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Staff Nurse

Clinic | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

STAFF NURSE

FEDERAL OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

A successful and established Workforce Solutions Company is accepting applications for a Staff Nurse to provide services at a Federal Occupational Health facility in the DC Metro area.  The Staff Nurse will be providing services at the Department of State for those federal employees who will be traveling out of the country on assignment.  The position offers a structured Monday through Friday 40 hour per week work schedule making for a great work/life balance.  The position also offers an opportunity to gain and/or enhance valuable work experience while networking within the federal employment system.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • RN licensure
  • CPR/AED certification
  • one (1) year experience in occupational health or related experience such as public health/community health, outpatient clinic, school nursing, or physician office nursing
  • Experience with travel medicine and travel immunizations is helpful

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides services at the SPS under the general supervision/direction of the Operations Manager or the Nurse Coordinator.
  • Enters all services delivered under Type I and Type II agreements into the FOHS’ MIS.
  • Provides clinical nursing care for injuries and illnesses occurring in the workplace.
  • Assists in disease and injury, prevention and health promotion goals of the Occupational Medical Program.
  • Adheres to the day-to-day service of the occupational health employee unit with respect to planning, organization and implementation of the Occupational Medicine programs policies and procedures relating to the employee health units.
  • Follows all guidelines, federal regulations, agency policies and procedures as well as physician’s signed or verbal orders provided the basis of independent clinical practice patterns.
  • Provides limited follow-up and treatment or referrals as indicated.
  • Orders and interprets some laboratory and diagnostics test under practice guidelines or physician's orders.
  • Updates patient medical history information.
  • Documents all patient care encounters according to accepted practices and patient care guidelines.
  • Reviews and updates occupational injury and illness reporting.
  • Responsible for ordering and keeping nursing supplies and equipment in the health unit facilities organized and within proper shelf life. This includes monitoring the expiratory dates, and alerting appropriate offices of need for equipment maintenance.
  • Keeps the health unit in an organized fashion for efficient patient services.
  • Conducts allergy and travel immunizations and assists with administering these programs to include supporting the implementation of the annual Flu Shot Program.
  • Under the guidance of the safety officer, works in assisting in the development of and conducting training programs geared to awareness of health hazard, health maintenance and safe working habits.