promotes health and safety to all employees by facilitating an
Employee Health Program which includes disease detection,
prevention, and treatment. Provides for the delivery of patient
care utilizing the Nursing Process within the framework of the
Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code for Nurses and Standards for Nursing
Practice. Follows up on employee illnesses and injuries. Assists
licensed and ancillary team members with assigned responsibilities.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team and coordinates delivery
of plan of care.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Required - Registered Nurse Diploma
Preferred - Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Required - 3 years of Clinical, occupational health and/or
employee health experience.
Required - Current RN License in the state of practice
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
Preferred - Certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life
Occupational Health certification
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various
software packages specific to role and keyboard
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Gathers and integrates patient data to assist in the
development and implementation of an individualized plan of
- Delegates and assigns appropriate nursing interventions to
licensed and unlicensed team members within their scope of
- Administers indications and prescribed therapies utilizing
appropriate reference materials (PDR, nurses drug guide, C-DAN
- Evaluates progress toward expected outcomes throughout
continuum of care and collaborates in the revision of a plan of
care as indicated.
- Promotes health and safety to all employees based on physical,
psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria,
appropriate to the ages of patients/customers served in assigned
- Communicates critical information to team members, patients and
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge and
certification through continuing education and personal
- Coordinates monthly tuberculosis screening program.
- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Other related duties as required. The above statements
describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an
exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and
skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
This employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than
negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move
objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3
or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements
are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight
lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light
Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant
degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but
entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3)
when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing
the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the
weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress
and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an
industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker
even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts
should be utilized.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands,
Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.
Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue,
but exposure or potential for exposure may occur.
The incumbent works with patients who have known or suspected
communicable diseases and may enter isolation rooms. The incumbent
has an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.