Occupational Medicine Technician - Workplace Wellness (Per Diem):
PeaceHealth

156772-en_US
PeaceHealth
Longview Washington
Healthcare
Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Occupational Medicine Technician - Workplace Wellness (Per Diem) for a per diem, Day shift position.

Req ID: 156772

 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs employment-related services and assists in the healthcare of workers.  Assures professional, quality care is provided for patients of all ages according to established standards and practices. In collaboration with the healthcare team, assists physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within the scope of practice for an Occupational Medicine Technician.  In collaboration with employers and the healthcare team, performs a variety of employment related services in accordance with state and federal regulations.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assists the Clinician in treatment of work-related injuries, administers medications per clinician orders and evaluates and documents its effectiveness. 
  2. Prepares patients for examination and treatment.  Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.
  3. Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.
  4. Provides client education in areas related to safety, first aid, CPR and others.
  5. Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  6. Performs Occupational Health and Safety client services in accordance with applicable certifications, (see “LICENSE/CERTIFICATION” below), both in clinic and at employer sites.
  7. Operates/drives mobile medical unit.
  8. Collaborates with a variety of personnel, clients and departments to ensure smooth onsite and offsite clinic operations.
  9. May collect and transport specimens.
  10. May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.
  11. May provide client education related to workplace safety, first aid, CPR, and other subjects
  12. May participate in afterhours call.
  13. Performs client services related to Occupational Health and Safety.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregiver to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associate’s degree in Allied Health).

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Prior experience in Occupational Health preferred.
  • Minimum of one year experience in a medical office required

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:            

  • State of Washington Medical Assistant –certified licensure required.
  • Valid state driver’s license
  • NIOSH Spirometry Certification within 6 months of date of hire required.
  • CAOHC Certification within 6 months of date of hire required.
  • DOT drug screen sample collection certification within 6 months of date of hire required.
  • DOT breath alcohol technician certification within 6 months of date of hire required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required at date of hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Demonstrates a courteous, caring and understanding attitude towards patients, clients, co-workers, visitors, volunteers, peers and medical providers.
  • Must be well organized, flexible and able to function effectively as part of a cohesive team and independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, interruption prone environment.
  • Demonstrates creative problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks utilizing limited resources.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Basic computer, clerical, phone etiquette and customer service skills.
  • Direct patient care skills to include, but not limited to: assisting with wound cleansing, dressing and suturing; suture removal; splint application/removal; range of motion treatment; heat and cold therapy; medication administration; and respiratory treatment.
  • Must have capacity to perform collection of legal laboratory specimens. 
  • The ability to skillfully drive a 35 foot mobile clinic

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Longview, Occupational Medicine (107)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $16.59, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Drivers License; Licensed Practical Nurse - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Longview || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, LPN || Per Diem/Relief || WELLNESS SVCS

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