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Assistant Supervisory Nurse (Perioperative)

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

Gallup, NM 87305
Job Description

Assistant Supervisory Nurse (Perioperative)

  1. Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service


- ##### Open & closing dates

05/08/2019 to 08/31/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 11

- ##### Salary

$71,745 to $87,891 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Gallup, NM

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed

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

  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary

The position will assist the supervisor with staffs education,
competencies, organization, scheduling, time and attendance,
guidance, corrective actions, and training to the perioperative
staff. This position reports to Supervisory Nurse in Operating Room.
This position is located at Indian Health Service (IHS), Navajo Area
Indian Health Service (NAIHS), Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC),
Division of Nursing Services, Perioperative Unit, Gallup, NM.

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  1. Responsibilities

- As Assistant Supervisory Nurse, supervises, manages, coordinates
and evaluates the nursing program for Perioperative Unit.
Organizes, directs, reviews work, administers personnel matters,
counseling, disciplinary action, scheduling, and overall
management activities.
- Develops and implements Nursing Standards of Care, includes
compliance with accreditation and certification requirements.
Maintains records for patient assignments, census, and chart
reviews. This includes orientation of each employees as
competency, evaluation, training, safety, infection control, and
compliance with mandatory orientation requirements.
- Collaborates with all subordinates, peers, superiors, internal
and external customers to achieve the goals and missions of the
facility and the Indian Health Service.
- Performs a wide range of nursing care for patients in all age
groups and their families who present an unlimited range of
different health related problems. Observes and assesses the
patient’s clinical condition – conditions and interprets data
from the patient’s history and physical assessment. Based on
interpretation of data, decides appropriate Nursing action to be
taken. Informs the physician of the patient’s status. Operates
and monitors specialized equipment. Administers therapeutic
measures as prescribed by the physician.
- Initiates treatments, medications, emergency and resuscitative
measures based on appropriate utilization of physician orders,
standing orders, and post anesthesia protocols.
- Maintains a variety of unit records, supplies and other related
activities as Performance Improvement, nursing personnel, FTEs,
equipment, supply purchases, travel and serving on the hospital
committees assuring effective cross department communication.
- Applies and implements Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
program and guidelines.

  1. Travel Required

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

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0610 Nurse

- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
Must have active, current unrestricted license registration

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

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.

A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period may be
required upon selection/placement.

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.

Tour of duty may encompass need within 24-hours period and may
require other shifts in standby or on call status during weekends,
holidays, evenings, and nights; however availability is
predominately required during business hours.

You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern
Standard Time) of the closing date: 08/31/2019

  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.

Education: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor’s 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 th

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