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Company: WorkCare
Location: Georgetown, SC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Hospitals, Physicians Clinics

Description

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse will provide onsite first-aid treatment, maintain pertinent medical records, respond to facility emergencies, and become familiar with the site, specifically areas that most likely require a hazardous material response.

 

This client site operates 24/7. Availbility during the nights and weekends are preferred. 


Responsibilities

  • Provide rapid first aid and medical care for employees as needed, as well as for emergencies when clinic is open within the scope of practice
  • Provide episodic care for minor medical issues, medical consultation, and recommendations according to treatment care guidelines set forth and in collaboration with the WorkCare Consulting Medical Director (CMD) and policy/procedures
  • Evidence-based practice and health promotion
  • Support Injury prevention through education and ergonomic evaluation
  • Assist with the return-to-work assessment, fitness for duty exams and transitional work plans prior to the employee returning to work
  • Make modifications to interventions either to progress the employee as directed by the CMD or to ensure employee safety and comfort
  • Maintain frequent communication with the WorkCare CMD and WorkCare Supervisor regarding all clinic issues and client requests
  • Support EAP coordination, referral, and case management as necessary
  • Help employees prevent injuries to maintain proper alignment, movement and manage pain
  • Support ergonomic assessments, or Bio-Ergonomic Assessments and/or other employee intervention programs as implemented
  • Support Health Fairs and other Wellness Initiatives such as encouraging healthy lifestyles by teaching employees about nutrition, fitness, sleep hygiene and how to manage stress
  • Obtain data (such as biometrics) related to wellness interventions and provide wellness checks, obesity weigh-ins, blood pressure checks, etc.
  • Facilitate use of available company resources such as fitness centers, health risk appraisals
  • Professionalism and patient-centered approach
  • Report to client and WorkCare management periodically
  • Support Medical Surveillance Exams such as Audiogram, Vision, pulmonary function, respirator fit testing and DOT Testing requirements as needed, and feasible with available or procured equipment, in line with the scope of practice and as supported by the WorkCare CMD
  • Provide post-accident, pre-employment, for-cause, and random drug testing and in line with the scope of practice and as supported by the WorkCare CMD/MRO
  • Assist with new hire exams, return-to-work/ fitness-for-duty assessments, and transitional work plans prior to an employee returning to work as needed and in line with the scope of practice and as supported by the WorkCare CMD
  • Health care administration work such as developing protocols and policies in tandem with the WorkCare CMD
  • Collaborate with the WorkCare CMD to support clinical issues and client requests
  • Contribute insight to incident reports and tracking of injury and clinic utilization data
  • Actively participate in the emergency response team activities, drills, and training
  • Maintain Data, OSHA 300 and the clinic encounter data entry process supported by clinic software or EMR system
  • Assist in supporting day to day safety observations and security activities
  • Order and maintain supplies to ensure that the clinic is appropriately stocked
  • Participate in the general flow of clinic operations (answers phones, checks mail, medical records, filing, copying charts, traffic control) as needed in collaboration with current staff
  • Assist with noise sampling, dust sampling, and fire extinguishers, as needed
  • Provide dose of common pre-packaged over the counter (OTC) medicine to employees for episodic care

Qualifications

Education/Licenses

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of South Carolina
  • Must have 3+ years of experience
  • Must have current and valid driver's license. 
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED certification 
  • If needed, NIOSH, CAOHC, DOT Drug, and Alcohol Testing

Skills and Competancies 

  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
  • Strong critical thinking skills; problem solving, and decision making.
  • Must have the ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to create and edit written materials.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors and clients.
  • Strong time management, organizational, and follow-through skills.
  • Ability to meet and exceed daily and weekly individual performance goals.
  • Ability to work independently as well as assisting other team members when needed.
  • Requires regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills

Computer Skills

  • Must be competent in the Windows operating system environment, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and learn other software as needed.

Physical Demands

  • Requires sitting for long periods of time, working at a desk.
  • Some bending and stretching could be required.
  • Working under stress and use of computer/phone required.
  • Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard.
  • Occasionally may be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and/or crouch.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 40 pounds and climb stairs

Work Environment

  • Mainly indoor, office environment conditions.
  • The noise level is usually moderate.
  • Air quality is good and temperature is controlled.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable laws. WorkCare is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment.


About WorkCare

About WorkCare: 

 

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.

 

 


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