Employee Health Nurse - Employee Health Boise
Company: St. Luke's Health System
Posted on: January 14, 2019
Overview St. Luke's Health System is looking for a Full Time (1.0 FTE) Employee Health Nurse to join our team! The Employee Health Nurse provides for and delivers health and safety programs and services to workers and worker populations. The practice focuses on promotion and restoration of health, prevention of illness and injury, and protection from work-related and environmental hazards. Required Criteria* Bachelors' Degree of Nursing* Current RN licensure from the State of Practice Preferred Criteria* Employee Health or Occupational Health Experience* Flexibility to cover as needed Essential Job Functions Assesses occupational, environmental, and personal health history and applies knowledge of work processes and hazards/exposures for accurate clinical decision making for pre-placement, fitness for duty, and return to work decisions. Recognizes, educates and advises workers on identifying, reducing and eliminating health and safety risks in the work environment and addresses any potentially unsafe equipment or procedures. Conducts assessment of work and non-work related injuries/illnesses and provides appropriate treatment and referral. Assesses immunization status and administers immunizations to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. Provides education about preventing exposure to communicable diseases as well as post-exposure evaluation and surveillance for employees exposed to potentially infectious diseases. Facilitates, investigates, and provides necessary follow-up for the drug screening process. Evaluates information and data to continually assess current state and engages with key stakeholders to problem solve and effectively manage change for optimal employee health, safety, and well-being. Promotes a culture of health by educating and administering testing, evaluations, safety walk-rounds, and screenings that support employee health, safety and well-being programs. Participates in committees and process improvements to represent employee health subject matter expertise as well as develops and presents employee health, safety, and well-being data to leadership. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education. If you're looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke's may be just the place for you. A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke's. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence. St. Luke's nurses are among the very best in the United States. Our Boise and Meridian hospitals, St. Luke's MSTI cancer centers, and Treasure Valley clinics are designated Magnet facilities - the gold standard for nursing excellence. At Magnet facilities, low nurse-to-patient ratios are the rule, which helps ensure that nurses have adequate time to give all patients the special care they deserve. This means our patients and their families receive award-winning care that is compassionate, patient-centered, and always reaching for a higher standard. __________________ "One of Truven Health Analytics?? Top 15 Health Systems - IBM Watson Health 2017"* St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
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