Remote Occupational Health Nurse, Telehealth, Compact States (AECOM) 390 views

Job Overview

  • Specialty License RN
  • State License Nationwide, Compact

AECOM’S operations have been declared essential so we are continuing to operate and are looking to fill business-critical roles at this time. We currently seeking a full-time, remote telehealth Occupational Health Nurse. This position is remote and can be based anywhere in the US.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, time may vary & range from 7am-5pm CST, must be on call one weekend a month.

Key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

+ Conduct telephone and/or video assessments of employee symptoms, evaluate injury against current job functions, determine mechanism of injury, and take related medical history

+ Determine a plan of care to ensure quality medical care and provide guidance regarding self-care and first aid by following current nursing guidelines and medical directives

+ Triage inbound calls, gather information and history of present injury, review triage guidelines and select the most appropriate level of care based on database protocols and department policies and procedures

+ Stay abreast clinical knowledge pertaining to various workplace injuries/illnesses, medications, treatments, etc

+ Provide clinical information and education for inbound and outbound calls providing oversight and support to the non-clinical staff

+ Work closely with key stakeholders such as occupational health members, claims managers, human resources, SH&E managers, operations personnel and external vendors

+ Liaise with service providers, insurance carriers, community health care professionals, management and employees to facilitate appropriate medical care at the appropriate time to speed recovery and return to work

+ Coordinating with worksites on return to work and accommodation of restrictions for employees injured on the job

+ Ensure the professional standards of nursing are maintained and the confidentiality of medical data is protected

+ Maintain and safeguard confidentiality of employee health information and health records as mandated by HIPPA and AECOM

+ Maintain confidentiality and comply with Federal and respective state’s laws regulating health management organizations and telephone information centers and all department standards and policies and procedures

+ Document all call inquiries according to department policies and procedures and participate in the collection of data for department quality projects

+ Perform data entry, electronic scheduling, and reports as requested

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  • Please note that sponsorship to work in the US are NOT available for this positions._

Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and 2+ years of directly related experience

+ Current RN license and CPR certification

Preferred Qualifications

EXPERIENCE

+ 1+ years of experience with occupational health, industrial medicine, workers compensation or employee health

+ Working knowledge of workers compensation, occupational health, case management process, return to work programs, medical surveillance programs and wellness programs

+ Previous telephonic case management experience

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS

+ Unrestricted Registered Nurse license within an eNLC Compact State and holding a Compact State License highly preferred

+ Certified Occupational Health Nurse (OHN), Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) and Certified Case Manager (CCM) highly preferred

+ Ability to obtain Occupational Health and/or Case Management certification within 2 years of employment

SKILLS & ABILITIES

+ Ability to work effectively, prioritize, and multi-task in fast paced environment with changing priorities to accomplish goals of the job per caseload

+ Independent, self-motivated and self-directed with strong organization, prioritization and problem-solving skills

+ Exceptional verbal and written communication skills that enable you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups

+ Positive telephone interaction skills including ability to ask open-ended questions to identify problems and focus conversation for goal directed and time limited conversation

+ Ability to interact effectively with various internal stakeholders and other designated personnel for proper initiation and follow-up of possible work-related injuries and illnesses

TECHNICAL

+ Technically adept to utilize systems software in efficient and effective manner

+ Strong computer skills including electronic health record experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)

+ Ability to work in a diary system with a strong attention to detail

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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