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Grade: 04

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Conduct Policy Statement

I am a bona fide applicant pursuing a Foreign Service career and I understand, acknowledge and agree to the requirements outlined below.

That the Department of State reserves the right to cancel or withhold results and/or disqualify my application when, in its judgment, an irregularity occurs, including but not limited to candidate misconduct, plagiarism, and/or misrepresentation of material fact.

  • By selecting "Yes," I accept the terms.
  • By selecting "No," I do not accept the terms and I understand that my application will be terminated.
Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Note to Question One: These provisions are consistent with and do not supersede, conflict with, or otherwise alter the employee obligations, rights, or liabilities created by existing statute or Executive Order relating to (1) classified information, (2) communications to Congress, (3) the reporting to an Inspector General of a violation of any law, rule, or regulation, or mismanagement, a gross waste of funds, an abuse of authority, or a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety, or (4) any other whistleblower protection. The definitions, requirements, obligations, rights, sanctions, and liabilities by controlling Executive Orders and statutory provisions are incorporated into this agreement and are controlling.
2 Are you at least 20 years old? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
NOTE: Applicants must be American citizens and at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed.
3 I am a graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse (RN) program with a minimum of an Associate degree. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 I am currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in a state, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States or the District of Columbia. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    4.1 Please verify your license by entering your certification name and ID number? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
5 Do you have a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 From the following list select those for which you are currently certified. Answer to this question is required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS)
  • Other
7 I have a minimum of five years of experience within the last six years providing direct patient care. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 I have some experience in Emergency Care. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 I am able to provide independent patient care that may include heavy lifting, pulling, stooping and twisting in adverse settings. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 I am willing to manage administrative aspects of a large health clinic including ordering supplies, maintaining inventory, etc. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 I am able to cope with medical emergencies and would be able to provide emergency care as required in a hostile or physically challenging environment, such as in buildings without elevators or in areas of irregular spaces and no special access accommodations that require kneeling, bending, lifting, and running. This care may include independent travel to accident scenes, moving or carrying patients to an appropriate surface to provide care, and accompanying patients being transported by small aircraft, ambulance or other vehicle with high floors that may be difficult to access. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 I am able to travel independently to regional constituent posts utilizing air carriers and transportation facilities that may be difficult to access. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
13 From the following list select those for which you have proficiency. Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft
  • Excel
  • Power point
  • Web Development
  • Other
14 I have experience providing long distance triage and care via electronic communication such as telephone, radio, telegram, telemedicine and e-mail. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 I am willing to develop, coordinate, and administer health care delivery programs. These include but are not limited to individual and community health promotion and disease prevention programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 I am willing to ensure emergency preparedness for crises such as terrorist attack or natural disaster by establishing guidelines, procedures and direct training. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 I am willing to live in a small community where I will meet my patients in day to day work and social settings. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 Highest Education Level Completed Answer to this question is required
  • No Formal Education (01)
  • Elementary School Completed (02)
  • Some High School (03)
  • High School Graduate (04)
  • Terminal Occup Prog-No Cert (05)
  • Terminal Occup Prog-Cert (06)
  • Some College - less than 1 Yr (07)
  • One Year College (08)
  • Two Years College (09)
  • Associate Degree (10)
  • Three Years College (11)
  • Four Years College (12)
  • Bachelor Degree (13)
  • Post Bachelors (14)
  • First Professional (15)
  • Post-First Professional (16)
  • Masters Degree (17)
  • Post Masters (18)
  • Sixth Year Degree (19)
  • Post Sixth Year (20)
  • Doctorate Degree (21)
  • Post Doctorate (22)
Undergraduate Study
19 Maximum length of 100 characters.
20 Maximum length of 100 characters.
21 Maximum length of 100 characters.
22 Date you received your undergraduate degree.
Graduate Study
23 Maximum length of 100 characters.
24 Maximum length of 100 characters.
25 Maximum length of 100 characters.
26 Date you received your graduate degree.
Foreign Language Proficiency
27 Maximum length of 100 characters.
28 Please indicate your first foreign language speaking proficiency.  Please click here for proficiency definitions.
  • 0 - No practical proficiency
  • 1 - Elementary proficiency
  • 2 - Limited working proficiency
  • 3 - Minimum professional proficiency
  • 4 - Full professional proficiency
  • 5 - Native or bilingual proficiency
29 Please indicate your first foreign language reading proficiency.  Please click here for proficiency definitions.
  • 0 - No practical proficiency
  • 1 - Elementary proficiency
  • 2 - Limited working proficiency
  • 3 - Minimum professional proficiency
  • 4 - Full professional proficiency
  • 5 - Native or bilingual proficiency
30 Maximum length of 100 characters.
31 Please indicate your second foreign language speaking proficiency.  Please click here for proficiency definitions.
  • 0 - No practical proficiency
  • 1 - Elementary proficiency
  • 2 - Limited working proficiency
  • 3 - Minimum professional proficiency
  • 4 - Full professional proficiency
  • 5 - Native or bilingual proficiency
32 Please indicate your second foreign language reading proficiency.  Please click here for proficiency definitions.
  • 0 - No practical proficiency
  • 1 - Elementary proficiency
  • 2 - Limited working proficiency
  • 3 - Minimum professional proficiency
  • 4 - Full professional proficiency
  • 5 - Native or bilingual proficiency
33 Please indicate what type of overseas experience you possess:
  • Student
  • Dependent
  • Peace Corps
  • Military
  • Government
  • Other Employment
  • Other
34 Please indicate length of overseas experience: Maximum length of 50 characters.
35 Do you have, or have you had, a Security Clearance? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    35.1 If "Yes", please provide the type of clearance and who issued the clearance Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
36 How Did You First Learn About This Opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • Article/interview with Secretary of State or other Department spokesperson
  • careers.state.gov
    36.1 careers.state.gov - Choose one:
    • Desktop
    • Mobile Device
  • Diplomat in Residence
    36.1 Diplomat in Residence - Choose one region:
    • Central (KS, MO, NE, OK, SD)
    • Central South (AR, MS, LA)
    • DC Metro (DC, DE, MD, WV, and northern Virginia)
    • Midwest (IA, IL, MN, ND, WI)
    • Mid-Atlantic (NC, SC, and southern Virginia)
    • New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
    • New York Metro (NJ, NY, PA)
    • North Central (IN, KY, OH, MI)
    • Northwest (AK, OR, WA, and northern California)
    • Rocky Mountains (CO, ID, MT, UT, WY)
    • South (TN, northern Alabama, and northern Georgia)
    • South Florida and PR
    • Southeast (southern Alabama, southern Georgia, and north Florida)
    • Southern California (HI, NV, and southern California)
    • Southwest (AZ, NM, and greater El Paso)
    • Texas (all TX with the exception of greater El Paso)
  • Direct email from DOSCareers@state.gov
  • Direct email from careers@state.gov
  • Disability career fair or organization
  • DOSCareers mobile app
  • Fellowship/scholarship program manager
  • Friend or relative
  • High school guidance counselor
  • Military/Veteran career fair or organization
  • Other (please specify)
    36.1 Other (please specify): Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • Other Department/Foreign Service employee
  • Other website
    36.1 Other website - Choose one:
    • Administrative Jobs
    • AMightyRiver
    • Advance for Lab Professionals
    • African American Career World
    • Asian American Media
    • AsianLife
    • Asian Hires
    • Beyond
    • Black America Web
    • Black Ivy League Online
    • Black Planet
    • Boren/NSEP
    • Buildings.com
    • CareerBuilder
    • Careers and the disABLED
    • ClearanceJobs
    • CollegeRecruiter
    • CoreNet
    • Daily Muse
    • Development Exchange
    • DICE
    • Diversity Careers in Engineering & IT
    • DiversityMBA
    • Engineering News Record
    • Essence
    • FacilitiesNet
    • FMJournal
    • FMLink
    • Glassdoor
    • GoAbroad
    • GoldSea
    • Google
    • GovJobs
    • Government Jobs
    • HBCUConnect
    • HealtheCareers
    • HireDisability
    • HireDiversity
    • Hispanic Career World
    • Hispanic College Fund
    • Idealist
    • Indeed
    • Indian Country Today
    • Language Jobs
    • LatPro
    • Latino Fox News
    • MedPage Today
    • Military.com
    • MeetUp
    • Monster
    • NACE
    • National Society of High School Scholars
    • Native Peoples
    • National Black MBA
    • NSBE
    • Psych.org
    • PsychiatryOnline
    • RecruitMilitary.com
    • RPCV.org
    • Saludos
    • Scholarships.com
    • SimplyHired
    • Society of Women Engineers
    • TAOnline
    • TeachAbroad
    • Univision
    • USAToday
    • Winds of Change
  • Professional career fair
  • Professional organization (please specify)
    36.1 Professional organization - Choose one:
    • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
    • American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
    • American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
    • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
    • American Medical Association (AMA)
    • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
    • American Society of Clinical Lab Science (ASCLS)
    • American Society of Construction Engineers (ASCE)
    • American Society of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)
    • ASIS International
    • Association of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (AEEE)
    • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
    • Association of Executive and Administrative Professionals (AEAP)
    • Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE)
    • Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
    • Association of International Educators
    • Black Data Processing Association (BDPA)
    • Clinical Lab Management Association (CLMA)
    • Congressional Black Caucus (CBC)
    • Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC)
    • Equal Justice Works
    • Forte Foundation
    • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    • International Facilities Management Association (IFMA)
    • Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
    • National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
    • National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)
    • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
    • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
    • PeaceCorps
    • SACNAS
    • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
    • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Social media
    36.1 Social media - Choose one:
    • Facebook
    • Facebook Live Event
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Other
  • Teacher/professor or other faculty
  • U.S. Department of State recruiter
  • University/college career fair
  • University/college career services
  • USAJobs.gov
Accomplishments Questionnaire and Statement of Interest
These required questions provide an opportunity to describe examples and accomplishments from your education, life, and/or work experience that demonstrate your qualifications for becoming an RNLNA. Examples can be drawn from any part of your professional or personal experience. The information you give may be used in your oral assessment/interview should you be invited and is an important factor in the competitive evaluation of applicants. Responses are limited to 300 words or fewer (maximum length 2,000 characters) for each item. You should compose your replies carefully, as one of the skills necessary to succeed as an RNLNA is the ability to write clearly and concisely.  Answers to the all of the items in the Accomplishments Questionnaire and Statement of Interest are required and must be completed in the online application.
37 Clinical skills: Describe a specific complex clinical case which demonstrates your skills in diagnosing and treating patient chronic health problems. Maximum length of 2000 characters. Answer to this question is required
38 Crisis management skills: Describe an example in which your skills significantly contributed to the positive outcome of a complex or difficult clinical crisis situation. Maximum length of 2000 characters. Answer to this question is required
39 Organizational skills: Describe a specific achievement demonstrating your planning and organizational skills in the setting of a multidisciplinary health team or practice. Maximum length of 2000 characters. Answer to this question is required
40 Leadership and teamwork skills: Discuss your abilities to participate as a team member working toward a common goal, as well as examples of your ability to lead a team in the accomplishment of a goal. Maximum length of 2000 characters. Answer to this question is required
41 Public speaking and teaching skills: Describe specific examples demonstrating your public speaking and teaching abilities as part of an assignment or work-related task. Maximum length of 2000 characters. Answer to this question is required
Statement of Interest
42 Required narrative Statement of Interest, which discusses your:

  • Motivation for joining the Foreign Service,
  • Comments about your work experience, include special skills (e.g. computer), current licenses, honors, awards, special accomplishments, and/or training (with date completed) relating to this position,
  • Experience living or working in a multicultural environment, overseas or in U.S.
Maximum length of 2000 characters. Answer to this question is required
Attestation and Release of Information and Liability

I certify all information and documentation submitted by me in this application is true, accurate and complete, to the best of my knowledge and belief and that I will immediately submit any changes that may occur. I acknowledge that any material misstatements in or omission from this application may constitute cause for denial of my application.

(Please note: Incomplete applications will not be processed).

I hereby release from liability any and all individuals including all representatives of the Bureau of Medical Services and its professional staff for their acts performed in good faith and without malice in connection with evaluating or action concerning my application and my credentials and qualifications. I hereby release from liability any and all individuals and organizations who, in good faith and without malice, provide information to the Bureau of Medical Services concerning my professional practice, competence, ethics, character and other qualifications for staff appointment and clinical privileges, and I hereby consent to the release of any and all such information.
43 I agree with the above statement. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No