Plans, coordinates and implements all activities of Employee Health Services within applicable scope and standards of practice. Collaborates with all departments, managers, supervisors and/or employees to execute well-defined Employee Health Services.
- Coordinates all clinical aspects of Employee Health services including assessment and treatment of employee injuries/illnesses, post-offer screening, occupational testing and surveillance programs.
- Maintains summaries and reports required for employee annual updates and notifications of upcoming mandatory follow up visits.
- Conducts surveillance and follow-up of employee exposures to communicable diseases.
- Provides employee health services such as post-offer health screenings, supports additional department programs including Workers Compensation, occupational health, wellness and HR entities.
- Administers immunizations, TB skin tests and new hire health screens and assures that employee’s risks are correctly assessed and the proper safety measures are taken.
- Provides triage for on-the-job injuries. Cooperates with safety in the investigation, monitoring, tracking and follow-up of employee injuries and health and safety issues in the work environment.
- Functions as an employee health resource and be involved with teaching, counseling and participation in presentations. Provides worker education about hazards, safe work practices, MSDS and Bloodborne Pathogen Program.
- Reviews and approves requests for ergonomic assessments to identify existing hazards and conditions, operations that create hazards and areas in which hazards can develop.
- Responsible for tracking and interpreting data flu reports, injury reports, root cause analyst, and other reports as needed.
- In collaboration with Employee Health Specialist and Infection Prevention develops occupational health and safety policies consistent with OSHA, NIOSH, ACGIH, JCAHO and other statues.
- Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
- Care Management: Having the knowledge and skills to secure relevant patient care data and identify key issues and relationships in the management of patient care; understanding the relationships among assessments, interventions, and patient responses; skilled in documentation of assessments and adjusting physical and cognitive prescriptions as needed.
- Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
- Energy: Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
- Informing and Communicating: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
- Initiative: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
- Problem Solving: Uses issue identification, data relation and comparison, pattern recognition and information gathering to create analyses and make recommendations.
- Professional Development or Continuous Learning and Development: Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill to enhance their contribution to the organization.
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
- Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
- Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
- Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
- Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
- Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
- Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
- Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.
- Education: Bachelor’s in Nursing or Graduation from an Accredited School of Nursing required.
- Work Experience: A minimum of 2 years of recent and relevant clinical nursing experience required. A minimum of one year in occupational health nursing required.
- Special Training, Certification or Licensure: Colorado RN license. COHN or COHN-S preferred. Active BLS.