Nurse | Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


At CMS, we believe that at the core of our organization are the employees that carry out the Agency’s vision of advancing health equity, expanding coverage, and improving health outcomes.


About the role:


As a Nurse, you will be focusing on the areas of clinical quality improvement programs; utilization management and clinical standards impacting health service delivery.


What you’ll do:


-Provide recommendations about clinical aspects of nursing practice and programs that pertain to national-level programs affecting a variety of health care settings and clinicians.

-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.

-Prepare issue papers, briefing materials, manuals, presentations, reports and correspondence for an assigned health policy area.


Where we’re hiring:


-Atlanta, GA

-Dallas, TX

-Denver, CO


Experience we’re looking for:


(1) researching policies regarding clinical aspects of program operations;

(2) interacting with internal and external stakeholders to provide clinical nursing advice or guidance.




A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor’s degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.


Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools.




License/Registration Requirement:


Applicants must have active, current license/registration as a professional nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.


Proof of Licensure/Registration is required at the time of application to verify possession of the license/registration listed above.



Expanded/Maximum Telework Posture:


Due to COVID-19, the agency is currently in a maximum telework posture. If selected, you may be expected to telework upon your appointment. As employees are permitted to return to the office, you may be required to report to the duty station listed on this announcement within 30 calendar days of receiving notice to do so, even if your home/temporary telework site is located outside the local commuting area. Your position may be eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the HHS Workplace Flexibilities policy.


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.


You MUST apply through USAJOBS to be considered.

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