Army Installation Management Command Community Health Nurse in United States

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf.

This position is located at: USAG Humphreys, in the Pyongtaek metropolitan areas in the Republic of Korea. USAG-Humphreys is an hour and a half drive south of Seoul, 40 minutes south of Osan Air Base, and 15 minutes from the city of Pyongtaek. USAG Humphreys is not far from night life, restaurants, and shopping. The Humphreys Exchange and Commissary, Food Court and Restaurants offer typical American amenities. Many US employees generally choose to live in town right outside the gate, in the City of Pyongtaek, or in the area surrounding Osan Air Base.

Working in Korea offers an opportunity to work closely with Korean National employees and experience the culture first hand. For additional information, visit Life in Korea Information and USAG Humphreys.

This position is located at:US Army Installation Management Command, US Army Garrison, Humphreys, Directorate of Morale Welfare & Recreation, Army Community Service Division with duty in Pyongtaek city, South Korea

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying to OCONUS Positions
  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)
  • Excepted Service Overseas Family Member Appointment
  • Family Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas Employment
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
  • Military Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas Employment
  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)
  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
  • Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
Duties

As a Community Health Nurse you will:

  • Serve as a New Parent Support Program Nurse Specialist, Home Visitor (HV).
  • Provide highly specialized primary, secondary and tertiary intervention services to active duty military personnel and their families.
  • Assess, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate services for high risk families.
  • Provide family health counseling, education, and family planning.
  • Visit client homes to assess and identify risk factors for family abuse.
  • Collaborate with military and civilian agencies to ensure continuity of care.
  • Develop health care intervention plans for identified families working with case managers, health care professionals, or other agencies.
  • Develop and manage the New Parent Support Program for families.
  • Participate as a consultant member on the FAP Case Review Committee (CRC).
Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required
  • 75% or Greater
  • Temporary Duty (TDY) Travel may be required up to 75%
Relocation Authorized
  • Yes
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are authorized, subject to the JTR.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Federal Employees, Veterans, Military Spouse, Family Members

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • The initial length of the overseas tour is 36 months.
Qualifications

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 Occupational Requirement: In addition to the specialized experience listing below this position has basic occupational and licensing requirements that must be met. The basic occupational requirements are:

1) Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. 2) Registration/Licensing: Applicants must have an active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.

To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experiencewhich prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: to include providing preventative services to at-risk families; providing in-home services to aid in the reduction of child abuse risk factors for parents with children birth through three years of age, utilizing a needs assessment to determine risk level. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service GS-09.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Care Management
  • Healthcare Education
  • Patient Intervention

Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-09).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:

Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) Or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education.

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.

Other Requirements: Click herefor expanded definitions.

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • This position has specific initial background investigation and periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require interaction with children and youth under the age of eighteen (18) years of age on a recurring basis.
  • This position requires to complete the training of Quality Assurance Evaluation to enable reviewing all contractors in the organization.
  • This position requires to take the training of Government Purchase Card (GPC).
  • This position requires the employee to obtain Hepatitis B immunizations unless exempted by a physician.
  • All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training certification from or in accordance with the American Heart Association (AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.
  • This position requires a valid, State-issued motor vehicle driver's license.
  • This position requires to complete the One-week training course Family Advocacy Staff Training (FAST) within one year after appointment.
  • This position requires to use the Client Tracking System in order to perform your normal duties. If you don't have any training for Client Tracking System (CTS), you must complete the CTS training within two month from appointment.
  • This position requires the employee be available to work overtime to include weekends, federal holidays, out of cycle, or unscheduled training on an emergency basis.
  • This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to pre-employment drug testing and random drug testing.
  • This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations unless exempted by a physician.
  • This position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a pre-placement physical examination and may require an annual physical or medical surveillance examination..
  • This position requires Criminal Background and Childcare Background Checks that are subject to review at any time during employment.
Security Clearance

Other

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "incomplete application" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

BENEFITS

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Other Information
  • If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • Applicants must comply with the Exceptional Family Member Program requirements as outlined in the DoD Instruction 1315.19.
  • U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement.
  • Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area.
  • On this overseas accompanied tour, medical and DoDDS special education services may not be available in the immediate location of this position.
  • In the overseas areas, access for civilian employees and their families to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Medical care may be provided by host nation providers. The availability and level of care at host nation medical facilities will vary by location. Movement overseas may require you to initiate a change in your health benefits plan to ensure coverage.
  • Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved.
  • Selectees initially recruited from the United States may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. (Subject to approval)
  • Selectees recruited outside the U.S. will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire.
  • Overseas allowances may be authorized in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250. http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V1250.pdf
  • For positions in a foreign country, that country's laws or international agreements may have a direct impact on the ability of an employee's same sex domestic partner or spouse to accompany the employee and receive certain benefits. If you believe you may be affected by these laws and agreements, you should familiarize yourself with relevant information before applying for or accepting this position.
  • This is a Career Program (CP) 53 position.
  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474208900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-12 to 2017-07-24

Salary: $52,329 to $68,025 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 11

Series: 0610 Nurse

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: FEFK170970676447R

Control number: 474208900