The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Defense. The opening is for an Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner) in Bethesda, Maryland Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner) – Bethesda, Maryland
Defense Health Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 59029Start Date: 02/20/2019End Date: 03/06/2019
Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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. 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 Requirements for a Advance Practice Nurse (Nurse Practitioner): 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. You must attach a copy of your transcripts with your application package. APN Advanced Education: Applicants must possess a graduate or higher level Nurse Practitioner degree from an accredited educational program. You must attach a copy of your transcripts with your application package. Foreign Nursing Schools: An official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools. You must submit a copy of your certification with your application package. Selective Placement Factor: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse positions require certification by a nationally recognized certifying body appropriate to the specialty area of practice (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner) or within 12 months of graduation, the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse will achieve certification. You must attach a copy of your Certification with your application package. License/Registration: Applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination and 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. You must attach a copy of your license/registration with your application package. APN Registration: Applicants must possess a license or registration by a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States as a Nurse Practitioner. You must attach a copy of your license/registration with your application package. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: Experience: Applicants must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience in their resume. Specialized experience is defined as providing healthcare services to pediatric patients in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), to include: assessment/examination, diagnostics, and treatment; coordinating care with a multidisciplinary medical and surgical team; and providing education/counseling to pediatric patients and their family members. This definition of experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
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