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Employee Health Nurse

Company: Kindred Hospitals
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description
What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our
people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because
they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we
serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their
job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.


Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward
environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care
and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and
bonds for life.


As our most acute level of care, Kindred's
transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients
receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for
an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the
recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.
As
an Employee Health Nurse you will:


  • Under general
    supervision manages employee health services and the hospital's Worker's
    Compensation program.
  • Manages
    employee health initiatives such as maintaining employee health files, employee
    TB screenings/chest x-rays, vaccines, etc.
  • Coordinates and conducts new employee
    health screenings.
  • Identifies employee illnesses,
    exposures and injuries in order to assess risk potential for prevention of
    transmission or recurrences.
  • Develops and maintains policies and
    procedures to direct the activities of the employee health program.
  • Administers Employee Hepatitis B
    Vaccine program.
  • Institutes employee work restrictions
    if the potential for transmission of infection exists.
  • Serves on committees, as appropriate,
    which are involved in selection, evaluation and design and impact the employee
    health program.
  • Enters incident/claim information into
    the Event Reporting System (ERS).
  • Acts as a liaison for OSHA or
    Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations (DILHR) inspections.
  • Maintains the OSHA log.
    Qualifications
    As
    an Employee Health Nurse you will
    have:

    • Associates degree
      leading toward licensure as a Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.
    • Valid state licensure
      as a Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.
    • 1 year clinical
      experience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing.

Keywords: Kindred Hospitals, Hollywood , Employee Health Nurse, Healthcare , Hollywood, Florida

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