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Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Dunmore, PA, USA; Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA Req #239
Monday, November 18, 2019
DISA Global Solutions is a fast-paced, growing company focused on providing safety and compliance solutions, which include drug and alcohol testing, background screening, occupational health screening, transportation compliance, and safety and substance abuse training. We are headquartered in Houston, Texas with over 800 employees. DISA has specialized in promoting workplace health and safety for over 25 years and has a strong market presence in the energy and transportation sector. We are IT innovators and developed one of the most advanced platforms to support our clients’ access to data. DISA is highly committed to quality and service excellence.  

 DISA employees are offered a competitive pay and benefits package and a fun and exciting place to work. We have a collaborative and team-oriented culture with numerous opportunities of career advancement. We offer monthly appreciation events and strive to provide a learning environment where each employee is encouraged to participate in continuing education and training.
Job Overview: The occupational health practitioner’s role is to provide preventative and acute care measures in a clinic or onsite setting to ensure the health and safety of workers in virtually any type of work setting, particularly those settings in which injury may be more likely due to the presence of toxins, machinery, or heavy equipment. Working closely with employers and management, the  occupational health professional will strive to ensure that all health and safety standards are met in an effort to safeguard the health and well being of employees in corporate, industrial, governmental, or academic settings. Works under the supervision of the Collaborating Physician, as mandated by the PA Board of Nursing/Board of Medicine.
 
A Day in the Life:
  • You will work closely with safety professionals, inspectors, occupational health administrators, and management teams of health and safety programs. 
  • You will work with safety professionals in developing and implementing health and safety programs.
  • You will work collaboratively with other safety and health professionals in developing disease prevention programs, such as smoking cessation, exercise, and healthy eating programs.
  • You will assess, treat and documenting all employee injuries and illnesses within the workplace.
  • You will observe and assess the work environment with other safety professionals for potential dangers and hazards.
  • You will serve as a gatekeeper for healthcare services, including rehabilitation and disability matters.
  • You will counsel employees on physical and mental health issues and guiding them toward community resources and/or employee assistance programs.
 
Our Ideal Candidate:
  • Has the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Can deal directly with patients in a manner that instills confidence and facilitates communication.
  • Can work and communicate effectively with diverse medical personnel including physicians, technicians and nurses.
  • Can understand various Occupational Health & Wellness and OSHA regulations.
  • Has knowledgeable of FMLA, and HIPPA regulations, as well as Disability management.
  • Has demonstrated computer literacy.
  • Has experience in an Occupational Health Setting (preferred).
  • Has a certificate of Completion from an approved program for Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants.
  • Has a certification on the NRCME for DOT examinations (preferred).
  • Holds a current CRNP/PA license in the state of Pennsylvania.
DISA is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Dunmore, PA, USA
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA