This position works under the direction of the Clinical Services Manager, and works collaboratively with the Civil Service Medical Examiner (CSME). This position supervises clinical and non-clinical support staff in the Occupational Health and Wellness Clinic (OHWC).
TYPICAL DUTIES: Serves as a liaison between the OHWC and Metro departments coordinating pre-employment physical exams, functional capacity exams, fitness-for-duty exams, annual physical exams and psychological (referral) examinations.
Represents the OHWC for its interactions with both internal (MPHD) and external (Metro) partners.
Coordinates and assists with off-site procedures such as employee flu shots, TB skin testing, and rabies vaccinations. (MNPD Academy, DCSO and Metro Animal Control).
Oversees cost-effective use and conservation of resources, including the supply and administration of drugs, vaccines, biologicals, and laboratory services.
Submits billing statements to Metro departments to ensure prompt payment of services rendered.
Collaborates with Injury On Duty (IOD) case managers, Metro HR/Safety personnel, physician offices and patients/employees to facilitate examinations and potential return to work.
Works in collaboration with the MPHD Quality Improvement (QI) Coordinator to ensure compliance with standards.
Prepares qualitative and productivity reports, annual reports; reviews current research to stay abreast of occupational public health issues.
Ensures compliance with HIPAA.
Supervises staff activity, performance and productivity; performs personnel evaluations.
Bachelor's degree and Master of Science degree in Nursing from a program accredited by a nationally recognized nursing accreditation organization.
Current Nurse Practitioner Certification from a nationally recognized nursing accreditation organization.
Certificate of Fitness issued by the State of Tennessee.
Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse by the State of Tennessee.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.
Valid class “D” driver’s license, use of personal vehicle, and maintenance of valid personal vehicle insurance as required by Tennessee Law.
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Three (3) years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner.