As an integrated health provider, WorkCare is at the forefront of helping employers meet the challenges of managing today's workforce. WorkCare is owned by a physician who, along with a team of allied credentialed health professionals, provide strategic and tactical consulting services and programs to:
Improve workforce productivity
Enhance employee health
Maintain regulatory compliance
Promote sound business practices focused on quality, cost-effective care
Mitigate health-cost drivers
Advocate positive health behaviors
We encourage employee growth and professional development and believe in the value of life-long learning. Employee input into our business is valued as we believe that everyone has a unique role and is a valued contributor.
We are currently looking for a Full Time Nurse Practitioner to join our client site in Monaca, PA.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct patient care and management/oversight for all occupational injuries/illnesses at the work site and regulatory exam testing
Provide first-aid and emergency care as needed for employees sustaining on-site injuries/illnesses based on published standards and scope of practice
Measure and record vital signs prior to consultations with the doctor
Administer physical exams
Facilitate and coordinate required lab work and diagnostic testing or medical imaging requirements
Provide immunizations and health screenings to employees as needed
Familiarity with the legal, ethical and regulatory issues related to the practice of occupational medicine
Maintain a controlled drug register in compliance with all applicable laws
Understanding the basis and application of standards set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Direct and oversee required regulatory testing and medical surveillance (hearing conservation, lead/silica surveillance, respirator fit/pulmonary function testing, etc.)
Assist with creation/implementation of site-specific treatment protocols
Active participation in the development/implementation of employee health and wellness programs, advise employer/employees on preventive measures in the workplace and other client-driven needs
Conduct occupationally-focused health screening and assessment programs such as new hire, fit-for-duty, return-to-work, exit exams and substance abuse
Maintain accurate and timely employee health records and databases while adhering to applicable HIPAA and other regulatory statutes
Review/modify work-related injury/illness protocols and provide effective case management strategies, including oversight and assignment of restricted work duties
Provide counseling, ergonomic/functional work analysis, and other occupationally-focused care to enhance safety and job satisfaction
Foster and maintain a collaborative relationship with clients, medical and safety personnel, and fellow staff members
Maintain open communications and timely reporting with WorkCare and client Medical Directors, WorkCare supervisory staff and other vested interests regarding clinic operations and client requests
May be required to be available on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and after hours as needed to support the site/project schedule
Current, unrestricted Pennsylvania FNP or ANP license with national certification is required
Must have Unrestricted DEA license
Current ACLS/BLS certifications
A minimum of 3 years advanced practice experience with prior occupational medicine background is preferred
Experience at industrial work location a plus
Strong emergency medical/trauma care skills
Demonstrates the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality
Possess critical thinking skills and the ability to operationalize comprehensive , safe and effective occupational medical practice
Comfortable managing traumatic injuries and occasional emergent situations (e.g., suturing, wound care, minor fractures, dehydration, diabetic emergencies, chest pain, respiratory difficulties, etc.).
Willing/able to make independent medical decisions in accordance with published standards, scope of practice and company policies and procedures.
Willing/able to take initiative in order to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge base to effectively manage care within an occupational setting.
Willing/able to manage and prioritize simultaneous tasks and to organize resources for goal attainment.
Maintains a professional demeanor/approach during stressful circumstances.
Able to create and modify written materials and to initiate and complete self-directed projects when needs are identified.
Maintains effective communication and management skills with a varied work force.
Ability to gather and analyze data, compile information and prepare reports.
Possesses strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.