Occupational Health Nurse

Job Number 69372
Posted 2/5/2020
Account WorkHealth
Department WorkHealth - Portland, ME
Location |ME| WorkHealth - Mercy Fore River, ME 04102
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8am-430pm
Job Details
Job Summary:
This position reports directly to the Regional Manager of Operations in conjunction with the Clinical Manager. Collaboration, independent critical thinking and decision-making abilities are essential to this position. Knowledge of federal and state regulations and maintenance of clinical staff certifications, competencies and licensures.
Education and Experience:
•Registered Nurse currently licensed in Maine. Certified Occupational Health Nurse preferred.
•3-5 years nursing experience in Occupational Health setting, with demonstrated leadership experience preferred. Must be flexible and have exemplary clinical skills, organizational and teaching skills.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with providers and staff, to promote safe and efficient patient care.
•Working knowledge of Workers Compensation rules and previous experience with both employer services and occupational injuries, preferred.
•Excellent documentation and assessment skills.
Essential Functions:
•Demonstrates effective leadership skills and serves as a mentor to other clinical staff.
•Assists with the orientation and onboarding of new clinical staff, and serves as an ongoing resource.
•Partners with the clinic manager and office supervisor to maintain appropriate staffing for daily operations, adjusting the schedule when necessary while taking into consideration skill mix, call-ins, and scheduling needs.
•Oversees and ensures that clinical staff work safely within their appropriate scope of practice and competencies.
•Ensures that all clinical staff have and maintain appropriate and necessary competencies, certification and licensure.
•Participates in and at times leads special projects/studies in collaboration with the Work Health leadership team.
•Assists with the tracking of Key Performance Indicators for quality assurance.
•Ensures that clinical policies and procedures are followed.
•Regularly functions as an Occupational Health Nurse, on the clinic schedule.
•Responsible for maintaining appropriate par levels of medications and clinical supplies and functionality of clinical equipment.
•Works as a team player and collaborates with the Director of Clinic Operations and lead provider to resolve any clinical/patient issues.
•Delivers education for Work Health clients upon request, demonstrating a commitment to partnership and professionalism.
•Serves as a liaison between Work Health and member organizations.
•Performs other duties, as assigned.
Physical Demands:
•Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally, sitting most of the time, and only brief periods of standing and walking.
•Requires the ability to travel to member organizations as needed
•Flexibility, dexterity, able to work sitting at a work station, using keyboard, working in front of a video display monitor, moderate walking throughout facility.
•Reaching and stretching intermittently are required for assisting patients.
•Must possess the degree of respiratory volume and upper body strength to perform CPR and other necessary patient care treatments, as are appropriate.
Note: the duties listed above reflect the majority of the essential duties of this job and does not, nor is it intended to, reflect all essential duties that may be required for an incumbent in this job to perform.


Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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