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Employee Health Nurse PRN

Company: Community Health System
Location: Springdale
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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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