Occupational Health Nurse
VA Tech - Virginia

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Manages, oversees and directs the provision of medical surveillance services to the campus community in accordance with OSHA and other regulatory requirements and industry standards. Performs risk assessments based on medical survey forms submitted to determine needed medical services (vaccinations and titers, physical examinations, approval for respirator use, audiograms, etc.) for identified hazard exposures. Operates in conjunction with the university contract Occupational Health Physician. Supervises two medical technicians in the coordination and delivery of services.

Minimum Qualifications
Current certification as a Registered Nurse in Virginia. Knowledge of zoonotic diseases and the associated vaccinations, titers and medical interventions. Familiarity with pulmonary function testing and interpretation of data. Progressive experience supervising and directing the performance of medical service technicians and operations. Excellent communication skills and the ability to write technical reports and related professional correspondence. Ability to work with a diverse population and foster a collaborative work environment, and to work independently and organize and prioritize assignments.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience managing and directing a medical surveillance program. Experience performing in a supervisory role at a research institution or similar organization. Experience performing hazard risk assessments for biological and animal-based research to determine necessary medical services based on zoonotic disease exposure or infectious agent exposure.

Special Requirements