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Indian Health Service Nurse (Clinical Accountability and Metrics) in Whiteriver, Arizona


This Nurse (Clinical Accountability and Metrics) position is located in the Quality Management Department at the PHS Whiteriver Service Unit in Whiteriver, AZ. The work of this position is focused on the Discharge Planning and Case Management functions; coordination and implementation of a multidisciplinary process to plan for the continuing care needs of a patient following discharge from the hospital. This position reports to Quality Manager.



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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. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the Basic Requirements for a nurse position. 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. OR 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: 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. In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, GS-0610-11:

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. Examples include: Case Management and Discharge Planning functions, coordination, and implementation of a multidisciplinary process to plan for the continuing care needs of a patient following discharge from the hospital; collaborates with nursing, medical staff, social services, physical therapy, mental health, public health nursing, contract health service, patient education and others to provide a comprehensive discharge program for patients; develops and implements comprehensive plans for safe discharge of patients from any alternate health care facility; responsibilities related to clinical case management activities necessary to purchase patient care in the community; experience as a specialty case management manager to ensure the continuity of care for patients through all forms of care including but not limited to the Emergency Department, Family Care Unit, and outside facilities. OR Successful completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree from a professional nursing educational program or related medical science field. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.



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