Occupational Health Staff Nurse

An Occupational Health Staff Nurse job in Macungie, Pennsylvania is currently available through Belcan. To be considered for this role you must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania with a working knowledge of the Pennsylvania workers compensation law and OSHA requirements. We are willing to train an RN who does not have any occupational health background. You will need to enjoy working with autonomy but also willing to follow the direction of the occupational health physician and manager of the department. As a Occupational Health Staff Nurse you will assess the health status of workers and provides direct nursing care for occupational and non-occupational injuries/illnesses.
Occupational Health Staff Nurse Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide assessment and treatment of occupational and non-occupational injuries/illnesses and prepare and administer incident report form via EMR/HIPAA written form/and other administrative forms as needed for all work related injuries/illnesses.
Perform urine drug screening, breath and/or saliva alcohol screening for DOT exams for random testing per Drug Free Workplace Policy Requirements and also perform post-offer medical physicals and medical surveillance exams, DOT exams, which may include: vital signs, vision, hearing, pulmonary function testing and drug or hair analysis screening.
Maintain inventory of medical supplies and order supplies thru EBD system, as needed and maintainAED/ambulance/ER bag checklist per written protocols.
Follow medical protocols under the direction of the contracted physician, sterilize/calibrate medical equipment per recommended protocols, obtain records, maintain and file medical histories and prepare medical charts for the next days schedule.
Assist with implementation and administration of the hearing conservation and the respiratory surveillance exams per OSHA requirements.
Review & process RTW from WC/STD leave absences, schedule appointments for diagnostic testing and/or outside medical providers and assist with filing, clerical tasks on an as needed basis.
Occupational Health Staff Nurse Job Requirements and Preferences:
Must be Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania with working knowledge of the Pennsylvania workers compensation law and OSHA requirements.
CPR and AED certified on an annual basis and (BAT) Breath Alcohol Technician Certification; Urine Drug Screen Collector; Respirator and Hearing Conservation Certifications are highly recommended.
Must possess good health/physical assessment techniques with working knowledge of occupational health & workers compensation laws preferred. Must also have excellent verbal and written communication and inter/interpersonal relationship skills with all levels of employees and knowledge of intermediate word/excel/power point computer skills.
Must be able to do the following physical requirements with or without an accommodation:
Lift/reach floor to waist; waist to shoulder; shoulder height or higher, stand, walk, stoop/squat, bend, twist on a frequent basis; grip/grasp; push/pull; fine manipulation.
Lift/Carry First Aid Bags/Medical Equipment/Injured Victims onto Stryker or other mechanical aid devices as needed.
If you are interested in this Occupational Health Staff Nurse job in Macungie, Pennsylvania, please apply via the apply now link provided.
Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated servicesfrom jet engines, air-frame, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cyber-security. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.

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