WorkCare

Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Flexible Schedule - **PREMIUM COMPENSATION / SIGN-ON & RETENTION BONUS**

US-VT-Essex Junction
Job ID
2016-1022
# 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 1,000,000 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

As an integrated health provider, WorkCare is at the forefront of helping employers meet the challenges of managing today’s workforce. WorkCare is owned by a physician who, along with a team of allied credentialed health professionals, provide strategic and tactical consulting services and programs to:

  • Improve workforce productivity
  • Enhance employee health
  • Maintain regulatory compliance
  • Mitigate health-cost drivers
  • Advocate positive health behaviors

We encourage employee growth and professional development and believe in the value of life-long learning. Employee input into our business is valued as we believe that everyone has a unique role to play.

 

We are currently looking for a Part-time Nurse Practitioner / Physician’s Assistant to work at a client site in Essex Junction, VT.

 

Work Schedule: 12:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m. (8 hours per week) *Flexible Days

 

This position is responsible for: 

 

Provides health care services to patients and as needed to support medical and safety efforts at site. Will provide supervision to other onsite medical department staff.

  • Employee Evaluation, Treatment, and Management:
    • Provide direct patient care for occupational, and in some settings, non-occupational injuries and illnesses, consistent with appropriate standards and laws
    • Obtain health histories and perform targeted or comprehensive physical examinations for health screening, surveillance programs, new hire, fit-for-duty, return-to-work, medical surveillance, exit exams, DOT certification, substance abuse screenings, and other programs required by the employer
    • Order and interpret lab results and other diagnostic studies
    • Develop/order therapeutic plan of care including prescription medications, PT, chiro, etc.
    • Arrange for patient referrals/consultations
  • Provide emergency medical response during business hours
  • Perform effective case management follow-up from injuries/illness and absences
  • Manage Ergonomic programs company wide and on an individual basis
    • Provide ergonomic evaluations for workers, departments and/or company manufacturing processes
    • Monitor and analyze trends regarding ergonomic-related injuries
    • Coordinate with ergonomists and consultants when needed for specialized advice
  • Design, implement and evaluate population-based health risk reduction initiatives
  • Hazard assessment and surveillance of employee populations and workplaces
    • Identify, develop, and manage OSHA-required and voluntary surveillance programs such as reproductive, vision, respiratory, hearing conservation, asbestos, lead, hazmat and other exposure surveillance programs

 

  

Qualifications

Physician's Assistant Qualifications

PA-C License required. Unrestricted Vermont Physician Assistant license. Certified by NCCPA. Current DEA license. Current ACLS/BLS certification. 3-5 years of PA experience preferred.

 

Nurse Practitioner Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in nursing with 3-5 years’ experience. Experience in occupational medicine at an on-site program preferred. Must have current license as a registered nurse practitioner in the state of Vermont. Must have current ACLS/BLS certification.

 

  • Knowledge of OSHA record ability, workers compensation, case management and government regulations preferred
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality; critical thinking skills
  • Work independently and make decisions in accordance to company policy and procedures; and take initiative on issues that arise daily
  • Able to manage multiple priorities. Must have the ability to maintain a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations;
  • Ability to create and edit written materials; ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences; the skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities; the ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have proficient computer skills (i.e., word, excel, databases)

 

EOE/M/F/D/V

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