Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner (C)
Tennessee Valley Authority - Tennessee

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1. Plans, implements, and coordinates medical care.

2. Gather medical history and perform physical exams (pre-employment, annual, monitoring, RTW, etc).

3. Order/administer and interpret diagnostic test, such as x-ray, EKG, lab work.

4. Perform medical surveillance exams consistent with regulatory standards.

5. Monitor employees' exposure to hazardous chemicals.

6. Respond to medical emergencies.

7. Determine medical diagnosis and provide appropriate medical treatment.

8. Provide injury care, such as suturing, injections, wound care, treating strains & sprains.

9. Administer prescription medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocols.

10. Assist injured workers in returning to work.

11. Assist with referrals, consultations, and therapeutic services as needed.

12. Coordinate and manage patient care.

13. Counsel patients regarding wellness, health promotion, and safe workplace habits.

14. Maintain complete, accurate, and confidential medical records.

15. Administer and perform alcohol and drug testing program.

16. Maintain equipment and order supplies within budgetary requirements.

17. Provide health promotion activities such as flu shots, health fairs, blood pressure checks, etc.

18. Administrative duties.

19. Communicate health or safety concerns to appropriate managers.

20. Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received
  • Work is performed with independence.
  • Consults with physician concerning unusual problems falling outside protocol.
Skills and Proficiencies
  • Work independently.
  • Planning, scheduling, and budget maintenance.
  • Skilled in treatment of minor injuries.
  • Working knowledge in clinical and technical areas.
  • Broad knowledge of occupational health and workers' compensation issues.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral): give clear direction, negotiation skills, ability to confront difficult and adverse situations.
  • Able to work in collaborative manner in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize complex workload.
  • Masters Degree of Science in Nursing and Board Certified as Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Minimum of two (2) years recent clinical experience as licensed nurse practitioner.
  • Occupational health and worker's compensation experience preferred.
  • Current and valid NP license.
  • CPR certified.
  • Audiometric and Spirometry certifications preferred.
  • COHN certification desirable.
TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. TVA gives hiring preference to qualified U.S. citizens for all job vacancies. Between qualified U.S. citizens and other protected individuals, TVA gives hiring preference to equally qualified born or naturalized U.S. citizens. TVA gives preference in appointments to eligible Veterans. For more information, please see www.tva.com/employment/veterans.htm. If you desire to exercise your Veteran's preference for this position, please email your supporting documentation to veteran@tva.gov.

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