US Army/Reserves Practical Nursing Specialist

Employer
United States Army
Location
Garden City, NY
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

The practical nursing specialist supervises or performs preventive, therapeutic, and emergency nursing care procedures under the supervision of a physician, nurse or NCO.

Job Duties
  • Perform emergency nursing care
  • Assist in patient care
  • Change/dress wounds

Training

Job training for a practical nursing specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 52 weeks of Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, TX.

Skills you'll learn:
  • Patient care
  • Working on a medical team
  • Emergency care

Helpful Skills
  • Willingness to help and care for others
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under stressful conditions
  • Interest in chemistry, biology, general science and algebra
  • Attention to detail

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • You must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • You must be 17-35 years old
  • You must be in good physical condition
  • You must have a clean legal record
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED

Some positions may have additional qualifications.



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