Jul 30, 2021

Nurse Practitioner - Experienced Level

  • National Security Agency
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA

Job Description

NSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. NSA has an excellent opportunity available in our Occupational Health, Environmental, and Safety Services (OHESS) Department for a Nurse Practitioner. OHESS supports NSA by promoting, assessing, and optimizing the health of the workforce and workplace. OHESS strives to be the Intelligence Community's premiere provider of occupational health services, employee assistance programs, environmental and safety solutions, psychological assessments, and emergency management. Description of Position As a Nurse Practitioner at NSA, your role will consist of administrative, clinical, and academic responsibilities. The primary focus of the position consists of supporting occupational health policies, programs, and services to advance the health and safety of the workforce. The clinical case mix includes work injury evaluation, acute illness management, fitness-for-duty and functional assessments, return-to-work evaluations, pre-preplacement physicals, foreign travel examinations, and medical surveillance. You will also provide consultative services regarding medical regulations and requirements, such as FMLA and Department of Defense standards. In this role, you will work directly with patients, other healthcare providers, psychologists, Human Resources, and Employee Relations. You will be a subject matter expert for the Agency regarding medical issues, travel medicine, and fitness for duty.

The Office of Occupational Health Environmental and Safety Services (OHESS) known as the NSA Medical Center, supports the mission by applying professional knowledge in Occupational Health, Environmental, Industrial Hygiene and Safety operating in accordance with all governing body regulations. OHESS personnel will provide clinical services, including emergency response, physical exams, immunizations, vision and preventative health screenings. Personnel will also provide technical, managerial, and administrative services to the entire workforce. Promoting, assessing and optimizing the health and safety of the NSA workforce and workplace is always priority.

Salary Range: $122,530 - $159,286 (Senior) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree plus 1 year of experience. Degree must be in Nursing. Relevant experience must be providing direct patient care in a healthcare setting, at least some in ambulatory care. National certification as a Nurse Practitioner (Adult or Family) and licensed as a Registered Nurse in any state or territory is required. Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) preferred. Salary Range: $144,128 - $172,500 (Expert) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Master's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree plus 4 years of relevant experience. Degree must be in Nursing. Relevant experience must be providing direct patient care in a healthcare setting, at least some in ambulatory care, and include formal management. National certification as a Nurse Practitioner (Adult or Family) and licensed as a Registered Nurse in any state or territory is required. Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) preferred.

-Evaluate and treat patients in an acute care setting and in emergency situations as needed. -Conduct Occupational Health Program medical examinations for pre-employment, fitness for duty, medical surveillance, and special duty certifications. -Serve as a consultant regarding occupational exposures, fitness for travel and travel-related medicine, and interpretation of medically related regulations and legislation. -Advise the Agency in medical matters pertaining to intelligence operations, security matters, employment and personnel issues, and legislation. -Assist with teaching, education, and evaluation of rotating Occupational Medicine residents. -Assume supervisory or managerial roles, as needed. Candidates must also meet the following qualifications: -Board-certified Adult or Family Practice (Adult focused preferred) Nurse Practitioner. -Full and unrestricted license, as a Nurse Practitioner, in any state or US territory. --Strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills. -NCRME certified examiner preferred but ability to obtain certification expected. -Prior experience in Occupational Health care and/or 5 years of experience in direct patient care. -Minimum experience as an active Nurse practitioner 5 years.

This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday.