The RN Occupational Nurse assesses and provides first aid treatment of an injury or illness that becomes necessary during working hours and that are within the competency of the professional staff and facilities of Employee Occupational Health, whether or not such illness was caused by employment. This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19. Initial treatment and/or referral for the medical problems of employees who become ill while at work. The intent of this service is not to provide definitive care, which is the responsibility of the employee's health care provider. Rather, the purpose is to provide an initial assessment of risk to the employee, co-workers, and patients where applicable, and to provide either initial treatment and/or referral for further care. The goal is to support the employee remaining at work. Major duties include but are not limited to: Ensure workers are placed in positions where they can perform the essential functions of their job considering their physical, mental and emotional capacities, without endangering their health or the health of their co-workers. Protect employees against health and safety hazards in the work environment. Assist employees in attaining personal health maintenance goals. Reduce work-related injuries and illnesses. Provide medical and rehabilitative services to the occupationally injured and ill. Return the occupationally injured and ill to duty. Ensure compliance with Federal, state, local and professional standards and guidelines. conducting exposure investigations and completing and submitting required exposure documentation Work Schedule: Varying Day Shifts needed. Some weekends. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.