• Occupational Health RN - FT - Nights!

    Location US-GA-Decatur
    Employee Type
    Full-Time
    Department
    409825 - Occupational Health
    Shift
    Evening/Night (7p7a)
    Days of the Week for Employee
    Varies
    Street
    2701 North Decatur Road
    Posted on Monster
    No
  • Overview

    PUSHING BEYOND
    www.dekalbmedical.org
    www.dekalbmedicalcareers.org


    Five-Star Rated:

    Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack in 2013

    Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in 2013

    Award Winning Care:

    Outstanding Achievement Award for Cancer Care (2007-2013)
    Surgical Weight Loss Center of Excellence (2007-2013)
    Sleep Disorders Center of Excellence
    2010 Corporation of the Year- DeKalb Chamber of Commerce

    Top Workplace in Healthcare:

    Recognized by our Employees and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a 2011 Top Workplace
    Voted by our Employees and Atlanta Magazine as a 2008 Best Place to Work

    “Like” us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/DeKalbMedicalCareers
    Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/DeKalbMedicalHR

    Responsibilities

    JOB SUMMARY:

     

    Functions as the clinical support person in Occupational Health Services. Performs new employee and annual health screens by reviewing health history, laboratory test results, drug screening, immunizations, health screenings, tuberculin skin tests, respiratory fit test and other screening according to established protocols under the direction of the Project Manager. Conducts blood borne pathogen exposure follow up per OHS protocol under the supervision of the Project Manager, to ensure employee safety. Supports assessment of health hazards in the workplace, including surveillance. Assists with program development as requested, including flu vaccine campaign. Provides the day to day coverage of the clinical aspects of the Occupational Health program as scheduled. Collaborates and coordinates communication with Worker’s Compensation department. Supervised by Employee Health Solutions Project Manager.

     

     

    Provides patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification, registration, and/or assessed competencies.  Practice will be in accordance with laws and regulations and will adhere to established policies, procedures and practice guidelines.

     

    JOB RESPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Performs new-hired employee and annual health assessments.
    2. Provides First Aid to employees evaluates employee health status and determines eligibility to return to work.
    3. Collaborates and provides information to Worker’s Compensation department pertaining to an on the job injury to ensure proper adherence to Worker’s Compensation regulations which require employees to choose a Physician from DeKalb Medical’s panel of Worker’s Compensation Providers.
    4. Communicates information with appropriate areas.
    5. Provides guidance to employees regarding illnesses and injury prevention.
    6. Provides Monthly or Quarterly reports as needed, including statistical and trend analysis.
    7. Ensures proper documentation in EHS of every encounter.
    8. Review and recommends updates to Occupational policies and procedures in collaboration with Physician Advisor.
    9. Participates in continuous quality improvement teams and activities.
    10. Participates in supporting the organization’s vision, mission and values and adheres to DeKalb Medical Standards of Behavior.
    11. Performs other duties as assigned to meet the goals and objectives of DeKalb Medical.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Minimum Education, Experience and Licensure Required:

    • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
    • Current GA Licensure
    • BLS certification through the American Heart Association required
    • Certification of Occupational Health is desired.
    • Five years experience in Nursing; previous experience in Occupational Health or related field is desired.

     

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    1. Basic computer skills and documentation skills for data trend and analysis. Experience with Electronic Health System.
    2. Must be able to perform skills and competencies as defined in orientation checklist and annual departmental competency checklist if applicable.
    3. Demonstrates and maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
    4. High degree of self motivation and directional initiative.
    5. Excellent customer service skills and strong drive to provide compassionate care.
    6. Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
    7. Strong communication skills with ability to effectively communicate technical information to patients and families.
    8. Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities within a fast-paced environment
    9. Ability to function effectively in a team environment.

     

     

     

     

     

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

    Reports to: Employee Health Solutions Project Manager.

    Positions Supervised:

     

                                

    PATIENT POPULATION SERVED:

    Infant

    (Birth to 1 Yr.)

     

    Pediatric

    (1-12 Yrs.)

     

    Adolescent

    (13-17 Yrs.)

     

    Adult

    (18-64 Yrs.)

    X

    Geriatric

    (65 Yrs & Older)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PHYSICAL/MENTAL/SPECIAL DEMANDS:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Close eye work for computers, reading and writing.
    • Must be able to immediately assess a situation and be able to act using good judgment.
    • Must be able to handle frequent interruptions and crises.
    • Must be able to prioritize work flow to keep operations running smoothly.
    • Must maintain a high level of confidentiality.
    • Requires various levels of sitting, standing, bending
    • Occasionally be able to lift/move up to 25 pounds.

     

     

     

     

    ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

    Check

    (X)

    Category

    Description

    x

    OSHA Category I:

    Normal duties may involve contact and potential exposure to blood or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials.  Appropriate personal protective equipment is to be used whenever potential exists for exposure to potentially infectious or hazardous materials.

     

    OSHA Category II:

    Normal duties do not reasonably anticipate exposure to blood or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials.  Contact with blood may occur in an emergency.

     

    OSHA Category III:

    Normal duties do not entail predictable or unpredictable contact with blood or other potentially infectious or hazardous materials.

     

     

    ACCESS TO PATIENT DATA REQUIREMENTS:

     

    This position requires the following access to Patient Data:

    Check

    (X)

    Patient Data Classification

    Definition

    Example

    x

    Internal Use

    Unauthorized disclosure may cause some harm to DRHS, its employees or patients.

    Non-medical patient data beyond name, condition and room number, which may include internal directories, organizational memos, routine correspondence

    x

    Confidential

    Unauthorized disclosure could adversely impact DRHS, its employees or patients.

    Patient medical records, appointment, treatment, and financial data, purchasing information, vendor contracts, and internal audit reports containing patient information

    x

    Restricted Confidential

    Unauthorized disclosure likely to result in significant adverse impact, embarrassment or penalties to DRHS, its employees or patients.

    Legally protected and sensitive medical data - HIV, mental health/substance abuse treatment, sexually transmitted diseases, abortion, physical or sexual abuse. 

     

    This position involves treatment of patients and required direct access to Protected Health Information (PHI).   The PHI accessed is limited to the minimum necessary PHI of patients being treated. PHI is accessed through direct contact with the patient and/or family/visitors, the patient’s medical record/chart/admission, computer applications, or verbal reports from other direct care providers.

     

    Core Accountability

    The employee complies with HIPAA requirements by protecting the confidentiality of Protected Health Information, accessing only that information that is required to perform his/her job, and by discussing PHI only with others within DRHS who have a legitimate business reason to access the information.

     

     

    The job description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbents. Consequently, job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as required.

     

     

    EMPLOYEE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

     

     

    I, __________________________________________________________, Acknowledge Review of This Job Description.

        (Employee’s Name - PRINT Name)

     

     

      ____________________________________________________________                      Date:   __________________________

      Employee’s Signature

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed