The primary purpose of this position is to provide case
management and care coordination that involves patient assessments,
coordination of care, integration of services, and follow ups and
evaluation processes for patients of the Specialty Clinic. This
position is located at Chinle Service Unit, Chinle Comprehensive
Health Care Center, Division of Nursing Services, Specialty Clinic,
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- Coordinates specialized care services to referred High Risk and
At Risk, specialty services patients.
- Develop, maintain, and monitor chronic disease for patients
requiring specialty services.
- Serve as point of contact to internal and external
- Acts as liaison with Purchased Referred Care for referred
appointment scheduling and follow up.
- Evaluate outcome of action and care plans by making changes as
- Consult, teach, counsel, and support preventive, curative and
- Provides nursing care to patients in all age groups and
involves patient's family in care.
- Educate community-related issues, needs, and details care in
the form of presentations and informational sessions.
Conditions of Employment
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this
requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these
positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere
or guilty to certain crimes.
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born
after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for
civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health
Service health care facilities.
The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain
medical staff clinical privileges, including any licensure
requirements. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during
employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to
and including removal from Federal service.
On-call hours or standby duty may be required.
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/.
Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy,
you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your
employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the
outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the
sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find
that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If
you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin
work. If you make a false statement in any part of your
application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin
work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject
to a credit check as a part of the background investigation
Fingerprinting, as part of the background investigation process,
may be delayed due to COVID-19. All other background investigation
procedures will apply. Be advised that your continued employment
will require you to complete a fingerprint check within 60 days
after notification of return to full operations and successfully
obtaining a favorable background investigation.
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient
experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific
position for which you are applying.
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; social). You will
receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and
responsibilities in each position held and the total number of
hours per week.
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
(external link), Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia
Educational Programs (external link), Accreditation Commission for
Midwifery Education (external link), or an accrediting body
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (external link) at
the time the degree was obtained.
Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from
the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (external
link) is required for individuals who graduated from foreign
Licensure: For all grade levels and positions, applicants must
have passed the National Council Licensure Examination (external
link). 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.
Basic Requirements for the GS-10 (or equivalent) Grade Level: In
addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet one of the
Possession of a master's degree in professional nursing; or At
least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent
to the GS-9 grade level or above) and possession of a diploma,
associate degree, or bachelor's degree in Nursing from a
professional nursing program. Examples of specialized experience:
communicates and collaborates patient's information with patient
and health care providers by providing adequate patient education.
Care management involving patient assessment, initiating, and
maintaining individualized multidisciplinary plan of care involving
patients and their families.
Basic Requirements for the GS-11 (or equivalent) Grade Level: In
addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet one of the
Successful completion of a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree
from a professional nursing educational program or related medical
science field; or At least one full year of professional nursing
experience (equivalent to the GS-10 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: communicates and collaborates patient's
information with patient and health care providers by providing
adequate patient education of disease process/prevention. Evaluates
for patient referral by determining degree of care. Care management
involving patient assessment, initiating, and maintaining
individualized multidisciplinary plan of care involving patients
and their families by operating specialized medical equipment to
give optimal care.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of
the closing date of the announcement.
For positions requiring positive education 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.
When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using
education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts
(unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that
you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by
accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of
Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at
the following website: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show that the education credentials have
been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has
been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,