This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the
DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and
appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive
About the Position:
- This position is located at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
- A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized.
- Salary negotiation may be available for those candidates who
are new to Federal service.
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- Prescribe medications.
- Prepare manuscripts, studies and lectures for professional
and/or community groups.
- Responsible for initiating, implementing, and overseeing
disease management/education programs for women.
- Independently manage labor and childbirth in accordance with
- Perform systematic physical examination and interpret abnormal
and normal findings to form a diagnosis.
Occasional travel - Up to 5% Business Travel required.
Conditions of Employment
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
- A Personnel Security Investigation 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 is subject to annual seasonal influenza
vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for this position
will be required to sign a statement consenting to seasonal
influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
- Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is
required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants
may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on
the type of position.
- All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain
current Basic Life Support (BLS) training and certification that is
sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA).
- Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification
does not supersede BLS completion.
- A pre-placement medical examination is required.
- This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to
a pre-employment drug screening, and random testing thereafter, to
include testing based on reasonable suspicion and testing due to
direct involvement with an on-duty accident.
- Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements
and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical
- May include shift work (evenings, weekends, holidays).
- May require rotating shifts (i.e. work schedule that requires
employees to continuously rotate from one shift to another at
- This position may require the incumbent to work on call during
irregular work hours which may include evenings, weekends,
holidays, and/or varying work schedules.
- Moderate to heavy lifting may be required.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or
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 Requirement for Advanced Practice Nurse (Nurse
Degree: 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.
Degree for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Positions: A
graduate or higher level degree in nursing from an accredited
educational program in the area of Pediatrics.
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.
Licensure: Applicants must have passed the National Council
Licensure Examination and 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
(Nurse Midwife) must possess licensure or registration 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 meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify
for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements
Experience required to qualify for GS-13: One year of experience
which includes ordering or interpreting lab results, diagnosing
diseases, and prescribing medications.
See Qualifications section for education requirements.