Paramedic at WorkCare

Posted in Health Care 9 days ago.

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Location: Middletown, Connecticut





Job Description:

WorkCare
EOE/M/F/D/V


Job ID 2019-1223
# of Openings 1
Job Locations US-CT-Middletown
Category Paramedic/ EMT

Overview

About WorkCare:

Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health - from Hire to Retire.



WorkCare, Inc., is a physician-owned national occupational health service company founded in 1984. We currently serve more than 1 million client employees across the U.S and abroad with integrated employee health management solutions that include Incident Intervention™ 24/7 telephonic injury triage and return-to-work follow-up; On-site Services; Medical Exams & Travel program management; Consulting Occupational Physicians; Leave & Disability Clinical Support; and preventive interventions including wellness education, industrial athlete/athletic trainer programs, industrial massage and bio-ergonomic assessments.

We are currently looking for a Full Time Paramedic to work at a client site in Middleton, CT.

Responsibilities

  • Provides first-aid and medical care and appropriate follow-up to site employees as requested/needed, as defined within scope of practice, following treatment care guidelines set forth by the Occupational Health Director and Client policy / procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining OSHA records and following OSHA guidelines
  • Maintain communication with the Clinic Physician regarding employee updates
  • Case management of occupational illness/injury
  • Case management of lost-time/absent employees for occupational and non-occupational injuries
  • Ensure employees have appropriate return-to-work clearances
  • Coordinate employee new hire exams, medical surveillance and exit exams
  • Regulatory testing as required (audio, spirometry, drug and alcohol, etc.)
  • Maintain audiometric records.
    • Send letters as needed and records STS's when diagnosed as appropriate
  • Maintain database for SEG examinations and ensures employee notification for renewal as directed
  • Lead and provides health and safety training such as ergonomics, blood borne pathogen, hearing conservation, and hazard communication as needed
  • Performs First Aid/CPR/AED training for rescue team, first responders or other employees as directed
  • Coordinate wellness education and events


Qualifications

  • Must have current Connecticut Paramedic certification
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in an EMS setting
  • Must have BLS, ACLS and CPR certification
  • Experience at industrial work locations in EMS setting preferred
  • Must possess decision making skills based on strong professional and clinical judgement
  • Requires the ability to work independently
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality; critical thinking skills; and take initiative on issues that arise daily
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Must have the ability to maintain a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences
  • The skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities;
  • Must be service-oriented and possess strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be competent in the Windows operating system environment with the ability to learn software as needed
  • Experience in EMR systems preferred. OHM experience a plus!



Working Evening Shift - Monday - Friday Flexible Start Time

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