your resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

Your resume:

  • Your resume may be submitted in any format.
  • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent 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, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.

Transcripts: This position has a positive education requirement. You MUST submit a copy of your unofficial college transcript(s).  See: Transcripts and Licenses

Registration: This position has a registration requirement. You MUST submit a copy of your current, active, valid, unrestricted professional nurse registration.

Certification: This position has a certification requirement. You MUST submit a copy of your current, active, valid, unrestricted certification.

If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents follow the directions located at: Faxing Applications and Documents The Vacancy ID is 1102720. You will need the questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire, to complete your faxed application

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.   Some supplemental documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove another person's personal information before you submit your application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.


Central Resume Processing Center
Phone: (410)306-0137
Agency Information:
MEDCOM Medcell Recruitment
314 Johnson Street
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD


If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application.  Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. 

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

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 "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

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