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LPN Occupational Health

Doctors Hospital Center for Occupational Health

This is a Full-time position in Augusta, GA posted November 25, 2022.

Description

Introduction

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Doctors Hospital Center for Occupational Health our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking an LPN Occupational Health to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

Doctors Hospital Center for Occupational Health, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At Doctors Hospital Center for Occupational Health, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our LPN Occupational Health opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

The LPN Occupational Health performs nursing care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Provides nursing service and first aid to employees or persons who become ill or injured on premises of an industrial plant, or other establishment: Takes patient’s vital signs, treats wounds, evaluates physical condition of patient, and contacts physician and hospital to arrange for further medical treatment, when needed. Maintains record of persons treated, and prepares accident reports and insurance forms. Assists RN to provide employee programs, such as health education, accident prevention, alcohol abuse counseling, curtailment of smoking, and weight control regimens. May assist physician in physical examination of new employees. Performs surveillance testing including audiograms, pulmonary function tests, respirator fit tests, EKGs, phlebotomy, vision/Titmus exams, drug screening, and Breath Alcohol Testing if certified and required at the worksite. The Licensed Practical Nurse in 770 Occupational Health provides care for, adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older. The nurse must be audiometric trained, NIOSH Spirometry trained, and competent to administer EKG’s and phlebotomy. Knowledge of OSHA and Workers Compensation laws required.

What you need for this role:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Technical nursing with an LPN degree.
  • Must hold a current LPN license from the Georgia Board of Nursing. A South Carolina nursing license will be required within one year of hire for the nurses that work in mobile services and serve customers in SC.
  • BLS required upon hire (AHA or Red Cross)
  • 2-5 years’ experience required in hospital setting or in Occupational Health, Employee Health or Community Health. Prior experience in Occupational Health preferred. 

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved)

Doctors Hospital of Augusta has provided quality healthcare services since 1973. We give patient’s access to trained physicians and advanced technology. With nearly 50 years of pioneering healthcare, our 350+ bed hospital is one of the region’s leading acute care facilities. We offer a wide range of services for our patients. Our services include our nationally recognized Burn Center and Cancer Center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons. We are Chest Pain Accredited. We have earned the Joint Commission’s certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery and are the only CARF accredited facility in the area.

At Doctors Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our Augusta community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way. 

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

 

“The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient’s family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual.”– Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our LPN Occupational Health opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.