RN, Case Manager, Occup Health

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Atlanta, GA, United States
Job Summary
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License: RN - Registered Nurse
Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Reference #: 75980BR
Job Description
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Coordinates an individual client's health care services across multiple environmental systems from the onset of injury or illness to a safe return to work or optimal alternative. Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates the care for clients in the case management program. Makes clinical assessment of client needs, including physical and psychosocial factors, using data from clients and families, other health care providers, and health records. Coordinates services by working with the physician and other multiple systems and makes independent nursing judgments. Assists supervisors and employees with return to work issues such as arranging for modified work schedules and job accommodations. Develops and conducts an evaluation process for the treatment and administrative aspects of the program. Assists management in defining goals and objectives for the organization's case management program. Develops and implements processes for identifying situations that require early intervention to maximize desired outcomes. Acts as a professional health resource for the organization's management in planning and maintaining the case management program. Assists with the development of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health and prevent injuries and illnesses. Develops and conducts educational programs for management and employees. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited nursing school. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Georgia. Three years of clinical nursing experience. Must obtain Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) designation within six (6) months of employment. Current knowledge of laws and regulations governing worker and worksite health and safety (i.e. OSHA, workers' compensation, ADA, FMLA). BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste. Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

Preferred Qualifications
COHN, COHN-S, CCM

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Emory Healthcare Atlanta, GA, United States
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RN, Case Manager, Occup Health

Job Summary
col-narrow
License: RN - Registered Nurse
Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Reference #: 75980BR
Job Description
col-wide
JOB DESCRIPTION: Coordinates an individual client's health care services across multiple environmental systems from the onset of injury or illness to a safe return to work or optimal alternative. Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates the care for clients in the case management program. Makes clinical assessment of client needs, including physical and psychosocial factors, using data from clients and families, other health care providers, and health records. Coordinates services by working with the physician and other multiple systems and makes independent nursing judgments. Assists supervisors and employees with return to work issues such as arranging for modified work schedules and job accommodations. Develops and conducts an evaluation process for the treatment and administrative aspects of the program. Assists management in defining goals and objectives for the organization's case management program. Develops and implements processes for identifying situations that require early intervention to maximize desired outcomes. Acts as a professional health resource for the organization's management in planning and maintaining the case management program. Assists with the development of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health and prevent injuries and illnesses. Develops and conducts educational programs for management and employees. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited nursing school. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Georgia. Three years of clinical nursing experience. Must obtain Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) designation within six (6) months of employment. Current knowledge of laws and regulations governing worker and worksite health and safety (i.e. OSHA, workers' compensation, ADA, FMLA). BLS, ACLS, and Healthcare Provider certifications required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste. Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

Preferred Qualifications
COHN, COHN-S, CCM


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