Uses nursing skills to evaluate patient care needs, prioritize treatment, and maintain patient flow.
Conducts a nursing assessment by taking a patient history and initial physical assessment and by obtaining vital signs and other medical tests.Provides treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law.
Collaborates with Everside Provider(s) to arrange for further medical treatment, when needed.
Identifies equipment that needs repair and brings it to the attention of provider or Clinic Operations Director.
Conducts appropriate laboratory tests and quality control procedures.
Documents accurately all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications administered, discharge instructions provided, and follow up care arranged in electronic medical record system.
Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice.
Administers medications and medical treatments competently as directed by Everside Provider(s).
Maintains a clean and safe environment. Follows infection control procedures.
Maintains patient privacy and confidential patient information.
Participates in follow up phone calls and follow up patient visits.
Provides follow-up with employees to ensure efficacy of interventions and directives
Coordinates and implements health promotion initiatives including health screenings, health assessments and health-related counseling/education
Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding and allay apprehensions.
Prepares equipment and aids other staff within the clinic setting during treatment and examination of the patient
Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient
Certificate from an accredited Nursing School or Associates' degree (A.S.) is required. Bachelor's degree (BSN) from four-year college or university is preferred.
Currently licensed Registered Nurse in state of practice required
Certification in Occupational Health Nursing, Certification in Emergency Nursing, or Certificate in Case Management preferred.
At least three years' experience as a Registered Nurse in an emergency room, occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic.
Experience with Microsoft office products to include Word and Excel.
Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations preferred.
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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Specialists and technicians will be needed in a wide variety of industries to ensure that employers adhere to both existing and new regulations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists was $76,340 in May 2020, while the median annual wage for occupational health and safety technicians was $53,340 in May 2020.
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