Parsons Corporation Licensed Practical Nurse in Wright Patterson Afb, Ohio
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Parsons is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to assist Naval Medical Research Unit - Dayton (NAMRU-D) and its collaborating institutions in the conduct of aerospace medical and environmental health research to further understand the human cognitive and physiological factors associated with military operations in aviation, underwater, and special warfare environments.
LPN will support medical research projects in NAMRU-D's Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory (NAMRL). NAMRL is equipped with research capabilities in acceleration and sensory science, environmental physiology, biomedical sciences, and engineering and technical services, all of which are supported by a unique collection of state-of-the-science research devices. NAMRL's unique research portfolio enables NAMRU-Dayton to transition validated knowledge and effective technologies to the fleet to sustain and enhance performance and mitigate and prevent leading factors associated with flight mishaps, aerospace health threats, and aircrew performance. LPN will serve as medical observer for research protocols, perform phlebotomy tasks, and manage the NAMRL's wet lab.
DUTIES, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Serve as medical observer for research protocols
Perform simple medical tests (e.g., vitals) in support of research protocols
Direct sticks, IV lines, Pipetting, i-STAT testing
Conduct phlebotomy and bloodborne pathogen training for research staff
Wet Lab Management
Maintenance - QC checks, Scale calibration, Refrigerator/freezer temperature log, Eyewash testing, Stericycle biohazard/sharps disposal
Inventory - Master inventory list, Expiration tracking, MSDS filing, Reagent/sample organization
Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
High attention to detail and excellent organization skills
Ability to work independently with minimal direction or oversight
Current State of Ohio Nursing License
Minimum of 1-year experience in nursing
5-years+ experience in nursing
Phlebotomy Instructor Certification
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.