Supervisory Clinical Nurse GS-0610-11


Vacancy ID: 796217   Announcement Number: IHS-13-OK-796217-DH   USAJOBS Control Number: 332298800

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is 796217
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Clinical Nurse GS-0610-11
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

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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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

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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 Supervisory Clinical Nurse (House)

21. Geographic Availability

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400990131 Claremore, OK

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Are you a United States Citizen or National, who is at least 16 years old?

A. Yes
B. No

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment under the Delegated Examining or Direct Hire Authority in the Indian Health Service. Please respond "Yes" or "No" to the following statements. Do not leave any section blank.

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment under the Delegated Examining or Direct Hire Authority in the Indian Health Service. Please respond "Yes" or "No" to the following statements. Do not leave any section blank.  NOTE:  You must submit the required documentation to verify eligibility as indicated below.  Failure to provide documents will render you not eligible for the consideration.  See instructions undert the "How to Apply" tab for submitting documentation.

A- Yes.
B- No.

2. Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification? (You must submit a properly completed and signed copy of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Form BIA-4432, "Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service," for employees claiming Indian preference.)

3. Are you an Indian Health Service scholarship recipient who has completed the necessary requirements for an approved health profession degree in accordance with your academic institution and under the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA)? (You will receive highest priority placement consideration for available vacancies within the IHS).

4. Are you a former competitive service employee who was separated by a Reduction in Force (RIF) to be considered eligible as a Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or an Interagency Career Transition Program (ICTAP) applicant or placed on the agencies Reemployment Priority List (RPL) based on a RIF or separated because of work related injuries? (You must submit the appropriate supporting documentation).

Thank you for your interest in this Supervisory Clinical Nurse (House) position with the Indian Health Service. We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the Basic Requirements for a nurse position. Select the response that most closely and accurately describes your background which demonstrates how you meet the education and registration requirements. Select only one response and do not leave blank.

A. I have successfully completed a degree or diploma from a professional nursing program which was approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time my program was completed. In addition, I have an 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. (Must submit transcripts and current registration)
B. I graduated from an approved nursing educational program as shown in "A" above in the past 12 months and expect to receive State registration as a professional nurse within the next 6 months. (Must submit transcripts and current registration)
C. I have completed undergraduate course work in nursing. For example behavioral, physical, or biological sciences related to nursing; nutrition; public health; and maternal and child health. I do not have an active, current registration as a professional nurse, nor do I expect to receive registration within the next 6 months. (Must submit transcripts)
D. I am currently in an approved Nursing degree program and expect to graduate within 9 months as shown in "A" above.
E. I do not have the education and/or experience as described in the above statements.

2. GS-11 From the descriptions below, select the response that best describes your experience which demonstrates your ability to perform the work of this position at the GS-11. Select only one response and do not leave blank.

A. I have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service performing work that equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position as described in the vacancy announcement. Specialized experience is defined as administering, coordinating and directing clinical nursing activities.
B. I have completed all requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education with a concentration in a field of nursing (e.g., teaching, a clinical specialty, research, administration, etc.) or in a closely related non-nursing field.
C. My experience is not reflected in the above statements.

This position requires a nursing license before entering on duty.

3. I will have a current, valid, active, unrestricted license in any State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States before entering on duty?

A. Yes
B. No

4. Select the one best answer that describes your experience adapting to changing conditions.

A. My work experience has primarily included duties which were not subject to last minute changes in direction or strategy because of new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
B. My work experience has primarily included duties which required minor modifications to direction and strategy because of new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
C. My work experience primarily included duties which required continuous reevaluation of direction and strategy, some times resulting in significant changes in the late stages of projects/assignments because of new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
D. None of the above

For each task below, select the appropriate response that best reflects your experience level.  Please select only one response.  Your resume and/or supporting documentation must support your response.

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.

5. Review assigned workload and duties of nursing personnel.

6. Assign, coordinate and supervise the specific duties of each level of nursing personnel.

7. Overall nursing program management.

8. Track and maintain time and status of items in a database.

9. Research statistical data, analyze records and collect data for Performance Improvement (PI) and Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) projects.

10. Utilize a wide range of qualitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness or the improvement of complex management processes and systems.

11. Develop complex nursing care plans.

12. Offer constructive criticism to staff to provide technical and professional advice.

13. Advise and execute a wide range of nursing concepts, principles and practices related to acute and preventative aspects of the health care problems of patients ranging from neonatal to geriatric.

14. Review and interpret medical orders with the nursing staff.

15. Research and/or analyze administrative problems such as Hospital and Nursing policy and procedure violations.

16. Develop recommendations to improve patient care and employee performance.

17. Evaluate the quality of patient care and nursing care for compliance to standards.

18. Assess patient status data to identify age related patient's needs

19. Interpret the appropriate information needed to identify age related patient needs

20. Plan program activities, performance improvement, safety and infection control.

21. Evaluation of quality of patient care and nursing care to ensure nursing program adheres to national nursing standards.

22. Select the one best answer that describes your experience adapting your behavior and work methods to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.

A. My work experience has primarily included duties which were not subject to last minute changes in direction or strategy because of new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
B. My work experience has primarily included duties which required minor modifications to direction and strategy because of new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
C. My work experience primarily included duties which required continuous reevaluation of direction and strategy, some times resulting in significant changes in the late stages of projects/assignments because of new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
D. None of the above

SECTION II. CERTIFICATION OF INFORMATION ACCURACY

As previously explained, your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

Certification of Information Accuracy
If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

23. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.