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Occupational Health Nurse

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $82,394*
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

*Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level

 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. 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. 

Offices of the CIA - Directorate of Support

The Directorate of Support (DS) provides everything the CIA needs to accomplish its critical mission of defending our nation. The DS provides business operations support to Agency components including all aspects of security, logistics, facilities, finance, education, medical services and human resources. Learn more about the Directorate of Support.

Life at CIA:

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events - as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.


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)

    The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

    • Resume
    • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees

    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 an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

    To be considered suitable for Agency employment, 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.

    Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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    Application Instructions

    An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.

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    Posted: Apr 21, 2007 06:52 PM
    Last Updated: Jul 02, 2018 04:19 PM