Occupational Health Nurse:
Our Client is a fast-paced, growing company focused on providing safety and compliance solutions, which include drug and alcohol testing, background screening, occupational health screening, transportation compliance, and safety and substance abuse training. They have specialized in promoting workplace health and safety for over 25 years and has a strong market presence in the energy and transportation sector and are highly committed to quality and service excellence.
We are looking for a RN in Bloomsburg, PA. to engage on a 6 month contract that can go full time/permanent for the right hire.
This position reports to the onsite Safety Department, but is overseen by the management team of Mid State Occupational Health Services Inc. This position interfaces with plant managers, foreman, personnel, and all employees within the manufacturing facility.
This position is responsible for all written and verbal communications pertaining to the health center which includes: employee health education, obtaining medical information from employees, recording medical histories on new or existing employees, and assisting with return to work evaluations for all non-occupational medical leaves. This position is responsible to assist the Safety Department in the implementation and maintenance of a proactive safety and health program to reduce the number of work-related injuries and their associated cost. This person will be the primary liaison with the worker’s compensation insurance carrier, to ensure that all claims are thoroughly investigated, claims are approved and denied with company knowledge, and that claim reserves are established appropriately with company knowledge. This person will also be responsible for the maintenance of all OSHA 300 logs, and with the entries that go onto the log.
This position will have primary responsibility for:
1. Worker’s compensation case management.
- Assessing and treating all work related & non work-related injury/illnesses within the scope of practice.
- Managing all required health surveillance programs, and drug/alcohol testing.
- Facilitate wellness programs, provide monthly reports as required by the employer, and will assist with safety meetings, training, and general plant safety administration.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to deal directly with patients in a manner that instills confidence and facilitates communication.
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse medical personnel including physicians, technicians, and nurses.
Demonstrated knowledge of Occupational Health & Wellness and OSHA regulations, worker’s compensation statutes, and associated insurance requirements.
Demonstrated knowledge of FMLA, and HIPPA regulations, as well as Disability management.
Demonstrated computer literacy.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 5 years Nursing experience, RN or LNP
Minimum of 1-year occupational health experience OR Emergency Room
Must need to do Phlebotomies
Holds a current CPR/First Aid/AED certificate.
Holds a current Registered Nurse license in the state of Pennsylvania.
variety of tasks and make critical decisions. Strong verbal and written skills, and organizational skills. Must be willing to be trained in hazardous materials recognition, response, and safety programs.