Occupational Health Nurse


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  • Your resume, specifically noting relevant work experience and associated start and end dates.
  • Official College Transcripts which display graduation date
  • Registered Nurse License
  • Other supporting documents:
    • Veterans: DD 214; Disabled Veterans: DD 214, SF-15 and VA letter dated 1991 or later.

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    At the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Occupational Health Nurses (OHNs) have vital job responsibilities ensuring workforce medical readiness, assessing and treating both routine and emergency health care needs and promoting the health and wellness of employees. FBI OHNs apply their knowledge and skills as Registered Nurses (RNs) to a variety of tasks both at FBI Headquarters and Field Offices nationwide.

    As an FBI OHN, you will serve as the technical authority on the administration of health care services and programs within your office and be responsible for clinic visits, medical counseling and stabilization of work-related illnesses or injuries; provide treatment and make referrals; and ensure the proper maintenance and monitoring of medical equipment while complying with all medical protocols. You may be asked to provide medical technical support to investigative operations in coordination with operational medicine personnel and to assist Special Agents by collecting forensic DNA evidence samples.


    Pay level for this position:
    • GS-12 — $66,829.00 - $86,861.00

    Salary is commensurate to experience and location.

    • Serve as an Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) in the FBI office of assignment, in collaboration with medical physicians and other health care professionals throughout the FBI.
    • Ensure the medical readiness of the workforce through the administration of the Fitness for Duty (FFD), Medical Mandates, Travel Medicine and Immunization Programs.
    • Develop strategic health program goals and objectives for the occupational health program within the office.
    • Prepare a variety of communications, including medical case reports, statistical medical readiness reports, medical financial expenditures and policy statements.
    • Assess for routine, work-related illness or injuries and respond to medical emergencies on FBI property. Provide limited treatment and/or treatment referral in accordance with applicable FBI policies, procedures and protocols.
    • Monitor and record Health Standards Organization (HSO) medical exam activities, medication par levels and medical supply monthly expenditures for reporting. (This position requires the skill set and ability to perform OHN functions in an autonomous environment, administratively and clinically, managing the HSO office and MORU programs.)
    • Provide health promotion activities within the scope of FBI directives and accepted standards of occupational nursing practice, such as health and wellness, travel medicine and nutrition, as well as disease-specific topics.
    • Conduct Fitness for Duty (FFD) evaluations and medical surveillance examinations, review, exam and manage work restrictions for employees with FFD requirements and review of Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) required medical screenings for identified positions. Review and analyze medical reports, diagnostic tests and laboratory findings under the direction of MORU protocols and MORU medical officer advisement.
    • Monitor and report contract medical facility performance concerns, such as FFD financial expenditures and monthly spending to assigned MORU representatives; ensure timely processing of invoices in accordance with policy.

    • Must be a U.S. citizen.
    • Must have a bachelor's or master's degree from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated state accrediting agency at the time the applicant completed the program.
    • Must have an active, current and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in any state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico or a U.S. territory.
    • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.
    • Meet the FBI's Employment Eligibility requirements.
    • Must pass an FBI polygraph examination.
    • Must have (or be able to obtain) a valid driver's license.
    • Must pass an FBI-administered urinalysis drug test.
    • Must be in compliance with the FBI Employment Drug Policy:
      • No use of marijuana within the last three years.
      • No use of any other illegal drug in the past 10 years.
      • No selling, distributing, manufacturing or transporting of any illegal drugs.
      • No use of a prescription drug or a legally obtainable substance in a manner for which it was not intended within the last three years.
    • Must never have been convicted of a felony.
    • Must never have knowingly or willfully engaged in acts or activities designed to overthrow the U.S. government by force.
    • Must never have failed to file federal, state or local income tax returns.
    • Must not be in default on a student loan insured by the U.S. government.
    • Must not be in default on court-ordered child support payments.
    • Must be registered with the Selective Service System (males only, exceptions apply).

    • All degrees must be from an accredited college or university and must be verified by submitting college transcripts.
    • Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements provided you can show foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.


    Applicants must meet ALL requirements listed in the vacancy by the closing date of this announcement.
    • Specialized Experience (SE) for Headquarters OHN Position:
      • Applicant must have one (1) year of specialized experience (SE) equivalent to the GS 11 level. Specialized experience is:
        • Experience in a wide range of professional nursing.
        • Experience performing diagnostic evaluations using multiple evaluation tools, reviewing medical records, interpreting evaluation tests, and developing short and long-term goals.
        • Experience applying federal and applicable state laws, regulations and directives regulating occupational and environmental health nursing.
        • Experience with preventive medicine programs and services
    • Specialized Experience (SE) for Field Office OHN Position:
      • Applicant must have one (1) year of specialized experience (SE) equivalent to the GS 11 level. Specialized experience is:
        • Experience in nursing, with a wide range of professional nursing experience and skill, and/or considerable additional experience or training in occupational health nursing.
        • Experience applying federal and applicable state laws, regulations and directives regulating occupational and environmental health nursing.
        • Experience with preventive medicine programs and services.
    • Applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) and possess an active, current, unrestricted license as a registered nurse in a State, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a territory of the United States.

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