Occupational Health Nurse- (West Houston/Galleria Area)
West Houston, Texas
Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190002YD
occupational health services to employees in a variety of working settings both
on and off campus.
Provides occupational health nursing care at a contract employer’s
site in the Galleria. Candidate will be responsible for the services
on-site employees and the North American operations. Must be able to work
professionally with a multi-disciplinary team to offer short term and long-term
disability management and to coordinate return to work, accommodations, and
other occupational health functions.
health to include; wellness, travel medicine, and safety.
and emergency nursing situations.
as well as through lectures.
employee health issues
Provides case management services to employees.
Other duties as assigned.
Works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to manageshort term and long-term disability cases.
Coordinates with the employee, treating physician, corporatemedical director, team leader, supervisor, others as necessary to achieve asuccessful return to work.
Reviews medical documentation, maintains detailed records of casemanagement activities, and facilitates referrals.
Facilitates patient education relating to medical processes,medication, nutrition, and health promotion.
Maintains patient privacy and complies with occupational healthbest practices according to OSHA, AAOHN, ABOHN, and other applicable standards.
Supports corporate initiatives and activities of the healthcenter.
Provides direct patient care as needed and responds to emergenciesin the building.
Occupational Health Nurse (COHN or COHN-S) or eligible for certification
Bachelor degree in nursing.
Three years of occupational health
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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