WorkCare

  • Occupational Health RN

    Job Locations US-VA-Waynesboro
    Job ID
    2018-1178
    # 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 Waynesboro, VA.  

     

    Responsibilities

    This position is responsible for providing direct patient care, as well as processing worker’s compensation claims management, facilitating the Modified Duty/Return-to-Work program and assisting with other occupational and environment health services.

     

    • Provide immediate treatment or support for work related and non-work related medical conditions 
    • Provide rapid medical response for emergencies during hours the clinic is open
    • Provide episodic care for minor medical issues and medical consultation and recommendations
    • Give on-site care, first aid and follow up to occupationally injured/ill workers 
    • Assist with return to work assessment, fitness for duty exams and transitional work plans prior to the employee returning to work
    • Ordering and maintaining supplies to ensure that the clinic is appropriately stocked
    • Input medical information in to EMR system
    • Maintain frequent communication with Medical Director and Supervisor regarding all clinic issues and client requests
    • Report to client and WorkCare management periodically
    • Provide medical support to employees who are preparing for or are returning from travel, including vaccinations, prophylaxis recommendations and consultations
    • Supporting ergonomic assessments of employee as necessary with guidance to be provided by client
    • Provide up the first dose of common pre-packaged medicine to employees for episodic care, as well as follow up care
    • Support EAP coordination, referral, and case management as necessary
    • Support Health Fair
    • Manage Workers’ Compensation and Surveillance programs
    • Case manages ongoing Worker Compensation cases on behalf of the company
      • Ongoing communication with the treating physician regarding employee clinical status 
    • Interfacing with the area medical providers to increase awareness and participation in return to work program and insure their understand of recordability requirements
    • Develop and implement Medical Department policies and procedures
    • Prepares and processes all necessary internal forms and logs
    • Assists in planning of OSHA medical surveillance
      • 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 Virginia 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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