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July 5, 1941

Government Services

JAMA. 1941;117(1):56. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820270056019

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The Government Seeks Nurses  The U. S. Civil Service Commission has issued a notice pointing out that requirements for the position of junior graduate nurse, for which examinations were recently announced, have been modified. Written examination will not be required, and the visual requirements have been changed. Vision without glasses must be at least 20/100 (Snellen) in each eye and must be corrected to at least 20/20 in one eye and 20/30 in the other eye. Ordinary conversation must be heard at a distance of at least 15 feet, one ear. The salary for this posision is $1,620. Appointments will be in the U. S. Public Health Service, Federal Security Agency, Veterans' Administration and the Indian Field Service, Department of the Interior.Positions are also available for associate public health nursing consultants at $3,200 a year and assistant public health nursing consultants at $2,600. Competitors will not be required to

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