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COVID RN/LPN- Temporary - Occupational Health - Roanoke Rapids, NC

Job ID: 947309
Facility: Vidant North Hospital
Location: Roanoke Rapids, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Date Posted: Dec 31, 2020

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant North Hospital

Vidant North Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 204-bed acute bed facility where residents of Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties in North Carolina and Mecklenburg, Brunswick and Greensville in Virginia receive a wide range of health services close to home. Vidant North Hospital’s team of more than 60 providers and 850 employees represent most medical specialties. In addition to 24-hour emergency care, we also offer intensive care, medical, surgical, orthopedic, behavioral health, rehabilitation and therapy services; a cardiac catheterization lab; and outpatient clinics. Our partnership with Vidant Health connects the communities we serve with broader access to various levels of care, enabling us to further customize treatment based on a patient’s unique needs.


 

Position Summary

The OH Nurse delivers quality care utilizing advanced clinical skills and knowledge. This should include current licensure as a registered nurse by the state of North Carolina.

Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibilities will encompass COVID related duties overseen by Occupational Health
  • COVID screenings, COVID intake calls, and other COVID related activities.
  • Other duties as needed to possibly including pre-employment screenings, health screenings on volunteers, annual wellness screening of employees and volunteers, evaluation of employees for return from LOA, evaluate work related injuries, evaluation of exposures to communicable diseases, follow up care related to blood exposures, worker’s compensation appointment coverage as needed, performing drug screens, providing services to outsider contracted employees, latex screenings, miscellaneous duties.
  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates RN Degree NC RN License is required
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification required
  • Maintains RN licensure by obtaining 15 hours of continuing education annually
  • Maintains knowledge of regulations from OSHA, CDC, NIOSH, and Infection Control Guidelines

Preferred Requirements

  • Encouraged to self-study and achieve COHN certification
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in Med-Surgery Nursing, Occupational Health, Public Health or Infection Control preferred

Other Information

  • Position is temporary in nature
  • Position does not include benefits

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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