Exempt: Yes | FTE: 0.8 (32 hours/week) | Schedule: Tuesday thru Friday 7am - 3:30pm | On Call: NOLOCATION:
Burnsville , NC (Near Asheville)JOB SUMMARY
The NP is responsible for providing direct care to clients for the purpose of health promotion and disease management; case management to facilitate positive outcomes for employees/clients impacted by illness; program development and management related to the health needs of the organization; health expertise in collaboration with other members of the health and safety infrastructure to provide consultation as needed by members of the organization; communication and training to effectively educate clients about disease risk and their role in reducing risk of illness; appropriate administrative functions; and employee education, medical surveillance programs, and wellness programs. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job) EDUCATION
Program of Study Additional Information Required:
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) has completed a nurse practitioner program, is certified by a national credentialing body, and utilizes a full range of clinical skills in accordance with rules and regulations of the Expanded Nursing Practice Act and under the auspices of the Board of Nursing. EXPERIENCE Required:
A minimum of two years experience in an Occupational Health, ER, Wellness, or Primary Care setting; preference for a minimum of one year occupational health experience. Demonstrated experience in the clinical management of clients in the ambulatory care setting.LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING-REQUIRED
Required: NC License as Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner Certification required. MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES
Demonstrates a working knowledge of medical/surgical practice, occupational health, OSHA standards, and government regulations as well as an understanding of how to apply this knowledge to medical surveillance and treatment.
Demonstrates competence with physical diagnostic skills, medical and occupational history taking, and documentation of all relevant findings.
Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty and integrity in all dealings, both related and unrelated to hospital business.
Demonstrates willingness to seek help from the medical director or supervising physicians when questions arise which are beyond the scope of the employee's expertise, training, or experience.
Develops treatment plans in accordance with established clinical protocols and consideration of all physical and psychosocial factors that may impact the client situation, and establishes a rapport with clients to provide support, education, and counseling.
Develops treatment protocols and clinical pathways in collaboration with the supervising physician.
Documents assessments, treatments, outcomes, work and disability status, and screenings in a thorough manner. Maintains clear and concise records for individual and corporate clients to meet the requirements of the department, the company and any applicable standards or laws.
Exercises an ability to assess and anticipate health risks throughout the company by analyzing data to determine health issues and employee groups at risk
Provides pre-employment physical exams, medical surveillance exams, and evaluation and treatment of health problems for clients
Utilizes principles of case management to achieve best outcomes for clients in a cost effective manner and acts as a liaison between the client and providers to whom he/she is referred. Additional information on Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
• Current knowledge of practice to include governmental regulations, community health principles, health promotion, injury/illness prevention, and basic knowledge of related fields i.e. ergonomics, toxicology, and epidemiology.
• Daily blood draws.
• Preplacement physical assessments
• Health Risk Assessment reviews with coaching and counseling for employees regarding lifestyle changes they need to make.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Pre-diabetes and diabetes coaching and disease management along with PCP.
• Documentation in the electronic medical record (Healthgram).
• Ability to plan, organize, work independently.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Current CPR certification required, ACLS preferred.Respirator Fit Testing
Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions needed
Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume sounds
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) WORKING CONDITIONS Occurs under one-third of the time
Exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals
Fumes or airborne particles Additional information on working conditions
Requires flexibility in working different areas, different shifts, and stressful situations (cover health fairs and contracts during absences, teach classes, administer vaccines. ICARE:
I will create and engage in conversations of possibility.
o I will be open to innovation and creativity.
o I will listen to understand.
o I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas.
o I will be open to constructive feedback.
o I will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip.
o I will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers.
o I will be approachable.
o I will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.Accountability
I will honor my word.
o I will do what I say when I say I will.
o I will "clean it up" when I can't keep my word.
o I will honor my work agreement.
o I will be "on the court" instead of "in the stands."
o I will follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests.
o I will apologize when someone experiences less than excellent service.
o I will take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance.
o I will protect patient safety (best practices: ex - hand hygiene).Respect
I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences.
o I will collaborate and seek other people's input.
o I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice and body language.
o I will speak positively about Cone Health - managing up coworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors.
o I will ask the person directly involved when I don't know.
o I will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes.
o I will care for myself while also respecting others.Empowerment
I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it!
o I will offer solutions when problems are identified.
o I will share my input for decisions by participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with my manager.
o I will take charge and do the right thing at the right time.
o I will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind.
o I will demonstrate Cone Health values.
o I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun.
o I will recognize good work.
JOB DESCRIPTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Cone Health
is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation.