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Functions as the clinical support person in Occupational Health Services. Performs new employee and annual health screens by reviewing health history, laboratory test results, drug screening, immunizations, health screenings, tuberculin skin tests, respiratory fit test and other screening according to established protocols under the direction of the Project Manager. Conducts blood borne pathogen exposure follow up per OHS protocol under the supervision of the Project Manager, to ensure employee safety. Supports assessment of health hazards in the workplace, including surveillance. Assists with program development as requested, including flu vaccine campaign. Provides the day to day coverage of the clinical aspects of the Occupational Health program as scheduled. Collaborates and coordinates communication with Worker’s Compensation department. Supervised by Employee Health Solutions Project Manager.
Provides patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification, registration, and/or assessed competencies. Practice will be in accordance with laws and regulations and will adhere to established policies, procedures and practice guidelines.
Minimum Education, Experience and Licensure Required:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Reports to: Employee Health Solutions Project Manager.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED:
(Birth to 1 Yr.)
(65 Yrs & Older)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
OSHA Category I:
Normal duties may involve contact and potential exposure to blood or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials. Appropriate personal protective equipment is to be used whenever potential exists for exposure to potentially infectious or hazardous materials.
OSHA Category II:
Normal duties do not reasonably anticipate exposure to blood or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials. Contact with blood may occur in an emergency.
OSHA Category III:
Normal duties do not entail predictable or unpredictable contact with blood or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials.
ACCESS TO PATIENT DATA REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires the following access to Patient Data:
Patient Data Classification
Unauthorized disclosure may cause some harm to DRHS, its employees or patients.
Non-medical patient data beyond name, condition and room number, which may include internal directories, organizational memos, routine correspondence
Unauthorized disclosure could adversely impact DRHS, its employees or patients.
Patient medical records, appointment, treatment, and financial data, purchasing information, vendor contracts, and internal audit reports containing patient information
Unauthorized disclosure likely to result in significant adverse impact, embarrassment or penalties to DRHS, its employees or patients.
Legally protected and sensitive medical data - HIV, mental health/substance abuse treatment, sexually transmitted diseases, abortion, physical or sexual abuse.
This position involves treatment of patients and required direct access to Protected Health Information (PHI). The PHI accessed is limited to the minimum necessary PHI of patients being treated. PHI is accessed through direct contact with the patient and/or family/visitors, the patient’s medical record/chart/admission, computer applications, or verbal reports from other direct care providers.
The employee complies with HIPAA requirements by protecting the confidentiality of Protected Health Information, accessing only that information that is required to perform his/her job, and by discussing PHI only with others within DRHS who have a legitimate business reason to access the information.
The job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbents. Consequently, job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.
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