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Covenant Health Nurse Prac-Practice in Bangor, Maine

Full Time

Full Time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Occupational Medicine

St. Joe's Hospital located in Bangor, Maine is seeking a or full time Occupational Medicine Mid-Level NP or PA

The NP or PA will provide services and the medical direction of the Occupational Health Services

  1. Perform preplacement medical examinations for new employees.

  2. Provide medical assessments and health services to employees who become ill or injured at work in conjunction with the Emergency Center.

  3. Provide medical review of surveillance/immunization records of contracted employees, physicians, volunteers and others.

    1. Assist with Tuberculosis Surveillance/Hepatitis B Immunization programs and provide skin testing, inoculations and vaccines for employees per hospital policy.

    2. Perform return to work assessments to ensure fitness for duty and safe workplace environment.

  4. Promote and provide preventative health and wellness counseling.

  5. Assist with coordination of care; physician referrals, transitional duties, and so forth.

  6. Performs other work related duties as assigned or requested.

  7. Maintains professional growth and development through approved seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge: Three to five years of progressive responsibility in evaluation, diagnosis, care and management of medical emergencies, illnesses/injuries. Sound basic knowledge of blood/body fluid post-exposure management protocols, hepatitis B, measles and flu immunization practices. 3-5 years of Occupational Health experience desirable with a basic knowledge of worker's compensation, OSHA, ADA and DPH regulations.

We are located in the beautiful state of Maine where you can experience all four seasons and enjoy endless hours of outdoor activities in our pristine and stress-free playground. Folks come from all over the world to visit our many parks, beaches and mountains all year round. But, why vacation here when you can live & work here?

For more information about working at St. Joseph Healthcare, please call Heather Fowler at (207) 460-9001 or email at hfowler@gmail.com To learn more about our hospital, please visit our website at www.stjoeshealing.org (http://www.stjoeshealing.org/)

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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