The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Justice. The opening is for a Practical Nurse (Licensed Practical Nurse) in Yazoo City, Mississippi Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Practical Nurse (Licensed Practical Nurse) – Yazoo City, Mississippi
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 195319Start Date: 01/15/2020End Date: 02/06/2020
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements.
Licensure: Candidates must be currently licensed to practice as practical or vocational nurses in a State or 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.
NOTE:ALL applicants MUST submit proof of current, active and unrestricted license for verification. Your documentation MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
There is no substitution of education for specialized experience.
You must have at least one year of nursing experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in Federal service. Qualifying experience includes nursing care work 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 such duties as: Experience providing pre-and post-operative patient care.
Experience administering treatments and/or medications, EKG’s, etc., and observing, recording, and reporting changes in behavior of mentally ill patients.
Experience providing reassurance and encouragement to mentally ill patients.
Experience assisting surgeons and registered nurses in operating room activities, including passing instruments, maintaining sterile conditions, and draping and positioning patients.
Experience setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus. Credit will given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.
**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application**
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!