Clinical Nurse/Nurse Specialist 610-9/10/11/12 (Direct Hire)


Vacancy ID: 817714   Announcement Number: IHS-13-PX-817714-DHA   USAJOBS Control Number: 335619200

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is 817714
1. Title of Job

Clinical Nurse/Nurse Specialist 610-9/10/11/12 (Direct Hire)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
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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09
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12

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

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Clinical Nurse (RN)

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


040340012 Parker, AZ
040366015 Peach Springs, AZ
040370013 Phoenix, AZ
040382017 Polacca, AZ
040405021 Sacaton, AZ
040416007 San Carlos, AZ
040421019 San Xavier, AZ
040424003 San Simon, AZ
040425019 Sells, AZ
040530019 Tucson, AZ
040565017 Whiteriver, AZ
040620027 Yuma, AZ
320050510 Carson City, NV
320068023 Duckwater, NV
320075007 Elko, NV
320090001 Fallon, NV
320135013 McDermitt, NV
320155007 Owyhee, NV
320170031 Reno, NV
320185021 Schurz, NV
320190031 Sparks, NV
490507047 Fort Duchesne, UT
491640013 Roosevelt, UT

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 Direct Hire Authority in the Indian Health Service. Please respond "Yes" or "No" to the following statements. NOTE: You must submit the required documentation to verify your eligibility as indicated below. Failure to provide the required documents will render you not eligible for the consideration. See instructions under the "How to Apply" tab for submitting documentation.

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

A- Yes.
B- No.

2. Are you claiming Indian Preference and submitting Form BIA -4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment? Note: You must upload a copy of your completed Form BIA-4432, otherwise preference will not be given.

3. Are you a current Public Health Service (PHS) Commissioned Officer?

4. 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)?

5. 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 Agency's Reemployment Priority List (RPL) based on a RIF or separated because of work related injuries? (You must submit the appropriate supporting documentation).

6. In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the Basic Requirements for a Clinical 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.

7. Do you have any pending adverse actions against your license?

A. Yes
B. No, as I am currently pending licensure.
C. No

8. GS-09: 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-09. Select only one response and do not leave blank.

A. I have completed both a professional nursing program and 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service performing developmental nursing work that equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. The experience is related to work of the position as described in the vacancy announcement. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
B. I have completed 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or a master's or equivalent degree. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
C. I have a combination of professional nursing experience and graduate education that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for this position. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for GS-09 grade level. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
D. I do not have the education and/or experience as described in the above statements.

9. GS-10: 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-10.

A. I have 2½ full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to completion of the requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D or equivalent) OR completed both a professional nursing program and 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 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. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
B. I have a combination of education and experience that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for this position. The total percentage equals at least 100 percent to qualify for this GS-10 grade level. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
C. I do not meet the experience, or training as described above.

10. 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 completed both a professional nursing program and 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service performing developmental nursing work that equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. The experience is related to work of the position as described in the vacancy announcement. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
B. I have completed all requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
C. I have a combination of professional nursing experience and graduate education that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for this position. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for GS-11 grade level. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
D. I do not have the education and/or experience as described in the above statements.

11. GS-12: 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-12.

A. I have a degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed and one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level as described in the vacancy announcement. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
B. I do not meet the experience or training as described above.

From the choices provided indicate if you are interested in being considered for, and have the required work experience and/or education, in the following nursing specialties:

A- Yes
B- No

12. Medical/Surgical

13. Operating Room

14. Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

15. Outpatient

16. Emergency

17. Float Pool

18. Intensive Care

19. Obstetrics/Labor and Delivery (LND)

20. Nurse Educator

21. Diabetic Nurse Educator

22. CARE Coordinator

23. Psychiatric Nurse

24. Other Nursing Specialty

Based on your selection above, "Other nursing specialty," please type your nursing specialty below.

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.

25. 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.