DIRECTOR, US PREVENTIVE SERVICES TASK FORCE, RS-0610-00


Vacancy ID: 575119   Announcement Number: HHS-AHRQ-12-RS-575119   USAJOBS Control Number: 304716800

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1. Title of Job

DIRECTOR, US PREVENTIVE SERVICES TASK FORCE, RS-0610-00
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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00

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 NURSE

21. Geographic Availability

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0001 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualifications for Nurse, RS-0610-00.

A. I have successfully completed a degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Applicants must have active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. An applicant who has graduated from an approved nursing educational program within the past 12 months may be appointed pending State registration as a professional nurse within 6 months of appointment. No person appointed pending registration may be retained beyond 6 months, or promoted, if registration has not been attained.
B. I do not meet the requirements as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualifications Requirements for RS-0610-00.

A. I hold a doctoral level nursing degree and have practiced in a primary care specialty or preventive medicine.
B. I have successfully completed an advance practice nursing degree and have practiced in a primary care specialty or preventive medicine.
C. I am a registered nurse, have practiced in a primary care specialty or preventive medicine, and have a doctoral level degree relevant to prevention, health services research, or public health.
D. I do not meet any of the requirements described above.

3. INSTRUCTIONS: For each task below, choose the statement from the list that best describes your experience and/or training.

Extensive knowledge of the fields of evidence-based medicine, epidemiology, clinical prevention, primary care, systematic reviews, and guideline development.

A. - I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. - I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. - I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. - I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Ability to critically appraise scientific and medical literature and synthesize evidence.

A. - I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. - I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. - I have not performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. - I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

5. Ability to develop cutting-edge methodologies in the field of systematic review and guideline development.

A. - I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. - I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. - I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. - I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

6. Skills in developing and maintaining a high degree of prominence and expertise in the fields of prevention and primary care, and a distinguished record of accomplishments that command the respect of national and international stakeholders.

A. - I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. - I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. - I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. - I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

7. Knowledge of the current state of prevention and chronic care research and the ability to design a federal research initiative in prevention and chronic care that meets the needs of the health care system and American public.

A. - I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. - I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. - I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. - I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

8. Skill in developing a working environment in which staff effectively and consistently share information and expertise, are assisted in meeting the goals of the organization, and are supported in their professional development and career progression.

A. - I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. - I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. - I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. - I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

9. Skill in managing a complex multi-faceted program with multiple components, products deadlines, and stakeholders.

A. - I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
B. - I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. - I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. - I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

10. Skills in writing manuscripts for publication in scientific and medical journals demonstrated by a publication portfolio, designing and creating materials targeted to individuals and families regarding prevention and chronic care, skills in developing briefing materials for internal organizational leaders and external policy makers which enable them to make informed decisions, and the ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences.

A. - I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B. - I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C. - I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D. - I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E. - I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.