Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, USA with a technical support center in the Philippines that provides program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering, and construction management services in support of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and its Service missions (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps), along with other US federal agencies.
The Medical Officer/Nurse will be responsible for providing DTRA on-site nursing services at the nurse practitioner licensed practical, or registered nurse level and occupational health consultant support services on agency occupational health and wellness issues.
The work of assignment will be in Fort Belvoir, Virginia
This is contingent on the award of the contract.
- Provide nursing services to the Medical Readiness Clinic, medical providers on agency occupational health and wellness issues within licensed scope of practice
- Ensure the Medical Readiness Clinic operates in accordance with Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency regulations, standards and procedures. Manage the clinical inventories, appointment schedules, and processes to ensure the clinic remains fully operational as per DTRA standard medical practices and procedures
- Assist with daily activities assigned to the Medical Readiness Clinic. Functional areas within the division include occupational medicine, travel health surveillance, basic first aid, treatment of minor occupational illness and injury, and health promotion for the entire Agency
- Patient education and counseling in such areas as preventive health, wellness care, and occupational health
- Assist in the medical readiness review for DTRA personnel worldwide. Review status of DTRA personnel to determine if individuals are ready to deploy or travel to remote areas in the CONUS and all areas OCONUS
- Assist the Director, ESOH, and ESOH personnel to ensure that DTRA personnel are provided a workplace that is free from health hazards that could cause an occupational illness or injury
- Coordinate and distribute medical field kits for deploying personnel
- Assist in the in/out processing of DTRA personnel per clinic protocol
- Assist the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) to ensure personnel potentially exposed to radiological materials are monitored appropriately through medical surveillance in accordance with the requirements of the radiation safety program requirements
- Assist with the direct medical treatment or evacuation of DTRA personnel to acceptable medical facilities
- Assist with the implementation of various training classes, such as, first aid, basic life support, hearing and vision conservation, pregnancy surveillance, sharps/body fluid exposure, and others as required. Administer health education promotions during health fairs and health and wellness briefings and classes
- Assist in the development of medical readiness clinical protocols
- Assist in the development of new program objectives to improve the health and welfare of Agency employees and to implement procedures that will ensure the efficient and effective operations of the clinic
- Conduct complete physicals and counsel patients on health needs and improvements
- Monitor the effectiveness of prescribed treatments
- Prescribe medications and therapy measures
- Diagnose and treat common acute injuries and illnesses
- Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Qualifications to be successful in the role:
- Must have a nursing degree from accredited education program and maintain a valid license as a licensed practical or registered nurse
- Must have minimum of 5 years field experience
- Previous experience working on US Government and Military domestic and international projects preferred
- Strong understanding of Radiation associated illnesses and injuries
- Able to problem solve and troubleshoot as the need arises
- Fluent in speaking, reading, and writing the English language
- Exceptional written, verbal and computer communication skills
- Must be US Citizen
- Must be willing to travel for occasional international assignments
- Able to obtain Top Secret Clearance/hold a Secret Clearance.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.