Practical Nurse/Vocational Nurse, GS-0620-6

Practical Nurse Job for the U.S. Army Medical Command in Multiple Locations

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Pay Range

$37,617-$48,897 Per Year

Clearance

Not Applicable

Travel %

Occasional Travel

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Job Grade

GS-0620-6

Schedule

Multiple Schedules

Offering

Multiple Appointment Types

Published

4 months ago

Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below.

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.

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

Basic Requirement for Practical Nurse: Licensure: A current license to practice as a practical or vocational nurse in a State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia; OR must have applied for a license to practice.

Applications of candidates possessing a license must be accompanied by a certified or photostatic copy of the license, a notarized statement attesting to the fact, or a citation of the license number and State issuing it.

Non-licensed candidates who have completed their training may be appointed subject to obtaining the required license during the probationary period.

Those not licensed must furnish the date on which they applied for a license and the jurisdiction involved.

No person appointed pending licensure may be retained beyond the probationary period if licensure has not been attained.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirement listed below.

Experience: One year of nursing experience in a hospital, outpatient clinic, nursing home, or other supervised medical, nursing, or patient care facility that provided a practical knowledge of human body structure and sterile techniques and procedures, performing duties such as providing nursing care to patients, assisting staff with procedures or examinations, administering medications via various routes, and updating or maintaining patient medical records.

This definition of experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05).

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.

This announcement may be used to fill Practical/Vocational Nurse positions in the following specialty areas: Administrative, Office Automation (OA), Adult Care, Dermatology, Emergency Room, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Unit, Labor & Delivery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Occupational/Community Health, Operating Room, Pediatric Medicine, Primary Care, Soldier Care, and Surgery.

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Located near Colorado Springs in Central Colorado, Fort Carson acts as a United States Army installation. The 137,000 acre base is home to a dozen different military regiments, including the 4th Infantry Division as well as the 10th Special Forces group. Built in 1942, Fort Carson is named after legendary American frontiersman Christopher "Kit" Carson. Fort Carson was a direct response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. During the war, more than 100,000 soldie...

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