This position as Three (3) vacancies, one (1) for each location,
(1) Crownpoint, NM, (2) Thoreau, NM and (3) Pueblo Pintado, NM. The
incumbent will be assigned to Ambulatory Care or Medical-Adult
Pediatric (Inpatient) Department. Incumbent evaluates the Nursing
needs of patients, developing a plan of Nursing care, initiates
patient care by implementing and modifying needs; provides or
directs the provision of care, delegated duties, teaching and
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- Provides guidance to employees and direction to departments,
other Nurses, and health care providers including temporary
- Ensure that the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision
and values are communicated to the team and integrated into the
team's strategies, goals, objectives, work plans and work products
- Coach the team in the selection and application of appropriate
problem solving methods and techniques, provide advice on work
methods, practices and procedures, and assist the team and/or
individual members in identifying the parameters of a viable
- Monitor and report on the status and progress of work.
- Assesses the patient and develops a plan of care for individual
patients by interviewing the patient and family members, reviewing
the patient's health record, determining and evaluating the kind of
physical and health care needed.
- Coordinates available resources to provide patient and family
with social, age specific, emotional, education, cultural,
spiritual, and physician support.
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.
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/.
You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.
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. In addition, to the Basic
Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated
In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the
Minimum Qualifications stated below-
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of
specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade
level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or
public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks:
GS-10: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at
least the GS-09 level. Your resume must demonstrate at least one
year of specialized experience at or equivalent to at least the
next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either
the private or public sector performing the following types of
tasks: Carrying out the duties of providing professional nursing
duties for patients, who are critically ill and provides nursing
care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural
needs of the critically ill patient and family. Collaborate with
members of the multidisciplinary team in assessing, planning,
implementing and evaluating health care for intensive/coronary
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,