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Occupational Health Nurse II: Part-Time

Job ID: 953046
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Sep 15, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The OH Nurse delivers quality care utilizing advanced clinical skills and knowledge with at a minimum of 2 years experience in Occupational Health Nursing. This should include current licensure by the state of North Carolina.

Responsibilities

Conducts comprehensive pre-employment screening on new hires:

Reviews medical history and evaluates the need for further evaluation with OH physician.

Performs vision screening on all new hires and evaluates need for further testing. 

Performs drug screening on all new hires and appropriately sends specimen to outside lab if required.  Obtains I-cup point of care testing and follows OH protocol for positive screens.

Reviews immunization history and determines which immunizations are required for employment and administers needed vaccines.

Draws titers if required due to no immunization/titer history.

Evaluates past TB exposures history and plants PPD/orders CXR if indicated.

Evaluates respiratory medical surveillance questionnaire.

Provides fit testing evaluation/education for required new hires.

Minimum Requirements

Associates RN Degree

NC RN License is required.

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 Med-Surgery Nursing, Occupational Health, Public Health or Infection Control.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

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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