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Nurse Case Manager-Occupational Medicine

Job ID: 179707
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is looking for a full-time Nurse Case Manager for Occupational Medicine!!!!!


    - Coordinates the scheduling of required diagnostic testing and therapeutic services for employees receiving ongoing care at the practice for work-related injuries

    - Follows up on specialist care and diagnostic testing of patients; ensures proper documentation in PennChart; communicates results and specialist OV notes to Occ Med providers and Third-party insurers as necessary

    - Discusses scheduling of care with injured employees; follows up with active patients

    - Monitors needlestick injuries and BFEs at HUP and outside practices

    - Communicates work restrictions to patient’s supervisor

    - Communicates patient concerns/questions to appropriate Occ Med provider(s)

    - Interfaces with Disability/Risk Management staff at both UPHS, UPenn and other external clients to ensure proper WC policies are followed

    - Facilitates monthly Disability Mmgt/OccMed meetings to discuss open WC cases

    - Provides necessary information to WC payors and administrators, such as office visit notes, work restrictions, and return-to-work instructions

    - Coordinates impaired employees’ evaluation, testing and reporting with ED, HR, managers, lab and the MRO

    - Performs urine drug screen (UDS) collection for applicable UPenn and Dept of Transportation patients; trains other Occ Med staff in proper collection and processing; monitors compliance of trained staff; orders UDS supplies

    - Collects and reviews all annual Animal Handler Medical Evaluations against databases to determine if employee is cleared or needs further Occ Med evaluation/procedures

    - Prepares ICES data; attends monthly Environment of Care (EOC) meetings

    - Maintains OSHA log for body fluid exposures (BFEs)

    - Conducts spirometry testing as part of annual PE’s on select patients

    - Conducts audiometry testing as part of annual PE’s on select patients

    - Helps place ERTW employees in appropriate areas; coordinates efforts with DM & OM staff

    - Assists with telephone f/up and data management for surveillance and immunization programs

    - Assists with data collection and f/up for infectious disease exposures in the workplace

    - Assists with immunization nurse responsibilities as needed (PPDs, vaccinations, quality control checks, etc)


      • Registered Nurse - PA (Required)
      • Prior OccMed experience (Preferred)
      • Prior case management experience (Preferred)

      Education or Equivalent Experience:

      Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Required)

      Master of Science in Nursing (Preferred)

        We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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        We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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