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Occupational Health Registered Nurse - Occupational Health

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Weston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Occupational Health Registered NurseCoordinates and provides direct clinical care to the organization's employees in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Practices are followed to ensure employee compliance with Joint Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) and other regulatory agencies.

Responsibilities:

* Coordinates and provides direct clinical care to employees with a demonstrated knowledge of multiple disease processes.
* Works with providers in relation to return to work and workers compensation.
* Determines cost-effective ways to maximize wellness, prevent illness, disease and disability.
* Utilizes problem solving capabilities, critical thinking skills, and strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
* Performs clinical activities which include but are not limited to; vision screens, venipuncture, TB testing, vaccinations, COC urine collection, breath alcohol testing, audiometry, spirometry, respiratory fit testing, health assessments, blood borne pathogen counseling.
* Coordinates and tracks compliance programs to meet standards of regulatory agencies for the health and safety of employees.
* Supports clinical manager in the oversight of clinical operations, scheduling, staffing, and delegation of duties.
* Maintains appropriate certifications.
* Works as part of an interdisciplinary team and attends appropriate hospital committee meetings.
* Enhances professional development by networking, reading or attending conferences on current Employee Health related topics.
* Other duties as assigned.

Education:

* Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

Certifications:

* Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
* Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).

Complexity of Work:

* Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
* Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

* Two years of clinical experience required.
* Two years of employee health experience with certification in COC urine specimen collection, breath alcohol testing, audiology, spirometry and venipuncture skills preferred.

Physical Requirements:

* Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.
* Note: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Personal Protective Equipment:

* Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

Cleveland Clinic Health System administers an influenza prevention program as well as a COVID-19 vaccine program. You will be required to comply with both programs, which will include obtaining an influenza vaccination, COVID-19 vaccination, or an exemption.

Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

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