Responsible for performing the functions of the Employee Health Service Department through promoting wellbeing and a safe working environment for all employees.
Performs health screening on all newly hired employees and reassessment upon transfer as necessary.
Administers immunizations consistent with current policies.
Coordinates annual health assessment program including, but not limited to, TB testing and immunization review with update of records.
Evaluates and follows up with blood borne pathogen exposures in cooperation with Health Service Nurse Practitioner and Physician.
Coordinates the annual influenza vaccine administration program in assigned areas.
Participates with the Infection Control Department in appropriate actions following infectious exposures of employees.
Serves as a resource and provides leadership to other members of the Health Service Department and within the health system.
Monitors changes in Health Service standards required by regulatory agencies.
Reviews Health Service policies annually with the Health Service policy and procedure committee in collaboration with Infection Control.
Coordinates ongoing required record keeping logs and prepares reports as requested.
Provides educational information to employees consistent with the mission and objectives of the Health Services Department.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
Minimum of 3 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.