Registered Nurse P11-12 – Center for Forensic Psychiatry

US Government, Health and Human Services - Forensic Center

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This is the experienced level Registered Nurse position. This position performs a full range of nursing assignments in a full functioning capacity. This position will perform general nursing care services within the legal scope of nursing practice and standards developed by the profession, Nurse Practice Act, and regulatory agencies. This position provides nursing care through the application of policies, procedures, standards and protocols within the Registered Nurse scope of practice. Independent judgment is required to carry out assignments that have significant impact on services or programs. Guidelines may be available but require adaptation or interpretation to determine appropriate courses of action.

This is the senior level Registered Nurse position at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry. This position conducts advanced level physical and mental assessments of patients formulates nursing diagnoses, interaction strategies and contributes nursing’s role to patient’s interdisciplinary care plan/Individualized Plan of Service (IPOS). The position is responsible for administration of medication using advanced assessment skills. The position organizes, plans and implements patient-oriented activities including physical health programs for patients and social, psychoeducational and other group therapy sessions for patients. The position performs advanced level nursing functions in the clinical area.


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  To be considered for this position you must:

  • Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on “Apply” in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
  • Relevant experience and/or education referred to in the supplemental questions must be documented in the resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.
  • Meet the Selective Position Requirement (SPR) OR SubClass Code (if applicable).
  • Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
  • Attach a cover letter.
  • If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s).  We accept scanned copies of official transcripts.  We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts.  Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar’s signature.

Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here:  Instructions

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