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Staff RN- Employee Health - Lawrenceville, GA - Med Surg

Company: Gwinnett Medical Center - Lawrenceville
Location: Lawrenceville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Staff RN- Employee Health - Lawrenceville, GANorthside Hospital is award-winning, state-of-the-art, and continually growing. Constantly expanding the quality and reach of our care to our patients and communities creates even more opportunity for the best healthcare professionals in Atlanta and beyond. Discover all the possibilities of a career at Northside today.The Employee Health Nurse develops, implements, and evaluates unit specific and hospital-wide Employee Health Program. - Assists with establishing the standard of practice in occupational health and safety for employees and their patients. - Serves as a resource to all hospital departments, medical staff and community as it relates to preventing disease transmission in all ages (neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric).Additional Duties and Responsibilities:1. Performs pre-employment and annual medical evaluations for employees and auxiliary members, both adolescent and adult.2. Renders professional nursing care for employees and auxiliary members for occupational and non-occupational illnesses and injuries while on the job.3. Evaluates findings from examinations and tests, and makes recommendations to the employee for follow-up needs.4. Explains policies related to injuries, illnesses, and possible exposures while on the job to new employees.5. Dispenses over-the-counter medication per department policy.6. Counsels client population on health and work related issues.7. Assesses the employee's needs related to wellness.8. Reviews employee injury and illness reports: - - a. Assesses extent of injury/illness - - b. Provides treatment and follow-up as necessary - - c. Facilitates employees in the correct disposition of the incident - - d. Interfaces with other departments to obtain and share information regarding employee status - - e. Completes a detailed monthly report of injuries, exposures, and needle sticks. - - f. -Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES, LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations.2. Minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience as a RN post- orientation or post-residency training.3. Certified in American Heart Association's Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS). - KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES/LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION PREFERRED:1. BSN degree preferred2. Certified as an Occupational Health Nurse (COHN)3. Must be certified in skills applicable to Employee Health within designated time frame4. Experience in Occupational or Public Health Nursing -

Keywords: Gwinnett Medical Center - Lawrenceville, Roswell , Staff RN- Employee Health - Lawrenceville, GA - Med Surg, Healthcare , Lawrenceville, Georgia

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