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Part-Time Occupational Health Nurse (RN) - UPMC Northwest

  • Job ID: 428574678
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Employee Health
  • Department: Employee Health Assistance
  • Location: 100 Fairfield Drive, Seneca PA 16346
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.22 to $35.18 / hour

Description

UPMC Employee Health Assistance is currently hiring for a part-time Occupational Health Nurse RN to work with our [email protected] Employee Health Clinic located at UPMC Northwest in Seneca, PA!

This position will work part-time daylight hours, Monday through Friday. Flexible schedule available and can be discussed in interviews!

This position has primary responsibilities for the direct patient intervention and provision of care for the staff members of the UPMC Health System. This person will be responsible for the provision of all clinical services for the Employee Health [email protected] program. This includes pre-placement evaluations, medical surveillance programs, work injuries associated with bloodborne pathogens, infectious disease exposures, and other employee health-related interventions.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates pre-placement evaluations on new hires. This includes reviewing the questionnaires and coordinating any clinical laboratory services performed (i.e. TB skin testing, phlebotomy immunizations, etc.). Should have a general knowledge of ADA and EEOC guidelines as they relate to the pre-placement medical evaluation process.Assist in the provision of [email protected] services which include but are not limited to: Obtaining vital signs, reviewing medication history, assisting provider with medical treatments, using telehealth equipment where applicable, and engaging staff regarding appropriate lifestyle, condition management programs, health promotion activities, and other available services.Assist in the coordination of medical surveillance programs. Examples of these programs include TB skin testing programs, respiratory protection programs and specific exposure related testing and/or surveillance initiatives.Input data and tests, including all services provided, into the employee health software database program for coordination and tracking.Performs phlebotomy, substance abuse testing, and immunizations (IM, Sub Q, Intradermal), and other medical testing
  • Ensures compliance with appropriate testing policies and procedures pertaining to TB testing, vaccinations, and medical interventions.Orchestrates complete and appropriate interventions, treatment and follow up care for staff infectious disease exposures and/or Bloodborne pathogen exposures. This includes managing exposure evaluations and follow-up treatmentCoordinates services rendered to appropriate departments for OSHA reporting and documentation.Evaluates laboratory results and initiates appropriate interventions and/or notifications.Provides education and counseling to staff throughout the evaluation and treatment process.Coordinates employee health efforts with various departments as needed, including for example: Human Resources, Infection Control, Safety and Administration.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all medical information, and documents interventions and treatment in the appropriate database / medical record system.Assists with efforts and interventions to ensure regulatory compliance (i.e. JCAHO, Department of Health, OSHA, etc.)Supports quality improvement, cost containment, and customer service oriented initiatives of the organization.Upholds policies and programs of UPMC.Supports a proactive, multidisciplinary team approach directed toward prevention, education and health promotionEstablishes supportive relationship with client employee
  • Provides education to client employee enrolled in the various lifestyle and condition management programsActs as resource for client employeeCollaborates with Physician or other Advanced Practice Providers and other nurses to arrange for further medical treatment when neededShares questions and concerns with the Nurse Manager or Senior Manager

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-2 years of clinical experience.
  • BSN OR equivalent professional and/or educational experience.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse either in the state where the facility is located or in a state covered by a licensure compact agreement with the state where the facility is located. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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