Employee Health Nurse PRN
Company: Community Health System
Posted on: August 5, 2022
Job DescriptionResponsible for managing the employee health
service functions of the organization. Ensures that all medical
records are kept in a manner compliant with appropriate policies
and procedures. May be responsible for administering employee
physicals, injury related diagnoses, or other types of referrals
according to OSHA regulations. May provide consultation regarding
workers' compensation, infection control or other employee health
related issues. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan
and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of
creativity and latitude is expected. This role reports to the NP of
Employee Health and the HR Director. Must be licensed to practice
as an RN in the state of AR; Current BLS certified. Office hours
are M-F - 8a - 4:30p.Provides nursing care/health education and
guidance for hospital employees through a comprehensive program
that includes first aide, care and assistance to employees who
become ill or injured at work: hospital-wide
immunization/inoculations to prevent spread of communicable
diseases; monitoring employee and to protect patients, employees ,
prevent accidents and illness; ongoing health
in-service.Communicates effectively. Establishes and maintains two
way communication with peers, staff, leaders, and administration.
Adapts to change in a positive, professional manner. Follows
through on problems using the appropriate chain of command.
Cooperates well with peers and supports group decisions.
Communicates appropriate information to lead staff member,
supervisor, manager or director in a timely manner. Completes
required education in a timely manner. Consistently uses skilled
communication which demonstrates congruence between words and
actions and holds others accountable for doing the same. Assists
employees who are injured or become ill at work; monitors health
status. Performs pre-employment health screening. Provides
immunizations for employees and others per established procedure.
Acts as a resource person on health matters, reviewing such items
as physicians' reports on employee health, workers' compensation
insurance claims, medical restriction on employee work. Provides
fit testing for TB respiratory protection program. Ensures staff
compliance with all Employee Health related issues and activities.
Tracks TB status via computer system. Prepares reports and makes
recommendations. Administers OSHA program. Educates staff regarding
OSHA safety issues. Maintains OSHA logs. Interacts with government
entities to maintain OSHA compliance.
Keywords: Community Health System, Springdale , Employee Health Nurse PRN, Healthcare , Springdale, Arkansas
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