RN (Occupational Health)

An Occupational Health Nurse (RN) job is available in Corning, NY courtesy of Adecco Medical & Science. The Occupational Registered Nurse will provide nursing assessments, treatments and recommendations for employees related to illness or injury within their Scope of Practice. The hours are Monday-Friday from 8a-5p. This is currently scheduled to be a 6 month assignment.

Occupational Health Nurse job responsibilities include:

Daily interaction with employees who need health services. Provides nursing assessment and recommendations to Employees related to the illness or injury resulting in an initial determination of occupational versus non-occupational injury or illness.
Document and maintain records related to the treatment of employees in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety Administration or similar country/national governing regulations as well as ensuring privacy and confidentiality rules are enforced.
Disability Process – Provide proper guidance through the disability process and interact with insurance carriers, Benefits, Workers’ Compensation, Safety, and the Company Physician/Provider to facilitate processing of work-related illnesses or injuries. Ensure effective case management.
Absence management- utilize PIIM (post injury and illness management) program by working with the carrier (work or non-work related) to enable early safe return to work via appropriate and monitored work accommodations.
Assist with tracking and managing FMLA requests based on medical information and company/legal protocol.
Performs regulatory required medical surveillance as indicated by current Occupational Health and Safety Administration or similar country/national standards
Perform medical treatment in accordance with training and licensure
Completes all documentation and quality checks to reduce chance of omission or errors
Participate in Health and Safety Programs including participation in the 24/7 Safety & Health initiatives provided by the company (such as smoking cessation, fitness program, blood drive, flu shots, weight watchers).
Participate in pandemic preparedness planning.
External interaction with medical providers as necessary.
Overall responsibility for managing medical inventory.
Strong daily linkage with the safety organization to review safety incidents.

Qualifications:

Minimum 3+ years Registered Nurse Experience – Occupational Health Nursing a plus; Emergency room, Intensive Care Unit or Med/Surg nursing experience preferred
Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN | COHN-S)
Bachelor’s Degree in nursing; Current NYS RN license
Current CPR Certification
Understanding how to prevent and manage occupational related injuries.
Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow
Proven ability to work in a team environment
Self-directed and motivated
Demonstrated ability to maintain medical confidentiality
Ability to answer calls during off hours to manage 2nd shift incidents.
Timely and effectively communication as demonstrated through strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Exceptional customer service and time management skills
Good computer skills included Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

If you are interested in this Occupational Health Nurse job in Corning, NY, please contact Scott Shuman at scott.shuman@adeccona.com.
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