U.S. Army Medical Command Supervisory Nurse (Clinical/Ambulatory) in El Paso, Texas

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:This position is located at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Department of Surgery, El Paso, TX.

Since 1921, William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) has provided care for military personnel and their eligible family members. WBAMC is one of two trauma centers in El Paso County and consists of twelve stories that cover more than a half-million square feet of floor space. WBAMC provides trauma care to the surrounding community and a full range of medical care to Fort Bliss, which supports over 19,000 troops and will grow to over 37,000 as it undergoes the largest post expansion in the Army. William Beaumont offers an array of programs in many medical disciplines and has close partnerships with higher learning institutions. The medical center is easily accessible and offers ample free parking, an exchange, dining facility, barber shop, cleaners, flower shop, chapel, credit union, gym, and more. The staff members of William Beaumont are closely-knit and consider each other as a unified team with the goal of providing excellent patient care. Caring for our soldiers and their families is an excellent way of showing our support. To learn more, visit www.wbamc.amedd.army.mil

Nestled between the beautiful Franklin Mountains and the historic Rio Grande, El Paso offers state-of-the-art educational and medical facilities, abundant cultural and entertainment opportunities with 18 museums and 35 art galleries, year-round recreation including award-winning golf courses, a low crime rate, an extremely favorable cost-of-living, and some of the best weather conditions on the planet with over 300 days of sunshine per year. The city provides plenty of parks and gardens as well as mountain and desert trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. El Paso has four private golf courses, two military courses, and seven public courses, including Painted Dunes Golf Course which Golf Digest ranked No. 2 in the country. Tennis players can choose from over 25 public and private facilities in the city. See what El Paso has to offer: http://www.elpaso.org/.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

Duties

As a Supervisory Nurse (Clinical/Critical Ambulatory), you will perform duties such as:

  • Serves as the Supervisory Nurse for the Department of Surgery, overseeing department nursing assets and may assist in patient care within surgical clinics to include Peripheral Vascular, General Surgery, Urology, Otolaryngology, Plastics, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, and Cardiothoracic Surgery.
  • Administer a variety of medications via various routes and operate highly complex technical equipment, such as hemodynamic monitoring devices, intra-aortic balloon pump, ventilators, oxygen capnometers, etc.
  • ssist the physician with complex and potentially life-threatening procedures such as cardio-version and insertion of invasive lines, e.g., arterial, venous and pulmonary artery catheters, chest tubes, and endotracheal tubes.
  • Responsible as the primary or alternate data abstractor for national databases (i.e.:Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) national database and the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) national database) for procedure outcomes as assigned.
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.
Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Basic Requirement for Supervisory Nurse (Clinical/Ambulatory): Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed. Registration: 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. An applicant who has graduated from an approved nursing educational program within the past 12 months may be appointed pending State registration as a professional nurse. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Experience is defined as: providing comprehensive nursing care to critically ill patients, performing supervision of or providing guidance to other staff, and assisting with data collection or abstraction. This definition of experience is typical of work performed at the (next or second lower) grade/level position in the federal service (GS-09).

OR

Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education in nursing with a concentration in a field of nursing (e.g., teaching, a clinical specialty, research, administration) or in a closely related non-nursing field directly related to the position. OR

Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.

• Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package. • Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • Personnel Security Investigation required.
  • This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
  • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing. A job offer to an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for a period of 6 months from the date of the test results.
  • A pre-placement medical examination is required.
  • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
  • All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
  • Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

BENEFITS

The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program.In addition to your take-home pay, your comprehensive compensation/benefits package will include most of the benefits described in the USAJOBS Resource Center.

Other Information
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitantinformation sheet.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 position.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/472228700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Salary Range: $69,188.00 to $87,868.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0610-11/11

Supervisory Status: Yes

Who May Apply: United States Citizens

Control Number: 472228700

Job Announcement Number: NCMD178623161974825HM