New England Baptist Hospital Nurse Practitioner, 32 hours, OCC Health Dedham in Boston, Massachusetts
Nurse Practitioner, 32 hours, OCC Health Dedham
Category: Nurse Practitioner
Department: Occupational Health - Dedham - 860200
Position Type: Regular
Shift: Day Shift
Hours Per Week: Full time 32 hours per week
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner provides health care directed toward health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention and rehabilitation for client employees through the Occupational Health dept. and to provide a safe and healthy workplace.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Utilizes effective interviewing skills to assess employees in a thorough and systematic manner.
Administers and develops nursing care procedures and protocols with specific goals and interventions unique to employee needs.
Identify employees need for personal protective equipment and the need for work-related accommodations.
Recognizes subtle or more complex variables during nursing assessments.
Utilizes clinical resources appropriately.
Plans and monitors interventions and outcomes based on employee needs.
Performs procedures and treatments according to established departmental guidelines.
During follow up phone call, evaluates employee’s progress towards health care goals and offers additional or alternative strategies to ensure outcomes are achieved.
Documents/communicates results of pre-employment with instructions for follow up care.
Refer patients to other health care providers for medical evaluation and treatment.
Identifies and evaluates employee learning needs.
Provides education to the employee based on identified developmental and resource needs.
Implements teaching plan and documents the employees understanding of and compliance to the plan.
Identifies appropriate educational needs in area of practice and seeks appropriate assistance.
Attends all mandatory educational programs.
Accepts constructive criticism and utilizes it for professional growth.
Resolves issues using appropriate channels of communication when necessary.
Actively listens to employee issues/concerns, identifies problems and participates in problem solving.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
Minimum BSN required
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Occupational Health
Hospital and/or out-patient experience preferred
Workers comp or Case Management experience preferred