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    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.

    This is a Direct Hire Solicitation

    About the Position:
    This position is located at the Madigan Army Medical Center, Department of Nursing, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Maternal Child Health Nursing Section, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Tacoma, Washington.

    The initial cut-off date for referral consideration is 5 days from the opening date of the announcement. Applicants applying by the initial cut off will receive first consideration. Applications received after this date will be given referral consideration as vacancies occur.
    Candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring organization when they are being considered for a position.

    Tacoma is a progressive city of 200,000 nestled between Seattle and the state capital of Olympia, offering the attractions of larger metropolitan areas with a hometown feel. Tacoma is located 32 miles south of Seattle, 31 miles north of our state capital, Olympia, and 18 miles south of Sea-Tac International Airport, on the shores of Commencement Bay, within pristine eyesight of Mount Rainier. World-class museums, hotels and theaters draw thousands to downtown Tacoma while the shores of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier inspire outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy the mild climate and its excellent schools, universities, parks, festivals and regional shopping centers.

    On January 1, 2013, Madigan Healthcare Systems became a tobacco free campus. This includes all tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery devices such as "e-cigarettes." As part of this new policy and Madigan's commitment to employees and their health, newly hired staff may take advantage of one free tobacco cessation class.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    Responsibilities

    As a Nurse (Clinical/Critical Care) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit you will:

    · Determine and implement proper emergency measures after identifying and interpreting life-threatening conditions by initiating lifesaving measures.
    · Administer special medications via oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, intra dermal, etc.
    · Assist the physician with complex and potentially life-threatening procedures such as cardio-version and insertion of invasive lines, e.g., arterial, venous and pulmonary artery catheters, chest tubes, and tracheal tubes.
    · Provide constant support to patient and family by providing information on disease process, pre and post operative care, diagnostic
    procedures, use of equipment related to disease/care.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/486245600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.