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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Health Services | livermore, CA | 09/01/2021

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

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 our main facility (located in 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.

In this role you will 

  • 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

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • 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. 

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience in occupational health.
  • Experience providing emergency medical care and stabilization of critically ill and injured workers and make appropriate decisions regarding transfer.         

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above).  If you are selected and a clearance is required, 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.  An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

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.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. 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, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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