WorkCare

  • Paramedic

    Job Locations US-OH-Van Wert
    Job ID
    2018-1193
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Paramedic/ EMT
  • 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 Paramedic/Occupational Health Technician (OHT) to work at a client site in Van Wert, OH.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides first-aid and medical care and appropriate follow-up to site employees as requested/needed, as defined within scope of practice, following treatment care guidelines set forth by the Occupational Health Director and Client policy / procedures
      • Employee encounters
      • Wellness checks
      • Obesity weigh-ins
      • Blood pressure checks
    • Help employees prevent injuries to maintain proper alignment, movement and manage pain
    • Implement selected components of employee interventions including Ergonomic Assessments
      • Obtain data elated to interventions provided
      • Make modifications to interventions either to progress the employee as directed by the Medical Director or to ensure employee safety and comfort
    • Perform respirator fit testing as needed
    • Assist with hearing tests and spirometry tests as needed
    • Provide post-accident, pre-employment, for-cause and random drug testing as needed
    • May perform additional medical surveillance, testing or requirements as needed and in line with the OHT scope of practice
    • Provide education to employees as needed within scope of practice
    • Actively participates in the emergency response team activities, drills and training
    • Participate in general flow of clinic operations (answer phones, check mail, medical records, filing, copying charts, traffic control)
    • Assist with noise sampling, dust sampling, and fire extinguishers
    • Inventories supplies within clinic

    Qualifications

      • Must have current Ohio Paramedic certification
      • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an EMS setting
      • Must have BLS, ACLS and CPR certification
      • Experience at industrial work locations in EMS setting preferred
      • Must possess decision making skills based on strong professional and clinical judgement
      • Requires the ability to work independently 
      • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality; critical thinking skills; and 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 communicate effectively to a variety of audiences
      • The skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities;
      • Must be service-oriented and possess strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Must be competent in the Windows operating system environment with the ability to learn software as needed

       

    Physical Demands:

    • Sit and stand for extended periods of time
    • Walk, bend, squat, twist, reach, push, pull and carry
    • May lift and/or move more than 100 pounds including lifting, moving and carrying

     

     

    EOE/M/F/D/V

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