You will serve as an Advanced Practice Nurse (Practitioner/Occupational Health) in the Occupational Health Department of BRANCH MEDICAL CLINIC BAHRAIN.
Relocation and recruitment incentives up to 25% may be authorized. The current workweek is Sunday through Thursday. Employees hired from continental U.S. will receive Sunday Premium Pay (computed at 25% of basic hourly rate, eight hours per week).
You will conduct patient observations or assessments to contribute to the physician's modification and development of treatment for the patient.
You will compile medicine program assessment components from subordinate commands for inclusion into an annual report.
You will perform toxicology testing to identify health problems.
You will identify safety measures to provide specialized nursing services to employees in relation to their occupations and working environments.
You will perform comprehensive assessments to evaluate a patient's condition.
Travel Required - Not required
Relocation expenses reimbursed - Yes, You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Conditions Of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
This is an overseas position. You will be subject to and must be able to satisfy the overseas requirements of the 26Jul12 DODI 1400.25 V1230: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/140025v1230.pdf
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Passport.
You will be required to sign the Statement of Understanding for Overseas Employment acknowledging receipt and understanding of the statement of living and working conditions for this location.
Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
You will be required to meet any applicable credentialing or privileging requirements prior to appointment.
Must receive and maintain appropriate vaccination(s) and immunizations.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
You will maintain a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCMR-certified) certification to perform commercial driver examinations.
You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver?s license.
This announcement uses the OPM Federal Wide direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.
APPLY NOW! This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date of 1/1/2020. Applications received by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of 1/1/2020 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Candidates who apply after may be referred on a periodic basis depending on staffing needs.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must:
Have successfully completed a graduate or higher level degree in nursing from an accredited educational program in the area of expertise or specialty indicated by this position. Areas of specialties for positions include, but are not limited to, Acute Care, Anesthesia, Community Health, Family, Geriatric, Home Health, Midwifery, Neonatal, Oncology, Pediatric, Psychiatric, Allergy and Immunology, Women's Health, Cardiovascular, Dermatology, Occupational Health, Orthopedic, Respiratory, or other specialties identified for the position. AND
Have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. AND
Possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States. AND
Possess a permanent, full and unrestricted license or registration as an advanced practice professional nurse issued by a state, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Are currently a federal employee assigned to a Nurse, 0610 SERIES position as of September 2017.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one or more full years of professional nursing experience that is equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-11) or pay band in the federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector by performing medical assessment, history and physicals, determining diagnosis and initiating treatments; perform diagnosis and treatment of work-related illnesses and injuries, determine causalities, treatment plans, need for referral and rehabilitation; prescribe medications when appropriate; notify Industrial Hygienist and/or management of unsafe conditions and hazardous exposures; perform medical surveillance physical examinations for personnel exposed to hazardous agents in the workplace; evaluate and treat patients for possible work-related injuries and illnesses; educate and counsel of injured workers on pathophysiology and treatment plan; provide continuity of care by developing, documenting and implementing effective medical treatment and disability management; order and interpret specialized health screening procedures to include lab studies, audiograms, pulmonary function tests, EKGs, and X-rays.
Board certification as an Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) by the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses (ABOHN) is desired but not required.
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR:
This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. Failure to document possession of the selective placement factor in your resume or application documents will result in an ineligible rating. The selective placement factor is Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
If you have previously worked in a federal position for 5 years or more in a foreign location and have not had a continuous physical presence in the United States or a non-foreign area (i.e. Guam), a waiver to the 2-year physical presence requirement and an overseas tour extension must be requested and approved prior to appointment. Approval of either request is not guaranteed.
Priority consideration will be given to military spouse preference and family member preference eligible residing in the commute area of the duty location for this position. Commute area is defined as the geographic area surrounding the duty location in which people can reasonably be expected to travel back and forth daily. If you are a preference eligible please apply to announcement number - ( ST-10675566-20-KGC or https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/554054400)
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. See OPM's General Policiesfor information on crediting education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Locality pay is not authorized overseas. Pay retention will be extended to an eligible Department of Defense (DoD) employee who applies through a formal recruitment program and is selected for a position at an overseas location.
The Office of the Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) limits the number of Bahrain based DoD personnel accompanied tours. Dependent entry approval from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command is required for all accompanied tours prior to extending the final job offer and prior to issuing Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders. Accompanied tours are not guaranteed.
This position is covered by the DoD PPP.
Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
The Kingdom of Bahrain (composed of a number of islands totaling 253 square miles) occupies a central location in the Arabian Gulf. To learn more about Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain please go to the following link: http://www.navy.mil/local/nsabahrain/
In addition to meeting all minimum qualification and eligibility requirements, ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. A well-qualified ICTAP applicant is one who possesses the competencies and experience to perform the duties of the position successfully with orientation to learn/understand the activities, procedures, policies and processes. Demonstrated work experience in the occupation is typically qualifying for placement. This criterion cannot be met by education and training.For more information about ICTAP eligibility please review the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/ictap/
How You Will Be Evaluated
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following competencies:
You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be required to provide supporting documentation.
If after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
All eligibility, qualifications, and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Background checks, security clearance and drug testing required.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Please visit http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/Benefits/Pages/Default.aspx to learn more
Background checks, security clearance and drug testing required.
How To Apply: Please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/554049200 and follow the instructions under the "How to Apply" section
Additional Salary Information: Yearly salary range of $64,490 to $83,840
Internal Number: DE-10676089-20-HLH
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