Workcare Inc. Occupational Health Nurse in Green Valley, Arizona

This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/2677287 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 Phoenix, AZ.

Responsibilities

Provides on-site treatment of occupational injuries following protocol

Prepares and processes all necessary internal forms and logs

Assists with development and placement of employees in modified duty positions

Maintains separate employee medical records

Case manages ongoing Workers Compensations cases on behalf of the company

Prepares activity reports and statistical summaries

Assist with accident investigations

Provide safety walk thru and participates on safety committee

Assists with the distribution of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to company employees

Assists in planning of OSHA medical surveillance

Services as a Health Promotion consultant

May perform medical testing including but not 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.

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Qualifications*

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a valid Arizona 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 urgent care or occupational health setting preferred

Certification in Occupational Health preferred

Knowledge of ergonomics and assessments a plus

Experience in case management, Workers' Compensation, and government regulations 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 projec 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

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday / Hours may be flexed to cover works shifts at client site

EOE/M/F/D/V**