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Occupational Health Nurse, Pratt & Whitney - Weekends

Company: WorkCare Inc.
Location: Middletown
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

We are looking for a Full Time Occupational Health nurse to help support our client site in East Hartford, CT and Middletown, CT. This position is responsible for performing regulatory testing, injury/illness care, wellness education for employees within the nursing scope of practice, the structure of the Client Standards, policies, procedures and treatment care guidelines. The hours for this position will be full-time Saturday and Sunday, and 2 days during the week 7am-5:30pm.Note: schedule may be subject to change depending on the needs of the department. This position requires proof of U.S. Citizenship COVID-19 vaccination required.

  • Provide on-site treatment / management of injuries and minimize the need for off-site medical treatment.
  • Give on-site care, first aid and follow up to occupationally injured/ill workers.
  • Manage open workers comp and short-term disability cases as needed
  • Maintain a medical record database and provide reports to management as applicable.
  • Maintain OSHA records as applicable.
  • 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.
  • Maintain clinic supplies for treatment and preventative measures in the workplace.
  • Provide preventative health education as needed.
  • Assisting with Case Management and helping with Covid concerns

    • Education and Experience
        • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a valid 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 an urgent care, emergency department or occupational health setting preferred
        • Certification in Occupational Health preferred
          • Skills and Competencies
              • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
              • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
              • Strong critical thinking skills; problem solving, and decision making.
              • Must have the ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
              • Ability to manage multiple priorities, with attention to detail and accuracy.
              • Take initiative on issues that arise daily
              • Must have the ability to maintain a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations
              • Ability to create and edit written materials.
              • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.
              • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
              • Demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors and clients.
              • Strong time management, organizational, and follow-through skills.
              • Ability to meet and exceed daily and weekly individual performance goals.
              • Ability to work independently as well as assisting other team members when needed.
              • Requires regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.
                • Computer Skills
                    • Must be competent in the Windows operating system environment, Adobe Professional, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and learn other software as needed.
                      • Physical Demands
                          • Requires sitting for long periods of time, working at a desk.
                          • Some bending and stretching could be required.
                          • Working under stress and use of computer/phone required.
                          • Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard.
                          • Occasionally may be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and/or crouch.
                          • May occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
                            • Work Environment
                                • Mainly indoor, office environment conditions.
                                • The noise level is usually moderate.
                                • Air quality is good, and temperature is controlled. This position requires proof of U.S. Citizenship COVID-19 vaccination required. Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications. Benefits for this position include paid time off; medical, dental, vision, and critical illness insurance; HSA, HRA, and FSA; life and disability insurance; EAP; 401K; legal and identify theft coverage; pet insurance and more. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable laws. WorkCare is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment.
                                  About WorkCare

                                  About WorkCare: WorkCare, Inc., is a U.S.-based, physician-directed occupational health company with global outreach. Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health...from Hire to Retire. We believe Work Matters. Health Counts. Prevention Saves. Our occupational clinicians and industry subject matter experts deliver integrated, total worker health solutions to employers in all types of industries. Our capabilities include Medical Exams & Travel program management; 24/7 Incident Intervention telehealth triage; Onsite Services & Clinics; Consulting Medical Directors; Clinical Accommodation and Leave Management support; and a full suite of COVID-19 interventions. Our Industrial Athlete and Bio-ergonomic Surveillance programs are designed to prevent and manage work-related strains and sprains. Visit www.workcare.com to learn more.

Keywords: WorkCare Inc., Middletown , Occupational Health Nurse, Pratt & Whitney - Weekends, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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