WorkCare

  • Occupational Health RN

    Job Locations US-IL-Lemont
    Job ID
    2018-1173
    # 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 Temporary Full Time Occupational Health RN to work at a client site in Lemont, IL.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide on-site treatment and management of occupational injuries and minimize the need for off-site medical treatment 
    • Provide preventative health education as needed and act as Health Promotion consultant
    • Prepare and process internal forms and logs
    • Assist with development and placement of employees in modified duty positions
    • Maintain separate employee medical records
    • Ongoing communication with the treating physician regarding employee clinical status 
    • Case managing ongoing Worker Compensation cases on behalf of the company
    • Prepare 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
    • Maintain a medical record database and provide reports to management as applicable 
    • Maintain OSHA records as applicable 
    • May perform medical testing including but not 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 Illinois RN license 
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is highly preferred 
    • Must hold current BLS and COHN certification preferred
    • Case Management certification a plus
    • 5 years RN experience required 
    • 2-3 years’ experience in urgent care or occupational health setting preferred
    • Refinery, Petrochemical, or equivalent experience a plus
    • Knowledge of ergonomics and assessments a plus
    • 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 Applications with the ability to learn new software as needed

     

     

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