Valley View Medical Center Employee Health Nurse in Sylva, North Carolina

The Employee Health Nurse engages in activities such as onboarding new hires by review of medical history questionnaires and administering immunizations required by policy. The Employee Health Nurse also collects specimens for pre-employment, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens as per policy. The Employee Health Nurse provides assessment for employees who may be injured on the job or exposed to blood borne pathogens; helps initiate the appropriate treatment and protocols, and works closely with the workers compensation program and the reporting system for workplace injuries/events.

This individual will be responsible for maintaining employee health files and remaining in compliance with OSHA reporting and requirements such as N95 fit testing. The Employee Health Nurse reviews labs (titers, exposure panels) and reports any concerns or out of range results to the Employee Health Medical Director for guidance and orders as necessary. The Employee Health Nurse is responsible for developing and implementing the Influenza Policy for the current year and reporting results to CMS as required. The Employee Health Nurse will work closely with different team members/committees to help improve processes and the well-being of all employees.

QUALIFICATIONS: 1.Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of North Carolina 2.Bachelors degree preferred 3.Minimum of 3 years healthcare experience with a working knowledge of data management, data analysis, and performance improvement methodologies and tools.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1.Ability to lift and move at least 50 pounds. 2.Ability to see colors, see at least 1 mm squares. 3.Ability to reach overhead. 4.Ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal media. 5.Ability to move an operate equipment and carry supplies. 6.Ability to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time.

Job: *Nursing

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Title: Employee Health Nurse

Location: NC-Sylva

Requisition ID: 7463-3457