WorkCare

  • Nurse Practitioner Part Time / Weekends

    Job Locations US-PA-Monaca
    Job ID
    2019-1247
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Nurse Practitioner
  • 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 Part Time Nurse Practitioner to join our client site in Monaca, PA

     

    Responsibilities

    • Direct patient care and management/oversight for all occupational injuries/illnesses at the work site and  regulatory exam testing
    • Provide first-aid and emergency care as needed for employees sustaining on-site injuries/illnesses based on published standards and scope of practice
    • Measure and record vital signs prior to consultations with the doctor
    • Administer physical exams
    • Facilitate and coordinate required lab work and diagnostic testing or medical imaging requirements
    • Provide immunizations and health screenings to employees as needed
    • Familiarity with the legal, ethical and regulatory issues related to the practice of occupational medicine
    • Maintain a controlled drug register in compliance with all applicable laws
    • Understanding the basis and application of standards set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 
    • Direct and oversee required regulatory testing and medical surveillance (hearing conservation, lead/silica surveillance, respirator fit/pulmonary function testing, etc.)
    • Assist with creation/implementation of site-specific treatment protocols
    • Active participation in the development/implementation of employee health and wellness programs, advise employer/employees on preventive measures in the workplace and other client-driven needs
    • Conduct occupationally-focused health screening and assessment programs such as new hire, fit-for-duty, return-to-work, exit exams and substance abuse
    • Maintain accurate and timely employee health records and databases while adhering to applicable HIPAA and other regulatory statutes
    • Review/modify work-related injury/illness protocols and provide effective case management strategies, including oversight and assignment of restricted work duties
    • Provide counseling, ergonomic/functional work analysis, and other occupationally-focused care to enhance safety and job satisfaction
    • Foster and maintain a collaborative relationship with clients, medical and safety personnel, and fellow staff members
    • Maintain open communications and timely reporting with WorkCare and client Medical Directors, WorkCare supervisory staff and other vested interests regarding clinic operations and client requests 
    • May be required to be available on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and after hours as needed to support the site/project schedule

     

    Qualifications

    • Current, unrestricted Pennsylvania 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 background is preferred
    • Experience at industrial work location a plus
    • Strong emergency medical/trauma care skills
    • Demonstrates the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality
    • Possess critical thinking skills and the ability to operationalize comprehensive , safe and effective occupational medical practice
    • Comfortable managing traumatic injuries and occasional emergent situations (e.g., suturing, wound care, minor fractures, dehydration, diabetic emergencies, chest pain, respiratory difficulties, etc.)
    • Willing/able to make independent medical decisions in accordance with published standards, scope of practice and company policies and procedures
    • Willing/able to take initiative in order to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge base to effectively manage care within an occupational setting
    • Willing/able to manage and prioritize simultaneous tasks and to organize resources for goal attainment
    • Maintains a professional demeanor/approach during stressful circumstances
    • Able to create and modify written materials and to initiate and complete self-directed projects when needs are identified
    • Maintains effective communication and management skills with a varied work force
    • Ability to gather and analyze data, compile information and prepare reports
    • Possesses strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

     

    Hours: 

    Saturday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm (8 hours) 

    Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm  (4 hours)

     

     

    EOE/M/F/D/V

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