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  • 1. February 15, 2012 Wolf Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center Glide, Oregon Outreach/Pre-Announcement Notice NURSE GS-0610-9 ($22.96 per hour) (Up to 2 Call When Needed Intermittent positions) Introductory Statement Content This position is located on a Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center. Incumbent is responsible for providing a variety of health care functions such as assessment, treatment, counseling and education. The medical, dental and nursing needs for students are not predictable, but are normally of a non-critical nature. The incumbent assists students, peers, and subordinates in understanding the relevance of, and promotes the development of positive social skills among students through modeling appropriate behavior, positive intervention, and positively intervening and teaching appropriate employability skills for workplace success. Participates in the Center Behavioral Management System (BMS) as necessary to insure proper workplace conduct, appearance and behavior. Sets a positive example as a role model to students by displaying appropriate etiquette, timeliness, and dress. Duties Makes referrals to private physicians, dentists, clinics, community resources, or specialized services based upon assessment of the students physical and/or emotional needs. Provides follow-up care, treatment or relay of information by telephone and/or interview on illness, injuries, dental problems, test results, etc. by contacting parents, clinics, physicians, mental health providers, etc. Counsels, educates, and trains students on a variety of health subjects such as hygiene; prevention of pregnancy, STDs and HIV; nutrition and exercise; and specified information on illnesses and disease 1
  • 2. prevention. Counsels students about matters relevant to their vocational and academic performance and other related concerns to encourage and motivate them to succeed in the classroom and after graduation. Emphasizes and instructs students regarding the importance of personal hygiene; professional appearance; job punctuality; and reliability. Communicates to students the importance of cooperation with fellow workers, acceptance of constructive criticism, following instructions, and respecting the value of company and personal property. This position is subject to applicant and random drug testing in accordance with USDA Department Regulation 4430-792. Current state and/or national licensure and registration as a Professional Nurse (RN); and CPR certification required. Knowledge Required by the Position Professional skills and knowledge of established concepts, principles and practices to perform professional nursing assignments of moderate difficulty. Ability to counsel, advise and educate students on health care needs, all with full consideration of mental, emotional, cultural, social and physical factors. Current state and/or national Licensure and Registration as a Professional Nurse (RN); and CPR certification required. Knowledge of a variety of health subjects applicable to the Job Corps community, such as hygiene, HIV and STDs, nutrition, etc. Skill and knowledge to administer medications, both orally and intravenously within the scope of a Professional Nurse and as authorized and directed by a physician. Ability to use specialized medical equipment and techniques such as oxygen equipment, hemoglobinometer, autoclave, centrifuge, microscope, glucose monitors, pulse oximeters, etc. Knowledge of management principles and practices related to program and workforce planning, supervision and training of employees to promote a well-trained and qualified workforce. Knowledge of supervision and personnel practices and procedures in order to carry out “acting” responsibilities and to plan/integrate work schedules to meet unit needs. ABOUT JOB CORPS: Job Corps prepares young adults for careers in a variety of trades through focused educational, social, and vocational training programs provided in a residential setting. For information about Job Corps, visit one of the following websites: COMMUNITY INFORMATION: Wolf Creek Job Corps is located approximately 30 miles east of Roseburg, Oregon, which is a full-service community located in southwestern Oregon 3 hours south 2
  • 3. of Portland, 1 hour south of Eugene, and 2 hours north of Medford on Interstate 5. Roseburg has a population of approximately 22,000 people within the city limits and a total population of 50,000 to 60,000 within a 20-mile service area. The city is near the confluence of the South Umpqua and North Umpqua rivers, at an elevation of 465 feet. Roseburg is the county seat for Douglas County. Once the self-proclaimed "Timber Capital of the World", the economy of the surrounding community has diversified greatly over the past decade. The wood products industry has expanded to include other light manufacturing and service industries such as electrical equipment, recreational boats, aluminum power cable, and wholesale book distribution. The medical, tourism, government and service sectors provide other major employment. One modern full-service hospital, Mercy Medical Center, is located in Roseburg. There is also a large Veterans Administration Medical Center in Roseburg. Indian Health Service (IHS) 638 clinic is available in Roseburg for any enrolled member of a federally recognized Tribe or Indian Nation and the Cow Creek Health and Wellness Center, which provides medical services. The Roseburg School District has one high school (grades 9-12), two junior highs/middle schools (grades 6-8), and nine elementary/grade schools. Five private parochial schools are also available within the community, and Umpqua Community College, a two-year vocational and technical school with an adult continuing education program, is located five miles north of Roseburg. Glide is approximately 20 miles east of Roseburg and 12 miles north west of the Wolf Creek Job Corps Center with a population of approximately 1000 people. It has stores, churches, gas stations, restaurants, bank, North Umpqua Ranger Station, elementary school, junior high and high school, mill, and more. CLIMATE: Roseburg has a moderate climate with four distinct seasons. Average temperature in summer is 66 °F with highs to 100 °F, while average temperature in winter is 44 °F with occasional frost and snow during December, January and February. The average annual precipitation is 35". Roseburg has one of the longest growing seasons in Oregon. RECREATION: Recreation opportunities are many in the "100 Valleys of the Umpqua". Roseburg offers an active youth and adult community sports program; including softball, baseball, soccer, etc. Four miles from Roseburg is the Roseburg Golf and Country Club, an 18-hole course. Public golf courses are located within Roseburg and in Sutherlin (12 miles north). There is an active tennis club 3
  • 4. with indoor and outdoor courts. There also are two performing arts groups and two small performing arts theaters. There are two movie theaters and two bowling alleys. The local YMCA has two pools, and Umpqua Community College has an outdoor pool for use by students and members of the public alike. Within a 1-1/2 hour drive of Roseburg are both the Oregon Coast and Cascade Mountains, with numerous trails for hiking and backpacking. Steelhead fishing is popular on both the North and South Umpqua rivers, along with lake fishing for trout on Lemolo Lake, Diamond Lake, and other high elevation lakes. The North Umpqua River is world known for its summer steelhead fly fishing. The North Umpqua River also lures whitewater rafting enthusiasts and floaters to experience its beauty and excitement each summer. There is camping at various campgrounds accessible by road along the North Umpqua River and at the Diamond Lake and Lemolo Lake Recreation Areas. For the hunter, the Forest has several large elk herds, plus black-tailed deer, bear, and cougar. Crater Lake National Park borders the Forest and is a two-hour drive from Roseburg. In the winter there is unlimited cross-country skiing around the Diamond Lake and Lemolo Lake Recreation Areas. Downhill snow cat skiing is available at Mount Bailey, near Diamond Lake, and several downhill ski areas are within a 2-1/2 to 4 hour drive. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS: Interested applicants need to complete Outreach Form and send to Sherri Chambers, Acting Center Director, at by January 31, 2014. The vacancy announcement will be posted USA JOBS website the U.S. Government's official site for jobs and employment information: Proof of education, license, endorsement, hiring preference, prior federal service, and entitlement eligibility MUST be attached to the AVUE application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information about the duties of this position, please contact: Sherri Chambers, Acting Center Director, at (541) 496-8502, or Connie Battles, Administrative Officer, at (541) 496-8503. 4
  • 5. WOLF CREEK JOB CORPS CIVILIAN CONSERVATION CENTER OUTREACH NOTICE FORM Nurse (Call When Needed) GS-0610-09 If interested in this position, please fill out and return this form to: Electronically: Fax: 541-496-8515 Hard Copy: 2010 Opportunity Lane, Glide, Oregon 97443 5
  • 6. NAME:__________________________________________________ EMAIL ADDRESS:___________________________________________ MAILING ADDRESS:_______________________________________ ________________________________________ TELEPHONE NUMBER:______________________________________ AGENCY EMPLOYED WITH:_____USFS _____BLM _____OTHER _______NA TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:_____PERMANENT _____TEMPORARY _____TERM _____VRA ____PWD _____OTHER ______NONE CURRENT REGION/FOREST/DISTRICT:_________________________ _______NA CURRENT SERIES AND GRADE:________________________________ _______NA CURRENT POSITION TITLE:____________________________________ IF NOT A CURRENT PERMANENT (CAREER OR CAREER-CONDITIONAL) EMPLOYEE, ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO BE REHIRED UNDER ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL AUTHORITIES? _____PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES _____VETERANS READJUSTMENT _____DISABLED VETERANS WITH 30% COMPENSABLE DISABILITY _____VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT OF 1998 _____FORMER PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER _____STUDENT CAREER EXPERIENCE PROGRAM 6
  • 7. _____OTHER______________________________________________ 7