Registered Nurse (Occupational Health)

Location
White River Junction, VT
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 04, 2017
Closes
Dec 08, 2017
Specialty
Employee Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Occupational Health/Employee Wellness (OH/EW) Nurse is a registered professional nurse who is accountable to the Associate Chief Nurse, Quality and Performance. The OH/EW Nurse functions as the lead manager, coordinator, and point of contact for occupational health, employee health promotion, disease prevention and injury prevention. S/He is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating educational programs/activities based on assessed learning needs of employees to enhance the employees' personal wellbeing and improve their effectiveness, productivity and satisfaction. S/He works collaboratively with all levels of staff within the facility including Dietetics, Employee Assistance Program staff, unit supervisors and others to assess and develop occupational health and employee wellness activities. S/He is responsible for creating and translating policies, collecting and analyzing appropriate data and communicating outcomes. S/He demonstrates leadership through developing and coordinating programs to improve employee health and safety and organizational processes.

Other duties as assigned.

Tour of Duty: M-F Day Shift

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with current regulations).

Physical Standards : All applicants must be physically and mentally able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position. A pre-placement physical examination shall be completed prior to appointment.

Licensure : Applicant must possess full, active, current and unrestricted licensure as a licensedRegistered Nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United Sates, or the District of Columbia.

English Language Proficiency : Applicant must be proficient in both spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d).

*Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, no experience.

*Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of experience, or an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field and no experience; or a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) and no experience.

*Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of experience, or an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of experience; or a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of experience, or a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no experience.

*Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of experience, or ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 years experience or a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 years experience, or a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no experience.

*Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 years experience or Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 years experience.

  • IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

  • Résumés must provide your full name, mailing address and day/evening phone numbers, country of Citizenship, Veterans' preference, highest federal civilian grade held; for each work experience, list job title (include series/grade if Federal Job), duties and accomplishments, employer's name/address, supervisor's name/phone number, starting and ending dates (month/year), hours per week and salary.

    Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-6 NURSE QUALIFICATION STANDARD

  • You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. CV or Resume.