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.
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
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.
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.