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    The incumbent is responsible for providing a variety of health care functions such as assessment, treatment, counseling and education. The medical, dental and nursing needs for students are not predictable, but are normally of a non-critical nature.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact:

    Great Onyx in KY: Rita Bush at rita.l.bush@usda.gov or 270-286-1014 or 270-286-1015
    Harpers Ferry in WV: Lisa Salmon at lisa.salmon@usda.gov or 304-724-3452

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    • Administer primary health care for illnesses, injuries, dental and mental health problems.
    • Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment of minor illness.
    • Review and respond to requests for health care attention via sick call.
    • Determine the priority of patient treatment, transport, or the transport destination based on the severity of their condition.
    • Administer medications and treatments in accordance with authorized physicians Standing Orders.
    • Counsel, educate, and train students on a variety of health subjects such as hygiene; prevention of pregnancy, STDs and HIV; nutrition and exercise; and specified information on illnesses and disease prevention.
    • Counsel students about matters relevant to vocational and academic performance and related concerns.
    • Instruct students regarding the importance of personal hygiene, professional appearance, job punctuality, and reliability

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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