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22 Oct 2020

Full-Time Occupational Health Nurse / Registered Nurse Practitioner.

JMACIAS@PEOPLESCOUT.COM – Posted by JMACIAS@PEOPLESCOUT.COM Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

REPORTS TO

Manager, Medical Services

SUMMARY

The Occupational Health Nurse is responsible for assisting with medical examinations, administering authorized medications and treatments, providing referrals, maintaining accurate reports and records, coordinating blood donation drives, and counseling employees on health subjects such as nutrition and communicable diseases. Performs triage of applicants/employees to support staff according to their need.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Triage of employees/applicants for both Medical and EAP.
• Assists with physical examination (hearing, vision, phlebotomy, vital signs).
• Coordinates immunizations, blood drive and wellness activities and preventive programs.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

• Administers and maintains Wellness Programs.
• Instructs topics such as health education, disease prevention, and develops health improvement programs.
• Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records.
• Performs related duties as required.
• Performs research and statistical analyses and prepares periodic or other reports in support of the health unit as required.
• Prepares patients for, and assists with, examinations or treatments.
• Tests vision and hearing and gives injections/draws blood.
• Administers medications and treatments authorized by physicians with the Medical Director’s approval.

• Assists in the conduct of medical examinations including taking partial or complete medical histories, checking vital signs such as pulse, respiration, blood pressure, height, weight, etc.
• Conducts face-to-face discussions with individuals and/or teams.
• Consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
• Counsels employees and develops educational programs on health subjects including nutrition, dental and safety regimen, care of minor injuries and illnesses, family and health problems, and care of communicable diseases.
• Ensures medical case documentation is appropriate and compatible among user offices; maintains confidentiality on records/information specific to sensitive medical/health work performance issues for management and contract employees.
• Assists MRO and reviews negative drug tests.

The essential and other functions listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

KNOWLEDGE

• Medicine: Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
• Occupational Health: Knowledge of Occupational Health Nursing principles, procedures, and medical ethics.
• English Language: Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Healthcare Trends: Knowledge of current and emerging healthcare trends and health education principles.
• Knowledge of EAP, mental health and substance abuse disorders.

How to Apply

Please contact JMACIAS@Peoplescout.com

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Washington DC area. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

Job expires in 57 days.

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