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Contract Nurse / Occupational Health Nurse - Occupational Health

Company: Philadelphia Gas Works
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Contract Nurse / Occupational Health Nurse
Overview

Philadelphia Gas Works

The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers. From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today. As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth. PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.

Become part of the PGW Team!

Contract - Nurse / Occupational Health Nurse

On Site Job - 800 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Responsibilities

* Administers Department of Transportation drug and alcohol policy including but not limited to:
* Collecting random and post-accident samples and following chain-of-custody procedures
* Preparation of collection site
* Following notification procedures and completing required documentation.
* USDOT Collector Training & Certification
* Assists physician in appropriate portions of pre-placement and post-employment medical examinations including but limited to:
* Completing medical history and other required forms
* Collecting drug and alcohol testing samples
* Documenting results of all testing
* Performing various diagnostic procedures such as blood pressure, EKG, vision, hearing, etc.
* Renders emergency first aid treatment and follow-up care for minor employee injuries/illnesses and referring all potential work-related issues to Risk Management and occupational health centers; completes related required documentationneeded for files and safety and health record keeping purposes.
* Conduct a variety of health assessments
* Communicate with Human Resources, Safety, Risk Management and others involved with case management and workplace injuries.
* Communicate with HR, departments and employee on leave of absences including FMLA, STD, LTD and Worker's Compensation and assist in facilitation of an employee's return to work
* Make recommendations about work restrictions or their removal and follows-up and monitors employees return to work progress.
* Maintains readiness, sanitary conditions' operating conditions of facility and equipment and ensures the optimum level of supplies.
* Recommends additional/replacement equipment and furnishes other input for budgeting process.
* Maintain accurate, detailed reports and employee medical records.
* Conducts training and awareness sessions dealing with health, wellness and nutrition.
* Administers annual flu shots to employees.
* Performs other special projects and assignments as requested.

Qualifications

* Must be a Pennsylvania Registered Nurse (RN)
* Bachelors of Science in Nursing / BSN preferred
* Certified to perform DOT Urine Drug & Alcohol Screens strongly preferred - US DOT Collector Training & CertificationExperience in Occupational Nursing
* Experience in a highly regulated industrial environment preferred
* Experienced in the use various medical equipment including but not limited to EKG, breath analyzer, blood pressure, vision and hearing diagnostic machines
* General knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations as they relate to workplace injuries, administering first aid and depensing medication.
* The position is located in a typical office environment.

PGW is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/VAAP/EEO.

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19122

While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted. Local candidates will be given preference

Keywords: Philadelphia Gas Works, Philadelphia , Contract Nurse / Occupational Health Nurse - Occupational Health, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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