Job Description

Location: Nashoba Valley Medical Center
Posted Date: 1/14/2020
Job Summary: Accountable for management and oversight of Employee Health, Occupational Health, and Audiology. Adheres to professional standards and quality.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Carries out hospital/nursing policies, procedures and standards.
  • Implements practice guidelines & manages patient care outcomes through case management review and consistent with the scope of Occupational Health Services.
  • Provides necessary assistance to the medical and nurse practitioner staff in the clinic.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Administers the effective distribution and utilization of personnel employed during the respective shift.
  • Coordinates and evaluates services rendered by and to all departments during the respective shift on an ongoing basis.
  • Keeps the Nurse Executive, his/her representative and/or the Administrator informed regarding circumstances or situations which have or may have serious impact.
  • Uses good judgment in ensuring adherence to established hospital procedures and policies.
  • Documents patient care and progress, patient instructions, worker communication and communication from other departments and other providers in chart.
  • Participates on various committees.
  • Collaborates with client companies in developing objectives for on-site employee health services, compatible with the company’s corporate goals and objectives when medically appropriate
  • Develops and documents program statistics including procedure/ urgent care, surveillance and injury prevention services.
  • Provides nursing care, including testing, examinations, urgent care and follow-up of injury and illness consistent with hospital policies and procedures with minimal supervision.
  • Coordinates and monitors the care of patients with occupational health illness and / or injuries as appropriate.
  • Follows Pharmacy protocols for obtaining drugs when the Pharmacist is unavailable.
  • Evaluates accuracy of staffing systems.
  • Ensures that technical and professional programs are scheduled for staff development and based on:
    • Identified learning needs of personnel.
    • Communication of facility directives, policies and procedures.
    • Maintenance and enhancement of clinical expertise and program development.
    • OSHA, CDC, DOT, JCAHO and DPH guidelines
  • Ensures occupational safety for personnel through:
    • Surveillance of safety program.
    • Surveillance of infection control program (surface cleaning, PPE’s, disposal of waste).
    • Minimizing exposure to hazardous and toxic substances.
  • Ensures electrical safety is maintained. (in conjunction with Plant Operations)
  • Takes a lead in fiscal management of the department related to :
    • Monthly financials, creating variance reports and ops reports completely & on time
    • Department charges and accurate billing by clinical & clerical staff day of treatment

Job Requirements:

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN Preferred.

Experience: 5 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a similar setting.

Certification/Licensure: Current RN license within the state of practice; current BLS Certification; COHN preferred Authorizations, referrals, denials and appeals

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