Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Nurse Practitioner

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on October 20, 2019

Job Description

The Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner performs medical surveillance examinations for employees at Virginia Tech. The nurse practitioner evaluates employees and volunteers exposed to infectious agents, animal allergens, or chemical or particulate hazards at work. The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with other occupational health care professionals in providing direct medical services, by reviewing tests and issuing written medical opinions based on work performed by others, and by issuing Standing Orders to support on-going testing and medical evaluations performed by other staff within the clinic. The Nurse Practitioner assures that medical services required by OSHA are provided in accordance with those standards. The Nurse Practitioner will work one day per week, or as needed or required, at the Virginia Tech Occupational Health Clinic.

Required Qualifications

The Nurse Practitioner must be qualified to submit an attestation to the Virginia Board of Nursing requesting approval for autonomous practice in accordance with 18 VAC 90-30-86. All fees associated with autonomous practice attestation will be the responsibility of Virginia Tech.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
• Nurse Practitioner – Virginia Licensure
• Significant full-time clinical nursing experience with experience that sufficiently demonstrates strong knowledge related to occupational health.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working as a Nurse Practitioner in an Employee Health or Occupational Health clinic setting 
• Experience applying OSHA medical surveillance and evaluation requirements 
• Certified Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner
• Certified to perform pulmonary function tests
• Experience developing and administering policies, procedures and protocols

Pay Band


Review Date

September 3, 2019

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.