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Manager of Employee Health

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

PeaceHealth is seeking a Manager of Employee Health for a 1 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 166246


Responsible for development, implementation and quality improvement of the regional employee health program and employee health department. Responsible for leadership and supervision of employee health staff, and ensures compliance with all federal, state and local laws and accrediting bodies.  Promotes health and safety to prevent caregiver illness and injury. 


1. Provide leadership and strategic direction to regional employee health department and program with oversight of caregiver vaccination program, regional workers compensation and modified duty programs, ergonomic and safe patient handling initiatives, and OSHA and BLS record keeping and reporting.
2. Develop and monitor department budget.   
3. Manage staffing, scheduling, and performance development of employee health staff.
4. Assess caregiver injury risk and identify injury/illness trends; coordinate recommendations for injury prevention strategies. Collaborate with regional and system partners to foster a culture of safety.  Provide content expertise and recommendations for safe patient handling program.
5. Partner with community health department and infection prevention to monitor emerging infectious diseases to prevent disease transmission.  Lead post exposure surveillance and treatment plans.
6. Direct departmental collaboration with Human Resources to ensure caregiver support and return to work as related to Worker’s Compensation, non work related health issues, and ADA support.
7. Support system standardization, stewardship and quality improvement in Employee Health, Worker’s Compensation, and Safety through counterpart teams and focus groups.
8. Provide direct nursing assessment and care consistent with RN scope of practice, education, experience, license, and certification.

9. Performs other duties as assigned. 


EDUCATION: Registered Nurse with Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field. Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree is preferred.



•    Nursing experience in an employee health setting preferred.
•    Minimum of three years progressively responsible leadership experience in related field.
•    Experience with Worker’s Compensation, regulatory agencies, and OSHA preferred.


•    Current RN License 
•    Occupational Health Nursing and Case Management certification preferred
•    Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.


•    Proficiency with computer and MS Office Suite and clinical applications
•    Demonstrated leadership and collaboration
•    Effective verbal and written communication 
•    Strong organizational and analytical skills
•    Clinical assessment and nursing process 



  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from 34% to 65% of the time. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.          
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Leadership 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1
Work Type:  Full Time
Required Certifications/Licensure: 


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.



Posting Notes: Springfield || Leadership || Nursing Leadership || Full Time || HUMAN RESOURCES

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