Advanced Practice Clinician - Occupational Health INTERNAL

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  • Exeter, NH
  • Exeter Hospital
  • Occupational Health
  • per diem limited
  • Req #: 9296
  •  Day Shift - Per Diem
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Summary

Provides occupational health clinical services in ambulatory care settings.

Requirements:

  • Master's Degree
  • 1 year experience in Occupational Health
  • CPR Certified within 90 days
  • Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Adult

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Adheres to ACOEM Occupational Health and Disability Practice Guidelines to ensure appropriate evaluation; treatment and management of work injuries and timely return to work.
  2. Performs Medical Surveillance; DOTand Pre-placement Exams per department Occupational Health Guidelines for internal and external customers
  3. Works in collaboration with physician; workers compensation coordinator; team members; employee; employer; and managed care/insurance company and ensures timely communication of health and work status.
  4. Stays current with industry developments; federal/state legislative and regulatory actions affecting occupational and employee health.
  5. Maintains appropriate electronic documentation in Occupational Health software on the date of visit and ensures confidentiality of same.
  6. Facilitates referrals to specialty physicians to ensure appropriate care per Disability and ACOEM guidelines.
  7. On-site Nurse Practitioner - Assists in maintaining a safe workplace by educating workers on personal health issues and company's safety policies. Makes recommendations to employers that can make a workplace and its standard operating procedures safer for employees. - Possesses specialized knowledge that can lead to increased employee retention; as well as reduced worker's compensation claims. - familiar with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and legislation that protects worker rights; such as the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. - Health education to include nutrition; disease management and wellness.

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