Part Time Employee Health and Wellness Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Erickson Living
Location
Springfield, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Under general supervision from the National Medical Director, Employee Health and in association with the community Medical Director for resident health, provides high quality, efficient and cost-effective acute care, injury management, new hire assessments, immunizations, screenings, and health and wellness education to Erickson employees in a specific community ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Conduct and continuously improve on Occupational Health Services including, but not limited to: new hire assessments, work-related vaccines, TB testing, DOT physicals, drug testing and worker's compensation injury care, related case management and database management such as OSHA logs. 2. Conduct and continuously improve upon Employee Health and Wellness Services offerings including, but not limited to: acute care for episodic illnesses such as infections, headaches, musculoskeletal complaints, allergies/asthma, etc. 3. Orders, interprets and evaluates cost-effective diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' clinical problems and health care needs. 4. Refers patients as appropriate for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment including physical therapy. 5. Refers patients to appropriate other resources as needed (eg Employee Help Line). 6. Provides and interprets on-site cholesterol and glucose screening, blood pressure readings, weight and body mass index measurements, and vision screening. 7. Complete periodic preventive exams and screening test referrals for cancer and other preventable/treatable conditions for both female and male employees. 8. Lifestyle counseling to promote healthy personal behaviors and habits, including smoking cessation, weight management, diet and physical activity, prevention and early identification of diseases such as hypertension/diabetes/obesity/osteoporosis, work and home safety precautions, alcohol use, domestic violence, unintended pregnancies, and sexually transmitted diseases. 9. Provides medication reviews to encourage use of cost-effective generic medications, monitor compliance and avoid adverse drug interactions. 10. Screens for mental health conditions with appropriate referrals to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) or other mental professionals. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Training and current certification as a NP is required. Must have professional maturity and ability to develop cohesive, employee-focused center of excellence for employee health and wellness. A minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience is required, preferably in an occupational health or primary care setting. Previous experience with electronic medical records is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years of staff management including delegating, developing, coaching and motivating employees is required. Must have strong interpersonal skills to ensure excellent working relationships with community leaders, other clinical personnel, and employees up, down and across the organization. Knowledge of FMLA, Workers' Compensation, ADA and OSHA highly preferred. Knowledge of computer based medical records management systems preferred. Current licensure in the state where working is required. Phlebotomy skills.