The primary focus of the Workplace Health Services RN is to triage and case manage injured employees; assess health problems and needs utilizing triage protocols; develop and implement nursing care plans; maintain medical records through excellent documentation; and administer highest quality nursing care as directed and within scope of practice and established protocols. The on-site nurse is responsible for providing collaborative, comprehensive care to employees in the restoration of health, prevention of disease and injury, and protection from work-related injuries. The RN acts as a liaison between the employee, employer and health care providers; evaluating an employee’s ability to perform their job tasks, assisting with injury management, and providing case management in cooperation with the provider and the treatment plan. The RN acts as a clinical leader promoting professional excellence, teamwork and collaboration for the best care of the patient amongst the various care disciplines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Lifting requirements: 20 lbs.
Frequency of lifting: 0 - 25% of the time
Average shift involves:
standing, walking, bending, reaching – 70%
sitting - 30%
Additional physical demands are:
Visual, hearing, dexterity and mental demands:
Knowledge of exposure control plan and universal precautions to blood borne pathogens is essential. Hazardous materials and blood borne pathogen exposure is minimal.
InterMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.