Advanced Practice Nurse Job in PORTLAND, OR

Vacancy No. Department Indian Health Service
Salary $45.10 to $58.63 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Temporary FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/13/2018 Close Date 12/28/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
PORTLAND, OR

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    01/13/2018 to 12/28/2018

  • Salary

    $45.10 to $58.63 per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule

    Intermittent

  • Appointment type

    Temporary - one year

Location

few vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

IHS-17-WR-10117549-DHA

Control number

488677900

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

    About this position: We are recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner (Family, Women's Health or Adult specialty) to serve as a Locum (PRN) who will work in the place of the regular Nurse Practitioner who is absent, or when a clinic is short-staffed. This position reports to the Office Director, Division of Clinical Support, in the Portland Area Office. This position will be located in Portland, OR; however, based on the need of the health centers, incumbent will be assigned to any of the Indian Health Service Units in Idaho, Washington or Oregon. If hired, you are only paid for actual hours worked. Travel and per diem costs to temporary duty station(s) will be paid according to Federal travel regulations.

    The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    This OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT allows acceptance of applications throughout the open period with eligible applicants being placed on a standing register and referred for consideration as vacancies occur. A submitted and completed application package will expire three (3) months after submission and you will need to reapply to keep your application active. This announcement is intended as a mechanism of providing consideration for the greatest number of potential candidates. The first cut-off date for referral of qualified candidate(s) to be considered for available vacant positions will be Monday, January 29, 2018. Thereafter, cut-off dates will be established based on the date a request is received from management to fill a position.

    These positions are also being announced concurrently under the agency's merit promotion plan (MP) and agency's excepted service examining plan (ESEP). For eligibility requirements of both ESEP and MP, review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-WR-1017558-ESEP/MP. Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered

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    Responsibilities

    • Analyze and interpret patient histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
    • Order developmental and laboratory tests as necessary to assure an accurate diagnosis.
    • Interpret test results discriminating between normal and abnormal findings.
    • Prescribe drugs to treat specific illnesses.
    • Instruct patient and families regarding the treatment plan and any follow-up required.

    Travel Required

    76% or greater - Travel to clinics for short periods of time is required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Requirements
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  • How to Apply
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