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Employee Health - (Full-time)

Category:

Employee Health

Schedule:

Full-time

Description:

The Employee Health position endeavors to promote health and safety to all employees by facilitating the Employee Health and Wellness Program.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or medical assistant program.

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse or Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Washington, with annual renewal required.
    American Heart Association BLS or obtain within 60 day of hire.

  • Experience in Employee Health preferred.

  • Excellent assessment, communication and organizational skills. Ability to work across departmental and organizational lines. Able to manage projects and priorities involving multiple parties at one time.

Primary job responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and accreditation standards.

  • Investigate workplace injuries/illness and conduct Root Cause Analysis to determine their cause and to determine how they might be prevented in the future; educate employer and employees on prevention measures.
  • Perform or coordinate pre-employment medical history review and appropriate follow up with candidate and referral if needed.
  • Assesses safety and health programs. For example -safety and lifting education for staff. Educate staff upon hire, annually and after each near miss or injury in conjunction with the Safe Patient Handling Team, Manager, Rehabilitation Team and department champions.
  • Maintain records and reporting to OSHA, L & I and others as needed.
  • Assist departments with identifying, evaluating, and implementing accommodations and return to work options for employees with restricted duty after a workplace injury.

  • Coordinate return to work with providers, managers and employees.

  • In collaboration with the HR staff ensure compliance with regulatory occupational health requirements including but not limited to OSHA, ADA and FMLA.

  • Provide and track the staff immunization and testing program to include annual flu vaccinations.

  • Track calls to the sick line and provide trending information.

  • Support ongoing programs to enhance the wellness of the employee population.

  • Actively participates on multidisciplinary committees and task forces.

  • Identifies trends and patterns in employee illnesses associated with an infectious etiology and directs a coordinated response.

  • Develops and reviews employee health screening and immunization programs.

  • Provides resources or coordinates, followup, and employee work restriction recommendations related to communicable diseases or following exposures.

  • Assists with analysis and trending of occupational exposure incidents and information exchange between staff/occupational health and infection prevention and control departments.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Standard for portrayal of mission and values

  • Employee demonstrates and fosters the Lewis County Hospital District No. 1 values of achievement, creativity and innovation, teamwork, quality, and integrity.
  • Employee demonstrates and fosters the mission of Lewis County Hospital District No. 1 to foster trust and nurture a healthy community.
  • Is cooperative and supportive to others within the department and hospital providing care and services.
  • Treats individuals including patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patient families, physicians, volunteers, visitors and others with respect, dignity and fairness.
  • Behaves professionally and ethically in all interactions with patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patients' families, physicians volunteers, and others.
  • Is consistently courteous to patients, co-workers, supervisors, management, patient’s families, physicians, volunteers and others; greets individuals and provides assistance and direction in an attentive and helpful manner.
  • Willingly strives at continuous quality improvement to achieve quality work the first time every time.
  • Is willing to learn new procedures and develop new skills for the purpose of improving quality of care and services.
  • Willingly participates as a member of work team(s) supporting the goals and objectives of the department and the district.
  • When answering the telephone, is courteous to caller, clearly identifies department, name and takes a message or directs calls as necessary in a helpful manner.

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