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Take Care Health Systems

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Job title: Full Time Occupational Health Registered Nurse
Job location: Maxton, NC 28364 United States
Requisition code: 13-0625
Date posted: 07/11/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: We offer competitive wages and benefit options.

Job Classification


Job Category:Occupational Health Nurse
Registered Nurse

Job Description


Job description:
We have an opening for a Full time Occupational Health Registered Nurse to work at our employer health center located in Maxton, North Carolina !!

As part of Walgreens Health and Wellness division, Take Care Health Systems Employer Solutions (www.takecareemployersolutions.com) is the manager of worksite-based health and wellness services. We operate on-site employee health centers, pharmacies and fitness centers for many of the country’s largest corporations and federal agencies. The company combines best practices in healthcare and the expertise and personal care of our providers to deliver access to high-quality, affordable and convenient healthcare.

Summary: This position is responsible for providing occupational health services to our client’s employees in a manufacturing plant.

The qualified candidate would be responsible for treating and triaging worksite illness and injury, monitoring medical surveillance programs and Work Comp case coordination.

More broadly, the successful candidate will partner with our client’s key internal stakeholders (Corporate Occupational Health, Benefits, HR, Safety, Risk Management, Legal) in the development and implementation of occupational health services and to support company health, wellness and safety programs.

Essential Functions: Uses nursing skills to evaluate patient care needs, prioritize treatment, and maintain patient flow Conducts a nursing assessment by taking a patient history and physical assessment and by obtaining vital signs and other medical tests.

Provides treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law Collaborates with Physician or other Licensed Independent Practitioner to arrange for further medical treatment, when needed

Performs occupational and health screening tests as defined in site contract (audiometry, spirometry, vision) Documents accurately all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications administered, discharge instructions provided, and follow up care arranged Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice

Integrates with on-site Emergency response plan including arranging for CPR and Bloodborne pathogen training Maintains patient privacy and confidential patient information Performs drug testing

Coordinates Workers Compensation process and return to work in collaboration with TPA Maintains OSHA records Implements company provided wellness programs and, additionally, employee health and wellness programs addressing the unique health risks and demographics of the site.

Collaborates with local leadership to ensure alignment in the delivery of services.

Take Care Health Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of nice people! M/F/D/V

Job Requirements


Education, training, experience:
Requirements: Graduation from an accredited Nursing program, required; Bachelor's degree (BSN), preferred

At least three years experience as a Registered Nurse in an emergency room, occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic, preferred

Currently licensed Registered Nurse in the state COHN preferred,

CAHOC preferred Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers certification through the American Red Cross or American Heart Association

Knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software While working at this large employer site, you will have the ability to get to know your patients, while helping to improve their health status and taking care of their immediate health needs.

Demonstrates high ethical standards, effecitive communication, and sustains positive employee relations by inspiring trust and providing high caliber medical treatment and counsel.
 
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