About the Position:
This position is located in the Department of Anesthesia at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX.
For almost two centuries, William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) has provided care for eligible patients (currently over 95,000 Tricare beneficiaries). WBAMC health network includes six patient-centered medical homes throughout Fort Bliss, the El Paso community, and White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. WBAMC, a Level III-certified Trauma center, supports El Paso County. The main hospital campus sits on half-a-million square feet of floor space and consists of twelve floors. WBAMC is easily accessible and offers ample free parking, a dining facility, barber shop, chapel, credit union, and more. WBAMC offers an array of programs in many medical disciplines and has close partnerships with higher learning institutions and the attached Veteran's Administration facility. WBAMC cultivates talented medical professionals into tomorrow's medical leaders through education and cutting-edge research. The staff members of William Beaumont strive to provide patient-centered, holistic care while promoting a safe environment of care in support of a System for Health that improves health and fitness in our community. WBAMC provides innovative, life-saving care to the largest power projection platform in the Army in support of any mission, anytime, anywhere. WBAMC is the clear choice for a superior, comprehensive System for Health. To learn more, visit www.wbamc.amedd.army.mil
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
As a Nurse (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Anesthetist), you will:
Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.
Education: Successful completion of a course of study for nurses in anesthesia of at least 18 month's duration that was accredited by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for the year of graduation.
Registration: 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.
Experience required: 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. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as administering anesthesia to patients; and monitor patients throughout the procedure, or provide post-operative care. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-12).
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
Certification Requirement: Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Anesthetists will maintain current certification by The Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists.
• Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. You must include this information with your application package.
• Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute 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