The Employee Health RN promotes health and safety to all employees by facilitating an Employee Health Program which includes disease detection, prevention, and treatment; following up on employee occupational exposures; conducting employee health screenings, vaccinations; and promoting a safe work environment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Collaborates with Human Resources to ensure completion of all health screenings, including new hire and annual employee health screenings to include health history, immunizations update, and brief physical assessment.
Refers employees with identifiable limitations and/or health risks to appropriate resources.
Serves as customer support to staff by responding to all questions and/or concerns regarding employee health.
Plans, implements and conducts employee health programs such as immunizations, flu campaign and TB screening for all new employees, all other employees, and volunteers.
Completes annual fit-testing/PAPR training for all designated employees
Provides for and manages employee exposures. Conducts follow-up testing for occupational exposures such as Hep B, Hep C, HIV and TB exposures.
Documents, tracks and analyzes employee occupational exposures to identify safety and health issues. Conducts surveillance and follow-up of employee exposures to communicable diseases.
Provides health education and guidance to staff through training and educational materials. Plans, implements and conducts annual TB and blood borne pathogen training to employees as required.
Manages confidential employee medical records and authorized record release. Maintains summaries and written reports required for employee occupational exposure reporting. Serves on various committees as required.
Responsible for ensuring that all staff are compliant with regulatory guidelines for required vaccinations.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of health and safety legislation.
Knowledge of professional nursing principles and techniques used in the assessment, care and treatment of patients.
Skill in providing high quality, efficient and cost-effective acute care, injury management, new hire assessments, immunizations, screenings, and health and wellness education to employees.
Skills in primary prevention of injury or disease.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to use critical thinking and experience to conduct a range of risk and health assessments
Ability to plan, implement, conduct, and improve upon employee health programs and wellness services.
Ability to document, track and analyze employee illnesses/injuries to identify safety and health issues.
Ability to deal with health and safety risks as they arise.
Ability to remain calm and think clearly in emergency situations.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!