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The Clinical Program Nurse for Occupational Health is responsible for the development and administration of efficient and professional operations of occupational health services in accordance with company policies, practices, procedures and applicable regulations. Additionally, this position collaborates with key Clinic Operations stakeholders to educate others regarding regulatory or clinical guidelines. The Clinical Program Nurse for Occupational Health works in a less structured, self-directed environment providing clinical guidance and serves as a resource for providers and clinical staff.
If you are located within a WellMed Location, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges
- Maintain knowledge of occupational health standards and state and federal regulatory standards including, but not limited to, CDC, OSHA, HIPAA, The Joint Commission, CMMS and state Boards of Nursing and Medical Boards. Serve as a subject matter expert regarding new or existing regulatory requirements
- Maintain occupational health records and ensures accuracy of records in applicable software systems
- Maintain employee immunization program, to include tracking due dates, notifying employees and supervisors of required actions and follow-up to ensure timely compliance
- Assess enterprise occupational health needs; development, implement and manage new occupational health programs based on identified needs
- Coordinate and collect data and prepare reports used by management and executive leaders to evaluate program effectiveness
- Participate in the development and implementation of appropriate quality improvement processes and monitor key indicators
- Attend multidisciplinary team meetings as scheduled to maintain collaborative relationships and open communication
- Perform all duties for internal and external customers in a timely and responsible manner representing the company in a professional manner
- Consistently demonstrate excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Perform all other related duties as assigned
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Associate’s degree in Nursing
- At least 3 years of healthcare experience in a managed care setting, hospital setting and/or physician practice setting
- Registered Nurse with current unrestricted license to practice in the applicable state of employment
- Basic understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to occupational and environmental health and safety
- Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and the ability to master other departmental specific programs/applications
- Independent problem identification/resolution and decision-making skills
- Must be able to prioritize, plan and handle multiple tasks and demands simultaneously
- Work with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks
- Translate concepts into practice
- Utilize conflict resolution, negotiating, collaboration and interpersonal skills to resolve issues and increase customer satisfaction
- Coach and provide feedback; ability to guide others
- You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations.
- Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
- Master’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration or other related field
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 380,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: WellMed, Healthcare, Bilingual, Registered Nurse, RN, Clinic Health, Safety Manager, Occupational Health, OSHA, Joint Commission, infection control, prevention, Dallas, San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Texas, TX