Occupational Health Nurse
Company: Wayne UNC Health Care
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:The
Occupational Health Nurse provides nursing services on-site to
local businesses and industries based on individual client needs.
This client is located in Grifton, NC. Services include
vaccinations, health screenings, referrals to providers, and health
and safety education. The Occupational Health Nurse also triages
injuries and provides case management for workers' compensation
cases to assist with returning the employee back to work in a
timely manner. Promotes a safe workplace environment with an
overall goal of decreasing workplace illnesses and
injuries.Responsibilities:1. Develops, implements, and presents
corporate client occupational health and wellness programs. 2.
Assesses and identifies health issues and high-risk employees
through assessment and interview techniques. Provides follow up and
referral when indicated. 3. Coordinates and sets up employee clinic
activities for assigned corporate client. 4. Performs screenings at
corporate client worksite for cholesterol, glucose, BMI, drugs,
vision etc. Ensures testing equipment is operating properly. Makes
appropriate referrals for those with abnormal results. 5.
Coordinates and administers vaccines. 6. Triages injuries and
connects employees with providers as needed. 7. Recognizes and
reacts appropriately to potential occupational emergency
situations. 8. Provides case management for occupational and
non-occupational health conditions. 9. Records and documents
information for department and corporate client reports. 10.
Presents and promotes programs/activities to develop a safe and
healthy workplace. 11. Develops collaborative relationships with
corporate client management and employees. 12. Updates Corporate
Health Services Manager of schedule, client needs and concerns, and
other pertinent information. 13. Provides corporate clients and
department manager with a written summary of program activities
monthly and annually. 14. Offers flexibility to corporate clients
in meeting various work schedules. 15. Acts as a role model and
enthusiastically supports the department. 16. Keeps current in
trends and best practices in Occupational Health Nursing. 17.
Completes continuing education and in-service programs to meet
regulatory and job requirements as applicable. 18. Applies
knowledge of principles of universal precautions. Routinely uses
personal protective equipment and infection control barriers or
devices to avoid risk of exposure to self and others. Education
- Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
- Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State
of North Carolina required. Experience
- At least 2 years of acute nursing experience, preferably
medical/surgical, emergency, or critical care.
- Occupational health experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities --- Keen interest and considerable knowledge of wellness
and health promotion. --- Considerable knowledge of occupational
health procedures and practices. --- Ability to learn to operate
screening equipment and tools. --- Ability to collaborate and
maintain relationships with business/industry contacts, provider
office staff, the community at large, supervisors and teammates.
--- Ability to speak effectively in public to small and large
audiences. --- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
--- Ability to work under pressure and perform with minimal
supervision. --- Ability to provide own transportation to various
work locations. --- Ability to read, write and communicate
effectively in English. --- Proficient with MS Office and able to
learn new software rapidly. Other
information:HPRO-32201.8490.HPRO-322.RNJob DetailsLegal Employer:
Wayne HealthEntity: Wayne UNC Health CareOrganization Unit: Health
Prom Work Type: Part TimeStandard Hours Per Week: 8.00Work
Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: WAYNE MEDExempt From Overtime:
Exempt: No---- ---- ----
Driven by a Mission of Patients First. Quality Health Care. Close
to Home., Wayne UNC Health Care has been providing quality,
compassionate care to patients in eastern North Carolina for over
100 years. As part of UNC Health Care, our organization continues
to build on this strong foundation and legacy, while leveraging
Working with Wayne UNC, you become part of a family and a vital
part of a community, working together to improve the health and
wellness of those around you. With opportunities across a broad
range of specialties and avenues to support your growth, Wayne UNC
is an employer of choice for our community and region.
For more information, visit us today at
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