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WorkCare Paramedic Occupational Health Technician in Lemont, Illinois

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.

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 Illinois 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!

EOE/M/F/Disability/Veteran

Job Locations US-IL-Lemont

Job ID 2020-1403

# of Openings 1

Category Paramedic/ EMT

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