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Occupational Health Registered Nurse

  • Location: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: 40-50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2021-10-25
  • Job Ref: 21-22149

Responsible for all aspects of Occupational Health (OH) nursing services in collaboration with the manager and key stakeholders. The OH RN performs post-offer/ pre-placement exams, performs exposure evaluations and exposure management, assesses and treats employee injuries, coordinates department based programs, and provides basic nursing care. Documents all services in electronic medical record (EMR) and utilizes EMR for OSHA reports . Promotes and protects the health and safety of employees. Participates in multi-disciplinary committees/programs that impact employees.
Performs pre-placement health screenings of new hires assuring ability to perform essential functions of role. Consults with NP/manager or Medical Director for complex issues.

Performs basic nursing functions such as immunization and TB screenings for employees, volunteers, students, Research NTPs and other contract personnel.

Assesses and manages work related injuries and illnesses under the direction of the CRNP and /or medical director. Demonstrates basic knowledge of regulatory requirements, specifically OSHA injury recording and reporting. Provides counseling for and management of Bloodborne Pathogen injuries.

Works collaboratively with HR, worker comp, IPC and EHS to assure best practice, optimal service and employee safety.

Participates in and/or coordinates department based programs including immunization programs, respiratory clearance/fit-testing, medical surveillance, TB screening, and wellness.

Demonstrates knowledge of electronic medical record (EMR) and enters all data correctly in EMR system. Ability to track and utilize data through reports.

Participates in committee work and departmental process improvement projects related to Occupational Health Services. Ability to organize or lead work under direction of the manager.

Knowledge of process improvement work strongly preferred.
Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Ability to problem solve
Strong written and oral communication skills. Comfortable with group speaking and presentations.
Venipuncture skills
Chain of Custody drug testing
Respiratory fit-testing