AECOM Occupational Safety & Health Nurse in Morgantown, West Virginia
United States of America - West Virginia, Morgantown
In a small team environment, the nurse assists in the day to day operations of the Occupational Health Unit (OHU), including but not limited to occupational and non-occupational patient evaluation and care, performing screening occupational health tests listed below, and evaluating test results. Ensures testing performance is in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, standards, plans, policies and procedures. Ensures medical testing results are entered into medical database as well as providing hard copy results to employees as requested by DOE and the employee. Assists in assessment of program in terms of regulatory compliance and best medical practices. Prepares reports as requested, makes recommendations for improvements. Keeps abreast of current developments in occupational health issues and associated laws and regulations.
Under physician direction, provides phlebotomy services, administers immunizations and over the counter medications, performs testing such as vision testing, pulmonary function (PFT/spirometry), EKG, UA by dipstick and audiograms when needed for clearances.
In a team effort, determines employees needing entry into various health programs (hearing, respirator, medical surveillance, etc).
Documents employee visits, injuries, illnesses and treatment administered by first aid and/or medical referral necessary in the medical record and database. Ensures that testing is performed correctly, and results appropriately documented, reports injuries as required by the company, State and Federal regulations. Manages workers’ compensation cases and maintains workers’ compensation case files as appropriate and in accordance with the pertinent laws and regulations. Participates in, conducts and documents periodic health inspections.
Ensures that appropriate information is provided to the employer/supervisor about medical restrictions without violating employee privacy/Health Information Portability and Privacy Act (HIPPA) requirements. Refers employees for ergonomic evaluations, participates in emergency response drills and ensures the quality of program response. Participates in employee training; CPR/AED/FA training as appropriate. Provides consultations, wellness education, site tours and referrals and performs any milestones as requested by DOE.
5-10 years as a Registered Nurse in a medical facility. Must have and maintain all credentialing and state licensure requirements.
Bachelor of Science, Nursing (BSN) with current WV state RN licensure required,
BLS certification required
Occupational Health experience is strongly preferred. Experience with Workers' Compensation program case management preferred.
Dual licensure in WV and PA a plus.,
ACLS and AHA BLS instructor a plus,
Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) or Certified Occupational Health Nurse-Specialist (COHN-S) desired.
Experience performing audiograms and certification in audiometry as an Occupational Hearing Conservationist (OHC) preferred.
Completion of a NIOSH approved Spirometry course is a plus.
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Job Category Safety / Health
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 205309BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.