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Occupational Health Nurse

  • Job ID: 663976112
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: 7am-4pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Chautauqua at WCA
  • Department: Occupational Health
  • Location: 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown NY 14702
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.22 to $35.18 / hour

Description

Are you an Registered Nurse who is passionate about delivering the best care possible?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of your patients?  Answer your calling by building your career at UPMC.  Our Occupational Health Division is seeking a Casual RN to join their team.  If this sounds like you, we invite you to explore this opportunity today!


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:

  • Ensures compliance with appropriate testing policies and procedures pertaining to TB testing, vaccinations, and medical interventions.
  • Coordinates services rendered to appropriate departments for OSHA reporting and documentation.
  • 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.
  • Assists with efforts and interventions to ensure regulatory compliance (i.e. JCAHO, Department of Health, OSHA, etc.)
  • 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.
  • Supports quality improvement, cost containment, and customer service oriented initiatives of the organization.
  • 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.
  • 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 treatment
  • Evaluates laboratory results and initiates appropriate interventions and/or notifications.
  • Provides education and counseling to staff throughout the evaluation and treatment process.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all medical information, and documents interventions and treatment in the appropriate database / medical record system.
  • Input data and tests, including all services provided, into the employee health software database program for coordination and tracking.
  • Coordinates employee health efforts with various departments as needed, including for example: Human Resources, Infection Control, Safety and Administration.
  • Upholds policies and programs of UPMC.
  • Performs phlebotomy, substance abuse testing, and immunizations (IM, Sub Q, Intradermal), and other medical testing

 

Qualifications

Registered Nurse with current New York licensure, minimum 1-2 yrs. clinical experience. BSN, or equivalent professional and/or educational experience.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
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

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct