LPN- Corporate Care (130-19)

Posted: Oct 23, 2019

  • Category Nursing
  • Schedule Full time
  • Shift 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday- Call back may be necessary to perform drug screens and/or breath alcohol tests after hrs
  • Department Corporate Care

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs all aspects of occupational health nursing in the provider setting including but not limited to injured worker care, employer requested health services and drug testing.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates treatment and care regimens of injured workers as set forth by Corporate Care medical provider.
  • Performs intake assessment on BWC patients evaluating all aspects of care, progress and treatment and documenting such appropriately.
  • Administers, documents and charges treatment and/or medications as ordered by Corporate Care medical provider in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Discharges patients from care utilizing appropriate teaching principles and documenting appropriately.
  • Provides patient with appropriate discharge paperwork.
  • Performs function of medication reconciliation on all work injury patients.
  • Demonstrates an excellent understanding of BWC rules and regulations and how they apply to state funded and self-insured employers.
  • Utilizes C-9’s as appropriate to request appropriate intervention, treatments, therapies, consults, referrals, additional allowances, etc. and files in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes C-84’s as appropriate to facilitate temporary total disability for the injured workers as appropriate.
  • Utilizes other BWC forms as appropriate for each situation.
  • Communicates with the Managed Care Organization and TPA for appropriate approval of C-9’s, C-84’s and other required documentation.
  • Communicates with employers to facilitate the treatment plan and transitional work plan as appropriate.
  • Communicates with the BWC to facilitate any issues that arise out of claims case management.
  • Communicates with the injured worker informing him/her of appointments, treatments, denials, etc.
  • Complies with BWC regulations by initiating faxing and or other exchange of documentation of injured worker visit and treatment.
  • Updates patient claim file with BWC allowances and denials and other correspondence as appropriate
  • Reviews all Industrial Commission hearing results and facilitates care directed at the results
  • Performs histories and physicals according to company specific requests.
  • Performs audiograms and understands the OSHA regulations regarding the Hearing Conservation Programs.
  • Performs Pulmonary Function Tests as requested by client companies in an effective manner and understands the OSHA regulations regarding Respiratory Protection program requirements.
  • Performs vision testing as requested by client companies.
  • Performs all aspects of the DOT physical as required. Understands DOT regulations and follows accordingly. Utilizes DOT resource manual when appropriate.
  • Sends DOT clearance form to PCP or other specialist when required and follows-up in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Performs all urine drug screens according to DOT standards and appropriately documents.
  • Performs all breath alcohol tests according to DOT standards and appropriately documents.
  • Performs substance hair testing according to established practice and standards and documents appropriately.
  • Participates in on-site activities as requested including health fairs, flu clinics, drug testing, teaching opportunities, etc.
  • Complies with HIPAA requirements as they pertain to non-BWC patient information.
  • Maintains a comprehensive understanding of all services offered by BHS.
  • Collects data and assists in analyzing data for inclusion in department quality improvement and benchmarking studies.
  • Exhibits understanding of excellent customer service theories through demonstration of appropriate communication skills, telephone etiquette, problem solving techniques, and other customer service oriented methods.
  • Handles client/patient complaints/concerns as able and refers to director for further resolution if appropriate.
  • Communicates with all staff regarding patient/employer issues as they become known and helps to facilitate resolutions if possible.
  • Orders supplies according to PAR levels and maintains appropriately.
  • Charges patient items in an accurate, timely and appropriate manner.
  • Initiates maintenance work orders as necessary and appropriate.
  • Supports other team members in the performance of their duties when time allows and promotes and enhances team effort throughout each workday.
  • Conforms to all safety regulations and reports all safety concerns as appropriate.
  • Attends staff meetings as required and participates as active member in appropriate exchange of ideas and information.
  • Keeps director informed of any issues or concerns outside the norm of daily practice.
  • Other activities and duties as requested and delegated by the clinic nurse coordinator of Corporate Care.
  • Annually completes all mandatory education required by the hospital and Corporate Care.
  • Maintains competency updates as required.
  • Maintains certifications as required.

Qualifications

  • Experience in Occupational Health preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory agencies in occupational health including but not limited to BWC, DOT, CDC, OSHA, ADA, FMLA, etc.

    LICENSING & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • LPN licensure in the State of Ohio
  • BLS Certification

Comments

WORK SCHEDULE:

Business hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Hours may be altered and assigned based on the needs of the department. Occasional early morning or late evening required due to patient load, scheduling demands or project demands. Callback may be necessary to perform drug screens and/or breath alcohol tests after hours.