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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE

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Job Description

Oversees daily clinical, clerical, & administrative Occupational Health Services (OHS) functions while ensuring institutional & departmental compliance with applicable professional, regulatory, & governmental standard. Demonstrates clinical nursing expertise and professional competency through the planning, implementation, and management of programs that support the health, safety and well-being of clients. Actively participates in the attainment of the Organization’s strategic plan, goals and objectives

Job Responsibilities

• Assess services provided, formulate goals for Employee Health Services, and develop policies in accordance with regulatory requirements. These are done to meet regulatory requirements and the needs of the organization.

• Creates and analyzes department activity reports.

• Prepares and maintains accountability for the annual departmental budget and monitors budget variances on a monthly basis.

• Reviews and participates in the case management of work place illnesses / injuries with the goal of ensuring that the employee successfully returns to work as soon as possible without reoccurring absences. Facilitates follow-up with the employee and department manager to ensure effective communication.

• Develops and implements employee educational programs regarding all aspects of Employee Health Services.

• Coordinates the orientation of new employees to Employee Health Services.

• Coordinates the use of the Employee Health computer database. Acts as liaison with other information systems used in Employee Health Services.

• Functions as Employee Health Nurse on a continuing basis within Employee Health Services. Duties include health assessment of new employees, administration of vaccines, health screenings, providing health care consultations, development and conducting educational programs, and follow-up of blood exposures.

• Responsible for data regarding exposure and injury management.

• Facilitates staff involvement in quality improvement activities based on research evidence.

• Oversees the processing and management of Family Medical Leave and Leave of Absence Policies.

Qualifications

Education:


Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required; BSN or MSN is preferred. 

Experience:

3 years of hands-on clinical nursing experience. 

Occupational and/or emergency nursing experience preferred.  
 
Epidemiology/infection control, toxicology, industrial and environmental hygiene also preferred.

Experience with safety and risk management issues to include Joint Commission, OSHA, CDC, Workers' Comp, ADA and FMLA desirable.

Primary Location: Morrisville, North Carolina, United States

Department: UPN1-74501-EMPLOYEE HLTH & WELLBEING CL

Shift: Day Job

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