WorkCare

Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant **RETENTION BONUS**

US-AZ-Green Valley
Job ID
2016-1014
# of Openings
1
Category
Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner

Overview

As the nation’s largest physician-owned and managed occupational health care company, WorkCare has provided occupational healthcare services to some of the world’s most prominent organizations since 1984.

 

At WorkCare, we believe health care that harmonizes with your company’s environment and business objective is better care. Our clients benefit from an extensive selection of wellness resources suitable to their individual needs with more than 3,500 clinic providers nationwide and a growing international clinic provider network. Through our comprehensive medical services, we maximize the health and safety of more than 1,00,000 workers per year on a worldwide basis. Our board-certified occupational health physicians are passionate about delivering our mission to improve employee health, productivity and safety through physician managed consulting services, technology-based information systems and customer-focused business models. From preventative programs to primary care, medical surveillance and health management, we have created a standard of excellence that improves quality of life, generates cost-effective care and improves the health care of the workforce.

Responsibilities

We are currently looking for a Full Time Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our client site in Green Valley, AZ. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • On-site Occupational Medicine Clinic management. Including but not limited to:
    • Patient care and treatment for occupational injuries/illnesses
    • Regulatory exam testing
    • Assist with staff training in WorkCare and client medical office procedures
    • Resolves issues and handles problems independently and in collaboration with WorkCare Medical Director
    • Maintains frequent communication with WorkCare Medical Director and on-site Clinic Manager regarding all clinic issues and client requests
  • Medical Records and Private Health Information:
    • Assists with computer data entry of all employee demographic and health information, as needed
    • Responsibly handles and guards Protected Health information
    • Follows all HIPAA laws, regulations and guidelines
  • Policies and Procedures:
    • Reviews work related injury and illness management protocols annually and whenever regulations change
    • Modifies procedures and protocols as needed
    • Assists with creating documentation and training instructions for clinic processes and equipment use as needed
  • Client Interaction
    • Provides timely, accurate reporting
    • Completes and maintains required MSHA documentation
    • Expedites injury information to client management and insurance companies
  • Employee Care, Treatment and Testing:
    • Provides first-aid, medical treatment and appropriate follow-up to occupationally ill/injured workers consistent with appropriate standards and laws
    • Assists with coordinating employee health screening and surveillance programs
    • Provides return-to-work clearances in accordance with client protocol
    • Performs effective case management follow-up for injuries/illness and absences
    • Provides counseling to employees on employment risk reduction initiatives
    • Provides ergonomic evaluations and/or work with ergonomist on resolving ergonomic issues with client company employees
    • Assists in developing health and wellness strategies
  • Medical Oversight/Direction
    • When present in clinic, oversees and directs medical treatment of injured or ill client employees/contractors
    • May direct/oversee WorkCare Occupational Health Technicians and XRAY Tech/MA to perform medical treatments and medical surveillance skills within their respective scope of practice

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday NO ​holidays/weekends. 

 

Work Hours: Flexible - Clinic is open 6:00am - 8:00pm  

 

**RETENTION BONUS offered**

Qualifications

  • Demonstrates the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality
  • Possess critical thinking skills and the ability to operationalize comprehensive , safe and effective occupational medical practice
  • Comfortable managing traumatic injuries and occasional emergent situations (e.g., suturing, wound care, minor fractures, dehydration, diabetic emergencies, chest pain, respiratory difficulties, etc.)
  • Willing/able to make independent medical decisions in accordance with published standards, scope of practice and company policies and procedures
  • Willing/able to take initiative in order to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge base to effectively manage care within an occupational setting
  • Willing/able to manage and prioritize simultaneous tasks and to organize resources for goal attainment
  • Maintains a professional demeanor/approach during stressful circumstances
  • Able to create and modify written materials and to initiate and complete self-directed projects when needs are identified
  • Maintains effective communication and management skills with a varied work force
  • Ability to gather and analyze data, compile information and prepare reports
  • Possesses strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Nurse Practitioner Requirements:

Current, unrestricted AZ FNP or ANP license with national certification is required.  Unrestricted DEA license.  Current ACLS/BLS certifications.  A minimum of 3 years advanced practice experience with prior occupational medicine background is preferred. 

 

Physician Assistant Requirements:

Current, unrestricted AZ PA license required with national certification.  Unrestricted DEA license.  Current ACLS/BLS certifications.  A minimum of 3 years of PA experience with prior occupational medicine background is preferred.

 

This position is located at an open-pit mine where there will be exposure to dust, loud noise on occasion and extreme hot and cold temperatures.

 

EOE/M/F/D/V

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