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Occupational Health - RN
Abbot

LOCATION - LITTLE CANADA, MINNESOTA

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Provides for and delivers health care services to workers and worker populations within an occupational setting to assist ill and injured employees to reach maximum health and productivity. Functions as a clinical case manager and coordinates an individual client's health care services across multiple systems from the onset of injury or illness to a safe return to work or an optimal alternative. Care is coordinated with a focus on achieving quality care delivered in a cost-effective manner. Using a unique knowledge of employees, their social or family system, and the work environment, the occupational health nurse assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the care for clients. Practices within the parameters of professional licensure to ensure consistency with legal, labor, regulatory and corporate requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with management and the broad Environmental, Health and Safety staff to carry out mutual corporate objectives.
  • Acts as a professional health resource for the organization's management in planning and maintaining initiatives and programs that meet defined goals and objectives.
  • Provides initial assessment of occupational injuries, illnesses and exposures and may treat or refer for further evaluation as necessary in accordance with clinical guidelines and protocols.
  • Assesses the broad spectrum of client needs, including physical and psychosocial factors, using data from various sources including, but not limited to aggregate case/claims experience, employer representatives, other health care providers, health records, and third-party representatives.
  • Assesses non-occupational sudden illnesses occurring at work, determines the immediacy of treatment, and gives guidance to seek care from emergency/personal health care providers.
  • Develops a plan of nursing care based on identified needs and problems and assists with the development of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health and prevent injuries and illnesses.
  • Develops processes for identifying situations that require early intervention to maximize desired outcomes.
  • Identifies client goals, objectives, and actions in a comprehensive case management plan and implements interventions to achieve desired outcomes within designated time frames.
  • Coordinates nursing process to generate consistent documentation of treatment, interactive process and administrative aspects.
  • Establishes generic and specific communication plans involving internal and external parties, as appropriate.
  • Identifies qualifications and expectations for, and monitors and evaluates outcomes and quality of services delivered by health care providers and vendors in the treatment and rehabilitation network.
  • Collaborates with treatment, rehabilitation providers, third party representatives to coordinate/provide for the appropriate care, treatment and follow-up of work related health events based on knowledge of the specific work environment for optimal outcomes.
  • Assists supervisors and employees with return to work issues including work restrictions, modified scheduling and job accommodations.
  • Provides health-related counseling for supervisors and employees within the scope of nursing knowledge and practice.
  • Conducts workplace walkthroughs/assessments and exposure follow-up.
  • Maintains and safeguards privacy and confidentiality of business and protected health information.
  • Participates in the development of related policies, procedures and work instructions.
  • Identifies re-searchable problems and participates in studies and projects according to research skills.
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing education to ensure competency and performance consistent with professional Occupational Health Nursing standards.
  • May demonstrate basic project management skills by acting as a project lead on small, well defined projects.
  • Independently resolves issues, elevating only the most complex situations to the Occupational Health Manager ,Clinical Services as indicated.
  • Broad operating latitude. Serves as an occupational and environmental health and safety expert to the corporation, community, and other outside groups.
  • Encourages, supports and actively contributes to the team.
  • Willingly shares expertise and experience with others; is considered a subject matter expert.
  • Creates role-appropriate plans, actions steps, and timetables to support the strategy, goals and assignments.
  • Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.
  • Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule.
  • Exercises authority and judgment within defined limits to determine appropriate action.
  • Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays and may result in the allocation of additional resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Professional Nurse with current State license to practice.
  • Bachelor's degree plus minimum 3-5 years' experience in Occupational Health or Community Health (Hospital, Emergency Room, etc.)
  • Excelled verbal and written communication skills, solid knowledge of Occupational Health, and excellent computer skills required.
  • The ability to perform independently, interact well with all levels of employees and make wellinformed decisions is required.
  • Detailed knowledge of OSHA and other federal regulations that govern the workplace.
  • Detailed knowledge of Worker's Compensation regulations.
  • Working knowledge and application of business concepts, procedures and practices.
  • Will perform this job in a quality system environment.
  • Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Has a general knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.
  • Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks.
  • Occupational Health nursing experience preferred.

TO APPLY: https://www.jobs.abbott/us/en/job/30925297/Occupational-Health-RN

Date to Remove: 2019-07-31


Occupational Health Nurse
Vista Outdoor

Location: Anoka, MN

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:
Assist the Health Manager in efforts to promote employee physical and emotional health reinforcing the relationship between good health, productivity, safe work practices and the achievement of Federal Ammunition's business goals.

SHIFT: 6:00am - 12:30pm Monday through Friday

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Experience, education, licenses, certifications, and specific knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position.)

  • Current Minnesota Registered Nurse License
  • Two years clinic, primary care, emergency room or occupational health experience
  • Basic computer skills-knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and willingness/ability to learn Cority software
  • CPR /AED certified
  • Phlebotomy skills

ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  • Ability to make independent nursing judgements.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic medical records, specifically CORITY.
  • Certification in occupational health nursing.
  • Knowledge of Minnesota workers' compensation law.
  • Knowledge of OSHA record keeping guidelines.
  • Knowledge of State & Federal statutes applicable to the Company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Fundamental duties necessary to achieve the objective of the position.)

  • Provide prompt nursing assessment, treatment and health related counseling to ill/injured employees with detailed documentation of nursing care consistent with the Company's occupational health standards maintaining confidentiality of employee health information and health records.
  • Assist Health Manager as requested with active case management of workers compensation claims including early return to work for both work-related and non-work-related absences.
  • Collection and processing of samples for drug and alcohol testing.
  • Perform post offer pre-placement physical assessments
  • Coordinate post offer and physical abilities testing.
  • Perform wellness-related activities as requested.
  • Participate with Safety Department in accident investigations.
  • Complete and file OSHA and work comp injury reports per regulatory compliance as needed.
  • Perform audiometric and spirometry screens per regulatory compliance, on pre-hire and as requested by physician.
  • Assist in coordination of MERT team and training.
  • Flexibility with work hours, when needed, to cover other nurses' vacations and/or illness.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION: (Knowledge, skills and abilities currently used to perform essential functions)

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is required to walk, stand and sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee must occasionally be able to lift and or move 25 pounds and rarely 50+ pounds to assist employees. Bending, stooping and crouching occasionally to assist employees. Finger dexterity for computer data entry. Vision correctable to the extent that nursing care and assessment can be conducted and documented. Ability to perform CPR.

Mental Requirements: Language skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients, customers and the general public. Ability to recognize and protect confidential information. Mathematical skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret medical data for patients. Ability to perform competently under pressure and to work autonomously. Ability to recognize and protect confidential information.

Equipment Used: Telephone, personal computer, AS/400 terminal, copy/fax/scan machine, BP cuff, stethoscope, eye lamp, Titmus vision tester, otoscope, portable oxygen tanks, audiometer and spirometer.

Working Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subject to bloodborne pathogen exposure. Time spent on manufacturing floor creates limited exposure to noise, moving vehicles, explosive material hazards and a variety of chemicals. The noise level in the immediate work environment is generally quiet. Minimal direct supervision.

Interested applicants can apply by going to: www.VistaOutdoor.com and click on Careers. Job will be posted until filled.

Vista Outdoor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Date to Remove: 2019-07-31


Employee Occupational Health Nurse
Fairview/HealthEast

Location: Minneapolis (University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital)

Overview
As a Fairview/HealthEast Employee Occupational Health Nurse you are responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of professional nursing care provided to Fairview employees, candidates, providers and workers at other locations.

The EOHS RN performs both independent and interdependent nursing functions. Independent functions include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of medical services for worker populations. Interdependent functions include communication strategies with various stakeholders and colleagues (i.e.: recruiting, hiring manager, infection prevention, case management, medical consultant, etc.). Maintains a safe work environment for employees and ensures safe patient care by certifying employees are infectious disease free, and physically & mentally able to perform essential job functions.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing safety improvements that are designed to protect workers from potentially hazardous work conditions.
  • Provides employee occupational health services. Evaluates and facilitates appropriate medical care for injured/ill employees that improves quality and cost effectiveness of both healthcare and employee return to work.
  • Collaborates with Employee Health and Safety team to implement and coordinate Injury Prevention programs, Ergonomics, Respirator Protection program, annual Influenza campaign and the Safety Committees.
  • Acts as Return-to-Work care manager for occupational and non-occupational cases. Coordinates case management process. Communicates and coordinates case management activity with injured employee and appropriate individuals such as: supervisor/manager, Human Resources Business Partners, third party administrator, QRC, physician, etc.
  • Participates in the HealthEast/Fairview Infection Control Program as it applies to employees; including Blood borne Pathogens and Tuberculosis prevention.
  • Creates and implements training on a variety of topics related to safety within the work place.
  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.

Required
Education/Licensure:

  • Minimum AD two year college nursing degree
  • Current MN RN licensure and CPR certification

Experience:

  • Minimum two years work experience in occupational health nursing or in an area of nursing requiring independent nursing skills (i.e.: ER nursing, college health/school nursing, etc.)
  • Minimum computer skills must be sufficient to efficiently work with email, on-line charging, various on-line systems, etc.

Preferred
Education/Licensure:

  • BSN four year college nursing degree
  • Current certification as COHN-S or COHN

Experience:

  • RN with experience or a broad understanding of hospital EOHS processes and infection prevention practices

To apply for this position, please go to the Fairview careers website.

Date to Remove: 2019-07-31


Employee Occupational Health Nurse
Fairview/HealthEast

Location: Maple Grove (Fairview Maple Grove Medical Center)

Overview
As a Fairview/HealthEast Employee Occupational Health Nurse you are responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of professional nursing care provided to Fairview employees, candidates, providers and workers at other locations.

The EOHS RN performs both independent and interdependent nursing functions. Independent functions include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of medical services for worker populations. Interdependent functions include communication strategies with various stakeholders and colleagues (i.e.: recruiting, hiring manager, infection prevention, case management, medical consultant, etc.). Maintains a safe work environment for employees and ensures safe patient care by certifying employees are infectious disease free, and physically & mentally able to perform essential job functions.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing safety improvements that are designed to protect workers from potentially hazardous work conditions.
  • Provides employee occupational health services. Evaluates and facilitates appropriate medical care for injured/ill employees that improves quality and cost effectiveness of both healthcare and employee return to work.
  • Collaborates with Employee Health and Safety team to implement and coordinate Injury Prevention programs, Ergonomics, Respirator Protection program, annual Influenza campaign and the Safety Committees.
  • Acts as Return-to-Work care manager for occupational and non-occupational cases. Coordinates case management process. Communicates and coordinates case management activity with injured employee and appropriate individuals such as: supervisor/manager, Human Resources Business Partners, third party administrator, QRC, physician, etc.
  • Participates in the HealthEast/Fairview Infection Control Program as it applies to employees; including Blood borne Pathogens and Tuberculosis prevention.
  • Creates and implements training on a variety of topics related to safety within the work place.
  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.

Required
Education/Licensure:

  • Minimum AD two year college nursing degree
  • Current MN RN licensure and CPR certification

Experience:

  • Minimum two years work experience in occupational health nursing or in an area of nursing requiring independent nursing skills (i.e.: ER nursing, college health/school nursing, etc.)
  • Minimum computer skills must be sufficient to efficiently work with email, on-line charging, various on-line systems, etc.

Preferred
Education/Licensure:

  • BSN four year college nursing degree
  • Current certification as COHN-S or COHN

Experience:

  • RN with experience or a broad understanding of hospital EOHS processes and infection prevention practices

To apply for this position, please go to the Fairview careers website.

Date to Remove: 2019-07-31


Occupational Health Nurse (LPN) - 3rd Shift
Jennie-O Turkey Store

Location: Willmar, MN

Job Description & Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

  1. This individual would follow company protocols providing quality health management for employees who experience work and non-work related issues
  2. This individual would be involved in medical case management, applicant, and employee screening/training, injury assessment and care, preventative health programs, maintain health records, follow protocols and procedures
  3. Assist with short-term disability administration, and other responsibilities as directed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a Practical Nurse in the state of Minnesota (LPN)
  • Three years nursing or nursing related experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to use a keyboard and proficient computer skills
  • Ability to function independently
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work with confidential materials
  • Strong attention to details
  • No performance work actions in the last 6 months
  • No attendance work actions in the last 6 months
  • Must be able to work 3rd shift- approximately 10pm-6:30am
  • Monday-Friday and weekends as needed (occasionally)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Occupational health or public health nursing experience
  • Good knowledge of JOTS policies and procedures
  • Bilingual

Pay depends on qualifications

Excellent pay and benefit package including health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, vacation, retirement savings plan with 401K match, continuing education, access to our company store and much more.

Jennie-O Turkey Store is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

To apply, please visit https://www.jennieo.com/careers/current-openings?p=job%2FoWXsafwf.

Date to Remove: 2019-07-31


 

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