WorkCare Occupational Health Nurse, Second Shift* in E. Hartford, Connecticut
Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health – from Hire to Retire.
WorkCare, Inc., is a physician-owned national occupational health service company founded in 1984. We currently serve more than 1 million client employees across the U.S and abroad with integrated employee health management solutions that include Incident Intervention™ 24/7 telephonic injury triage and return-to-work follow-up; On-site Services; Medical Exams & Travel program management; Consulting Occupational Physicians; Leave & Disability Clinical Support; and preventive interventions including wellness education, industrial athlete/athletic trainer programs, industrial massage and bio-ergonomic assessments.
Provide on-site treatment and management of injuries and minimize the need for off-site medical treatment
Provide preventative health education as needed
Give on-site care, first aid and follow up to occupationally injured/ill workers
Ongoing communication with the treating physician regarding employee clinical status
Manage open workers comp and short term disability cases as needed
Maintain a medical record database and provide reports to management as applicable
Maintain OSHA records as applicable
May perform medical testing including but limited to TB tests, blood draws, immunizations, drug screening, vision tests, hearing tests, respirator fit tests and medical evaluations
May perform First Aid, CPR, AED and other training as necessary
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a valid Connecticut RN license
Bachelor of Science in Nursing is highly preferred
Must hold current BLS certification
3–5 years RN experience required
2-3 years’ experience in an urgent care, emergency department or occupational health setting preferred
Certification in Occupational Health preferred
Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality
Critical thinking skills a must
Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance to company policy and procedures
Take initiative on issues that arise daily
Able to manage multiple priorities
Must have the ability to maintain a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations
Ability to create and edit written materials
Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences
Have the skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports
Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and have the ability to learn new software as needed
External Company Name: WorkCare Inc.
External Company URL: https://www.workcare.com/