Licensed Practical Nurse - Occupational Health
McLeod Health - Florence, SC

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Summary of position: The LPN is responsible for providing care to patients in the Employee/Occupational Health clinics or in an Industry setting.

1. Nursing : Implements appropriate nursing intervention which incorporate the physician’s prescribed medical plan of care.

A. Administer care to all occupational injuries and illness as authorized by the medical directives currently updated and signed by the OHS physician.

B. Administer care to non-occupational injuries and illness as authorized by the medical directives and refer the employee to private physician for further treatment if necessary.

C. Perform treatments and administer medication, as indicated, in medical directives.

D. Perform the following diagnostic tests/procedures as required:

(1) EKG, (2) Vision Screening, (3) Audiograms, (4) Spirometry, (5) Urine Drug Screens,

(6) Phlebotomy.

E. Maintain routine and proper equipment calibrations and maintenance to include documentation according to regulatory protocols.

F. May Assist physician during physical exams and/or procedure.

G. Coordinates occupational and non-occupational return to work between employee, supervisor, and physician.

H. Maintain proper nursing certification, training and credentials. Maintains current certification as required; for example, hearing conservation, drug testing, pulmonary function testing.

Department Description

Employee/Occupational Health Services

Work Schedule

80 hours as scheduled

Skills Required

Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. Must have current BLS certification. Preferred Education: Training in Infection Control, Employee Health, or Occupational Health practices.

Experience Required

Two years or more experience in nursing, triage, and first aid. Experience in Critical Care, Emergency, Occupational Health, or Employee Health would be an advantage.

Required Skills

Required Experience

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