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RN - Employee Health

Job ID: 84910
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Employee Health for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Variable position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $49.19 – $73.79. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Job Summary

Establishes standards of practice in occupational health and works with the employee safety manager to ensure responsible management of employee health concerns.

Essential Functions

  • Conducts post-offer immunization screenings, evaluates accident and illness incident reports, and assesses needs for education and immunizations according to specific job classifications.
  • Investigates and manages exposures to blood borne pathogens as well as other exposures to contagious diseases utilizing, comprehensive case management approach.
  • Maintains programs and services as required to remain in compliance with OSHA and DNV standards and mandates.
  • Participates in developing patient care aspects of onsite programs including development and implementation of policies and procedures to maintain the program.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new policies and programs and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Responsible for infectious disease prevention, surveillance and post exposure treatment and follow up.
  • Conducts new hire medical screening; TB screening; immunization of healthcare workers against specific illnesses.
  • Maintains confidential healthcare worker medical files.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Accredited School of Nursing.

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years Current nursing practice required, preferably in an acute care setting.

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse in state of practice.
  • Basic Life Support

Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in OSHA regulations, occupational safety, occupational exposure management, injury/illness intervention and case management.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer: proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Public speaking and community education program development and presentations.

Working Conditions

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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