The Hospitals of Providence RN EMPLOYEE HEALTH NURSE FT in Rowlett, Texas
RN Employee Health Nurse
Baylor Scott & White, Lake Pointe
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lake Pointe (located on beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard in Rowlett, TX) is a 112 bed acute care hospital that has been serving the area since 1987. Baylor Scott & White – Lake Pointe offers comprehensive services including cardiovascular care, orthopedics, spine surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, vascular surgery, women’s health, neonatal intensive care, wound care, cancer care, rehabilitation and many other programs to meet your healthcare needs. T he hospital has been designated as a Pathway To Excellence Facility three times by the American Nurse Credentialing Center. The hospital is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and a Level IV Trauma Center by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The hospital recently received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care and the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure.
RN Employee Health Nurse Responsibilities:
Track and trend injuries and exposures, make recommendations to reduce employee incidences and company financial liability. Through company information sources recommends safety devices and procedures to reduce employee injuries, exposures and incidences.
Monitor results of new safety devices and report results. Investigate injuries and exposures and provide education to staff on how to prevent future incidences. Proficient in administering and reading PPD skin tests and evaluates signs and symptoms of positive reactors. Will offer, educate and provide immunization vaccines as required by the CDC/ TJC/ OSHA to include Hepatitis B, MMR, T-Dap, Varicella and Flu vaccine. Assures all hospital employees and volunteers are offered immunizations/vaccinations as stated in policies and procedures.
Provides blood-borne exposure follow-up to employees per OSHA/CDC guideline, report trends to EOC via computer generated charts and reports. Maintain employee health files. Maintains OSHA log as required by law. Triages employee after a work related injury. Refers employee to ED for first aide treatment if needed, and follows up with employees. Make rounds of hospital departments to note safety practice and employee needs. Assist with employee “for cause” drug testing. Perform annual fit testing and TST.
Provides support to employee wellness initiatives.
Will assist the IC Director with other duties pertaining to infection prevention and control including mining, surveillance rounds, and other assigned duties as needed.
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, BSN preferred.
Experience: At least two (2) years of job related experience. Clinical nursing experience in an acute care or office setting is required. Prefer experience in Employee Health.
Professional Requirement : Texas RN licensure required.
Certifications : BLS required
Organization: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lake Pointe
Title: RN EMPLOYEE HEALTH NURSE FT
Requisition ID: 1605050284