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Nurse Midwife

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Indian Health Service
Physical Address

Claremore, OK 74018
Job Description

Nurse Midwife

  1. Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service


- ##### Open & closing dates

06/04/2019 to 06/25/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 12

- ##### Salary

$97,380 to $126,598 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Claremore, OK 1 vacancy

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed

Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in
accordance with agency policy.

  1. Telework eligible


- Duties

  1. Summary

This position serves a Nurse Midwife for the Claremore Indian
, responsible for the full range of medical/nurse
midwifery activities for women and infants, including assessment of
patients, planning and evaluating the effectiveness of care, and
modifying treatment. Educate, counsel and advise other health care
professionals; and participate in research, IHS goal development,
and nursing/medical standards and protocol development. The position
reports to Dr. Lang, Clinical Director.

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities

- Provide women’s health care with emphasis on the reproductive
- Plans and provides antepartum or prenatal health care,
intrapartum health care, postpartum including delivery through
six weeks.
- Plans and provides newborn care.
- Plans and provides well women gynecology and family planning
- Educate, counsel and advise patients, families and staff.

  1. Travel Required

Not required

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0610 Nurse

  1. Similar jobs

- Nurses, Psychiatric
- Psychiatric Nurses

- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after

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. You will receive
instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background
investigation documentation. 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

This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative
selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit
the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker
Position form. 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.

Some shift work and weekends may be required.

You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern
Standard Time) of the closing date: 06/25/2019

  1. Qualifications

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
(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 nursing

Advanced Practice Nurse Positions: For Advanced Practice Nurse
(APN) positions, applicants must possess a graduate or higher level
degree in nursing from an accredited educational program in the area
of expertise or specialty indicated by the position.

Areas of specialties for positions include, but are not limited to,
Acute Care, Anesthesia, Community Health, Family, Geriatric, Home
Health, Midwifery, Neonatal, Oncology, Pediatric, Psychiatric,
Allergy and Immunology, Women’s Health, Cardiovascular, Dermatology,
Occupational Health, Orthopedic, Respiratory, or other specialties
identified for the position.


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.

Additional License Requirements for Advanced Practice Nurse
Applicants for Advanced Practice Nurse positions must
be licensed or registered by a State, the District of Columbia, the
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States in
the clinical specialty required by the position.

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:

Have at least one full year of professional nurse midwife experience
(equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or above) and possession of a
diploma, associate degree,

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