Overview

Title : Registered Nurse III
Location : Madison, Wisconsin, United States,53718
Duration : 6+ Months
2nd Shift: 3pm or 330pm to 11pm or 1130pm m-f

Job Type: Occupational Health Nurse

Title: Nurse
Role Summary: Responsible for providing occupational health nursing care to employees as authorized by Federal/Local laws and under the direction of a GEHC Medical Director and reporting to the Senior Health Services Program Manager.

Responsibilities:
Providing primary occupational health nursing care, including assessment, follow-up and patient education in accordance with federal/local laws and directives issued by GEHC
Providing emergency response medical services to employees consistent with emergency plans, level of training, and certification
Complying with all Federal/Local government regulations and GE guidelines regarding recordkeeping
Assisting employees unable to work due to medical leave, (includes partnering with employees and their families, management, HR, DBLC-disability benefits and leave center, Workers’ Compensation carriers, and Employee Assistance Program, etc.), with the objective of successful employee reintegration into the workforce
Assisting employees with
Facilitating required screenings and medical surveillance (such as hearing conservation, and vision and respirator screening), and regulatory and compliance work ( ie vendor credentialing, MR clearance, and ADA accommodation review). Promote wellness initiatives (such as flu immunizations and patient education)

Quality Specific Goals:
Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as require
Maintain and protect confidential data
Maintain understanding of current federal, state, and local laws and regulations
Engage in continuous improvement related to processes, communications and cost management

Qualifications:
Federal/Local licensing for nurse in jurisdiction of residence
Four-year college/university bachelor’s degree (BSN)
Minimum 2 years clinical nursing experience
Basic knowledge and skills in infection control and blood borne pathogens
Basic knowledge of disability benefits, workers’ compensation
Basic knowledge of ADA accommodation and work status review
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, and web-based systems/programs

Desired Characteristics:
Experience in occupational health or employee health
Emergency preparedness, public health nursing experience
Intensive care, Emergency room, urgent care, or orthopedic nursing experience
COHN- certified occupational health nurse, and/or CCM- certified case manager
Respiratory and/or Audiology program certification(s)
Demonstrated project management skills
Strong problem-solving skills; ability to make independent decisions, manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment

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