EMPLOYEE HEALTH NURSE – RN

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Methodist Health System
Published
January 7, 2021
Location
Dallas, Texas
Category
Job Type
PRN  

Description

EMPLOYEE HEALTH NURSE - RN

HUMAN RESOURCES
METHODIST HEALTH SYSTEM
DALLAS, TX, 75265-5999
PRN · Day · 07:30/16:00
Req # 20057197

Your Job:

Administers the daily operations of Employee Health & Wellness Center (EHWC) Services, under the direction of the Corporate Director. Promotes health, safety, and wellness to all employees by facilitating an Employee Health and Wellness program which includes conducting employee health screenings and Biometric testing, provides drug screenings, administration of vaccines, promotion of a safe work environment and follow-up of employee illness and injuries. Serves in a report role for the Occupational Injury Benefit Program (OIBP). Provides other EHWC services to other customers as directed (i.e.: volunteers, physicians, students, and external customers).

Your Job Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
  • CPA Preferred
  • Licensed in Texas as a Registered Nurse

Your Job Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a resource for minor health needs of employees and provides minor first aid treatment for employee injuries within the scope of practice for the LVN.
  • Administers vaccines as necessary and per recommendation of CDC, APIC, OSHA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources to ensure completion of all health screenings.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources to ensure completion of all health screenings.
  • Conducts follow-up surveillance of employee work related exposures to communicable diseases and collaborates with Infection Prevention and Control.
  • Conducts pre-employment screenings and Biometric testing, drug screens, and annual employee health history and immunizations update for Methodist Health System, Corporate, PPM and Prime.
  • Conducts TST (TB Skin Tests) new and annual screening for all employees, students, volunteers and others as appropriate.
  • Coordinates annual hearing test for Physical Plant and Security. Is certified in audiometric training.
  • Counsels employees, draws blood and completed paperwork related to BBP (Blood borne Pathogen) Exposures
  • Maintains Employee Health and Wellness Center Records.
  • Manages the protocol for the evaluation and management of healthcare worker TB exposure and/or conversions. Administers testing per protocol for TB exposures and provides appropriate reports to the Infection Prevention and Control Department and the Corporate Director.
  • Offers/provides health and wellness educational materials. Acts as a resource, (within the scope of practice for the LVN) for minor health needs of employees.
  • Oversees testing for chemical hazard program. Monitors badge program related to chemical hazards program.
  • Participates as an active member of the Infection Prevention and Control Committee and on other hospital-wide committees as designated.
  • Performs annual fit testing. Trains trainers for fit-testing of N-95 masks (when appropriate). Trains and maintains annual competency and education records of personnel placing and reading TST for MHS personnel.
  • Performs data entry in BD – Respond program/new program.
  • Plans, implements, and conducts the annual Flu Vaccine Program.
  • Refers employees with identifiable limitations and/or health risks to appropriate resources.
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