Alexandria, VA

The Registered Nurse is responsible for performing components of physical exams, providing direct patient care including first aid and routine inquiries, ergonomic assessments, administering immunizations and vaccines, and assisting with other occupational health services as needed. The National Science Foundation is a highly diversified national science research center that engages in a wide variety science research programs and industrial activities.


Performs portions of physical examination, e.g., weight, height, blood pressure, EKG, vision, hearing, cancer screening, etc.

Administers emergency care for illnesses and injuries of both occupational and non-occupational origin.

Evaluates each incident as it occurs and decides whether the injury/illness can be effectively treated in the Health Unit, transported immediately by ambulance to a hospital, or stabilized in the Health Unit and later transported to a hospital.

Administer cardiac emergency care as per current Basic Cardiac Life Support guidelines.

Administers oxygen when needed and otherwise assist the Physician Assistant as necessary.

Administers CPR if necessary.

Administers treatments and medications deemed necessary after evaluating a problem administering hot or cold compresses to injuries as appropriate; ear irrigations for removal of cerumen; etc.

Responsible for venipuncture and proper handling/preparation of specimens and proper request forms and routine specimens sent to commercial labs for analysis.

Performs and/or arranges for lab work in connection with the occupational health surveillance.

Routinely perform testing, 12 lead EKG. Requires proper preparation of patient, standardizing equipment.

Conducts pulmonary function tests utilizing spirometer.

Participates in special purpose preventive health programs such as diabetes, cholesterol and hypertension screening, etc.

Advises employees preparing for foreign travel assignments on immunizations and other medical concerns related to the country or region of destination.

Administers travel related immunizations as order by attending physician.

As part of the allergy program, instructs employees on Health Unit requirements and implements proper procedures.

Treats adverse reactions, and consults Medical Officer or allergist as necessary.

In connection with the NSF-EAP, is able to recognize employee psychological problems when employees come to Health Unit. Refers such employees to the EAP counselor for follow-up.

Assists with other health services related duties as requested by the Physician Assistant.

Other duties as assigned


Be a Registered Nurse from an accredited program; BSN preferred.

Have a current Registered Nurse Licensed in any of the 50 States or District of Columbia and valid for the duration of the contract.

Shall have and maintain for the duration of the contract valid certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation , Basic Cardiac Life Support

Have a minimum of Three full years of recent full-time employment experience as a Registered Nurse. Occupational experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Shall have knowledge, skill and experience required to routinely perform venipuncture, EKG's, Pulmonary Function Tests, Audiometric Exams and Visual Acuity Exams.

Administer routine vaccinations

Be able to clearly and effectively communicate with all patients and other healthcare providers.

Working knowledge of computers.

Experience required to routinely perform venipuncture, EKG's, Pulmonary Function Tests, Audiometric Exams and Visual Acuity Exams.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-04-21

Expiry Date : 2022-07-21

Job type : Part Time

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