The RN Injury Coordinator position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. Under the supervision of the Manager of Employee Health and Workers' Compensation, plans, develops, implements and evaluates all activities and services relating to the Employee Injury and Workers' Compensation Program to provide high quality and cost effective occupational health services to employees, volunteers, and physicians of TMCA/CMP. Coordinates all clinical aspects of Employee Injury services including assessment, treatment and case management of employee injuries/illnesses and workers' compensation cases. Provides triage for on-the-job injuries. Formulates and coordinates implementation of medical case management for Workers' Compensation claims. Develops and maintain communication link among the injury coordinator, injured employees, managers, physicians, therapists, insurance company, attorneys and Human Resources. Maintains the OSHA log, tracks all claims in the computer system, prepares the necessary documentation when a claim is filed, prepare documentation and analysis of injury trends. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
The Medical Center of Aurora expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA/CMP creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse.
BLS- Healthcare provider.
Certification or eligibility as a certified occupational health nurse preferred.
Valid Colorado Driver's license.
Bachelor's degree in nursing or other health related field required.
Advanced degree MSN/ NP or other preferred.
Five to seven years medical/surgical nursing required.
Previous occupational health nursing and workers' compensation experience preferred. Experience in emergency department, orthopedic nursing, and/or case management desirable.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members.
Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical thinking skills.
Advanced physical assessment and case management skills required.
Knowledge of occupational health, safety and workers' compensation preferred.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Teaching, counseling and oral presentation skills needed.
Demonstrates flexibility to reprioritize activities due to constant interruptions.
Must be able to work alone, without other medical resources immediately available.
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