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The MITRE Corporation Occupational Health Nurse – RN in Fort Meade, Maryland

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

The occupational nurse is a licensed registered nurse who is responsible for assuring competent, compassionate, individualized, nursing care for MITRE employees. Occupational Health Nurses work closely and collaboratively to explore all issues, to increase employee understanding, insight, and individual motivation. The nurse encourages self-management as an essential part of the employee’s ability to maintain their wellbeing, work functions and capabilities.

The Occupational Health Nurse is an integral part of MITRE’s health, safety, and wellness effort. Clinical nurses ensure employee care is supportive, efficient, effective, timely and meets the cultural, spiritual, and ethnic needs of each employee. Building relationships, reassuring, listening, and talking with employees provides the occupational health nurse with the tools to assess employee strengths, risks, and vulnerabilities in the work environment. Situational evaluation may include information from other relevant sources, maintained in a secure, confidential, and private setting.

Liaising with doctors, social workers and other professionals is a comprehensive occupational clinical nurse approach. With our Employee Assistance counselors, the occupational health team identifies service needs to develop flexible and integrated employee centered care, building upon individual care needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical emergency medical treatment of occupation injury or illness

  • Provide clinical emergency care for non-occupational injury of illness

  • Performs follow up care/treatment, and injury reporting for occupational injury or illness compliant with Workers’ Compensation and OSHA guidelines. Track’s injury or illness data electronically

  • Assess behavioral health issues and requirements, including facilitation of continued supportive care

  • Partners with Employee Assistance counselors to collaborate on employee behavioral health care

  • Performs COVID-19 employee surveillance, including contact tracing and care management

  • Coordinates medical exams and reporting of Medical Surveillance for Laser eye, Respirator Use, and Department of Defense

  • Obtains and maintains accurate employee medical records

  • Performs disability case management of work related and non-work-related injuries and illnesses

  • Ensures any necessary medical equipment and supplies are maintained

  • Participates in organizations health, safety, and ergonomic committees

  • Helps coordinate, promote, and facilitate employee health and wellness programs

  • Assists employees in the reasonable accommodation process to ensure compliance with ADA

  • Understanding of patient confidentiality and HIPAA guidelines pertaining to MITRE directives

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical and/or occupational nursing experience (required)

  • Valid RN license

  • BLS from AHA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered professional nurse with bachelor’s degree in Nursing

  • Behavioral health experience

  • Certification in Occupational Health or Case Management

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (word, excel etc.)

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):


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