Nurse Specialist Quality Improvement and Infection Control Nurse Job in DANBURY, CT

Vacancy No. Department Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Salary $70,111.00 to $91,147.00 Grade 11 to 11
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/12/2018 Close Date 1/29/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Locations:
DANBURY, CT

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    01/12/2018 to 01/29/2018

  • Salary

    $70,111 to $91,147 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 11

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

DAN-2018-0016

Control number

488637800

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

    You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. In our agency, you’ll find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost efficient, appropriately secure, and provides reentry programing to ensure their successful return to the community. Our employees at federal correctional facilities are "correctional workers first" and perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

    Our long-standing culture of being a close-knit family sets us apart from other agencies - at the BOP you don't just get to know your co-workers, you make life long friends.

    We have many facilities located throughout the nation: 122 institutions, 6 regional offices, a headquarters, 2 staff training academies, and 26 residential reentry management offices.

    Learn more about this agency

    Responsibilities

    The incumbent serves as a Quality Improvement and Infection Control Nurse in the Health Services Department of a Bureau of Prisons (BOP) federal correctional facility. They manage the local infection prevention and control program under the guidance of the national Infection Prevention and Control Officer, Office of Quality Management, Central Office, Washington, D.C., and performs quality improvement activities to improve health care outcomes. The primary duties are surveillance of infections and diseases, management of the tuberculosis prevention and control program, contact investigations and containment of infectious disease outbreaks, infection prevention activities including immunization administration and tracking for inmates and staff, education related to infection control practices, collection and analysis of data to reduce risk and improve health outcomes, and notification to the national Infection Prevention and Control Officer and public health authorities at all levels of government about reportable infectious conditions.

    Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    THIS IS A DELEGATED EXAMINING ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS.

    Duty Location: FCI Danbury, CT

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
  • Fair & Transparent

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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