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Nurse (OB)

Company: Department Of Health And Human Services
Location: Whiteriver
Posted on: June 6, 2021

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This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19. This is a Direct Hire Open Continuous for Nurse (Obstetrics) for the Obstetrics and will report to the Supervisory Nurse onsite. Nurse provide direct care to patients of all ages with a variety of responsible nursing care including, but not limited to, neonatal, antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and prenatal health maintenance needs with the majority of these patients considered high-risk.

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Responsibilities

  • Assesses patient care needs through physical, psychosocial, educational and discharge needs specific to pregnancy, laboring, post-partum OB/GYN, surgical and newborn patients and determines priorities of care based on assessment.
  • Plans and implements nursing interventions based on the plan of care and evaluates effectiveness to ensure that care plans are completed according to Acute Care Standards and based on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of patients.
  • Administers therapeutic measures as prescribed by the physician such as medications, treatments, procedures, intravenous fluids and blood transfusions adhering to current scientific knowledge including principles of safety and infection control.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Must possess a valid driver's license.

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No

Promotion Potential

10

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0610 Nurse

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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 12/31/1959

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 facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities.

The selectee 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.

Alternative Work Schedule: May be required to work rotating shifts, nights, weekends and holidays.

Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

You need to have direct deposit so we can pay your salary payment.

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 process.

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.

Qualifications

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.

BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications

GS-7:

Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement provision;

OR

Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from a professional nursing program and at least one full year of Professional Nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-5 or above).

Professional Nursing experience:

  • perform under general supervision and work is reviewed periodically by another RN;
  • assess and care for the nursing needs of OB patients and other types of patients as assigned;
  • develop plans of care to meet the needs of assigned patients;
  • recognize adverse signs and symptoms and react swiftly in emergency situations; basic knowledge of triaging patients;

OR

Possession of a diploma or associate degree in Nursing in Nursing program and two full years of Professional Nursing experience.

Professional Nursing experience:

  • assess and care for the nursing needs of OB patients and other types of patients as assigned;
  • develop plans of care to meet the needs of assigned patients; recognize adverse signs and symptoms and reacting swiftly in emergency situations;
  • basic knowledge of triaging patients; plan with minimal assistance in scheduling and providing comprehensive nursing care in the OB Department;

OR

Completion of at least one full year of graduate education in a professional nursing educational program.

GS-9:

Possession of a Master's degree in Nursing;

OR

Possession 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:

  • assess and care for the nursing needs of OB patients and other types of patients as assigned;
  • develop plans of care to meet the needs of assigned patients;
  • recognize adverse signs and symptoms and reacting swiftly in emergency situations;
  • basic knowledge of triaging patients;
  • plan with minimal assistance in scheduling and providing comprehensive nursing care in the OB Department.

GS-10:

Possession 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-9 or above)

Professional Nursing experience:

  • independently provide nursing care, triage patients, recognize and intervene in acute life-threatening situations, cardiac and respiratory failure management in medical, surgical, and obstetrical patients;
  • interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify the patient care needed;
  • independently plan, schedule and provide comprehensive nursing care in the OB Department.

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Education

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, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

Keywords: Department Of Health And Human Services, Mesa , Nurse (OB), Other , Whiteriver, Arizona

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