Summary: 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 Living employees at Fox Run.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified
- 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.
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
- Orders, interprets and evaluates cost-effective diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients’ clinical problems and health care needs.
- Refers patients as appropriate for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment including physical therapy..
- Refers patients to appropriate other resources as needed (e.g. Employee Help Line).
- Provides and interprets on-site cholesterol and glucose screening, blood pressure readings, weight and body mass index measurements, and vision screening.
- Complete periodic preventive exams and screening test referrals for cancer and other preventable/treatable conditions.
- Lifestyle counseling to promote healthy personal behaviors and habits.
- Provides medication reviews to encourage use of cost-effective generic medications, monitor compliance and avoid adverse drug interactions.
- Screens for mental health conditions with appropriate referrals to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) or other mental professionals.
- Provides non-judgmental care for lower income, uninsured employees, including seeking out lower cost medical and diagnostic services in the external community for this population.
- Maintain and hold confidential electronic medical records that include the appropriate level of billing codes, with oversight and feedback provided by the Erickson Health Medical Group.
- Demonstrate and maintain up-to-date primary and preventive care knowledge through continuing medical education and demonstrated through continued certification.
- Further develop an effective clinical team through leadership and communication. Demonstrate staff’s increasing knowledge and skills over time.
- In association with the Medical Director, Employee Health, increase employee utilization of health and wellness services, demonstrate improved employee health measures and satisfaction with clinical services and the Health Matters comprehensive heath and wellness benefit.
- As necessary, assist the Benefits department in other aspects of the Health Matters program, including developing and delivering on-site health and wellness education sessions for groups of employees.
- Maintain departmental budget.
- Ensures patient safety in the performance of clinical care and through participation in other employee health and safety initiatives.
- Takes action to correct observed risks to employee safety.
- Immediately reports medical errors, adverse events and near misses to the Medical Director, Employee Health.
- Implements and monitors policies, procedures, and standards consistently in the performance of assigned duties.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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.