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Occupational Medicine & Industrial Hygiene Specialist (Experienced) - Onsite

Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

About SandiaSandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwideExtraordinary co-workersSome of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the worldCareer advancement and enrichment opportunitiesFlexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: These benefits vary by job classification.What Your Job Will Be LikeAre you passionate about your work? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues? If so, Organization 03731, Occupational Medicine, is currently seeking an experienced Occupational Medicine & Industrial Hygiene Specialist to join their team!The selected candidate will develop and coordinate programs, policies, and procedures associated with a large variety of occupational medicine (Occ. Med.) programs, including mission-essential qualification-based fitness for duty programs and hazard-based medical monitoring surveillance programs.One will also develop processes and implementation strategies for Occ. Med. programs in accordance with scientific and best medical practices to protect and advance the health and safety of the workforce. They will operate as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for regulations that dictate operational procedures as well as provide oversight for reporting functions.On any given day, one may be called upon to:Serve as an SME for Occ. Med., exposure assessment, and hazard control; stay up to date on all regulatory changes, making providers and customers aware of changes proactivelyManage and administer mission-essential regulation-based fitness for duty programs, and hazard-based medical monitoring and surveillance programs, required by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and by a variety of regulatory agencies; includes analysis of information, trends, goals, and technical consultation to line organizationsConduct N95 fit testing for all clinic staffDevelop process approaches and implementation strategies for Occ. Med. programs using advance principles from multiple specialized disciplinesAct as the liaison between medical and lab-wide in house SME's to report clinical information which seek program specific expertiseCollaborate on health and safety matters affecting processes in the medical clinicManage the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program, including budget, schedule, and technical oversightMaintain liaisons with appropriate regulatory agencies and provide technical oversight of contractors; interface with regulators and surveyors for all onsite Occ. Med. interactionsPerform quality assurance activities in accordance with established corporate standards and medical practices through audits and self-assessmentsDevelop technical reports, operating procedures, and other technical work documentsLead programmatic activities and collaborate with physicians, safety professionals, clinical providers, and management on programs that may include the effectiveness of work planning and controls, electronic medical record design, emergency preparedness planning, medical surveillance, occupational exposure assessments, and application and interpretation of various regulatory standardsLead Occ. Med. team meetings, educate staff, and serve as a compliance focused expert on the teamPerform audits, chart reviews against regulations, and operating procedures, and create action plans to maintain continual compliance and focus on improvements across the programDue to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite.Salary Range$81,900 - $157,500 Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.Qualifications We RequireA Bachelor's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, or a related field, plus 5 years related experienceAn active certification as an Industrial HygienistThe ability to acquire and maintain a DOE L-level security clearanceQualifications We DesireA Master's degree in Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, or a related fieldDemonstrated experience with occupational medicine surveillance programs, and occupational medicine and health and safety programs (particularly those focused on varied research and development, industrial, and nonindustrial environments)Knowledge with the following:The principles of occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, and toxicological effects of occupational exposuresFederal, state, and local laws, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, and safetyLaboratory requirements and environmental policies, practices, and proceduresExperience with the following:Observing worksite procedures and physical layoutsInterviewing employees to gather information on operations and on materials and equipment used that may result in illness, impairment, injury, or impact to the health of workers and members of the communityMethods, procedures, equipment, and techniques used to collect and analyze samples for evaluation of hazardsScientific and engineering methods used to evaluate occupational safety practices, operating configuration, and hazard controlsA well organized and timeline-oriented mindset, and have a compliance and process improvement focus; strong organizational skillsThe ability to analyze and evaluate a large variety of technical data and prepare clear and accurate technical reports, and research and interpret regulationsThe ability to establish and maintain effective teamwork and cooperative working relationships; strong written and verbal communication skillsThe ability to model behaviors that reflect Sandia's core valuesAbout Our TeamThe Occupational Medicine Team is a multi-disciplinary healthcare team that serves to protect the health and safety of Sandia Laboratory workers, ensuring fitness for duty while mitigating risks for the organization.Posting DurationThis posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the 'posting date'. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.Security ClearanceSandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.EEOAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.NNSA Requirements for MedPEDsIf you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Keywords: Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque , Occupational Medicine & Industrial Hygiene Specialist (Experienced) - Onsite, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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