The Occupational Health Nurse promotes healthy behaviors and safety to all employees including prevention of illness/injury, case management of employee illness/injuries, disease detection, and assessing new hires through the employee health process.
This is a full time position, 80 hours per pay period (2 weeks), Monday through Friday.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develops educational programs based on needs assessments, quality improvement data, and regulatory requirements.
Maintains accurate and current employee health records to include immunization records.
Performs coordination and case management of work and non-work related injuries/illness to include:
Effective communication with employees, physicians, and third-party worker’s compensation insurance company.
Accurate and complete documentation of employee injury/illness status.
Timely reporting of information.
Observes for signs and symptoms of potentially infectious employee illness on the job and assures that proper precautions such as hand washing, gloves, masks, and other protective measures are used to prevent the spread of the condition.
Provides staff education regarding health issues, safe work practices, and policies/procedures.
Ensures compliance with regulations and laws affecting workers and the workplace, including OSHA, HIPAA and FMLA.
Strong knowledge of employee health functions, policies, procedures, and laws, including those related to OSHA and Workers Compensation.
Lincoln Surgical Hospital has a competitive benefits package to include:
Paid time off
Flexible Spending Accounts
401k with a company match
Short and Long Term Disability
Laser vision correction
Onsite Fitness Center
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed to practice in the State of Nebraska.
Prefer previous experience in employee health, medical-surgical, operating room, or infection control.
BLS certification required.
Certification in occupational or environmental health nursing is desired.
Internal Number: 989
About Lincoln Surgical Hospital
Lincoln Surgical Hospital is an innovative healthcare leader in providing high quality, cost effective surgical services on an outpatient or inpatient basis. We are located in Lincoln, Nebraska at 1710 South 70th Street. Our facility features 9 state of the art surgical suites and 21 acute care beds. We have an outstanding team of local healthcare professionals and support staff that is focused on providing quality, cost effective healthcare with an unprecedented level of personal service to the patient and their families.
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