UnityPoint Health

LPN-Occupational Health

Requisition ID
2017-39892
Category
Nursing
US-IA-Sioux City
2421 Riverside Blvd
Affiliate
7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
Sioux City
Department
On Site Occupational Serv- SLC
IA
FTE
0.2
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
PRN

Overview

Provide routine technical nursing support under supervision in Occupational Health Medicine On-Site Program according to established standards and practices. Performs various related clerical and support functions.

Responsibilities

Office Coordination & Clinical Duties - 90%

·        Provide medical care to injured/ill employees/employee populations, student/student populations within the Occupational Medicine clinic and onsite nurse locations

·        Assists with post job offer physicals, periodic health screenings, vitals, substance abuse testing, audiometric/pulmonary and respiratory and other surveillance as needed

·        Provide immunizations onsite i.e. flu shots, tetanus, hepatitis b and TB skin testing/reading results

·        Acquires information from the patient regarding medical history and provides nursing care, referral and follow-up of employees who become ill or injured on the job.

·        Assists with health and wellness education

·        Perform venipuncture for routine testing.

·        Perform glucose reading/monitoring

·       Assists with clerical duties (data entry, scheduling, billing, send out wellness screening results)

·       Assist with and provides wellness activities at onsite company such as blood pressure screening, wellness blood testing, biometric testing, health coaching and educational programs.

·       Informs and educates patients on services to be performed and report results as requested/needed.

·        Assist with facilitating employee/student return to work/school and fitness for work duty related to work related or personal health issues.

·        Manage day to day activities of onsite nurse locations to include:

            Medical/nurse supply management

            Health consultation with the company

Collaborate with community and UnityPoint resources with company as appropriate.

Maintain onsite medical records in compliance with state and federal regulations.

Support company compliance with state and federal regulations i.e. OSHA, works compensation etc.

Other Duties - 10%:

  • Screens incoming calls and intervene appropriately within limits of knowledge and medical practice policy
  • Charts information accurately.
  • Inventories supplies as indicated.
  • Adheres to OSHA requirements in regard to disposal of sharps and /or other contaminated material
  • Cleans equipment, blood and body fluid spills according ot OSHA standards. Other projects and duties as requested and/or needed

 

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

LPN license

 

Experience:

 

 

 

Two years of nursing experience.

Minimum 18 months experience

Administrative/secretarial experience in a busy office and/or clinic.

 

ER/Othopedic/Med Surg or clinic experience. EMT/Paramedic experience a plus.

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

BCLS certification required. Current Iowa license.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

Basic computer knowledge in software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Systoc. Administrative: Typing, proofreading, and opening mail, data entry, customer relations. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, nonverbal and written) and document information accurately.

Proficient nursing skills including assessing, first aid and referring.

 

Other:

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

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