Nurse/Clinical Nurse GS-0610-5/7/9/10


Vacancy ID: 852939   Announcement Number: IHS-13-OK-852939-DH   USAJOBS Control Number: 339217400

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is 852939
1. Title of Job

Nurse/Clinical Nurse GS-0610-5/7/9/10
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

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 05.


05
07
09
10

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 (OB/GYN)

21. Geographic Availability

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400990131 Claremore, OK
402750031 Lawton, 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 Clinical Nurse (OB/GYN) 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.
SECTION I. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND FACTORS.

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 do not have the education and/or experience as described in the above statements.

2. GS-05 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-05.

A. I have completed both a nursing program of less than 30 months' duration or an associate degree and I have at least one year of professional nursing experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level or pay band in the Federal service performing the duties of a practical nurse or nursing assistant under the supervision of a professional nurse.
B. I have completed a nursing program of at least 30 months' duration or 4 academic years above high school or a bachelor's degree in nursing.
C. I have combination of professional nursing experience and education that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
D. I do not have the education and/or experience as described in the above statements.

3.

GS-07 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-07.

A. I have completed both a professional nursing program and 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 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.
B. I have completed a Bachelor's degree in Nursing with one of the following: I graduated with at least an overall GPA of 2.95, or I graduated with at least a 3.45 GPA in my major or during the last two years of college; or I graduated in the top third of my class; or I have been a member of a national scholastic honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation.
C. I have completed at least one (1) year of graduate education in nursing with a concentration in a field of nursing or closely related non-nursing field directly applicable to the requirements of this position.
D. I am currently in an approved Nursing degree program and expect to graduate within 9 months as shown in "A" above.
E. 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-07 grade level. You will be required to submit your transcripts or nursing program documentation
F. I do not have the education and/or experience as described in the above statements.

4. GS-09 In addition to meeting degree and registration requirements, 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 at least 1 year of professional nursing experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 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.
B. I have completed two years of progressively higher level graduate education or a master's or equivalent degree.
C. I have a combination of professional nursing experience and graduate level education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
D. I do not have the education and/or experience as described in the above statements.

5. 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 (PhD 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.

This position requires a nursing license before entering on duty.

6. 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

Do you have active professional certification?

A- Yes
B- No

7. Are you ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certified?

8. Are you NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Provider) Certified?

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.

9. Provide obstetrical nursing to antepartum patients

10. Provide obstetrical nursing to intrapartum patients

11. Provide obstetrical nursing to labor and delivery patients

12. Provide nursing care to neonatal patients

13. Provide obstetrical nursing to postpartum patients

14. Provide obstetrical nursing to obstetrical high risk patients

15. Provide nursing care to newborn high risk patients

16. Provide nursing care to patients during outpatient visits

17. Provide obstetrical nursing care to pre-term labor patients

18. Provide obstetrical nursing care to pregnancy induced hypertension patients

19. Provide obstetrical nursing care abruptio placenta patients

20. Provide obstetrical nursing care placenta previa patients

21. Provide obstetrical nursing care fetal demise patients

22. Provide obstetrical nursing care to multiple gestation patients

23. Provide obstetrical nursing care cervidil induction patients

24. Provide obstetrical nursing care to diabetes of pregnancy patients

25. Provide obstetrical nursing care pyelonephritis patients

26. Provide obstetrical nursing care post-partum hemorrhage patients

27. Provide obstetrical nursing care uneventful post-partum patients

28. Conducts vaginal examination

29. Conducts sterile speculum examination

30. Provides care in fetal scalp electrode application

31. Provides care in delivery of multiple births

32. Provides care in vaginal delivery

33. Provides care in vacuum of forceps delivery

34. Provides care in emergency delivery

35. Provides care in shoulder dystocia

36. Conducts fetal monitoring

37. Provides care in neonatal resuscitation

38. Provides care in conscious sedation

39. Provides care in dilatation and curettage

40. Provide transitional care of the newborn, including thermoregulation

41. Provide care to feeding disorders of the newborn/pediatric patient

42. Provide care to infants of diabetic mother

43. Provide neonatal respiratory distress to newborns

44. Provide interventions to rule out sepsis of the newborn

45. Provide respiratory/cardiac emergencies of the newborn/pediatric patient

46. Provide newborn care to neonatal substance abuse exposure and withdrawal

47. Provide hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn

48. Provide newborn care neonatal and pediatric venipuncture and intravenous therapy (including umbilical catheterization, both arterial and venous)

49. Provide medication administration and dosages for newborn/pediatric patients

50. Provide newborn care to neonatal pediatric jaundice

51. Provide newborn care during neonatal transition period

52. Provide pediatric resuscitation and stabilization

53. Provide newborn care during neonatal and pediatric transports

54. Provide newborn care to pre-term babies

55. Provide normal newborn care

56. Provide infant gavage feeding to newborns

57. Enter patient information into an electronic health records system.

58. Develop obstetrical nursing care plans.

59. Implement interventions identified in the obstetrical nursing care plans.

60. Identify measurable goals in the obstetrical nursing care plans.

61. Evaluate effectiveness of obstetrical nursing care plans

62. Revise obstetrical nursing care plans

63. Teach mothers on lactation

64. Teach mothers on episiotomy and laceration care

65. Teach mothers post-operative cesarean section

66. Teach mothers infant cord care

67. Teach mothers newborn immunizations

68. Teach mothers patient discharge instructions

69. Operate Internal/External Fetal Monitor

70. Operate Doppler

71. Operate EKG Monitor

72. Operate IV Pumps

73. Operate Feeding Pumps

74. Operate Radiant Warmers

75. Operate Isolettes

76. Operate Phototherapy Lights

77. Operate Umbilical Lines

78. Operate Newborn Hearing Screener

79. Operate Birthing Tub

80. Operate Vacuum Extractor

81. Operate Intra-uterine Pressure Catheters

82. Operate Delee Suction

83. Operate Suction Curettage

84. Provides therapeutic administration of Magnesium Sulfate

85. Provides therapeutic administration of Terbutaline

86. Provides therapeutic administration of Cervadil

87. Provides therapeutic administration of Oxytocin

88. Provides therapeutic administration of Hepatitis B

89. Provides therapeutic administration of Versed

90. Provides therapeutic administration of Hemabate

91. Provides therapeutic administration of Cytotec

92. Provides therapeutic administration of Antibiotics

93. Performs therapeutic procedures in phlebotomy

94. Performs therapeutic procedures in intravenous catheter insertion

95. Performs therapeutic procedures in blood transfusions

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.

96. 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.