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Job ID: 206793

Occupational Health Nurse
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 7, 2023
Title Occupational Health Nurse
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services


The University Occupational Health Services (OHS) provides work-related medical and same day health services for employees, faculty, and staff of the university with the goal to prevent and minimize health risks in the organization.

What You'll Do

Provides occupational health nursing and same day health services to faculty and staff on the Medford/Somerville campus to minimize lost time and to keep employees physically and mentally able to perform their jobs. Services are provided under the supervision of the Associate Director OHS and Executive Medical Director, Tufts Occupational Health Services. Observes, promotes, and ensures adherence to safety, security, and industrial hygiene rules and protocols. Collaborates with university stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of health services. This is an onsite 40 hour/week position. May require travel to other Tufts University campuses.


  • Provides nursing services focused on prevention of employee injuries and illnesses. Provides first aid, vaccinations, phlebotomy, health screening, triage and care for episodic injuries and illnesses, and health education. 

  • Maintains accurate clinical records, utilizing approved medical, nursing, and statistical formats, including computer technology. Ensures a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity to inquiries and access to personal medical records and information. 

  • Provides answers to questions posed about COVID-19, influenza, and other infectious diseases, and refers to appropriate resources. 

  • Notifies incident/accident to all concerned according to established guidelines, referring work related injury/illness cases to Worker’s Compensation resources Provides case management services for work related injury cases. 

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

· Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of bachelor’s degree in nursing and 3 -5 years of experience
· License to practice as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts, or eligible for a Massachusetts license
· Occupational health nursing experience
· Broad based knowledge of occupational health and general nursing practices, procedures, and protocols
· Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
· Experience working with diverse populations
· Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and electronic medical record systems


Preferred Qualifications:


· Knowledge of Massachusetts Worker’s Compensation law, HIPAA, OSHA, ADA and FMLA
· Bachelor’s degree in nursing
· Infectious disease nursing experience
· Case management experience
· Additional medical certifications

Salary Range

Minimum $75,200.00, Midpoint $94,050.00, Maximum $112,900.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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