Foreign Service Limited non Career Registered Nurse:
The U.S. Department of State is the lead foreign affairs agency formulating and implementing the President’s foreign policy and representing U.S. interests throughout the world LNA/RN’s are responsible for Department of State medical and safety policies, provision of a range of medical services, and the actual performance of all of the following essential functions in addition to routine medical care.
The Foreign Service is more than a job – it’s a career. As a member of a diplomatic team, you will not only help to accomplish the mission of the Department of State, but also will be a representative of your country to the people of other nations. A Foreign Service career involves uncommon commitments and occasional hardships, as well as unique rewards and opportunities. A decision to enter this career should be based on extraordinary motivation and a firm dedication to public service.
Many overseas posts are in small or remote countries where harsh climates, health hazards, and other discomforts exist and where American-style amenities and the latest in technological advances often are unavailable. Personal security frequently becomes an area of concern in countries where there is political unrest or terrorist activity. However, careers in the Foreign Service offer special rewards, including the pride and satisfaction of representing the United States and protecting U.S. interests abroad.
DUTIES: LNA/RN’s are responsible for Department of State medical and safety policies, provision of a range of medical services, and the actual performance of all of the following essential functions in addition to routine medical care:
- Provide care in possibly hazardous, and/or difficult to access and/or difficult to access environments.
- Provide patient care that may include heavy lifting, pulling, stooping and twisting in adverse settings.
- Travel independently to regional constituent posts (if applicable) utilizing air carriers and transportation facilities that may be difficult to access.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed, available for worldwide service, able to obtain all required clearances, and have all required experience and certifications.
SALARY RANGE: $42,948.00 to $63,071.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 to Wednesday, April 10, 2013
For more information and to apply online go to:https://state.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/338553300
Posted on Tue, March 26, 2013
by Daisy Perez