Under the supervision of the Director of the Boston University Occupational Health Center (BUOHC) and in collaboration with the Medical Director of BUOHC and other medical team members, the Occupational Health Workers Compensation Nurse Practitioner is a self-directed health care provider, consultant, and coordinator of care. She/he functions as a primary provider for BUOHC patients and is responsible for ongoing patient care management.
This position directly supports Boston University's employees and key stakeholders in relationship to work-related injuries and illnesses. The position further supports functions related to the non-occupational injury and illness return to work program and general clinic activities.
The Occupational Health Workers Compensation Nurse Practitioner applies the nursing process, assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, treatment, and evaluation in providing advanced nursing patient care for occupational and non-occupational health problems. In this functional role, the nurse practitioner is also involved with health promotion and other preventive programs based on workers' needs and health hazards. May provide other employee health services to general employee population as directed.
Master of Science degree or higher in nursing from an accredited program required
An active license in good standing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Massachusetts is required (Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner)
Active DEA prescribing license obtained in the state of Massachusetts or eligible to obtain DEA license
Active Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration (MCSR) or eligible to obtain MCSR
Prefer a minimum of 2 years clinical practice experience required
Prefer 1+ year of workers compensation and occupational health experience
Additional national professional certification; COHN(S) preferred (if not certified as COHN(S) must be willing to sit for and pass the exam when eligible
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 5469
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