Occupational Health Nurse II - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Health

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts comprehensive pre-employment screening on new hires.
  • Conducts initial health screenings on new Volunteers.
  • Conducts comprehensive annual screenings for all Employees and Volunteers.
  • Reviews latex, respiratory surveillance, immunizations, and regulatory requirements with employees.
  • Evaluates employees for return to duty following a medical absence.
  • Evaluates work related injuries.
  • Evaluates exposures to communicable disease.
  • Provide back up for Workers Comp Nurse during absences, vacation, or as an extra Nurse.
  • Provides services to Outsider Contracted Employees.
  • Provides surveillance for allergy to latex. This is one annually and pre-placement.
  • Performs weekly educational session with new hires regarding services offered by Occupational Health.
  • Monitors BP for employees
  • Provides first aid including OTC mediations if requested.
  • Refer employee to Disease Management, EAP, or personal MD as appropriate.
  • Clerical functions such answering phones, transferring data entry into computer data base, files information into employee charts appropriately, make copies, scan information with Xerox machine, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates RN Degree
  • Licensure, registration or certification:
  • NC RN License
  • Educational Responsibilities
  • Maintains RN licensure by obtaining 15 hours of continuing education annually. Maintains current CPR certification.
  • Maintains knowledge of regulations from OSHA, CDC, NIOSH, and Infection Control Guidelines.
  • Maintains PCP competency.
  • Encouraged to self study and achieve COHN certification.
  • 1 to 3 years experience in Occupational Health, Med-Surgery Nursing, Public Health or Infection Control.

Other Information

  • 1 full time vacancy.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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