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Supervisory Nurse (Clinical/Ambulatory Expanded Functions)

Company: U.S. Army Medical Command
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Duties

  • Provide specialized nursing care to patients in various stages of acute and chronic renal disease in the outpatient and critical care areas of the hospital.
  • Assign responsibilities to subordinates, review the work, and provide guidance and assistance on technical and administrative matters.
  • Assess patient immediate and long term needs (emotional, social, rehabilitative, physical, spiritual and learning).
  • Refer and coordinate actions to assure instruction, counseling and assistance is provided as needed.
  • Instruct patients/significant others in normal kidney function and the disease process involved in kidney disease.RequirementsConditions of Employment
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
    • A Personnel Security Investigation is required.
    • This position has specific initial background investigation and periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age on a recurring basis.
    • This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to sign a statement consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
    • 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.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Red Cross. Advanced certification (e.g., ALS) does not supersede BLS.
    • A pre-placement medical examination is required.
    • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to a pre-employment drug screening, and random testing thereafter, to include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to direct involvement with an on-duty accident.
    • Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
    • May require rotating shifts (i.e. work schedule that requires employees to continuously rotate from one shift to another at predetermined intervals).
    • May include shift work (evenings, weekends, holidays).
    • This position has been designated as Mission Essential. Duties performed are necessary to ensure organization continuity of operations and are considered essential to the mission.
    • This position has been designated as Mission Essential. Duties performed are necessary to ensure organization continuity of operations and are considered essential to the mission.
    • One-year supervisory probationary period required. A one-year probationary period is required if the selectee has not previously met this requirement.QualificationsWho May Apply: US Citizens

      In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. 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.


      Basic Requirements for Supervisory Nurse (Clinical/Ambulatory Expanded Functions):

      Degree: 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. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.).

      Licensure: 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; and you must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination.

      Foreign Degree: A degree from a Foreign Nursing School. Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools.

      Exemption: You are exempt from the basic requirements above if you are a current federal employee occupying a position in the 0610 occupational series and have been continuously employed in this occupational series since September 27, 2017 or before. Applicants claiming this exemption must meet the requirement below. Note: You will be required to provide appropriate documentation to the respective Human Resources Office to validate your status.

      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.

      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.

      In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:

      Education/Experience: A diploma, associate degree, or bachelor's degree in Nursing from a professional nursing program and possession of at least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-9 grade level or above) which includes providing comprehensive nursing care to kidney failure patients, developing or assisting in the development of patient care plans, and overseeing nursing personnel.

      OR

      Education: A PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from a professional nursing educational program or related medical science field.

      EXEMPTION: You are exempt from the qualification requirements above if you are a current federal employee occupying a position in the 0610 occupational series and have been continuously employed in this occupational series since September 27, 2017 or before. Applicants claiming this exemption must meet one of the requirement below. Note: You will be required to provide appropriate documentation to the respective Human Resources Office to validate your status.

      Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) from a professional nursing program

      OR

      3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education from a professional nursing program.EducationPlease see the qualifications section for education requirements.Additional information
      • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
      • 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.
      • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 - Medical position.
      • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
      • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
      • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
      • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
      • This position may be scheduled to transfer to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) at a date to be determined in accordance with the provisions of Section 702 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, Public Law 114-328. The Act directed the DHA to take responsibility for the administration (i.e., authority, direction, and control) of military treatment facilities beginning 1 Oct 18. Employees will become DoD employees upon transfer to the DHA.
      • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.
        • BenefitsReview our benefitsHow You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement.

          If, after reviewing your r--sum-- and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

          You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

          Veterans and Military Spouses will be considered along with all other candidates.
          • BenefitsReview our benefits
          • Required DocumentsAs a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.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.

            1. Your resume:
            • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
            • 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 may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
            • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.2. Other supporting documents:
              • Cover Letter, optional
              • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
              • Transcripts: This position has a positive education requirement. You MUST submit a copy of your unofficial or official college transcript(s). If your degree is from Foreign Nursing School, you MUST submit your official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools. See: Transcripts and Licenses.
              • Registration/License: This position has a license/certification requirement, you MUST submit a copy of your current, active, valid, unrestricted license/certification. See: Transcripts and Licenses.
                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.
              • How to ApplyTo 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) on05/16/2022 to receive consideration.
                • To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application (https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11491822).
                • Follow the prompts to select your r--sum-- and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
                • After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
                • You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application. 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 your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.
                • Additional information on how to complete the online application process and submit your online application may be found on the USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.
                  Agency contact informationArmy Applicant Help DeskEmailUSARMY.APG.CHRA-NE.MBX.APPLICANTHELP@MAIL.MILWebsitehttps://portal.chra.army.mil/hr_public?id=app_inqAddressEU-APF-W0Q1AA MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
                  DO NOT MAIL
                  Tacoma, WA 98433
                  USNext stepsIf 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 (as applicable) for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.
                • Fair and TransparentThe Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
                  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
                  • Reasonable accommodation policy
                  • Financial suitability
                  • Selective Service
                  • New employee probationary period
                  • Signature and false statements
                  • Privacy Act
                  • Social security number requestRequired DocumentsThe 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.

                    1. Your resume:
                    • Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
                    • 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 may be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for this position.
                    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.2. Other supporting documents:
                      • Cover Letter, optional
                      • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
                      • Transcripts: This position has a positive education requirement. You MUST submit a copy of your unofficial or official college transcript(s). If your degree is from Foreign Nursing School, you MUST submit your official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools. See: Transcripts and Licenses.
                      • Registration/License: This position has a license/certification requirement, you MUST submit a copy of your current, active, valid, unrestricted license/certification. See: Transcripts and Licenses.
                        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.
                        HelpThis job is open to
                        • The publicU.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Keywords: U.S. Army Medical Command, Tacoma , Supervisory Nurse (Clinical/Ambulatory Expanded Functions), Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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