Occupational Health Specialist
GENERAL SUMMARY: As an EMT-Paramedic, Intermediate, or Basic administers direct care of employees?with professional expertise according to medical directives within the scope of practice and regulations of the state of application while working under the direct supervision of the Occupational Health Manager or Administrator.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: ? Delivers direct care for?employees at site according to medical directives within the scope of practice and State and National Regulations. Adheres to health management policies, protocols, medical directives, and physician standing orders according to scope of practice. ? Provides compassionate, quality care to Partners. Assists with transportation of Partners in emergency situations. ? Adheres to all state and federal regulations including OSHA, Worker?s Compensation, etc. Adheres to HIPAA compliance of confidentiality of Partner?s personal health information. ? Participates in health and safety teaching of employees. ? Establishes and maintains good working relationships with departmental staff, complex management, supervisory staff, local healthcare providers, and third party administrator (TPA). ? Conducts all assigned and additional job tasks within legal, ethical, and moral standards of care in a professional and effective manner. ? Maintains accurate documentation and assists in departmental medical records upkeep. Provides appropriate documentation of all care provided in a professional and effective manner. ? Keeps department clean and orderly. ? Notifies Occupational Health Manager and designee of any pertinent physical and emotional changes of symptoms presented by employees. ? Other duties as assigned. ? May require availability outside or normal business hours. ? May require travel.
SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory responsibilities are required.?
COMPLEXITY: Work requires the use of a variety of procedures, policies, and/or standards. Moderate analytic ability is required in the application of guidelines, policies, and procedures and in gathering and interpreting data in cases for problems of moderate difficulty or complexity.