Advanced Practice Nurse Nurse Various Specialties Job

Vacancy No. DE-10789616-20-HLH Department U.S. Navy - Agency Wide
Salary $52,905.00 to $144,676.00 Grade 9 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 4/7/2020 Close Date 10/9/2020
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
YUMA, AZBARSTOW, CACAMP PENDLETON, CARIDGECREST, CA
CHULA VISTA, CAEL CENTRO, CALEMOORE, CAMIRAMAR
SAN DIEGO, CASAN DIEGO, CASAN DIEGO, CAPORT HUENEME, CA
SAN DIEGO, CASANTEE, CATEMECULA, CATWENTYNINE PALMS, CA
GROTON, CTDUVAL COUNTYJACKSONVILLE, FLKEY WEST, FL
JACKSONVILLE, FLMILTON, FLGONZALEZ, FLPANAMA CITY, FL
GONZALEZ, FLALBANY, GAKINGS BAY, GAAGANA HEIGHTS, GU
KANEOHE, HIPEARL HARBOR, HICRANE, INBELLE CHASSE, LA
NEW ORLEANS, LAANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, MDBETHESDA, MDINDIAN HEAD, MD
PATUXENT RIVER, MDKITTERY, MEGULFPORT, MSMERIDIAN, MS
CAMP LEJEUNE, NCCHERRY POINT, NCCOLTS NECK, NJLAKEHURST, NJ
FALLON, NVBALLSTON SPA, NYMECHANICSBURG, PAPHILADELPHIA, PA
NEWPORT, RIBEAUFORT, SCCHARLESTON, SCBEAUFORT, SC
MILLINGTON, TNCORPUS CHRISTI, TXSAN ANTONIO, TXFORT WORTH, TX
KINGSVILLE, TXCHESAPEAKE, VADAHLGREN, VAVIRGINIA BEACH, VA
FALLS CHURCH, VALITTLE CREEKNAVAL AIR STATION OCEANANORFOLK, VA
PORTSMOUTH, VAPORTSMOUTH, VAYORKTOWN, VAPORTSMOUTH, VA
QUANTICO, VASUFFOLK, VABREMERTON, WABREMERTON, WA
EVERETT, WAKITSAP COUNTYWHIDBEY ISOAK HARBOR, WA
GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBASICILY, ITALYATSUGI, JAPAN


Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
Overview
  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 04/07/2020 to 10/09/2020

  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 9 - 13

  • Salary

    $52,905 to $144,676 per year

  • Appointment type

    Multiple Appointment Types

  • Work schedule

    Multiple Schedules

Locations

Many vacancies in the following locations:

  • Yuma, AZ
  • Barstow, CA
  • Camp Pendleton, CA
  • China Lake, CA
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • El Centro, CA
  • Lemoore, CA
  • Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA
  • Naval Air Station San Diego, CA
  • Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
  • Naval Station Complex, San Diego, CA
  • Port Hueneme, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Santee, CA
  • Temecula, CA
  • Twentynine Palms, CA
  • Groton Submarine Base, CT
  • Duval County, FL
  • Jacksonville Naval Hospital, FL
  • Key West, FL
  • Mayport, FL
  • Milton, FL
  • Naval Air Station Pensacola , FL
  • Panama City, FL
  • Pensacola, FL
  • Albany, GA
  • Kings Bay, GA
  • Agana, GU
  • Kaneohe, HI
  • Pearl Harbor, HI
  • Crane, IN
  • Belle Chasse, LA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Annapolis Junction, MD
  • Bethesda, MD
  • Indian Head, MD
  • Patuxent River, MD
  • Kittery, ME
  • Gulfport, MS
  • Meridian, MS
  • Camp Lejeune, NC
  • Cherry Point, NC
  • Colts Neck, NJ
  • Lakehurst, NJ
  • Fallon, NV
  • Ballston Spa, NY
  • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Newport, RI
  • Beaufort, SC
  • Charleston, SC
  • Parris Island, SC
  • Millington, TN
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • Fort Sam Houston, TX
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Kingsville, TX
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Dahlgren, VA
  • Dam Neck Naval Facility, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Falls Church, VA
  • Little Creek Amphibious Base, VA
  • Naval Air Station Oceana, VA
  • Naval Base, Norfolk, VA
  • Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA
  • Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA
  • Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown, VA
  • Portsmouth, VA
  • Quantico, VA
  • Suffolk, VA
  • Bangor, WA
  • Bremerton, WA
  • Everett, WA
  • Kitsap County, WA
  • Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA
  • Oak Harbor, WA
  • Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  • Sigonella Sicily, Italy
  • Atsugi, Japan
Relocation expenses reimbursed

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

Telework eligible

Yes as determined by agency policy

This job is open to
  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

Clarification from the agency

U.S. Citizens

Announcement number

DE-10789616-20-HLH

Control number

565007400

  • Duties
    Duties Summary

    You will serve as an ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE/NURSE (Various Specialties) with the Department of Navy, Naval Medical Command.

    This announcement uses the OPM Federal Wide direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.

    Learn more about this agency
    Responsibilities
    • The Nurse Series includes Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (i.e. Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioner, Infection Control, Patient Care, Occupational, etc.) as well as Supervisory and Lead positions.
    • Provide care to patients in hospitals, clinics, occupational health units, homes, schools and communities
    • Administer anesthetic agents and supportive treatments to patients undergoing surgery or other medical procedures
    • Promote better health practices, teaching and performing research in one or more phases of the field of nursing
    • Consult and advise nurses who provide direct care to patient
    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

  • Requirements
    Requirements Conditions Of Employment
    • Must be a US Citizen.
    • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
    • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
    • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
    • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • You may be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
    • You may be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
    • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) may be required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
    • Full time, part time, intermittent, permanent, term, and/or temporary appointments are available.
    • Salary listed is based on a full-time work schedule; Salary will vary depending on location of the position due to different locality salary charts
    • You may be required to obtain and maintain a current license/certification as required for various specialties.
    • Work is performed in areas where potentially harmful physical and chemical agents are present (e.g. fumes, dust, heat, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and chemicals). You will be required to participate in medical surveillance programs
    • You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
    • Telework eligibility varies depending on position.
    Qualifications
    In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: apply knowledge of nursing care principles, practices and procedures of specialty area required to assess nursing needs of assigned general medical and surgical patients; develops or participates in developing a nursing plan to meet the needs of assigned patients; recognizes adverse signs and symptoms and reacts swiftly in emergency situations; considers pharmaceuticals, their desired effects, side effects, and complications of their use; operates medical equipment such as resuscitators.

    GS-10: One year of specialized experience at the GS-09 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to apply knowledge of the specialty area and range of professional nursing principles, procedures and techniques to patients with a wide variety of conditions; provides care in reacting promptly to emergency situations such as treatment of accident victims; collects blood and urine specimens for lab analysis; performs procedures, treatments and medical administration for patients; serves as a nursing team leader, including scheduling and directing shift operations; and provides instructions to patients to communicate the plan of care.

    GS-11: One year of specialized experience at the GS-10 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position applying knowledge of the specialty area and full range of professional nursing principles, practices and procedures in clinical or hospital or community environment setting; counsels individuals, families or groups; takes medical histories, conducts physical examinations, and communicates results of laboratory tests; assess and treats minor illnesses.

    GS-12: One year of specialized experience at the GS-11 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Provides specialty care providing comprehensive professional nursing care to patients; provides extensive follow-up and preventative health care, planning intervention and evaluation of patients care methods for issues and problems; examines, diagnose and treats diseases; interprets and examines finding and test results.

    GS-13: One year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level under the General Schedule, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems, which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Provides area of expertise or specialty performing effective direct and indirect care to patients and families based on nursing diagnoses indicated by individual needs; plans, schedules, and provides complete nursing care with the physician leader; provides advanced practice nurse care management through the entire continuum of care: per-hospital, resuscitation, stabilization, support care and rehabilitation.

    SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR:This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. Failure to document possession of the selective placement factor in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating. The selective placement factor is Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification.

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website:https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF.

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/nurse-series-0610/

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
    Additional information

    This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19.

    Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.

    Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations.

    Relocation expenses (i.e. PCS) or relocation incentives as described in 5 USC 5753 may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations

    Term appointments may be extended up to 8 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations. Additionally, you may be non-competitively converted to a permanent career-conditional or career appointment under specific conditions.

    Temporary appointments may be extended up to 3 years at the discretion of management and in accordance with applicable regulations.

    Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be made permanent without further competition.

    Temporary actions taken under this announcement may be terminated at any time before the established not-to-exceed date

    This position is covered by the Department of Defense Priority Placement Program.

    Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

    Vacancies filled from this announcement may be filled at any grade level listed.

    The pay and leave flexibilities may be offered at management discretion.

    A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

    If you are unable to apply online and request information about the Alternate Application process, please contact the Department of Navy's Employment Information Center.

    Applicants rated ineligible on this vacancy announcement need to reapply and update their application package to be considered on future vacancies filled through this announcement.

    Applicants selected and hired on this vacancy announcement need to reapply to be considered on future vacancies filled through this announcement.

    Referral Lists will be issued on an as needed basis as vacancies occur.

    All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the referral cut-off date.

    Federal annuitant information: The selection of an annuitant is subject to the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy policy on the employment of annuitants. Policy information may be found at: http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Documents/CivilianJobs/FedCivAnnuitants.pdf

    In addition to meeting all minimum qualification and eligibility requirements, ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one who possesses the competencies and experience to perform the duties of the position successfully with orientation to learn/understand the activities, procedures, policies and processes. Demonstrated work experience in the occupation is typically qualifying for placement. This criterion cannot be met by education and training. For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation.

    If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.

    If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be found ineligible/not qualified.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    All qualifications requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

    Background checks and security clearance
    Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    Yes

  • Required Documents
    Required Documents

    You are required to provide documentation that supports the eligibility and qualification claims made in your resume and assessment questionnaire. You must submit the applicable documents listed here and those listed with the eligibilities you select in the announcement questionnaire with your application package. Applicants who do not provide supporting documentation that fully support their claims will not be referred to the hiring manager. Cover letter is optional.

    A complete resume is required. Your resume must show relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.

    Are you claiming membership in any professional organizations, or possession of a license, certificate or credentials? Check the Conditions of Employment section above to see if any are required. If you claim membership, license, certification, or credentials, you must submit a copy of said document in your application package.

    Are you using education as a substitute for some or all of the experience requirement? Is there a basic education requirement for this position? Check the Education section above to see what is allowed and what is required. Any claims you make in your resume or assessment questionnaire regarding education or degrees MUST be supported by official or unofficial transcripts or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned issued from your school. While unofficial transcripts are acceptable for initial application, an official transcript will ultimately be required if you are selected for the position. You may submit a copy your degree(s) if specific coursework does not have to be verified.

    Are you a veteran claiming 5-point veterans' preference or claiming sole survivorship preference? You must submit a copy of your latest DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (any copy that shows all dates of service, as well as character of service [Honorable, General, etc.] is acceptable) OR a VA letter that shows dates of service or service connected disability AND character of service. If you have more than one DD-214 for multiple periods of active duty service, submit a copy for each period of service. If you were issued a DD-215 to amend aforementioned information on the DD-214 you must submit that too. If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: Veterans' Preference Advisor

    Are you a disabled veteran or claiming 10-point veterans' preference?
    If you are eligible to claim 10 point veterans preference you must submit a DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as described above for 5-point preference.

    You must also provide the applicable supporting documentation of your disability (e.g. disability letter from the VA) as described on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf.

    Are you an active duty service member? Active Duty Service Members are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.).

    Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office. Some supplemental documents contain personal information such as SSN and DOB and some documents such as military orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to remove said personal information before you submit your application. You must provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected.application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits
    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

  • How to Apply
    How to Apply

    Click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
    1. Complete resume with relevant experience, job title, duties and accomplishments. Your resume must show complete information for each job entry to support minimum qualifications. The following information should be provided in your resume, but it is acceptable to provide elsewhere in your application package: employer's name, starting and end dates (Mo/Yr), hours per week, and pay plan, series and grade level (e.g. GS-0201-09) for relevant federal experience.TIP: A good way to ensure you include all essential information is to use the Resume Builder in USAJOBS to create your resume.
    2. Complete assessment questionnaire. For a quick preview of the assessment questionnaire click here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10789616
    3. Supporting documentation

    Failure to submit a complete application package will result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.

    Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on 10/09/2020. Applications received after 10/09/2020 will generally result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received and processed will be reviewed.

    NOTE: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account: https://mydon.usajobs.gov/Account/Login select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process so please plan appropriately.

    You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

    Do not email or send hard copy resumes/applications to the Contact Information or Agency Information listed in this vacancy announcement. All resumes/applications received at the addresses listed in the Contact Information or Agency Information will be destroyed and will not be considered for this vacancy announcement.

    It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that all information in their resume and documents are legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers/documents submitted by an applicant.

    Agency contact information Department of Navy EIC Department of Navy EIC
    Address

    DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
    Washington Navy Yard
    Washington, DC 20003
    US
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    Next steps

    When the application process is complete, your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) will be reviewed to determine if you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements for which you requested consideration. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your level of knowledge, skill, and ability related to the job requirements.

    The hiring manager may choose to conduct interviews.

    You will be notified of our rating and referral decision. If you are referred, you will be notified when a hiring decision is made.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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