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Clinical Nurse (Dialysis Nurse)

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Department Of Justice Springfield , MO 65802

Posted 3 months ago

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Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions.

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

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Responsibilities

The Dialysis Nurse is assigned to the Dialysis Unit at the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, Springfield, Missouri.

The Medical Center houses approximately 1000 federal prisoners, 700 of whom are assigned for medical care. The Dialysis Unit is utilized for the provision of chronic hemodialysis. The purpose of the dialysis unit is to provide a safe efficient and comfortable treatment environment for the patient with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). The Dialysis Nurse is responsible for the full range of care provided to ESRD patients in the dialysis areas and is responsible for providing instruction and oversight to trained Dialysis Technicians/Licensed Practical Nurses, and Dialysis Staff Nurses (RNs) administering patient care.

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
10

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    0610 Nurse

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.

  • See Special Conditions of Employment Section.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP eligibility, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well qualified for this vacancy.

To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: Click Here

Qualifications

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.

Basic Requirements:

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.

NOTE: ALL applicants MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement.

Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here

Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools. If you are selected for this position, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.

AND

Licensure: 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.

NOTE: ALL applicants MUST electronically upload proof of current, active, full and unrestricted license or registration at the time you apply.

All qualified referred candidates will undergo a credentialing process. This process includes validation of medical examinations, education, internship and residency. Please electronically upload these documents along with your required supporting documentation at the time you apply.

AND

In addition to the Basic Requirements, applicants must also have:

Education/Work 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-09 and above grade level, many positions may require experience in a specialty area of nursing. In addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Possession of a master's degree in professional nursing; OR
  • At least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-09 grade level or above) AND possession of a diploma, associate degree, or Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from a professional nursing program.

Some examples of qualifying experience are:

  • Experience administering a wide variety of drugs, normal dosages, routes of administration, therapeutic actions and adverse reactions. Specifically, those drugs required by patients during dialysis.

  • Experience performing medical techniques involved and the operational mechanics of dialysis equipment, chemical testing kits, cardiac monitors, suction, and oxygen administration devices.

  • Experience administering intravenous fluids, IV additives, blood and blood products, and use of A-V fistulas for dialysis.

If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.

Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.

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Clinical Nurse (Dialysis Nurse)

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Department Of Justice