We have an opening for a Full-Time Occupational Health Registered Nurse to work at our employer health center located in Greer, SC!
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That's our mission and it's the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation's leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Provides nursing care to client employees and/or contractors and visitors to the health center. Responsible for the development and administration of efficient and professional operations of occupational health services in accordance with company policies, practices, procedures, and applicable regulations to achieve the desired goals and objectives. Assists with all aspects of health services staffing, competency, processes, customer service, and quality improvement.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assure compliance with regulatory requirements related to clinical operations.
Provide or manage the required physical evaluation programs and services to meet regulatory requirement; such as OSHA, Department of Transportation, CDC, etc.
Uses nursing skills to evaluate patient care needs, prioritize treatment, and maintain patient flow.
Evaluate and treat all injuries and illnesses in an efficient and professional manner within the scope of practice and consistent with clinical nursing guidelines.
Collaborates with Physician or other Licensed Independent Practitioner to arrange for further medical treatment, when needed.
Collaborate with outside resources for program development, such as healthcare providers, third-party administrators, legal advisors, medical director, regulatory agencies, etc.
Performs occupational and health screening tests as defined in site contract (EKG, audiometry, spirometry, vision).
Conducts appropriate laboratory tests and quality control procedures.
Administer the company's Drug-Free Workplace Program.
Assist with the accident investigation program to identify root cause analysis of all incidents and near misses.
Assess healthcare needs, then implement and manage healthcare programs to improve health and facilitate return to work, maintain OSHA records/reports and worker medical files.
Assist departments with identifying, evaluating, and implementing accommodations and return to work options for workers with restricted duty.
Collaborate with Environmental Health and Safety, Operations, and Human Resources to develop operations, programs, and services by providing content expertise.
Contribute in the design of controls for injury prevention and health surveillance related to actual and potential hazards in the work environment.
Identify primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health of the population.
Documents accurately all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications administered, discharge instructions provided, and follow up care arranged.
Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice.
Administers medications and medical treatments competently as directed by a Physician or Licensed Independent Practitioner.
Maintains medical records using (In some health centers it may be using Electronic Medical Record software).
Identifies equipment that needs repair and brings it to the attention of the lead clinician.
Maintains a clean and safe environment. Follows infection control procedures.
Maintains patient privacy and confidential patient information.
Participates in follow up phone calls and follow up patient visits.
Other duties as assigned.
If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Certificate from an accredited Nursing School or Associate degree (A.S.) is required. Bachelor's degree (BSN) from four-year college or university is preferred.
Currently licensed Registered Nurse in state of practice required
Current training in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers is required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services.
Certification in Occupational Health Nursing, Certification in Emergency Nursing, or Certificate in Case Management preferred.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred.
Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations preferred.