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Nurse (Community Health)

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Salary Range: $71,231 to $114,074 / Per Year
Open Period: 1/1/2022 to 12/31/2022
Summary: 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. Note: Employees currently assigned to positions in the Nursing series, 0610 as of September 2017 will be considered to have met the basic requirements for the position occupied. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): 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. 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 the specialty area of nursing. GS-7: In addition to the above Basic Requirements, applicants must meet one of the following requirements: Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement provision; OR Possession of a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and at least one full year of Professional Nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-5 or above): Assessing clinical conditions, recognizing and identifying serious situations, prioritizing, and using clinical judgement in deciding upon proper action and/or consulting with charge nurse or preceptor when patient condition warrants. OR Possession of a diploma or associate degree in professional nursing and two full years of professional nursing experience: Assessing clinical conditions, recognizing and identifying serious situations, prioritizing, and using clinical judgement in deciding upon proper action and/or consulting with charge nurse or preceptor when patient condition warrants. OR Completion of at least one full year of graduate education in a professional nursing education program. GS-9: In addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet one of the following requirements: Possession of a Master's degree in professional nursing; OR Possession of a diploma, associate degree, or bachelor's degree in Nursing from a professional nursing program and at least one full year of Professional Nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-7 or above): 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 Plan and conduct community health programs related to disease prevention/risk reduction GS-11: In addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet one of the following requirements: Successful completion of a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree form a professional nursing educational program or related medical science field; OR Possession of a diploma, associate degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree from a professional nursing educational program and at least one full year of Professional Nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-9 or above): Provide highly specialized nursing care to high risk populations in the setting of clinics, homes, schools, and communities Develop health education materials Investigates health problems in the community to identify potential/outbreak situations-field epidemiology Leads and coordinates wellness clinics
Work Type: Multiple Appointment Types, Multiple Schedules
Announcement #: IHS-22-WR-11315720-DHA
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