Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services
The primary purpose of this position is to perform four major functional areas of Community Intervention, Public Health Education, Nursing Care, and Quality Management.
This position is located in the Division of Public Health at Chinle Service Unit, Chinle, Arizona.
This is an Open Continuous announcement, applicants will be referred when vacancies occur.
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): Note: Employees currently assigned to positions in this occupational series as of September 2017 will be considered to have met the basic requirements for the position occupied.
Education: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor's degree 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.
In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: GS-09: Applicants must possess a 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.
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: Provide comprehensive professional nursing, public health nursing, and public health theories, principles, practices, and procedures required to provide public health nursing services in clinics, homes, schools, and community environment; perform assessment, diagnosis and treatment of minor illnesses; emergency care; counseling, guidance and health instruction to patients and families; and perform home visits involving case findings, referral for treatment and follow-up care; plan and conduct community health programs; conducts surveys and studies to determine and appraise community health services; and maintain patient records and confidentiality of information.
GS-11: Applicants must have successful completion of a 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.
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: Provide comprehensive and complex nursing care and community health nursing services in clinics, homes and schools; perform assessment, diagnosis and treatment of minor illnesses; emergency care; counseling, guidance and health instructions to patients and families; perform home visits involving case-findings, referral for treatment and follow-up care; plan and conduct community health programs; conduct surveys and studies to diagnose and investigate health problems in the community to identify potential problem/outbreak situations; Implement public health principles, including; population-base service, evidence-base services, prevention, and community assessment; and maintain patient records and confidentiality of information.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
(150 days left)
Salary: 56K-91K Per Year
How to Apply
Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.
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