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Nurse (Clinical/Case Management)

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Department of Defense
Excepted Service--Officer Permanent Full Time
Hawaii Army National Guard
_NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:_ This is an excepted service position that requires active military membership in a compatible military position in the Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG). Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. _LOCATION:_ Office of the State Surgeon (OTSS), Medical Detachment Hawaii Army National Guard, Kapolei, Hawaii. _AREA OF RECRUITMENT:_ Present commissioned officer in the grade of O3 and below of the US Armed Forces.
Submit all documents/application NLT midnight Eastern Standard Time. Military membership in the Hawaii National Guard is mandatory. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
_SUMMARY OF DUTIES:_
The primary purpose of this position is to assist the OTSS in accomplishing the overall health and medical readiness program goals of the Hawaii Army National Guard.
Serves as a Nurse Case Manager.
1. Functions as a case manager and/or team leader for National Guard members, as well as those awaiting Medical Evaluation Board and those returning to duty that require management of health care services.
2. Based upon triaging, comprehensive intake, and ongoing monitoring, the case manager facilitates entry into the appropriate level of care, at the appropriate level of clinical urgency and within TRICARE access standards.
3. Facilitates communication and coordinates medical services with the WTU primary care manager (PCM) and other members of the health care team and medical facilities.
4. Works in close and effective collaboration with OTSS, physicians and other healthcare and military personnel independently performing assessment, review, and analysis of cases with an established timeframe after identification for intake.
5. Participates in case management and joint planning with OTSS, Health Care Providers, Health Benefits Advisors, Health Care Finders, and Utilization Review officials in military and civilian health care facilities identify beneficiaries and beneficiary families with long-term health care needs and/or high risk, and high cost diagnoses.
6. Participates as an active member of the Warrior interdisciplinary treatment team.
7. Develops, in collaboration with nursing leadership, outcome instruments to be used to measure clinical productivity.
Performs Nurse Educator Functions.
1. Coordinates, implements, and evaluates the efficacy of the individualized treatment plans for selected high cost/high risk soldiers.
2. Provides counseling and continued consultative support to soldiers and their families regarding disease process, rehabilitative needs and health care management.
3. Oversees daily interactions with assigned soldiers; telephone triage; referrals made to other services within the hospital and liaison between referral sources and the program, documentation and chart maintenance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description (PDCN E03210HI) located in the Human Resources Office.
_QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:_ If your resume does not include a narrative description of how you meet the MINIMUM and SPECIALIZED experiences, you may lose consideration for this position. Ensure that the Questionnaire is completed on the Application Manager.
_MINIMUM Requirements_ : Candidates at all grades must have active, current registration as a professional nurse and meet one of the following requirements:
(1) Graduation with a bachelor's or higher degree in nursing OR
(2) Graduation from a 3-year (at least 30 months) diploma program of professional nursing OR
(3) Graduation from an associate degree program or other program of at least 2 years in a school of professional nursing
AND
A 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. Applicants must have active, current registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Common-wealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
_SPECIALIZED Experience:_ Must have at least 36 months of specialized experience education, or training in the full range of professional nursing care principles, practices and procedures. Experience in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care utilizing the nursing process. Experience acquired from training or education using health care equipment and techniques common to normal nursing practices. Develops and implements health protection plans, informational material, SOPs, policies, procedures and regulations. Experience in compiling statistical information, maintaining records and reports.
_MILITARY TECHNICIAN COMPATIBILITY POSITION:_ Prior to placement in this position, the selected applicant must be assigned to a valid position in the unit of employment, and be assigned militarily in 66H, Nurse.
_DESIRED EXPERIENCES:_
a. Experience in clinical case management.
b. Management Experience.
_SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE_
Completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree (PH. D. or equivalent) or three full academic years of graduate education. Combination of professional experience and graduate education: Equivalent combinations of professional experience and graduate education of the types described under "Experience" are acceptable.
_NOTES TO APPLICANTS:_
a. Cost of living allowances (COLA) vary from island to island and is authorized only for those general schedule employees entitled to such allowances. COLA is subject to change without notice.
b. The purpose of this announcement is to establish a list of eligibles. Eligibles on this list will be given automatic consideration for position vacancies occurring during the six months period following the close of this announcement.
c. Situations of inversion of military rank are not permitted, i.e., a military technician may not be militarily senior to his or her full-time supervisor.
d. Permanent change of station (PCS) expenses may not be authorized for this position. Authorization for payment of PCS expenses will be granted only after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Hawaii National Guard.
e. In addition to your application, documents of last performance appraisal may be submitted. If the performance appraisals are not available, documents of past civilian performance, letter of recommendations, and or military performance may be submitted. These documents will be evaluated as part of the selection process.
f. Applicants may be screened and evaluated on military attributes directly related to the compatible military position required to be assigned into, such as, but not limited to, military bearing, leadership, or the ability to work with others (teamwork) in a military environment.
g. Final selection will be based upon qualifications, suitability, and available manpower resources.
h. This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
i. Selectee may be scheduled for formal training at the Professional Education Center (PEC) within the first six months of employment. Unless there are extenuating circumstances, failure to complete National Guard Bureau prescribed courses at PEC within the first year of employment, may be cause for reassignment to other full-time positions or termination of employment.
j. Recruitment or Relocation bonus may be offered. Authorization for payment will be granted only after determination is made that payment is in the best interest of the Hawaii National Guard and approved by National Guard Bureau.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
To apply for this position, you must provide both of the following parts:
1. Your responses to the Qualifications Questionnaire, and
2. Your resume and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.
Use the _Online Qualifications Questionnaire_ for convenience and quickest processing.
(Here is a link for aiding you in building your Resume and some application tips): #icc
## Option A: Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
Tips for using the Online Qualifications Questionnaire :
You must click both _Finish_ and _Submit_when you are done. Your Online Qualifications Questionnaire is not processed - and your r sum is not attached - until you click the _Submit_ button, even if USAJOBS says it sent your r sum .
You can upload or fax supporting documents after you _Submit_ the Online Qualifications Questionnaire.
You must complete the entire process by the closing date --Friday, May 16, 2014
To make sure everything you submitted is successfully received, follow these steps:
1. Go and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.
2. Click the radio button for this Vacancy Identification Number:1091446.Click _Select a Vacancy_.
3. Verify that all of your documents appear on the table with a status of _Processed_.
You can save your work and come back later. Just click both _Save_ and _Logout_. (When you want to return, go and log in using the box on the right hand side of the page.)
If you _Submit_ more than one Qualifications Questionnaire for this position, the most recent one _Submitted_ is the one that is used. Therefore, it is important for you to complete it in its entirety.
To begin your Online Qualifications Questionnaire , choose one of these options:
If your r sum is going to come _from_ _ the USAJOBS Resume Builder_, you begin the process by clicking the _Apply Online_ button near the bottom of this page. Your r sum will be attached _only_ to the Online Qualifications Questionnaire you complete and _Submit_ from this session, not to any Questionnaires you may already have Saved or Submitted.
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## Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.
If it is not practical for you to use the Online Qualifications Questionnaire, you can write your answers on paper. Follow these steps:
1. You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.
2. Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this or by calling _USAJOBS by Phone_at - after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.
3. You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents by fax.
By Fax: If you are faxing a Form 1203-FX, you do not need a separate cover sheet. Simply make sure the Form 1203-FX is on top of any other documents you are faxing. If you are faxing any documents without the Form 1203-FX on top, always use the official cover sheet which is here -- -- and be sure to fill it out completely and clearly. The fax number is . Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.
For this job announcement the following documents are required:
Current Resume
Letters of Recommendation
Latest Performance Appraisals or Military Performance
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.
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1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

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