Job opening: Supervisory Nurse (Director of Nursing)
Salary: $110 755 - 143 979 per year
Published at: Aug 11 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?
You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.
Responsible for reviewing the nursing scope of care, utilizing a systematic plan of nursing objectives. Ensures that nursing standards of patient care and standards of nursing practice are developed and consistent with professional standards (i.e., American Nurses' Association (ANA) Nursing and Correctional Nursing Standards). Measures, assesses, and improves patient outcomes through developing and implementing nursing standards of patient care and nursing standards of practices. Ensures compliance with regulatory and accreditation agency requirements, such as the Joint Commission, State Board of Nursing, BOP National Policies, and American Nurses’ Association (ANA) Standards including Correctional Nursing Standards. Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staffs correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
- U.S. Citizenship is Required.
- See Special Conditions of Employment Section.
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements. Basic Requirements: 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 on 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. Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools. AND Licensure: 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: ALL applicants MUST electronically upload proof of current, active, full and unrestricted license or registration for verification at the time you apply. All qualified referred candidates will undergo a credentialing process. This process includes validation of examinations, licensure, education, internship and residency. Please electronically upload these documents along with your required supporting documentation at the time you apply. AND In addition to the Basic Requirements: Education/Experience: There is no substitution of education for specialized experience for this position. ANDAt least one or more full years of professional nursing experience that is equivalent to the next lower grade level. Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
Experience in ensuring nursing standards of patient care and standards of nursing practice are developed and consistent with professional standards.
Experience in developing patient care programs, policies, and procedures that depict how patients' nursing care needs are assessed, evaluated and met.
Experience in ensuring compliance with regulatory and accreditation agency requirements, such as the Joint Commission, State Board of Nursing, BOP National policies, and ANA Standards, including Correctional Nursing standards.
If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as number of hours worked per week) spent in the activities. **Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.
Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.
If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.
- Address JUSTICE, BUREAU OF PRISONS
Consolidated Staffing Unit
346 Marine Forces Drive
Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
- Name: CSU
- Phone: 972-352-4200
- Email: [email protected]