Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Registered Nurse – Plum Island Animal Disease Center

ACI Federal

We are seeking a self-motivated Registered Nurse to oversee the onsite employee health and wellness clinic for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC). This unique opportunity serves as manager of the occupational health clinic supporting the island’s 400 federal and contracted employees comprising of scientists, veterinarians, administrative, and support staff. The PIADC has been protecting America’s agriculture from foreign animal disease for more than 50 years. This 840-acre, three-mile-long island is located just east of Orient Point, NY. This position reports to the CHS-Caliburn Program Manager and operationally manages the three clinical staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and maintain policies, procedures, and protocols
Supervise and coordinate clinical operations adhering to above
Conduct health assessment and wellness screenings
Provide nursing care for walk-in consultations
Serve as the primary vaccine coordinator for all employees
Procures and maintains inventories of medical supplies
Establish and facilitate employee wellness programs
Obtain blood samples and manage blood serum banking
Collection of urine samples in accordance with the facility’s drug testing program
Assist with maintenance of medical logistics
Provide vaccinations and travel medicine consultations for employees traveling to foreign countries on official business
Refer patients to local medical providers for examinations as needed
Maintain health records in accordance with privacy laws, medical protocols, and DHS policies

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Graduate of an accredited nursing school
3 years of experience as a Registered Nurse
2 years of nurse leadership experience (supervisory)
Must hold a current, unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the State of NY (or able to obtain license prior to start date)
Hold and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Ability to successfully pass a background check and investigation conducted by the US Department of Homeland Security
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

BSN
Occupational Health experience
Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) or Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist (COHN-S)
NIOSH (Spirometry)
DOT Drug Testing Collector

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.
May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs.

To apply for this job email your details to melissakozloff@acifed.com

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