Worksite Nursing Services
UHS Occupational Medicine provides Worksite Nursing Services from four (4) to forty (40) hours per week based on the Company’s needs. Services are rendered by Registered Professional Nurses experienced in Occupational Health Nursing. The Occupational Health Nurse may provide the normal range of Company Nurse Services which may include:
- Provide pre-employment and annual nurse assessments including height, weight, blood pressure, vision testing, and urine multistix.
- Coordinate and assist in scheduling the appropriate OSHA required medical surveillance programs per Company’s needs.
- Audiometric programs, to the extent that Company equipment is available.
- Sick call and first aid services, providing first aid services in accordance with regulations and
- guidelines specified under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and 29 CFR Part 1904.
- Perform Ergonomic Evaluations of work stations and make appropriate recommendations.
- Administration of approved medications in accordance with physician protocol.
- Administration of immunization updates, facilitation of travel immunizations.
- Participate, where appropriate, in Company Wellness Programs.
The Occupational Health Nurse may act as the Case Manager For Workers’ Compensation and Disability Claims at the Company’s request. Duties may include:
- Active participation on Safety Committees, Ergonomic Committees, etc.
- Secure and review Injury Reports and report with appropriate employee authorization pertinent information, as defined by the Company, to the Safety Committee or as directed.
- Prepare and file Workers’ Compensation Form C-2. Secure documentation, with appropriate employee authorization, from medical providers on necessity for absence from work due to Workers’ Compensation covered injury/illness.
- Monitor employees after Workers’ Compensation covered injury or illness to reduce lost work time and assist employee in early return to work.
- Assist the Company in identifying light and/or modified duty assignments.
- Coordinate and communicate with employees, physicians, department and insurance carriers the most
- feasible return to work.
- Upon the Company’s request, the Occupational Health Nurse may coordinate a drug testing program including performance of collections, to the extent that Company provides necessary facilities
More information and a price quote available upon request.