This position will support the Federal Government's response
efforts to COVID-19. This is a Direct Hire Open Continuous for
Nurse (Outpatient) for the Outpatient at the Whiteriver Service
Unit and will report to the Supervisory Nurse onsite. Nurse
performs care to assess acute and chronic conditions, recognize,
identify and interpret serious situations; administer therapeutic
measures; such as medication, intravenous fluids, etc.
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- Performs professional nursing care of medical, surgical,
- Administers therapeutic measures such as medications,
intravenous fluids, etc.
- Operates and monitors specialized equipment.
- Performs administrative and clinical duties.
- Ability to function as a team leader and provide guidance,
direction, and training to ancillary staff.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
position. Must possess a valid driver's license.
Conditions of Employment
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this
requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these
positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere
or guilty to certain crimes.
Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born
after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for
civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health
Service health care facilities.
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.
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Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy,
you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your
employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the
outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the
sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find
that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If
you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin
work. If you make a false statement in any part of your
application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin
work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject
to a credit check as a part of the background investigation
Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process,
may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation
procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment
will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days
after notification of return to full operations and successfully
obtaining a favorable background investigation.
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient
experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific
position for which you are applying.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace
Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;
philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will
receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and
responsibilities in each position held and the total number of
hours per week.
- Education: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor's
degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited
professional nursing educational program is required. This
education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia
Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery
Education, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department
of Education at the time the degree was obtained.
- Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from
the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required
for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools.
- Licensure: For all grade levels and positions, applicants must
have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. In
addition, they must possess a current, active, full, and
unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a
State, the 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
Bachelor degree in professional nursing and eligibility under
the Superior Academic Achievement provision;
Bachelor's degree in Nursing from a professional nursing program
and one full year of Professional Nursing experience (equivalent to
the GS-5 or above).
Professional Nursing experience:
- Perform a variety of nursing care procedures requiring
professional knowledge, specific to various medical conditions and
treatment plans and able to work independently and competently in
Possession of a diploma or associate degree in Nursing from a
professional nursing program and two full years of Professional
Professional Nursing experience:
- Provide professional nursing care to patients, reviewing
medical records and administering medication in accordance with
instructions, and assisting physicians with procedures.
Master's degree in professional nursing;
I have possess of a diploma, associate degree, or bachelor's
degree in Nursing from a professional nursing program and at least
one full year of Professional Nursing experience (equivalent to the
GS-7 or above).
Professional Nursing experience:
- independent assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation
of comprehensive nursing care for a variety of acutely ill patients
from neonate to geriatric.
The nurse will progressively assume responsibilities as assigned
in the Outpatient department, under the supervision of the Nurse
Manager or designee.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of
the closing date of the announcement.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, you
MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of
college courses which includes equivalent information from the
transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree
earned) in your resume.
When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using
education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts
(unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that
you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by
accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of
Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at
the following website: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation
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; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,