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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE

Company: United States Postal Service
Location: Portland
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Job Description:

SunIRef:GP OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE United States Postal Service 25,165 reviews - Portland, ME 04101 United States Postal Service 25,165 reviews Read what people are saying about working here. United States Postal Service External Publication for Job Posting If this job requires qualification on an examination, the number of applicants who will be invited to take or retake the examination may be limited. Branch Northern New England Job Posting Period 03/21/2020 - 03/28/2020 Job Title OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE Facility Location NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND 151 FOREST AVE STE 7000 PORTLAND, ME 04101-7000 CONTACT INFORMATION: LAUREN COCHENOUR - - Position Information Title: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt Occupation Code: 0610-0002 Non-Scheduled Days: SAT / SUN Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. REQUIREMENT: Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in State of Maine and Current CPR certification by closing date of this announcement. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Advanced basic training as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant 2. Certification in Occupational Health 3. Field experience in occupational/industrial nurse SALARY RANGE: $57,516 - $68,036 annual salary paid bi-weekly FINANCE NUMBER: BENEFIT INFORMATION: This is a career position which offers excellent benefits. Newly hired employees are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). Upon hire, employees are eligible to contribute into the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) which is similar to 401(k) plans. We also offer the option to enroll into the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program as well as the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI). Dental, Vision and Long-Term Care Insurance Programs as well as Flexible Spending Accounts to cover eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care (day care) expenses are also available. We offer ten paid federal holidays as well as accrued vacation and sick leave. Persons Eligible to All U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent resident aliens, citizens of American Samoa or other territory owing permanent allegiance to the United States. Applicants entitled to veterans' preference and/or covered by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act may apply for any posted position. Applicants must apply online at to be considered for this employment opportunity. You must have a valid email address to apply as communication regarding employment opportunities, examinations (when applicable), and background checks will be sent by email. Please add the following email domain addresses to your contact list to allow all correspondence to be received - @ @ @ @ @. EXAM: If an exam is required and you are invited to take the test, instructions regarding the exam process will be sent to you via email. Please ensure you can receive email messages from our test vendor and follow instructions carefully so you can be considered for this employment opportunity. SCREENINGS: You may receive multiple requests for background checks in regards to this employment opportunity. Respond to all requests quickly as we anticipate filling our vacancies quickly and nonresponses may result in disqualification for this opportunity. Background Check The Inspection Service criminal background check is conducted using United States information resources only (e.g., FBI fingerprint check, state and county checks). A criminal background check involves a 5-year inquiry for any location where the individual has resided, worked or gone to school within the United States or its territories. As a result of this limitation, the criminal background checks of individuals who have not resided in the United States or its territories for the preceding 5-years may not be considered complete. The Inspection Service may be able to process inquiries for U.S. Citizens only, but only if their time spent out of the country was spent as: a trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S. government (military or civilian), a missionary, a student attending school in a foreign country, a Peace Corps participant, or as an employee of a U.S.-based employer/company. If the Inspection Service is unable to perform a complete background check because of residency outside the United States, such individuals will be ineligible for Postal employment. Functional Purpose Assists in the coordination and implementation of Occupational Medical and Health Services programs within an assigned District. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Assists in the development and implementation of Health Promotion programs. Educates the field on general health issues, wellness programs and medical education programs. 2. Serves as a resource and answers questions and inquiries from the field concerning, but not limited to, the following programs: Fitness-For-Duty Examinations, Return to Work, Reasonable Accommodation, Serious Accident reviews. 3. Supports activities related to the pre-employment medical assessment process. 4. Assists in scheduling required medical examinations, drug screenings and other testing (e.g. Fitness-For-Duty Examinations, Focused Examinations, and Return to work Examinations). 5. Prepares, updates and maintains confidential employee health folders. 6. Provides guidance and medical assistance related to the injury compensation process (e.g., contacting employees absent from work due to illness or injury, reviewing medical documentation, and obtaining clarification of status and restrictions from physicians). 7. Serves as a resource for various Safety programs as they relate to Occupational Health Services (e.g., safety reviews and PEG audits). 8. As a member of the Emergency Response Team (ERT), provides emergency medical care, as needed. SUPERVISION Occupational Health Nurse Administrator The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and experience the following requirements: Requirements 1. BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD 0610 (0610-0002) OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE DOCUMENT DATE: October 18, 2014 FUNCTION: Assists in the coordination and implementation of Occupational Medical and Health Services programs within an assigned District. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: See the Standard Position Description for the Occupation Code given above. REQUIREMENTS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS: This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position. 1. Knowledge of principles and processes related to medical and health care, as would be acquired through a Registered Nurse license. 2. Ability to prepare, maintain, and update confidential employee medical folders. 3. Ability to give understandable information in oral and written form. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS: Applicants must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse license from a U.S. state, territory, or the District of Columbia. Possess and maintain a current Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. When a vacancy occurs, fill within the bargaining unit in accordance with the current national agreement. Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Central Time, of the posting's closing date. Applicants claiming veterans' preference must attach a copy of member copy 4 (only) of Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214) or other proof of eligibility if claiming 10-point veterans' preference. The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an equal opportunity employer. The USPS provides reasonable accommodation for any part of the application, interview, and/or selection process, please make your request to the examiner, selecting official or local manager of Human Resources. This request can also be made by someone on your behalf. Explain the nature of your limitations and the accommodation needed. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. SPECIAL NOTE: Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to this posting. USPS - Just posted report job - original job

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