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Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 689915

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Posting Duration:

This 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.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If 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.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Organization 03701, Acute Care, is currently seeking an Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join their team!

The selected candidate will diagnose, treat, and manage occupational or non-occupational injuries and illnesses, performs pre-placement, occupational surveillance or certification, termination, and fitness for duty physical exams, and contribute to coordination of care with case managers and benefits consultants.

On any given day, one may be called upon to:

  • Provide diagnostic assessment, treatment, and referral as required for occupational and nonoccupational illness and injury

  • Perform medical surveillance or certification examinations, interpret diagnostic tests and data, prescribe medications, and make independent health care assessments and referrals

  • Research and report on a variety of medical issues, practices, and conditions

  • Participate in task forces or provide consultation to management regarding biohazard practices or other processes related to occupational medicine

  • Support various clinics at Sandia Medical by acting as a float provider

Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite 100% of the time.

Qualifications We Require:

  • A Master's degree in Nursing with a current, active Nurse Practitioner licensure; OR completion of a Physician's Assistant Program with a current, active Physician’s Assistant licensure/certification (PA-C)

  • 1 year experience with general medicine, medical practice, and/or patient advocacy, including protection of patient health information

  • The ability to acquire required applicable licensures

  • The ability to acquire and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

  • 3 years related experience as an advanced clinical practitioner

  • Occupational Medicine, Acute Care, and/or urgent care experience

  • The ability to conceptualize and communicate to all levels of personnel

  • A proven ability in the preparation and presentation of medicine technical and non-technical reports

  • Knowledge of wellness center and health promotion principles, programs, and practices

  • Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

  • Experience and demonstrated skills in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions on problems affecting medicine

  • The ability to model behaviors that reflect Sandia's core values

About Our Team:

Center 03700 is Sandia's multi-disciplinary occupational health center that provides occupational medical services, acute care, and walk-in health care services to employees, prevention and wellness services, as well as behavioral health and EAP services to our employee population.

About Sandia:

Sandia 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 worldwide

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible 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.

Security Clearance:

Sandia 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.


All 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.

Position Information:

This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

Salary Range:

$88,600 - $146,200

*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.

Job ID: 689915

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in New Mexico

  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports

Learn more about Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sandia invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Sandia is a drug-free workplace. As a national laboratory funded by a U.S. government agency, we are subject to federal laws regarding illegal drug use. Illegal use of a controlled substance, including marijuana even in places where it does not violate state law, may impact your ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Energy security clearance, and may result in the withdrawal of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Sandia is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need special assistance or accommodation, please send an email with your request to the Job Accommodation Specialist in (NM) . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.