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Jordan Hospital RN Clinic Manager, Occupational Health & Case Mgr Employee Health in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the delivery of basic occupational health nursing services related to employee illness and injury and conducts general administrative nursing duties.

  • Consults on and coordinates medical care when needed;

  • Conducts Disability Case Management activities

  • Assures medical staff and outside entities in determining the work-relatedness of injuries, complying with governmental regulations, and conducting investigations;

  • Assures the delivery of wellness communication and on-site wellness programming

  • Engages in role in special projects and program delivery

  • Conducts DOT drug testing and fit-for-duty evaluations

  • Conducts OSHA mandated and other surveillance exams

  • Acts as the liaison between client companies and the Practitioners to ensure medical services meet the expectations of the facility leadership and the employees

  • Assures Human Resources and facility leadership in their initiatives toward health, safety, productivity and engagement.

  • Promotes the philosophy, mission, goals and objectives of the institution and Occupational Health.

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department including flow.

  • Actively participates in developing and implementing policies and procedures that guide Occupational Health.

  • Collaborates with a selected group of physicians and Insurance Company Claims Managers, Utilization Review Case

  • Managers and Claims Managers for those companies to pursue cost-effective quality focused management treatment and interventions by achieving a predetermined financial and clinical outcome.

  • Functions as a patient advocate, as part of the O.H. Team.

  • Provides communication with patient insured, company and physicians to facilitate care and make an appropriate and timely plan for return to modified duty work, or full duty

  • Prospectively participates in the planning for patient treatment, the monitoring of the concurrent treatment and the evaluation of injuries for return to work programs.

  • Identifies patients needing case manager intervention through MD notification and review of all employee injuries.

  • Initiates referrals to ensure adequate follow-up care is available to the patient by notifying identified parties with business, insurance and Utilization Review companies.

  • Tracks OSHA reportable injuries and all body fluid exposures and reporting requirements.

  • Works closely with area businesses to facilitate modified duty programs for early return to work programs to contain costs of worker compensation programs.

  • Works with the Occ. Health Team to provide clinical support and care of patients when necessary

  • Responsible for all human resource activities such as evaluating and corrective action for clinical staff.

  • Participates in the determination of qualifications and competence of nursing personnel and support personnel in the patient care unit.

  • Participates in orienting and providing in-service training and continuing education for staff.

  • Participates in continuously assessing and improving the performance of care and services provided in Occupational Health.

  • Maintains quality control programs for Occupational Health.

  • Participates in recommending new services that could be provided in Occupational Health.

  • Responsible for planning, developing and implementing educational programs in collaboration with staff education for staff.

  • Demonstrates commitment to improvement of department and organization as a whole

    It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

    Education/Experience Required:

  • 2 years of job-related experience in occupational medicine or acute care are typically required.

  • Knowledge of current utilization management principles and current laws.

  • Good communications skills, interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of DIA rules and treatment guidelines, legal rights under DIA for patients and disability laws.

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    Registration/Certification:

  • Current/active Nursing License, Current CPR

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