WorkCare

Occupational Health Nurse

US-ID-Boise
Job ID
2017-1096
# of Openings
1
Category
Registered Nurse

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.

 

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 Occupational Health RN to work at a client site in Boise, ID.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide on-site treatment and management of injuries and minimize the need for off-site medical treatment 
  • Give on-site care, first aid and follow up to occupationally injured/ill workers 
  • Case manages ongoing Worker Compensation cases on behalf of the company
    • Ongoing communication with the treating physician regarding employee clinical status 
  • Facilitate the Modified Duty/Return to Work program
    • Assist with development and placement of employees in modified duty positions
  • Manage open workers comp and short term disability cases as needed 
  • Prepares and processes all necessary internal forms and logs
  • Maintain a medical record database and provide reports to management as applicable 
  • Prepares activity reports and statistical summaries
  • Assist with accident investigations
  • Provide safety walk thru and participates on safety committee
  • Assists with distribution of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to company employees
  • Assists in planning of OSHA medical surveillance
  • Services as a Health Promotion consultant
    • Provide preventative health education as needed 
  • 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, AED and other training as necessary

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a valid Idaho RN license 
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is highly preferred 
  • Must hold current BLS certification 
  • 3–5 years RN experience required 
  • 2-3 years’ experience in an urgent care, emergency department or occupational health setting preferred
  • Certification in Occupational Health preferred
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality 
  • Critical thinking skills a must 
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance to company policy and procedures 
  • 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 
  • Have the skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities 
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports 
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and have the ability to learn new software as needed

EOE/M/F/D/V

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