WorkCare

Nurse Practitioner

US-PA-Monaca
Job ID
2017-1032
# of Openings
1
Category
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 Full Time Nurse Practitioner to join our client site in Monaca, PA

 

Job Description:

 

  • Direct patient care and management/oversight for all occupational injuries/illnesses at the work site and  regulatory exam testing
  • Provide first-aid and emergency care as needed for employees sustaining on-site injuries/illnesses based on published standards and scope of practice
  • Measure and record vital signs prior to consultations with the doctor
  • Administer physical exams
  • Facilitate and coordinate required lab work and diagnostic testing or medical imaging requirements
  • Provide immunizations and health screenings to employees as needed
  • Familiarity with the legal, ethical and regulatory issues related to the practice of occupational medicine
  • Maintain a controlled drug register in compliance with all applicable laws
  • Understanding the basis and application of standards set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 
  • Direct and oversee required regulatory testing and medical surveillance (hearing conservation, lead/silica surveillance, respirator fit/pulmonary function testing, etc.)
  • Assist with creation/implementation of site-specific treatment protocols
  • Active participation in the development/implementation of employee health and wellness programs, advise employer/employees on preventive measures in the workplace and other client-driven needs
  • Conduct occupationally-focused health screening and assessment programs such as new hire, fit-for-duty, return-to-work, exit exams and substance abuse
  • Maintain accurate and timely employee health records and databases while adhering to applicable HIPAA and other regulatory statutes
  • Review/modify work-related injury/illness protocols and provide effective case management strategies, including oversight and assignment of restricted work duties
  • Provide counseling, ergonomic/functional work analysis, and other occupationally-focused care to enhance safety and job satisfaction
  • Foster and maintain a collaborative relationship with clients, medical and safety personnel, and fellow staff members
  • Maintain open communications and timely reporting with WorkCare and client Medical Directors, WorkCare supervisory staff and other vested interests regarding clinic operations and client requests 
  • May be required to be available on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and after hours as needed to support the site/project schedule

 

 

Qualifications

  • Current, unrestricted Pennsylvania FNP or ANP license with national certification is required
  • Must have Unrestricted DEA license 
  • Current ACLS/BLS certifications
  • A minimum of 3 years advanced practice experience with prior occupational medicine background is preferred
  • Experience at industrial work location a plus
  • Strong emergency medical/trauma care skills
  • 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.

Generous SIGN ON BONUS for Immediate Start!

 

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