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Nurse Consultant

Job Category: Medical, Hospital, Dental, and Public Health
Job Series: 0610 (OPM Classification & Qualifications)

Types / Parentheticals

  • Nurse Consultant
  • Lead Nurse Consultant
  • Supervisory Nurse Consultant


This job series covers positions responsible for developing, administering, and coordinating the agency’s health and safety programs.  As a Nurse Consultant, individuals perform work associated with a broad range of health programs to include Fitness for Duty examinations, Return to Work examinations after a work-related injury, pre-employment medical evaluations, medical retention standards, health maintenance, and wellness programs.

Duties at CBP

Work within this job series requires a Nurse Consultant to provide medical expertise that supports the development and administration of CBP health and safety programs.  Nurse Consultants perform a broad array of specific clinical advisory functions. Typical work assignment may include: 

  • Developing requirements, standards, and procedures for agency medical examination programs;
  • Developing and/or standardizing new or existing procedures for quality review processes for agency’s medical examination programs;
  • Reviewing results of medical examinations and contacting employees and applicants regarding significant findings;
  • Explaining clinical findings to applicants, employees, and management;
  • Performing extensive reviews of medical records for Fitness for Duty, Return to Work, and Pre-Employment examinations;
  • Preparing case reviews and serving as an information resource for the agency’s Medical Review Board; 
  • Interacting with Labor and Employee Relations Specialists concerning Fitness for Duties (FFDE); 
  • Interfacing with agency Injury Compensation Specialist, coordinators, and contacts within the Department of Labor on Return to Work (RTW) cases.


  • Various
  • Bloomington, MN
  • Washington, DC

Application Process

View the Professional Staff Application Process page for more details.

Last modified: 
April 13, 2020