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Department: Occupational Health
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Varies
Hours: Varies
Job Details:
  • Position Summary:  This position is responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of the Occupational Health Department including direct and indirect patient care as directed by a licensed professional.  Participates in performance improvement activities of the department and daily management of infection prevention and control activities. 

     

    Standards of Behavior

     

    Commitment:

    Be loyal to my co-workers and the hospital and do not undermine other people’s work.  Take initiative to do what needs to be done, not leaving it for someone else to do.  Complete mandatory education on time, maintain appropriate licenses and other certifications as appropriate (such as BLS, ACLS, etc) and meet other basic requirements for my job. 

     

    Attitude:

    Rudeness is never appropriate and effective communication can create more positive encounters. 

     

    Respect:

    Treat each other with courtesy and respect.  Show caring and concern for our patients, visitors and families. 

     

    Excellence:

    Focus on providing the highest quality of care and be creative in adapting actions and responses to improve the level of service we provide.   

     

    Service:

    Provide a comfortable atmosphere for all customers.  Strive to anticipate needs and react in a caring, professional manner to patients, families, physicians, and co-workers.  Respond to service recovery opportunities and strive to meet the needs of others by using A GIFT.  Use proper phone etiquette.  Answer calls in three rings.  Greet caller pleasantly stating name and department.  Ask “How may I help you?”    

     

     

    Primary Functions:

    1.        Prepares paperwork for potential MCH new hires and other Occupational Health patients. Assists licensed personal with treatment procedures.  Obtains vital signs, specimen collection for drug screen and cotinine screen.  Completes all required documentation.

     

    2.        Participates in off-site Health Fairs.  Completes health fair set-up, obtains vital signs, specimen collection, testing and other duties as it relates to the health fair. 

     

    3.        Performs specimen collection for Occupational Health as needed including Chain-of-Custody Urine Drug Screens, Breath Alcohol Tests and Hair samples. Participates in off-site drug screen collection. 

     

    4.        Performs clerical functions required for the department.  Orders supplies.  Files completed paperwork. 

     

    5.        Completes all required billing for services provided by the Occupational Health Department.

    6.        Treats patients, employers and their representatives with dignity and respect.  Ensures confidentiality of patient records.  Interacts professionally with patients and employers and provides explanations and verbal reassurance as necessary.

     

     

    Other Duties As Assigned:

    Accepts other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education:

    Medical Assistant Certification preferred.

    BLS certification within 30 days of employment is required.

     

     

    Experience:

    One (1) year of Occupational Health experience preferred.

    Requires valid driver’s license.

     

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Basic understanding of clinical work environment.  Strong computer and data entry skills. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.  Strong technical skills including ability to take vital signs and specimen collection.  Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English.  Demonstrates flexibility, ability to multi-task and effective organizational and interpersonal skills. 

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