** The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.
This position is located at the Armed Forces Retirement Home, Washington DC (AFRH-W), within the Nursing Service department of Healthcare Services. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is responsible for performing various Resident care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the non-skilled nursing care, personal needs and comfort of Residents.
- Not Required
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Certification: You must have an active and current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification in a state or territory of the U.S.
Specialized experience: For the GS-05, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: nonprofessional nursing care work in a hospital, nursing home, or other medical, nursing, or patient/Resident care facility, or in such work as that of a home health aide performing duties which include: providing personal nursing care; support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus; caring for geriatric ill patients/Residents, including observing, recording, and reporting changes in their behavior, and providing reassurance and encouragement.;
Education: 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree with courses related to the occupation
You may qualify based on a combination of experience and education.
SPECIAL NOTE: Long-term care experience and/or interacting with geriatric patients is highly desired.
Education Requirements: The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.