The primary responsibility of the Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner is to utilize nursing advanced practice knowledge and judgment in providing direct occupational health and primary care services to client companies under the direction of a licensed medical doctor. The hours for this position are Part-time: Monday, Wednesday and Friday each week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
- Deliver occupational and primary care health services, including medical surveillance to client employees under the direction occupational health physician or AOH Medical Director.
- Respond to medical emergencies and provide emergent care per nursing guidelines.
- Provide clinical assessment and care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
- Provide and support wellness programs per client agreement.
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing with client management and employees.
- Perform and document exams, treatments, laboratory results and other occupational and non-occupational testing for medical records.
- Maintain employee medical records in accordance with HIPPA, OSHA and other governmental regulations.
- Manage workers’ compensation cases as required by client.
- Interface with occupational health physicians and other providers.
- Comply with state and federal regulations governing the health and safety of workers.
- Provide training to emergency response members as needed.
Qualified candidates for this role will possess:
- Valid APRN license, ability to travel to other local sites and New York, advance practice nurse license also preferred.
- Flexibility, including the ability to work a part-time schedule.
- Excellent customer service skills, clinical and communication skills.
- Ability to deliver first level care without physician presence.
- Minimum three years of experience in outpatient setting, preferably in the Emergency Department, urgent care or occupational health settings.