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Nurse (Community Health)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC140683210
Company Name
Indian Health Service
Job Site Location

Whiteriver, AZ 85941
Job Description

Nurse (Community Health)
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  1. Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

02/28/2019 to 12/31/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 9 – 11

- ##### Salary

$59,291 to $87,891 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Permanent

- ##### Work schedule

Full-Time

Location
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Few vacancies in the following location:

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Whiteriver, AZ

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in
accordance with agency policy.

  1. Telework eligible

No

- Duties
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  1. Summary

This is a Direct Hire Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) for a Nurse
(Community Health) for the Whiteriver Service Unit in Whiteriver,
Arizona.

Qualified candidates with a complete application will be considered
for current or future vacancies as they occur. Veteran’s preference
and traditional rating and ranking of applications do not apply to
this vacancy announcement. Applications will remain eligible for
three (3) months from the time the application is received.

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities

Nurse (Community Health) will perform the following duties:

- Formulates and implements overall community health nursing
programs and plans to satisfy varying patient load requirements,
priorities for service and other healthcare objectives;
- Tracks community health status and evaluate health trends and
risk factors of population groups;
- Collects data in a systematic organized manner and analyzes the
collected assessment of data;
- Investigates health problems and hazards such as communicable
diseases and develop a recommended plan of action to address
these issues;
- Provides health education to individuals, families and community
groups in various settings;
- Performs community assessments to develop a plan of action; and
- Collaborates and establishes partnerships with Tribal Community
Health Representatives, Local, State, and Federal systems.

  1. Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

  1. Supervisory status

No

  1. Promotion Potential

11

- #### Job family (Series)

0610 Nurse

- Requirements
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  1. Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
12/31/1959

Security Clearance: 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. You will receive
instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background
investigation documentation. 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.

This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative
selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit
the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker
Position form. 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.

Alternative Work Schedule: May be required to work rotating shifts,
nights, weekends, and holidays to provide continuity of patient
care.

  1. 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.

For positions requiring positive education requirements or if you
are using education to meet all or part of the qualification
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.

BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must meet all the basic
requirements:
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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 stated below:

GS-09 Grade Level:
- Master’s degree in professional nursing; or
- At least one full year of professional nursing experience
(equivalent to the GS-7 grade level or above) and possession of
a diploma, associate degree, or bachelor’s degree in Nursing
from a professional nursing program. Examples of specialized
experience include: provide community health nursing services in
clinics, homes, schools, and communities with minimal
supervision; conduct home visits involving case findings,
referral for treatment and follow-up care; and plan and conduct
community health programs related to disease prevention/risk
reduction.

GS-11 Grade Level:
- PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from a professional nursing
educational program or related medical science field; or
- At least one full year of professional nursing experience
(equivalent to the GS-9 grade level) and possession of a
diploma, associate degree, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree
from a professional nursing educational program.


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