WorkCare

  • Occupational Health Nurse

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    Job ID
    2019-1244
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Registered Nurse
  • Overview

    About WorkCare: 

     

    Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health – from Hire to Retire.

     

    WorkCare, Inc., is a physician-owned national occupational health service company founded in 1984. We currently serve more than 1 million client employees across the U.S and abroad with integrated employee health management solutions that include Incident Intervention™ 24/7 telephonic injury triage and return-to-work follow-up; On-site Services; Medical Exams & Travel program management; Consulting Occupational Physicians; Leave & Disability Clinical Support; and preventive interventions including wellness education, industrial athlete/athletic trainer programs, industrial  massage and bio-ergonomic assessments.

     

    We are currently looking for a Full Time Occupational Health RN to work at a client site in Charlotte, NC. 

    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 
    • Provide onsite leadership and management of the medical department staff to carry out the objectives of the medical department under the EHS Manager
    • Meet daily with EHS to provide new or updated work related employee information
    • Initiate the incident investigation and forward information to EHS Manager
    • Prepare and present medical statistics and activities to EHS
    • Participate in Safety Council and Ergonomics Team
    • Liaison with EAP program
    • 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 
    • Oversee the pre-employment, return to work and fitness for duty physical exam process
      • Assist with development and placement of employees in modified duty positions
    • 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
    • Maintain a medical record database and provide reports to management as applicable 
    • Provide safety walk thru both proactively and after an incident or complaint
    • 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 
    • Manage medical supply contracts
    • 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 North Carolina 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

     

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