NURSE (LABOR & DELIVERY)

Naval Medical Command - Department of the Navy

Failure to possess the Basic Requirement WILL result in an ineligible rating. Failure to submit a copy of your transcripts and copies of required certifications with your application will result in an ineligible rating Basic Requirements for the GS-11 (or equivalent) Grade Level
In addition to the above requirements, applicants must meet one of the following requirements: Successful completion of a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree from a professional nursing educational program or related medical science field;(Your transcripts must be attached.) Failure to submit a copy of your transcripts and copies of required certifications with your application will result in an ineligible rating OR 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. (Your transcripts must be attached.) Failure to submit a copy of your transcripts and copies of required certifications with your application will result in an ineligible rating In order to qualify for this position your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. 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. (Your license or registration must be attached.) Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS 09 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Planning, implementing, coordinating, and supervising antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and perioperative care; Monitoring, evaluating and documenting status of laboring patients (blood pressures, heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation and fetal monitor) and reporting findings; Administering medications, monitoring patient responds, documenting and adjusting therapy; Setting up delivery room, handling specialized supplies and equipment such as delivery lights, oxygen, suction machines, and maternal and fetal monitoring equipment; Initiating discharge planning/teaching patients about disease process, normal newborn and postpartum care, pre and post-operative care and pre and post diagnostic procedures. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/nurse-series-0610/ Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will serve as a NURSE (LABOR & DELIVERY) in the Military Treatment Facility of NMRTC SAN DIEGO CA. This announcement uses the Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense direct hire authority to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to certain positions in the competitive service.