Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Nurse Practitioner/Physicians Assistant

Location:  Tracy, CA
Category:  Trades & Facilities
Organization:  ES&H
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 106736
Job Code: Nurse Pract/Physicians Asst (341.1)
Date Posted: February 13 2020

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Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. You will provide quality health services including medical treatment and preventive occupational health services at a satellite facility (located between Tracy and Livermore). Clinical practices must meet acceptable medical standards. You will interact with outside community physicians, insurance representatives, all levels of Laboratory personnel, ES&H professionals, and ill and injured Laboratory personnel.  This position is in the Health Services Department within the Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H) Directorate.

Essential Duties
  • Provide initial diagnosis for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illness and medical treatment to injured or ill employees.
  • Provide medical surveillance/certification exams that are consistent with regulatory standards and LLNL requirements.
  • Conduct physical examination testing, including phlebotomy, EKG, spirometry, audiometry and vision. 
  • Provide necessary counseling on safe workplace habits and health in the workplace, and provide notifications of identified concerns.
  • Provide health promotion counseling in patient encounters and participate in departmental health promotion program development and implementation to Laboratory employees.
  • Work collaboratively with other ES&H professionals in health-related activities and evaluation of workplace health issues; including possible participation in ES&H work teams, field work site visits, ES&H program development, medical surveillance program implementation, and educational presentations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or equivalent combination of education and related experience plus licensed as a Registered Nurse, State of California with Nurse Practitioner (NP) certification; or completion of a PA training program certified by the ARC-PA with a valid California Physician's Assistant license.  Ability to possess a valid Drug Enforcement Administration license.
  • Experience providing medical treatment to injured or ill employees; providing medical surveillance/certification exams that are consistent with regulatory standards and LLNL requirements.
  • Experience providing necessary counseling on safe workplace habits and health in the workplace, and provide notification in identified concerns.
  • Experience providing health promotion counseling in patient encounters and participate in departmental health promotion program development and implementation to Laboratory employees.
  • Advanced analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills to evaluate, interpret, negotiate, recommend and implement actions/solutions for complex and/or sensitive medical issues.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a diverse workforce.
  • Effective organizational skills with attention to detail necessary to handle multiple complex tasks in a demanding environment with conflicting priorities, tight and changing deadlines, and frequent interruptions while providing high-level customer service and good follow through.
  • Documented proof of immunization to measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chicken pox) or immunization. 
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in occupational health.
  • Experience providing emergency medical care and stabilization of critically ill and injured workers, and make appropriate decisions regarding transfer.         

Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position. Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis).

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.
 
Site 300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL.  Situated on 7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest of downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300 hosts approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration.
 
 
 
LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.