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Program Analyst – State Dept Jobs

Website U.S. Department of State

Job Description:

The Student Nurse Technician (SNT) provides a variety of nursing care duties in accordance with the duties, knowledge and skills identified in this functional statement. SNTs will be given opportunities to provide basic nursing care and procedures in alignment with the competencies learned in the academic setting and validated by VA staff to provide care to patients/residents, and in accordance with established VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) policies

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and documents intake and output according to established procedures.
  • Assures receipt of adequate nutritional intake either through observation of patient/resident or assisting the patient/resident with their nutritional needs, i.e., feeding the patient/resident.
  • Recognizes the patient’s/resident’s autonomy and promotes independence by means of respect, limit setting, and individualized treatment.
  • Observes patients/residents for overt or subtle changes in conditions and promptly reports changes to supervising Registered Nurse (RN), e.g., changes in behavior, mood, skin coloring, or appetite.
  • Documents care given, observations, and responses on appropriate tools or forms.
  • Contributes to the plan of care with the health care team
  • Provides direct care for acute, long-term, perioperative, and psychiatric patients/residents according to established VAPORHCS policies and nursing procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
  • Subject to background/security investigation.
  • Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Veterans Health Administration Health
  • Care Personnel (HCP) – See “Additional Information” below for details.
  • All qualified candidates encouraged to apply. Open to U.S. Citizens but non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP).
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
  • All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
  • Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The GPA must be computed on post-secondary academic work taken within the past 3 years, or based on academic work accepted for credit towards the nursing degree.
  • While a student may have a grade of “C” in a nursing course, the CGPA for the nursing core courses may not be less than a 3.0.
  • Must be a United States citizen at time of entry into Nursing program
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English (English Language Proficiency)

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of State

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Portland, OR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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