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Claremore, OK 74018
This position serves as a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Indian Health Service Hospital in Claremore, Oklahoma. The facility has 25-50 beds. Full services are available at the hospital including general medicine and surgery, pediatrics and outpatient service. This position reports to the Supervisory Clinical Nurse in charge of the ICU at the facility.
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- Develop, implement, evaluate and revise patient care plans to meet the needs of assigned patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
- Provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served by applying growth and development principles to assess and interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify patient needs and provide the care needed.
- Operate, monitor and interpret results for general medical and critical care equipment such as infusion pumps, ventilators and other respiratory equipment.
- Monitor and/or administer therapy to a cardiac, respiratory compromised or hemodynamically unstable patient.
- Professional knowledge of nursing care principles, procedures, ethics, practices and processes required to assess nursing needs of assigned patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
- Travel Required
- Supervisory status
- Promotion Potential
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- Conditions of Employment
- Selectee will be subject to a pre-employment fingerprint check.
- Selectee will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
- ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period.
- U.S. Citizenship is required
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
- Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period.
- More than one selection may be made from this announcement.
- Must possess and maintain a current, valid, active, unrestricted RN license.
This Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) allows acceptance of applications throughout the year with eligible applicants being placed on the OCA register and referred for consideration when vacancies occur. Your application will expire in 3 months. You must reapply at least every 3 months to keep your application active for this vacancy.
Appointment may be Permanent, Temporary, Excepted Time-Limited, or Term with tour of duty of Full-Time, Part-Time or Intermittent. The Agency has the option of extending Time-Limited and Term appointments for up to a maximum of four years. Temporary positions not to exceed 12 months or less are subject to termination at any time. The Agency has the option of extending Temporary position appointments for up to a maximum of two years. Positions filled by Commissioned Corps will be Full Time Permanent Positions only.
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.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification 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.
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. Must submit copy of transcript. Applications will be considered incomplete without proof.
Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools. Applications will be considered incomplete without proof.
Licensure: For all grade levels and positions, applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. 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. Must submit copy of nursing license that includes an expiration date. Applications will be considered incomplete without proof.
In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below-
GS-5: Possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with no experience;
**OR**Possession of a diploma or associate degree in professional nursing AND one full year of professional nursing experience.
Professional nursing experiences at the GS-5 level are performed under the direct supervision of a RN. The duties include: the development and implementation of a plan of care for assigned patients and providing nursing interventions based on established plan of care and evaluating effectiveness.
GS-7: Possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing AND eligibility under the Superior Academic Achievement provision which is based on class standing, grade-point average or honor society membership.
OR Possession of a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing AND at least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-5 grade level);
OR Possession of a diploma or associate degree in professional nursing AND two full years of professional nursing experience;
OR Completion of at least one full year of graduate education in a professional nursing educational program.
Professional nursing experiences at the GS-7 level are performed under general supervision of a RN who will review work periodically. The duties include: demonstrating basic knowledge to recognize and intervene in acute life threatening or potentially life threatening situations; and operating and monitoring general and specialized equipment.
GS-9: Possession of a master’s degree in professional nursing;
OR At least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-7 grade level) AND possession of a diploma, associate degree, or Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from a professional program.
Professional nursing experiences at the GS-9 grade level are performed independently. The duties include: providing patient care for critically ill patients; assessing and implementing a plan of care, evaluating and modifying care as needed; providing clinical nursing expertise, care and education to diverse patient populations; identifying potential crisis situations and responding in emergency/code situations; and promoting and providing health care teaching to patients and family members.
GS-10:At least one full year of professional nursing experience (equivalent to the GS-9 grade level).
Professional nursing experiences at the GS-10 level are performed in