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Occupational Health Nurse - Per Diem

Company: WorkCare, Inc.
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryThis position is responsible for injury/illness care, case management, medical testing, maintenance of medical records, and other occupational and environmental health services per client needs.First shift hours, typically 0700 - 1530 or 0800 - 1630. Additional hours may be required as needed. Responsibilities

  • Provideon-site treatment and management of injuries and minimize the need for off-site medical treatment.
  • Providepreventative health education as needed.
  • Give on-site care, first aid and follow up to occupationally injured/ill workers.
  • Ongoing communication with the treating physician regarding employee clinical status
  • Manage open workers comp and short-term disability cases as needed.
  • Maintain a medical record database and provide reports to management as applicable.
  • Maintain OSHA records as applicable.
  • May perform medical testing including but limited to TB tests, blood draws, immunizations, drug screening, vision tests, hearing tests, respirator fit tests and medical evaluations.
  • May perform First Aid, CPR,AEDand other training as necessary. Qualifications
    • Education and Experience
      • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current/activeRN or LPN license.
      • Must hold currentBLScertification.
      • 3-5 years nursing experience preferred
      • 2-3 years' experience in an urgent care, emergency department or occupational health setting preferred.
      • Certification in Occupational Health preferred.
        • Skills and Competencies
          • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
          • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
          • Strong critical thinking skills; problem solving, and decision making.
          • Must have the ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
          • Ability to manage multiple priorities, with attention to detail and accuracy.
          • Ability to create and edit written materials.
          • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.
          • Ability towork independently and make decisions in accordance to company policy and procedures
          • Take initiative on issues that arise daily.
          • Must have the ability to maintain a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations.
          • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
          • Demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, and clients.
          • Strong time management, organizational, and follow-through skills.
          • Ability to meet and exceed daily and weekly individual performance goals.
          • Ability to work independently as well as assisting other team members when needed.
          • Requires regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.
            • Computer Skills
              • Must be competent in the Windows operating system environment, Adobe Professional, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and learn other software as needed.
                • Physical Demands
                  • Requires sitting for long periods of time, working at a desk.
                  • Some bending and stretching could be required.
                  • Working under stress and use of computer/phone required.
                  • Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard.
                  • Occasionally may be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and/or crouch.
                  • May occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
                    • Work Environment
                      • Mainly indoor, office environment conditions.
                      • The noise level is usually moderate.
                      • Air quality is good, and temperature is controlled.Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, experienceand qualifications.Every qualified individual has the same opportunity for recruitment, hire, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. About WorkCareWorkCare, Inc., isa U.S.-based, physician-directedoccupational health company withglobal outreach.Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health---from Hire to Retire.We believe Work Matters. Health Counts. Prevention Saves.Our occupational clinicians and industry subject matter experts deliverintegrated, total worker health solutions to employers in all types of industries. Our capabilities include MedicalExams& Travel program management; 24/7 Incident Intervention telehealth triage; Onsite Services & Clinics;Consulting Medical Directors; Clinical Accommodation and Leave Management support; and afull suite of COVID-19 interventions. Our Industrial Athlete and Bio-ergonomic Surveillance programs are designed to prevent and manage work-related strains and sprains.Visitto learn more.

Keywords: WorkCare, Inc., Bridgeport , Occupational Health Nurse - Per Diem, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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