The staff nurse / case manager makes the initial patient evaluation visit except in circumstances where the physician has ordered therapy only and the supervising nurse approves admission by the therapist.
The Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) is responsible for the prevention, recognition, and treatment of on-the-job illness and injuries. This position requires skills and knowledge in health and safety education, counseling, environmental health, safety, rehabilitation, and human relations.
In this role, you will provide services in accordance with the Plan of Care and make necessary revisions using appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures. Conduct patient care conferences on patients assigned to his/her care.
In this role, you will provide effective communication to patient/family, team members, physician, and other health care professionals to ensure coordination of services; provides appropriate referrals, as necessary.
In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for the prevention, recognition, and treatment of on-the-job illness and injuries; must be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision, effectively manage medical emergencies, and often work as the single medical care provider.