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Occupational/Employee Health Nurse - Chapel Hill

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Job ID: 90823
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

UNC Medical Center Occupational Health Services (OHS) is dedicated to providing a healthy, productive, safe working environment, and protecting teammates, volunteers, and contract workers. OHS streamlines the pre-employment screening processes, manages work-related injuries and exposures, and provides appropriate workplace surveillance testing and examinations. This position is essential to the OHS team in the processes for new hire onboarding, scheduling teammate appointments, and supporting COVID booster and flu vaccine campaign operations. 


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

JOB SUMMARY: 

Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others. Oversees daily clinical, clerical & administrative Occupational Health Services (OHS) functions while ensuring institutional & departmental compliance with applicable professional, regulatory & governmental standards. 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 Organization's strategic plan, goals and objectives.

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DESCRIPTION OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversees daily clinical, clerical & administrative Occupational Health Services (OHS) functions while ensuring institutional & departmental compliance with applicable professional, regulatory & governmental standards. 

Consistently and effectively coordinates the daily operations of occupational health programs & services - clinical, clerical, and administrative functions - for area of responsibility/operating unit. 

Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to foster the provision of effective health, safety and environmental services - anticipates changes and recommends and implements new policies and work improvement initiatives as indicated. 

Demonstrates an ethical decision-making framework in all activities. Through personal and professional relationships, promotes OHS mission and values and fosters community integration. 

Ensures development and maintenance of confidential health records 100% of the time. Effectively coordinates provisions for employee compliance with regulatory requirements. 

Ensures development and maintenance of confidential health records 100% of the time. Effectively coordinates provisions for employee compliance with regulatory requirements. 

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. 

Demonstrates expertise with provisions of the NC Workers' Compensation Act and serves as a case coordinator for all claims at operating unit. 

Processes all client logs and associated documents in a timely and accurate manner and in accordance with insurance, legal and regulatory requirements.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Three years of hands-on clinical nursing experience. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

Epidemiology/infection control, toxicology, industrial and environmental hygiene


Other Information


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Occupational Health Service

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.

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UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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