Occupational Health Registered Nurse (RN) - #2054185

MaineGeneral Health

Date: 07/12/2021
City: Augusta, ME
Contract type: Full time
MaineGeneral Health

Job Summary:

Our Employee Health Services team is growing! This Occupational Health RN’s initial primary duties will focus on collaborating with the Employee Health team to manage employee COVID exposures and the return-to-work status of symptomatic employees or those who have traveled recently. This is a dynamic, highly autonomous position with varied job duties including acute injury/illness and exposure management, pre-placement physical exams, medical surveillance evaluations, ergonomic evaluations and case management

This is a 40 hour position (typically Mon-Fri, 7:30a-4p), some coverage on off shifts (evenings, weekends, holidays) may be needed. May require work from the Alfond Center for Health, Thayer Center for Health or the Hathaway Building, the primary focus will be in the Center for Employee Health Services Department

The Occupational Health RN is responsible for providing direct patient care, triage and case management services for clinic and back up coverage for employer based clinic patients in accordance with departmental policies, procedures and standing medical orders, while working within the limits of RN licensure. Helps to coordinate daily activities of Workplace Health outpatient clinics, providing efficient use of department resources while striving to meet customer service goals. All care will be delivered in compliance with all state and local regulations governing the profession and in following with the ethical guideline of the ACOEM and AAOHN

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Active Maine RN licensure or ability to obtain one in a timely fashion
  • At least one year of nursing experience, occupational health experience preferred
  • Strong assessment skills (essential)
  • ED, Express Care, Care Management, or on-site experience is a plus
  • The ability to use critical thinking skills to problem solve and make quick decisions and then navigate the challenging follow-up discussions with confidence
  • The ability to prioritize and the flexibility to change gears quickly

Job Description:

Conducts health screenings. Tracks and performs required immunizations and testing

Provides treatment for job related injuries and illnesses. Ensures compliance with applicable workplace safety laws and regulations

Provides review and case management services to employers regarding their employees who require outside medical attention for job-related injuries

Provides employee counseling and referrals for occupational injuries and illnesses as well as substance abuse, domestic violence, and other health-related matters

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Scheduled Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Job Exempt:



Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future

Physical Wellness:

  • We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs
  • Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents
  • A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees - We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household

Financial Wellness:

  • An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center
  • Loan Reimbursement is available for this position dependent upon current degree level. Please discuss benefit with the recruiter
  • Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career
  • We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan
  • Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident
  • We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time

Career Mobility:
Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource they are how we grow our business and care for our community

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at +91-XXXXXXXXXX .

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