Occupational Health Nursing
How to Start Your Career as an Occupational Health Nurse
An occupational health nurse provides monitoring and emergency care services to prevent job-related injuries and illnesses. Combining healthcare expertise with a knowledge of business, occupational health nurses assist with prevention of injuries in a wide range of work environments. They help employers implement health and safety standards and monitor the health-related impact on employees of their job tasks and work environment. Occupational health nurses work closely with employers to develop customized health and safety programs. They also work closely with employees by assessing their medical histories and health risk level on the job, addressing work-related health issues complaints, conducting physical examinations, and sharing results of diagnostic tests.
$55,000 - $75,000
Annual Salary Range
RN, Occupational Health Nurse Certification (COHN)