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Occupational Health Nurse New

Portland, OR

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Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

We have an immediate need for an Occupational Health Nurse at our NW Portland Manufacturing Facility.  Shift is Monday – Friday early morning to mid-afternoon.

 

This position will work with our physician and report directly with Safety and Human Resources. 
Responsibilities include;

  • Case management
  • Workplace safety and health and wellness programs in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Manage and treat work-related illnesses and injuries with an emphasis on early recognition and intervention
  • Communicate with Human Resources, Safety and others involved with case management and workplace injuries
  • Communicate with HR, departments and employee on leave of absences including FMLA, OFLA, STD, LTD and Worker’s Compensation and assist in facilitation of an employee’s return to work and/or light duty accommodation
  • Make recommendations about work restrictions or their removal and follows-up and monitor employees return to work
  • Provide case management for occupational injuries and illnesses to ensure employees receive appropriate care
  • Consult and coordinate with our physician to assess, plan, implement or evaluate  employees care plans
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records
  • Monitor, record and report symptoms or changes in employee’s conditions
  • Assess needs of employees, including assessment of employee’s work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems
  • Perform alcohol, urinalysis, fit and visual testing
  • Perform vaccinations and phlebotomy for testing
  • Audiogram testing of employees in the hearing conservation program
  • Provide first-aid treatment

Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree, Associate’s Degree, or Nursing Diploma and a current registered nurse (RN) license
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an RN
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills while handling time-sensitive and confidential issues
  • Be able to work in a heavy manufacturing environment

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