Triage & First Aid Nurse

April 10, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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What to Expect

The Triage & First Aid nurse provides clinical management for acute, work- related and non-work-related medical emergencies for employees in an automotive manufacturing factory.

What You'll Do

  • Works with emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to respond to acute medical emergencies. Most work will be conducted from a dedicated Triage and First Aid facility, but may require field response to support EMTs.
  • Provides clinical assessment, triage, first aid treatment and/or stabilization, disposition (i.e., return to work or home; referral to emergency room, urgent care or external physician appointment; referral to personal physician for non-work-related conditions) and limited follow-up for an array of medical emergencies and semi-emergencies including but not limited to:
  • Work-related: orthopedic trauma including sprains, fractures and acute- onset pain; burns, contusions, abrasions and lacerations; crush and amputation injuries; eye injuries including foreign bodies; chemical, thermal (heat), electrical, and other environmental exposures.
  • Non-work-related: near syncope (fainting), loss of consciousness, chest pain, headache, seizures, shortness of breath, dizziness, fever, abdominal pain; anaphylaxis, hives; panic attack, acute confusion, and other psychiatric decompensation; diabetic emergencies.
  • Obtains, documents and communicates verbally and in writing: focused history of injury or illness, pertinent medical history, mechanism of injury and other circumstantial and historical information to differentiate work-relatedness from non-work-relatedness; return to work or follow-up instructions to: Emergency Medicine physician (supervisor); employee (patient), EMT, supervisors, health and safety managers (EHS), and the Workplace Health staff (see below).
  • Evaluates fitness for duty to return to work, including review of notes from physicians/providers, for employees after having been referred to emergency room or urgent care.
  • As a Tesla employee, reports to and works under the direct clinical supervision of an Emergency Medicine physician (independent contractor, off-site) and administrative supervision of the Tesla Workplace Health (workers' compensation, incident investigation, employee advocates, and administrative management) staff.
  • This position reports directly to the Medical Center Nurse Manager.
  • What You'll Bring

  • Associates degree in nursing (ADN) from an accredited college. Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited, four-year college or university preferred.
  • Currently licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Texas, in good standing with no disciplinary actions.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in emergency room, urgent care, or similar acute care environments encompassing the scope of acute medical emergencies described above. Additional clinical experience in outpatient/ambulatory settings including workplace or occupational medicine clinic is preferred. (Supervisor references required)
  • Current and active training in BLS, ACLS and PALS.
  • Experience with and knowledge of workers' compensation and private medical insurance, and OSHA recordability criteria, is preferred but not requisite.
  • Experience with documentation in an electronic medical record (EMR)
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