Registered Nurse - Primary Care Clinic


Vacancy ID: 1312087   Announcement Number: OE-15-SJW-1312087-BU   USAJOBS Control Number: 392619000

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

In order to be eligible for consideration for this position, you must be a citizen of the United States. Please select the appropriate response below to indicate your current citizenship status.

1. Citizenship:

A. U.S. Citizen
B. Naturalized U.S. Citizen
C. Non U.S. Citizen

Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English. Please select the appropriate response below to indicate your English language proficiency.

2. Are you proficient in spoken and written English?

A. Yes
B. No

The following question pertains to your degree in Nursing. You must be a graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State agency, and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time your program was completed. The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), additional information may be obtained from the NLNAC web site at http://www.nlnac.org/home.htm or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), an accrediting arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Additional information may be obtained from the CCNE website at http://www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation/.

3. Select the statement below that best describes your education to meet the basic requirements for this position.

A. Graduate from a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State agency, and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed: a) The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC); or b) The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
B. Completed the coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. You are given a certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX and should submit this certification to VA prior to appointment. Students do not earn a BSN, but receive a MSN degree upon completion of course work.
C. Graduate from a foreign school of professional nursing, with possession of current, full, active, and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. NOTE: Most individuals admitted as permanent residents or adjusting to permanent resident status as registered nurses on or after December 14, 1998, for the purpose of working as a registered nurse, must meet the certification requirements in Section 343 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (Pub. L. 104-208, September 30, 1996). This certification involves a review of the alien's education, training, license(s), and experience, verification that the alien possess an acceptable level of competence in written and oral English, and a requirement that the individual has passed either the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) Qualifying Examination or the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. examination, the NCLEX-RN. For additional information see Pub. L. 104-208, 63 Federal Register 55007-55012, dated October 14, 1998 and the CGFNS web site.
D. NONE of the above.

The following question pertains to your licensure and/or certification.

4. Do you have a current, full, active and unrestricted license as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States or in the District of Columbia to practice as an RN?

A. Yes
B. No

Certification of Understanding - Select the appropriate answer to the statement below. Failure to provide an answer will result in your not being considered for this position.

5. 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 the 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 and that responding "No" or providing no response to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I understand the information provided above and certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith.
B. No, I do not certify this information and do not wish to be considered for this position.

REMINDER - you must provide a complete application package which includes:
• VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Registered Nurse
• CV or Resume
• OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment
• Proof of current certification, licensure or registration
• Copy of Transcripts (Unofficial is sufficient)

VETERANS PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION REMINDER - You must submit proper documentation if you are claiming eligibility for veteran's preference, which includes a copy of your DD-214 (must show character of service). Applicants claiming 10-Point preference must also submit an SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veterans Preference, along with the required documentation listed on the form (such as verification of service-connected disability percentage). For more information on Veterans Preference, go to http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.