Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services |Nurse

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The most rewarding thing about being a nurse is making a difference in the lives of others. At CMS, nurses help protect our most vulnerable populations on a national scale and have the opportunity to make a positive impact in America’s health care system by advancing health equity, expanding coverage, and improving health outcomes.


As a nurse at CMS, you’ll provide your expertise and clinical experience across the agency. You’ll work closely with health policy experts to carry out job responsibilities such as:


  • Conducting onsite surveys to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of health care providers.
  • Provide clinical nursing perspective in the assessment of policies, projects, and data related to the measurement of quality, legislative and administrative proposals, and make recommendations to agency managers.
  • Deliver clinical practice advice as part of CMS program policy or support teams responsible for interpreting applicable laws, regulations and policies regarding highly complex issues in CMS administered programs
  • Provide expertise on the areas of clinical quality improvement programs; utilization management and clinical standards impacting health service delivery.




$84,546 – $109,908 per year. This is the BASE salary. Final pay will be determined by experience and location.


***Multiple positions available throughout the U.S.***


**Important Note: Transcripts and Proof of Current Nursing License required at the time of application. You may visit to download a copy of your current, active license and attach to your application package. Proof should include your name, license number, and expiration date showing license is current and active.***


Come see why over 6,000 employees say CMS is their employer of choice! In addition to dynamic and exciting opportunities, CMS offers generous compensation and benefits programs, an outstanding work-life balance, and most important, the opportunity to give back to your community, state and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.