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RN Employee Health

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Ketchikan
State:  AK

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Employee Health for a 0.8 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 194272

 

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

1. Conducts post-offer immunization screenings, evaluates accident and illness incident reports, and assesses needs for education and immunizations according to specific job classifications.

2. Investigates and manages exposures to blood borne pathogens as well as other exposures to contagious diseases utilizing, comprehensive case management approach.

3. Maintains programs and services as required to remain in compliance with OSHA and JCAHO standards and mandates.

4. Participates in developing patient care aspects of onsite programs including development and implementation of policies and procedures to maintain the program.

5. Assists in the development and implementation of new policies and programs and continuous quality improvement activities.

6. Responsible for infectious disease prevention, surveillance and post exposure treatment and follow up. 

7. Conducts new hire medical screening; TB screening; immunization of healthcare workers against specific illnesses.

8. Maintains confidential healthcare worker medical files.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:    

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION            

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of practice required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:             

  • Minimum of three years of current nursing practice required, preferably in an acute care setting.

 

OTHER 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

 

 

ALASKA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of the time.           
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 25 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Ketchikan, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (AK100)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.8
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $43.14, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Alaska

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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