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Parsons Corporation Licensed Practical Nurse in Wright Patterson Afb, Ohio

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Confidential

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

Research support

  • Serve as medical observer for research protocols

  • Perform simple medical tests (e.g., vitals) in support of research protocols

Phlebotomy

  • 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

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Current State of Ohio Nursing License

Minimum of 1-year experience in nursing

Phlebotomy certification

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

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.

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