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Nursing Assistant – Fort Carson, Colorado
U.S. Army Medical Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 87691Start Date: 04/26/2019End Date: 05/09/2019
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Executive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Modification of Term AppointmentsNon-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes nonprofessional nursing care work in a hospital, outpatient clinic, nursing home, or other medical, nursing, or patient care facility, or in such work as that of a home health aide or performing duties such as: 1) Providing personal nursing support care such as pre- and post-operative care and activities of daily living (ADLs); OR 2) Providing support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus; OR 3) Caring for mentally ill patients, including observing, recording, and reporting changes in their behavior OR 4) Assisting clinic providers and registered nurses in clinic outpatient activities, documenting care in electronic medical record, obtaining vital signs, setting up for minor procedures including passing instruments, and draping and positioning patients. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if you meet the definitions below: Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then, divide your semester hours of education beyond the two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.). OR Education Substitution: Successfully completed a full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the position which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Medical Supply Inventory ManagementNursing AssessmentPatient-focused Customer ServiceTechnical Competence
Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-04).
If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!