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Nurse (Occupational Health) Career Opportunities in Germany!

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Sterling Medical Corporation is a top healthcare contractor that services the government agencies, military treatment facilities, and VAMCs nationwide and overseas for over 40 years. We operate in 48 states and 12 countries.

Sterling Medical is seeking a skilled Occupational Health (Nurse) to provide services at U.S. military base in Germany. We have several locations available: Grafenwoehr, Baunholder, Stuttgart, Hohenfels and Wiesbaden

SUMMARY

This Occupational Health Nurse provides nursing assessment, intervention and evaluation for occupational and non-occupational illnesses and injuries. Manages on-going care of team members. Conducts required screen/testing. Provides preventative care and resource support for medical related needs. Review and determine eligibility for various leaves of absence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES of this Occupational Health Nurse include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain nursing certifications and license.
  • Manages direct care of work related and non-work related injured or ill team members.
  • Provides case management of Workers' Compensation claims. Provide support for Workers’ Compensation hearings as needed.
  • Administers the Family Medical Leave program and all related processes (FMLA).
  • Is a resource for Short Term Disability (STD) and assists the third-party vendor with STD related processes.
  • Conducts hearing tests and manages follow-up care.
  • Administers vaccination programs to include Tetanus and Hepatitis.
  • Facilitates physician job site visits and Functional Capacity Examinations.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate charting of all care provided, into team member health record/file.
  • Provide resource assistance to HR representatives in assessing reasonable accommodations.
  • Conduct job assessments within manufacturing and office environments. Provide risk analysis and offer risk reduction solutions.
  • Responsible for OSHA compliance and recordkeeping within scope of responsibility.
  • Maintains Health and Safety Information systems. Input health information and treatment plans into appropriate HSI Systems in a timely and accurate manner.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS for the Occupational Health Nurse include the following.

  • Associate degree (R.N.) in Nursing or equivalent from two-year college; or bachelor’s degree (BSN) from four-year college or university; with a minimum of three years nursing experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to team members, managers, and public groups.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as medication dosage.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of information and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, People Soft, Fusion, and Thrive.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in State where employed and CAOHC certification (Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation).
  • OHSA knowledge

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily as displayed through past experiences. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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