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Staff Nurse

Job ID: 3908
Business Unit: MTA Headquarters
Location: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Occupational Health Services
Date Posted: Jan 23, 2024


SALARY:                              $87,000

SUPERVISOR:                     Director, Clinical Services

HOURS OF WORK:        8:00AM-4:30PM (or as required)




This position will perform nursing assessments in clinical settings on all employees/candidates which include triage, vital signs, diagnostic tests (audiograms, EKG, Vision) and drug (Urine) and alcohol testing, emergency treatments as needed. This position ensures the medical assessment center operates smoothly and efficiently on a daily basis.




  • Calibrate all equipment daily at the beginning of each shift.
  • Perform all diagnostic tests.
  • Track, schedule, and monitor all medical surveillance examinations.
  • Perform screening elements for DOT or other federally mandated surveillance exams.
  • Data entry on all exams performed.
  • Perform drug (Urine) and alcohol collections on employees/candidates as needed.
  • Prepare daily Laboratory Activity reports.
  • Assist with drug and alcohol testing of follow-up program participants.
  • Assist physicians with examinations/evaluations as needed.
  • Assist with development and implementation of employee wellness programs.
  • Orders supplies as needed.
  • Perform front desk registration, as needed.
  • Records test data into electronic Medical Records system
  • Audit all data entries.
  • May administer Hepatitis B, Tetanus-Diphtheria and Influenza vaccines as needed.
  • Monitor temperature of vaccine refrigerator and records in daily logbook
  • Provide emergency care to employees/candidates.
  • Collect blood samples for Lead, and TB QuantiFERON as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Advanced phlebotomy skills (preferred).
  • Advanced understanding of diagnostic tests and procedures (preferred).
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Understanding of Occupational Health (preferred).
  • Ability to complete Breath and Alcohol Testing (BAT) certification.
  • Able to exercise proper judgment when resolving equipment malfunctions and staffing issues.
  • Able and willing to provide sick and vacation leave coverage at various MTA OHS locations in NYC and surrounding areas.
  • Willingness to work during off-hour tours if necessary.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented health care setting.



  • Requires a valid NY State Nursing License
  • A minimum of two (2) experience as a Staff Nurse.



Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the “Commission”).


Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities.

The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply.








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