Registered Nurse - Occupational Health

Expiring today

Minot AFB, North Dakota
May 04, 2023
Jun 03, 2023
Full Time

ERP International is seeking an Occupational Health Registered Nurse (RN) for a full-time position supporting the 5th Medical Group at Minot AFB, ND. Apply online today and discover more about this exceptional employment opportunity.

Be the Best! Join our team of exceptional health care professionals across the nation. Come discover the immense pride and job satisfaction ERP Employees experience in providing care for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans! ERP International is honored to have been named one of The Washington Post's 2022 Top Workplaces!

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Plus 11 Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, STD/LTD/Life, Health Savings Account available, and more!
* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.


Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 9 hour shift between the hours of 7:00am and 5:00pm, including a one hour lunch

Job Specific Details and Duties: The duties include, but are not limited to the following;

• Works with base personnel (DPCLC) on medically disqualified, compensation, and limited duty programs. Assist in the investigations of illness and injuries for both active duty military and civilian personnel. Supports Occupational Medicine Services (OMS), Aerospace Medicine and Civilian Personnel on coordination and compilation of compensation data relevant to adjudicating and/or controverting compensation claims.
• Strongly preferred working knowledge of the military health care system including TRICARE health benefits. Applies knowledge of military health care system including TRICARE health benefits or a working knowledge of the principles of fee-for-services, preferred provider network and managed care/HMO organizations.
• Ability to synthesize data from a variety of sources and make appropriate clinical decisions.
• Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
• Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.
• Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.
• Assesses patient needs telephonically.
• Ability to recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations.
• Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues.
• Excellent oral communication skills for patient/family education and telephone triage of patients. Telephone and in-person assessment/evaluation includes the determination of optimal time and location for patient management (ER, clinic, homecare) and follow-up care as required. Prescribes and communicates treatment plans and patient teaching in accordance with established protocols. Collects and assesses significant patient history information and performs all necessary patient teaching.
• Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity, including telephone contacts, in accordance with requirements.
• Makes referral appointments and arranges specialty care as appropriate.
• Skill in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other clinic specific equipment.
• Performs/assists with procedures such as bladder catheterizations, administration of oxygen, visual acuity tests, EKGs, irrigation of eyes and ears, tympanograms, splinting, phlebotomy and other clinic specific procedures, in accordance with established protocols.
• Ensures for proper documentation of procedures and treatments.
• Ensures all equipment is properly cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift. Ensures preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed. Ensures medication/supplies are replenished.
• Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.
• May be required to work various shifts or augment clinical nursing support during the absence of other team nurses due to illness, leave or deployment.
• Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.


Minimum Qualifications:
* Education: BSN required.
* Experience: 1) At least 24 months of experience within the last 48 months in a primary care clinic, or Emergency Room, or Critical Care, or ICU Nursing setting is preferred. 2) At least 24 months of experience within the last 48 months in occupational medicine and nursing assessment of orthopedic injuries is preferred. 3) At least 24 months of experience within the last 48 months with worker's compensation at the Federal level is preferred.
* Licensure: Active/Unrestricted RN license from any state.
* Life Support Certification: Possess current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification.
* Security: Possess ability to pass a background check/security clearance.

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