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EMT - Onsite - Full Time (Monday-Friday 2:00pm to 10:00pm) - Clearwater Mill

Lewiston, Idaho
Job Type
19 May 2023
Job Summary:

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) will provide onsite first-aid treatment, maintain pertinent medical records, respond to facility emergencies, and become familiar with the site, specifically areas that most likely require a hazardous material response.

Provide rapid first aid and medical care for employees, and during emergencies, as needed, (within the OHT scope of practice) when the clinic is open.
Coordinate care with WorkCare's Incident Intervention injury management program and Physician escalation services as needed.
Provide episodic care for minor medical issues, medical consultation, and recommendations according to treatment care guidelines set forth and in collaboration with the WorkCare Consulting Medical Director (CMD) and policy/procedures.
Evidence-based practice and health promotion.
Support Injury prevention through education and ergonomic evaluation.
Assists with new hire exams, return-to-work and fitness-for-duty assessments, and transitional work plans prior to an employee returning to work, as needed and in line with the scope of practice and as supported by the CMD.
Supports medical surveillance exams such as audiograms, vision, pulmonary function, respirator fit testing and Department of Transportation (DOT) testing requirements, as needed, and feasible with available or procured equipment, in line with the scope of practice and as supported by the CMD.
In collaboration with the IIPS, participates in Company's Job hazard analysis and Ergonomic Team Initiatives
Supports the train the trainer education as well as supporting ergonomic assessment initiatives led by the IIPS for Company's Ergonomic Team
Make modifications to interventions either to progress the employee as directed by the CMD or to ensure employee safety and comfort.
Maintain frequent communication with the WorkCare CMD and WorkCare Supervisor regarding all clinic issues and client requests.
Support EAP referral.
Help employees prevent injuries by maintaining proper alignment and movement and managing pain.
Support ergonomic assessments, or Bio-Ergonomic Assessments and/or other employee intervention programs as implemented.
Support Health Fairs and other Wellness Initiatives such as encouraging healthy lifestyles by teaching employees about nutrition, fitness, sleep hygiene and how to manage stress.
Obtain data (such as biometrics) related to wellness interventions and provide wellness checks, obesity weigh-ins, blood pressure checks, etc.
Facilitate use of available company resources such as fitness centers, health risk appraisals.
Report to client and WorkCare management periodically.
Provide post-accident, pre-employment, for-cause, and random drug testing in line with the scope of practice and as supported by the WorkCare CMD/MRO (if services are desired to be performed onsite).
Health care administration work such as developing protocols and policies in tandem with the WorkCare CMD.
Collaborate with the WorkCare CMD to support clinical issues and client requests.
Contribute insight to incident reports and tracking of injury and clinic utilization data.
Actively participate in the emergency response team activities, drills, and training.
Maintain data and the clinic encounter data entry process supported by Company's clinic software or EMR system.
Order and maintain supplies to ensure that the clinic is appropriately stocked.
Participate in the general flow of clinic operations (answers phones, checks mail, medical records, filing, copying charts, traffic control) as needed in collaboration with current staff.
Assist with noise sampling, dust sampling, and fire extinguishers.
Provide common pre-packaged over the counter (OTC) medicine to employees for episodic care.
Education and Experience
Current Occupational Health Technician in the state of practice (Idaho) license required
Must have 3-4 years of experience
Alternative to minimum qualifications, additional appropriate education or work experience may be substituted
Must have CPR/ACLS certification
Must have current and valid Driver's License
DOT, Drug & Alcohol Certification
CAHOC Certification
Skills and Competencies
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
Strong critical thinking skills; problem solving, and decision making.
Must have the ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
Ability to manage multiple priorities, with attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to create and edit written materials.
Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors and clients.
Strong time management, organizational, and follow-through skills.
Ability to meet and exceed daily and weekly individual performance goals.
Ability to work independently as well as assisting other team members when needed.
Requires regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.

Computer Skills
Must be competent in the Windows operating system environment, Adobe Professional, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and learn other software as needed.

Physical Demands
Requires sitting for long periods of time, working at a desk.
Some bending and stretching could be required.
Working under stress and use of computer/phone required.
Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard.
Occasionally may be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and/or crouch.
May occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

Work Environment
Mainly indoor, office environment conditions.
The noise level is usually moderate.
Air quality is good and temperature is controlled.

Additional Job Information: The hours for this position are Monday-Friday 2:00pm to 10:00pm Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications. Benefits for this position include paid time off; medical, dental, vision, and critical illness insurance; HSA, HRA, and FSA; life and disability insurance; EAP; 401K; legal and identify theft coverage; pet insurance and more. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable laws. WorkCare is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment. About WorkCare:

WorkCare, Inc., is a U.S.-based, physician-directed occupational health company with global outreach.

Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health from Hire to Retire. We believe Work Matters. Health Counts. Prevention Saves.

Our occupational clinicians and industry subject matter experts deliver integrated, total worker health solutions to employers in all types of industries. Our capabilities include Medical Exams & Travel program management; 24/7 Incident Intervention telehealth triage; Onsite Services & Clinics; Consulting Medical Directors; Clinical Accommodation and Leave Management support; and a full suite of COVID-19 interventions. Our Industrial Athlete and Bio-ergonomic Surveillance programs are designed to prevent and manage work-related strains and sprains.

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  • Job Reference: 1010171788-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: WorkCare Inc.
  • Location: Lewiston, Idaho
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent