Job opening: NURSE (COMMUNITY HEALTH)
Salary: $69 107 - 89 835 per year
Published at: Aug 09 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
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The primary purpose of this position is to administer comprehensive nursing clinical prevention services (primary, secondary, and tertiary) to high risk maternal-child families to prevent child/partner abuse.
Provides highly specialized primary, secondary, and tertiary intervention services of an advanced nature and considerable difficulty through home, hospital/clinic, office, and telephone contact to active duty military personnel and their families.
Collaborates with military and civilian agencies to ensure continuity of care.
Provides in-service education to professional and para-professionals on the effects of family maltreatment on family health.
Develops and manages the New Parent Support Program home based maternal/child maltreatment prevention program for families expecting a child, and/or with children ages birth to three years of age.
Determines appropriate services for atypical high risk family situations by applying knowledge of research principles and results of studies.
- U.S. Citizenship Required
- Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
- PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations, more information on PCS benefits/requirements may be found at the following link: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
- This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
- Disclosure of Political Appointments
- Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
- Recruitment Incentive may be authorized for this position
- Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position
- At a minimum, qualification requirements stipulated by the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for the 0610 occupational series must be met.
- Must maintain a valid, unrestricted, and current registered nurse license (with no limitations, stipulations, or pending adverse actions) in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is required IAW DoD guidance.
- At least two years of direct experience in child abuse or domestic abuse, maternal child health or community health is required IAW DoD guidance.
- Position may be identified as having "regular contact with children," requiring a criminal history background check to be completed on any person selected for the position IAW DoD guidance.
- This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use.
- Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certificate.
- Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
- The work requires the employee to drive a motor vehicle. An appropriate, valid driver's license is required.
In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Nursing Series 0610 +IOR.
BASIC REQUIREMENT OR INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENT:
EDUCATION: A graduate or higher-level degree, bachelor's degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council of Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts
Degrees from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts
LICENSURE: For all grade levels and positions, applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. In addition, they must 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. NOTE: You must submit a copy of transcripts and nursing licensure.
Note: Employees currently assigned to positions in this occupational series as of September 2017 will be considered to have met the basic requirements for the position occupied.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-9 grade level) and possession of a diploma, associate degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree from a professional nursing educational program. Examples of specialized experience includes providing highly specialized intervention services of an advanced nature and considerable difficulty through home, hospital/clinic, office, and telephone; assessing, planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating services for high risk families, including case management, family health counseling, education, role modeling, client/family advocacy, and consultation; Develops health care intervention plans; counsel family members, take medical histories, provide health teaching and crisis intervention.
EDUCATION: Successfully completed a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from a professional nursing educational program or related medical science field. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts and nursing licensure.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
Professional knowledge of the full scope of professional public/community health model and nursing principles, practices and procedures, and extensive specialized training in the specialized area of clinical prevention services to at-risk individuals and families.
Knowledge of the full scope of family advocacy principles, concepts, and theories relating to the provision of professional nursing services.
Knowledge of research principles, procedures, and processes sufficient to apply principles to the provision of services to at risk families, develop policies, standards, and procedures based on results of studies, and serve on various family maltreatment teams and committees.
Knowledge of complex helping systems, professions, and organizations.
Skill in written communications sufficient to develop research program documents and evaluations, and procedures/policies based on results of special studies and research; and in oral communication sufficient to counsel family members, take medical histories, provide health teaching and crisis intervention.
Ability to develop comprehensive nursing care plans, evaluate total health care needs, evaluate intervention outcomes, coordinate health care given, and adjust regimens when needed; and to recognize physical and mental deviations from what is considered normal.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY:
If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST
submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here
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Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
- Address Goodfellow AFB
310 Kearney Blvd
Goodfellow AFB, TX 76908
- Name: Total Force Service Center
- Phone: 1-800-525-0102
- Email: [email protected]