WorkCare

  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

    Job Locations US-ID-Boise
    Job ID
    2018-1120
    # 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.

     

    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 or Physician Assistant to join our client site in Boise, ID.

     

    The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will provide health care services to patients and as needed to support medical and safety efforts at site.

    Responsibilities

    • 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
      • Provides first-aid, medical treatment and appropriate follow-up for non-occupational care consistent with appropriate standards for an employer on-site clinic and laws.
      • Performs regulatory testing, TB tests, immunizations, blood draws, drug testing if required.
      • Performs wellness based testing and screening such as bio-metric (Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Glucose, etc) screening, Flu-Shots, and coaching for programs such as Smoking Cessation, Weight-loss and other company specific campaigns or seasonal programs such as Allergy Prevention including education and shots.
      • Coordinates employee health screening and surveillance programs including new hire, fit-for-duty, return-to-work, medical surveillance, exit exams and substance of abuse screenings.
      • Coordinates Travel Care and vaccinations to support global travel
      • Provides return-to-work clearances as appropriate.
      • Performs effective case management follow-up for injuries/illness and absences
      • Provides counseling to employees on employment risk reduction initiatives
      • Work with ergonomist on resolving ergonomic issues with client company employees
      • Writing prescriptions, as needed
    • Clinic Management
      • Staff training in WorkCare and client medical office procedures
      • Protocol writing and implementation
      • Supply ordering and maintenance
      • Resolves issues and handles problems independently
      • Maintains frequent communication with Medical Director and WorkCare Supervisor regarding all clinic issues and client requests
      • Periodic reporting to client and WorkCare management
    • Medical Records and Private Health Information
      • Maintains employee health records and databases
      • Computer data entry of all employee demographic and health information
      • Responsibly handles and guards Protected Health Information
      • Follows all applicable HIPAA laws, regulations and guidelines
      • Maintain OSHA recordkeeping information and update OSHA log
    • Policies and Procedures
      • Reviews work related injury and illness management protocols annually and whenever regulations change
      • Creates, Updates and Maintains programs for AED, Medical Surveillance, Hearing Conservation, Wellness, Ergonomics and any other program client implements
      • Plans, develops, and implements health/wellness promotion strategies
      • Modifies procedures and protocols only after seeking input from client and received written notification from client and WorkCare Medical Director or Onsite Operations Director
      • Creates documentation and training instructions for every clinic process and all equipment used in clinic operations
    • Client Interaction:
      • Develops and maintains good relationships with client management, medical and safety personnel, co-workers and WorkCare supervisors and managers
      • Communicates with appropriate client management frequently
      • Provides timely, accurate reporting as dictated by client, WorkCare and by law
      • Expedites injury information to client management and insurance companies as directed

    Qualifications

    • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
    • Critical thinking skills.
    • The ability to make independent 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.
    • 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.

    Nurse Practitioner:

    Current, unrestricted Idaho 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 preferred.

     

    Physician Assistant:

    PA-C License required. Unrestricted Idaho Physician Assistant license. Certified by NCCPA. Current DEA license. Current ACLS/BLS certification. 3 years of PA experience required. Experience in occupational health clinic preferred.

     

     

    EOE/M/F/D/V

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