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On-Site Occupational Health Paramedic (3rd Shift)

LaFayette, GA, United States  |  Human Resources  |  ID: REQ-10382

Description

Job Location

USA, LaFayette, GA

Job Posting Title

On-Site Occupational Health Paramedic (3rd Shift)

The Challenge

GE Appliances is currently hiring for a 3rd Shift Occupational Health Paramedic.

What you will Do

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide initial assessment of on-the-job injuries & illnesses and refers for further evaluation as necessary.  Initial
  • assessment documentation and medical case record initiation in EMR/Gensuite.
  • Provide direct care, including treatment of occupational injuries & illnesses using established medical protocols.
  • Coordinate & provide for the appropriate care, treatment, and follow-up work-related health events based on
  • knowledge of the specific work environment.
  • Assess non-occupational illnesses occurring at work, determines the need for immediacy of treatment, and gives
  • guidance to seek care from personal health care providers.
  • Provide counseling of employee mental health issues and appropriately refer and utilize EAP services.
  • Perform health screenings / health assessments and complete all follow-up procedures, trending, and program
  • evaluation.
  • Provide health-related counseling for employees within the scope of knowledge and practice.
  • Maintain & safeguard confidentiality of employee health information and health records.
  • Conduct workplace assessments regarding health issues and exposure follow-up.
  • Provide occupational health surveillance testing including pulmonary function testing, audiometric testing, vision
  • screening, and other testing as appropriate on employees identified by EHS and industrial hygiene monitoring.
  • Assist with implementation of health promotion strategies including group & individual health education activities.
  • Assist with reasonable suspicion, post-accident and any drug and alcohol testing as needed.
  • Provide case management details of WC cases and follow-up through return to work, restricted/traditional work
  • to regular duty.  Utilize web-based systems to report and manage all cases.
  • Participate in safety, HR, and other plant meetings regarding medical, health and wellness, plant healthcare costs,
  • emergency response and other objectives.
  • Provide site-specific programs (Health and Wellness Programs) as indicated by medical direction. 
  • Site-specific reporting/auditing (Scorecard, etc.).
  • Collaborates with EHS to perform Health & Safety Framework element(s), Power audits as they relate to medical
  • activities, and participate in corporate and business level conference calls and e-Learning sessions.
  • Coordinate training and medical response drills for First Aid Responders: First Aid, CPR/AED and Bloodborne pathogens.
  • Covid-19 response collaborating with team to manage exposures, positive cases, workplace contact tracing and return to work for employees, and contractors.

MINIMUM EDUCATION:      

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Associates degree (A. A.) or equivalent from an accredited Paramedic training program
  • Paramedic Certification as defined within the state
  • ACLS certification is required for all Paramedics

                                                                                               

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:    

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an emergency room, with an ambulance service, occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic
  • Knowledge of workers’ compensation, and government (OSHA) regulations & additional education appropriate to the work setting, e.g., pulmonary function testing, hearing conservation (CAOHC)
  • AED/CPR Healthcare provider

What you need to Succeed

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:      

  • Must possess decision making and problem-solving skills based on strong professional and clinical judgment with ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Maintain a professional & friendly attitude with all levels of the workforce
  • Basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) required

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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