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Occupational Health Nurse- COHN

Requisition Number:  2728
Location: 

US

December 2020 Start!
The Project

The project is one of the largest outsourced medical facilities in support of the Department of Defense located on Kwajalein and Roi-Namur. Intl SOS is the medical subcontractor under DynCorp International. The scenic chains of Islands are a strategic defense location equidistant from Hawaii, Australia and the Philippines. On Kwajalein, Intl SOS operates a 10 bed, Critical Access Hospital plus a dental clinic, a veterinary clinic, and is responsible for food service safety. Kwajalein is a 6.5 square mile Island where bikes are the primary mode of transportation. Residents enjoy premier scuba diving including access to historical wreckage from WWII, fishing, and quiet beaches. While there is no cell service, data apps work well when using Wi-Fi. Kwajalein is a close knit community of 1500 military personnel, army civilians, contractors and family members.

Description:

The Registered Occupational Health Nurse will be responsible for employment-related health screenings.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Consistently and promptly communicating any changes in patient’s conditions to medical provider and documenting all patient care provided as well as any follow up care that may be required.
  • Administering all medications as prescribed by medical professional and documenting within the patients EMR.
  • Relaying appropriate reports and hand off communication to ensure continuity of care.
  • Reviewing patient charts for completeness and accuracy in accordance with documentation protocols prior to and after the surgical procedure. Assuring appropriate consent forms are in place prior to procedure.
  • Improve procedural processes, obtain approvals, and remain abreast of new developments and policy requirements.
  • Active participation in Mass Casualty exercises and events. Performance of other duties as assigned.
Experience Required:
  • Minimum of 3 years of nursing experience
  • Occupational Health experience
Education Required
  • Current & Unrestricted license or authorizing document from any US State, District of Columbia or US Territory to provide healthcare within scope of practice.
  • Associates degree in Nursing is required (Bachelor’s degree preferred) from an accredited nursing program.
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) certification desired or COHN eligible
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support  and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS,ACLS).
  • Certification by the American Heart Association - Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) is preferred.
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.
Other Special Requirements
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English to effectively communicate
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card is required.
  • US DOD CNACI clearance or the ability to obtain one is required.
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll.
  • A valid passport in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay on Kwajalein Atoll.

International SOS Government Medical Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

 

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The incumbent may be required to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. This job description is subject to regular review.