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Healthcare - Practical Nursing Specialist

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion
Location: Fitchburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

***THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ENLISTMENT IN THE U.S. ARMY OR ARMY RESERVE***

As a Practical Nursing Specialist in the U.S. Army or Army Reserve, you will be responsible for supervising or performing preventative, therapeutic, and emergency nursing care procedures under the supervision of a physician, nurse, or non-commissioned officer.

Job Duties
Perform emergency nursing care
Assist in patient care
Change and dress wounds
Experience
Because the U.S. Army provides training for all of our military occupational specialties, no specific experience in the medical field is necessary.

Candidates who have successfully completed a state approved course in practical or vocational nursing and have successfully passed the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) and possess current unrestricted state (or United States Territory) license as practical or vocational nurse -may be exempt from some training requirements.

Training
Job training to become a practical nursing specialist consists of 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 52 weeks of Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. -Some of the skills youll learn are:
Patient care
Working on a medical team
Emergency care
Compensation
Paid training
Monthly salary (based off pay grade and time in service)
Housing and meal allowance for full-time Soldiers
30 days of paid vacation each year, in addition to federal holidays for full-time Soldiers
401(K) type savings plan
Full-coverage medical and dental insurance for Soldiers and immediate family members
Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 coverage)
Education Benefits (GI Bill) - tuition, housing, and book fees for 36 academic months of college
Tuition Assistance - up to $4500 per year
Student Loan Repayment - up to $65,000 in college loan repayment for certain enlistment options
Signing bonus - up to $40,000 in cash bonuses for completing training in selected Military Occupational Specialties

Location
Part-time opportunities in the U.S. Army Reserve are available at Fort Snelling, Minnesota and many other locations nation-wide.
Full-time opportunities on Active Duty in the Regular Army are available at U.S. Army Installations across the country and around the world.

Requirements
Under 35 years old
US Citizen or Permanent Resident (I-551 Green Card holder)
High School Diploma or GED
No major medical or mental health issues
No major law violations (felony convictions)

Required qualifications: 17 years or older
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Background check

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion, Nashua , Healthcare - Practical Nursing Specialist, Healthcare , Fitchburg, New Hampshire

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