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Occupational Health Nurse
LEWISTON ID 83501
Category: Manufacturing
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Job code: lhw-e0-89771076

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Vista Outdoor

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Occupational Health Nurse
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.


**Responsibilities and Qualifications**


Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.


Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Outdoor Products and Shooting Sports, and has more than 50 well-recognized brands that provide consumers with a range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products in the ammunition, firearms and outdoor accessories categories.


Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Utah and employs approximately 5,800 skilled workers. The company has manufacturing operations and facilities in 10 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada along with international sales and sourcing operations in Mexico, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.


**The Position**


Our **Lewiston, ID** location is seeking an **Occupational Health Nurse** to add to our team. The Health Nurse assists in providing a safe and healthy workplace. The Nurse will provide or direct efforts promoting employee physical and emotional health and reinforce the relationship between good health, productivity, working safely and the achievement of the company business goals. Other primary responsibilities include:


**Responsibilities**


+ Performs day-to-day clinical and operational activities that support worksite occupational health and wellness program for company.

+ Provides clinical care to employees that align with scope of practice as defined by state law, company policies, clinical protocols, and ethical standards. Clinical duties include but are not limited to worksite injury/illness triage, physical assessment scheduling and performance, recording vitals, first aid treatment, respirator fit testing, appropriate referrals to Medical Center Physician and/or Licensed Practitioner, medication administration and medical treatment (as directed by a Physician), and coordination with specialists.

+ Uses nursing skills to evaluate patient care needs, prioritize treatment, and maintain patient flow.

+ Manages site Workers Compensation Program including providing case management for employee work-related injuries and/or illnesses.

+ Coordinates site disability programs including providing clinical oversight and case management of site's non-occupational disability benefit programs.

+ File claims on behalf of the injured workers and facilitate return to work program initiatives.

+ Documents accurately all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, discharge instructions provided, case management activities, follow-up care arranged, and medical reports. Maintains medical records by using electronic medical record system(s).

+ Collaborates effectively with Client's Human Resources Department, Client's Safety Department, Client's Supervisory Team, Medical Center Team, and employees.

+ Coordinates and manages pre-placement, OSHA mandated and non-mandated surveillance programs such as drug screening, Hazmat, and respiratory protection.

+ Performs occupational and health screening tests

+ Coordinates and delivers health education training and seminars. Acts as a site Wellness Champion and supports wellness program initiatives. Participates in ergonomic initiatives.

+ Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice.

+ Provides clinical oversight and support for site's first response team. Collaboratively facilitates trainings.

+ Maintains a clean and safe environment. Follows infection control procedures.

+ Maintains patient privacy and confidential patient information.

+ Refers employees who need the attention of a primary care physician to the Medical Center. Evaluates health education/promotion needs of patients and provides recommendations and necessary training and instruction.

+ Supports clinic operations as needed. This includes clinical assistance, instrument sterilization, examination room preparations, filing, medical record retrieval, stocking, equipment care, and telephone coverage.


**Qualifications**


+ Occupational health experience is highly preferred

+ Certificate from an accredited Nursing School or Associates' degree (A.S.) is required.

+ Bachelor's degree (BSN) from four-year college or university is preferred

+ At least three years' experience as a Registered Nurse in an emergency room, occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic

+ Currently licensed Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in state of practice required

+ Current certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers is required

+ Knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software

+ Must be able to work weekdays and weekends as well as complete regular on-call rotations


**Additional Desirable Requirements**


+ Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records

+ Certification in Occupational Health Nursing, Certification in Emergency Nursing, or Certificate in Case Management

+ Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations


We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D


We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled


Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:


If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@vistaoutdoor.com . Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Vista Outdoor will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

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