Occupational Health Nurse

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 10, 2019
Closes
Oct 17, 2019
Function
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As an Occupational Health Nurse for the CIA, you will have diverse and challenging opportunities in occupational health for experienced nurses who enjoy a varied practice in travel medicine, OSHA programs, acute employee health care and emergency preparedness. You will provide a range of occupational health services, such as identifying and assessing occupational and non-occupational illness and injuries.
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Responsibilities

You will also administer a full range of immunizations and provide medical information to those traveling overseas. Utilizing your experience and education, you will respond to medical emergencies, provide emergency medical assessments and interventions independently, plus inspect and maintain emergency supplies and equipment. You will also be involved in implementing health education programs to comply with federal regulations and to meet organizational needs. This entails conducting and supporting OSHA mandated programs, administering spirometric testing, hearing exams, etc., in addition to providing individual counseling to employees on disease prevention and health promotion.

Occupational Health Nurses support clinical requirements as mission needs mandate and are expected to maintain required certifications along with knowledge, skills and expertise through professional development activities. As part of our team you will receive excellent benefits and a variety of medical and non-medical training will be provided.

For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/occupational-health-nurse.html

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/occupational-health-nurse.html

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Nursing.
    • Health-related area.
  • Registered as an R.N. in good standing in one or more states.
  • Five or more years nursing experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Critical care.
    • Emergency nursing.
    • Public health nursing.
    • Occupational health nursing.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of occupational health nursing principles, methods, ethics and techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of applicable federal regulations and laws.
  • Skills in one or more of the following areas:
    • Performing audiometry and/or spirometry and ergonomic worksite evaluations.
    • Using standard screening and diagnostic instruments in primary care and occupational health setting.
    • Writing and briefing techniques.
  • Certifications in one or more of the following:
    • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
    • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC).
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/occupational-health-nurse.html

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Nursing.
    • Health-related area.


Additional information

Benefits

Every career at the CIA is a rewarding one. In addition to serving your country with the certainty that your work makes a difference, the CIA offers a comprehensive benefits package to reflect the dedication and contributions of our employees. To learn more about CIA benefits, click the following link: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

Other Information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rate, please visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/occupational-health-nurse.html

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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