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Nurse (Post Anesthesia Care Unit)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC140683900
Company Name
Indian Health Service
Job Site Location

Phoenix, AZ 85067
Job Description

Nurse (Post Anesthesia Care Unit)
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  1. Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service

Overview
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- ##### Open & closing dates

01/18/2019 to 12/31/2019

- ##### Service

Competitive

- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 10

- ##### Salary

$79,889 to $101,156 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Multiple Appointment Types

- ##### Work schedule

Multiple Schedules

Location
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Phoenix, AZ Few vacancies

  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 Nurse
(Post Anesthesia Care Unit) for the Integrated Surgical Services
department at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona
and will report to the Supervisory Nurse onsite. Nurse will assess,
plan, implement, evaluate, and document nursing care for a diverse
patient population of surgical patients, with minimal supervisory
assistance when giving direct patient care.

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities

- Functions as Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and procedure
nurse performing professional nursing duties to provide
immediate and ongoing Post-Operative assessments and teaching
for patients and families
- Selects, prepares, and processes supplies, instruments and
special equipment for specific procedures; anticipating possible
complications.
- Must demonstrate the ability to administer procedural sedation.
- Meets the needs of the surgeon and anesthesia personnel by
assisting with induction and problems during the course of
surgery.

  1. Travel Required

Not required

  1. Supervisory status

No

  1. Promotion Potential

10

- #### 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.

Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.

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.

You must meet the requirements of the job by the date of your
submission of your application and supporting documents.

  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:

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.

Experience

The work experience must have equipped the applicant with the
particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform
the duties of the position. At the GS-9 and above grade level, many
positions may require experience in a specialty area of nursing.

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized
experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the
Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector
performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Specialized
experience in meeting the needs of post-operative patients by
continual observation and monitoring to recognize changes in patient
status and institute corrective nursing actions following a variety
of operations/procedures.

For the GS-10 (or equivalent) Grade Level

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet one of
the following requirements:
- Possession of a master’s degree in professional nursing; or
- At least one full year of professional nursing experience
(equivalent to the GS-9 grade level or above) and possession of
a diploma, associate degree, or bachelor’s degree in Nursing
from a professional nursing program.

  1. Education

When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using
education to qualify as a subst


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