Occupational Medicine NP/PA - Medford, OR
Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant
Department: OCC HEALTH - MEDFORD (2000-47011)
Schedule: Full Time
Shift/Schedule: Variable Hours/Variable Days
Union Position: No
Our client is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. They are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion.
Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three of our hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality -- the top rating given. In fact, they account for three of the five Oregon hospitals to achieve this rare honor.
The Occupational Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant applies assessment and treatment principles directed toward conserving the health and safety of employees by using a preventative approach in evaluation, health screening, immunization and education. Serves as liaison for work-related injuries/illnesses, fitness for duty and ADA issues between supervisors, employees, physicians, and insurer. The Employee Health Provider is licensed as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) and will perform Employee Health activities within the scope of practice allowed by their licensure. Employee Health focuses on the health and wellness needs of employees and their health.
Education: Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.
Experience: Minimum of one year of experience in employee health or occupational medicine or other health related specialty required. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and maintain good working relationships with all levels of employees and the physician community.
Works as a team member and encourages teamwork through cooperative interactions with co-workers, other departments, and outside agencies. Must have demonstrated knowledge in the areas of health enhancement, health education, and workers' compensation laws.