Registered Nurse (RN) Employee Health
Provides nursing care/health education and guidance for hospital’s employees through first aid care and assistance to employees who become ill or are injured at work; administers immunizations/inoculations to prevent spread of communicable diseases; monitor employees’ health to protect patients and employees and to prevent accidents and illness; provides on-going health in-service education; provides assistance with pre-employment health assessments and alcohol or controlled substance testing.
Assesses plan, delivers and evaluates care provided to employees and potential job candidates.
Conducts pre-employment physical assessments and examinations.
Collects specimens for pre-placement screening, preserving the chain-of-custody for drug and alcohol screens.
Identifies medical problems that need to be referred for physician evaluation.
Provides first aid or acts as a liaison with emergency department for the provision of first aid and other types of care for employees who become ill or are injured while on duty.
Initiates and completes all required documentation, and provides follow-up on employees so treated.
Identifies trends and problems; resolves workplace health and safety issues
Interprets the organization’s employee health policies and regulations for staff.
Develops policies and procedures necessary to implement the program; dispenses health education and illness prevention information.
Monitors and develops reports that reflect the organization's compliance with health regulations.
Cooperates with local hospitals and other health care organizations in the conduct of community health programs.
Ensures appropriate documentation, recording, and reporting of work-related illnesses and injuries for employees; confidentially maintains employee medical records.
Secures employee's informed consent for testing.
Preserves the chain-of-custody for specimens collected during for cause screening.
Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Associate’s degree in nursing.
EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of related nursing experience.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Current RN licensure permitting work in the State of Arizona. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of direct patient care and critical care procedures and techniques, tools, and responses required to ensure optimal patient care.
Knowledge of chain-of-custody requirements for samples.
Skill in communicating in a clear and concise manner with staff involved in critical care, and physicians to ensure the proper care of patients.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to complete routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to listen and accurately interpret others’ communication or instructions to take appropriate action.
Ability to speak and communicate effectively.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.