| Leader in Occupational Health and Environmental Nursing has an exciting role available for a full-time Occupational Health RN to become part of our team to serve our valued customer, Dow AgroSciences at their Indianapolis, IN site. |
Under the general direction of the Regional Health Director and within the general framework of the Health Services Operating Discipline and Clinical Guidelines, provide clinical care services, health assessment program management and services and general preventive health services for Dow employees and specified contractor employees and visitors of Dow's Indianapolis, IN site. Contribute to the expertise of Health Services through focal point roles, team or project roles as assigned.
Occupational Health Nurse Primary Responsibilities:
*Provide nursing assessment and interventions during clinic visits/appointments including first aid treatment and as part of emergency response on site.
*Provide travel health counseling and services for Dow business travelers. This includes counseling on specific health concerns based on the traveler’s itinerary and providing or arranging the recommended immunizations, medications or other interventions needed.
*Provide Health Assessment services. This includes completing required physical assessments of employees noting deviations from the norm and performing other selected tests as needed at the site.
*Provide Health Assessment employee review. This includes reviewing the results of the history, physical examination, functional and laboratory testing and determining the need for follow-up or work place restrictions, utilizing Dow Clinical Guidelines approved by the Dow Medical Director. These determinations are communicated to the employee in person or in writing. Determinations of the employee’s fitness for work are communicated to management as appropriate.
*Provide Medical Surveillance testing and assessment for employees assigned to a variety of OSHA/DOT/Dow medical surveillance protocols.
*Provide Preventive Health Services. The Occupational Health Nurse provides health promotion and disease prevention strategies using primary, secondary and tertiary prevention principles. This role is met through individual employee counseling, participation in health education and training programs offered to employees using adult learning approaches.
Primary Clinic Hours are 7:30a.m. – 4:30p.m. Monday – Friday