Occupational Nurse

Boston, MA

Responsibilities

 

  • Improve and supervise employee wellness, disease avoidance and medical observing programs to fulfill government and non-government accrediting agencies.
  • Deliver systematic assessment and diagnosis of job-related injuries and illnesses.
  • Organize and manage lost and limited time care for workplace injuries.
  • Screen healthcare provider recommendations for workplace accommodations, unceasing treatment, and work on a consistent basis with our Risk Management group and WC insurer.
  • Advise managers/supervisors on light duty placement or job modification.
  • Track patient care and progress. Initiate and facilitate conferences on a regular basis with physicians, therapists and insurance adjusters regarding employee progress.
  • Assist Human Resources with planning for injured employees to return to work from leave.
  • Work with management, employees, medical doctors and insurance carriers in developing proper accommodation of returning employees.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain update procedures and programs for the treatment of employees work related medical issues.
  • Maintain and safeguard confidentiality of employee health information and Worker’s Compensation records, understanding country medical privacy laws.
  • Responsible for the administration and record keeping, for rehabilitation and return to work process, restricted duty, first reports of injury, respiratory clearances, vision examinations, audiometric evaluations, and any other records pertaining medical monitoring programs, if applicable.
  • Maintain a database of incidents, injuries, first aid, and near misses and regularly stratify and analyze these data for severity and frequency.
  • Monitor country healthy agency requirements and research.
  • Conduct reviews at appropriate intervals with management.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, present RN or NP License
  • At least five years of experience in a manufacturing, BioPharma or corporate background
  • CPR specialized or able to obtain CPR within 30 days of hire date
  • Experience in case /care management, disability, and worker’s compensation, return to work programs, and cost containment required.
  • Experience in recordkeeping requirements, medical monitoring programs, and other required programs, such as respiratory protection, PPE, Hearing Conservation, Bloodborne Pathogens.
  • Experience with safety, ergonomics, toxicology, and epidemiology.
  • Strong clinical background and knowledge of medical treatment protocols required.
  • Experience with governmental regulations and community health principles applicable to occupational and environmental health and safety.

 

 

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 6/25/2020
Salary $50.00/hr






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