Indian Health Service
Claremore , OK 74018
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Salary Range: $51,708 to $75,267 / Per Year Open Period: 10/2/2020 to 9/30/2021 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. This position has a positive education requirement, therefore, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts (official/unofficial), OR list your education history including the type of degree(s) and major of study, and completion or anticipated completion (month and year) on your resume.
A list of courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades is needed for Superior Academic Achievement (SAA). Official transcripts are required after tentative selection and prior to issuing an official job offer. Degree and License Waiting Period for Impending Graduates: The Hiring Manager/Selecting Official may elect to utilize an available flexibility wherein applicants who are currently enrolled and expected to complete the required education and obtain the required licensure within 9 months of applying, may be deemed tentatively qualified.
The eligibility date is established based on the date of application and not the closing date of the announcement or any cut-off date used for certificates of eligible candidates. Applicants who have not completed their education requirements (but who are within the established timeframe for qualifying) must submit: Documentation from the educational institution's registrar, dean or other appropriate official that attests to the applicable timeframe for completion of the professional program/coursework, AND A copy of the most recent unofficial transcript.
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.
AND 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. (Applicants must list their license number on their resume, along with the expiration date, OR submit a copy of their Nursing license that includes the expiration date.
Acceptable verification of licensure includes a print out from a State Board of Nursing website [or other applicable license verification website that reflects your licensure status].) In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Your professional nursing experience and/or education must be demonstrated in your resume and have equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. GS-5:
Possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with no experience; OR Possess a diploma or associate degree, in professional nursing AND one full year of professional nursing experience. Professional nursing experiences for GS-5 level are nursing tasks performed under close supervision of an RN. The duties include: observing and assessing patients' clinical conditions with the ability to identify and interpret serious situations, formulating a nursing diagnosis appropriate to patients' needs, setting up and operating general nursing equipment, administering medication, and documenting nursing activities regarding direct patient care.
GS-7: Possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing AND eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) provision. For information on S.A.A. go to: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4f OR Possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing AND at least one full year of professional nursing experience; OR Possess a diploma or associate degree in professional nursing AND two full years of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-5 grade level); OR Completion of at least one full year of graduate education in a professional nursing educational program; Professional nursing experiences for GS-7 level are nursing tasks performed under general supervision, with another RN reviewing work periodically.
These duties include: contributing to the development of a plan of care for assigned patients based on the nursing process, providing nursing interventions based on established plan of care and evaluating effectiveness, setting up and operating specialized equipment, and demonstrates nursing leadership in providing technical guidance and direction to other nursing personnel (such as Licensed Practical Nurses and Nursing Assistants). GS-9: Possess a master's degree in professional nursing; OR At least one year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-7 grade level or above) AND possession of a diploma, associate degree, or Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from a professional nursing program. Professional nursing experiences for GS-9 level are nursing tasks performed independently. The duties include: providing nursing care that requires the full range of professional nursing proficiency from assessment of the needs of a wide variety of patient illnesses, through developing a plan of care, administering medication and operating special equipment, and initiat