RN - Program Manager, Employee Health - Military veterans preferred

2021-01-01
FRANCISCAN SYSTEM SERVICES
Administrative Support

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Tacoma
Washington
98417
United States

Overview:CHI Franciscan has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!ResponsibilitiesJob Summary:The Program Manager, Employee Health position is responsible for overseeing, evaluating and meeting the employee health program requirements for CHI Franciscan in accordance with professional standards and applicable regulatory/accreditation requirements. The program is designed to promote and improve employee safety by reducing risk for injury and exposure to infectious diseases while at work and to support patient safety by proactively preventing missed work days due to injury or exposure. Program elements include, but are not limited to: OSHA work place risk assessment process New hire employee health-related onboarding activities Personal protective equipment recommendations Blood-borne pathogen plan, including exposure management Infectious disease post-exposure assessment, management and counseling Employee infectious disease outbreak management (in collaboration with public health)Respiratory Protection Plan (including FIT Testing Program) Employee Disaster Response and Vaccination Programs Hazardous Chemical Standards Hearing Conservation Program Employee Tuberculosis Control Plan elements Skin irritation and latex allergy protocol Ergonomic evaluation referral assistance and other related activities. Essential Job Functions:Oversees the employee health program to assure all activities are conducted/documented in a timely manner and in accordance with approved business plan, professional standards and applicable regulatory requirementsFacilitates program implementation, support and ongoing optimization; promotes/champions program activities to internal stakeholders and the community. Oversees employee immunization program to meet Health Care Worker (HCW) requirements.Mentors department staff regarding post-exposure assessment, management, counseling, and follow-up for staff exposed to communicable disease and/or blood borne pathogens.Provides consulting and education services regarding occupational health care issues, including follow-up action as appropriate; provides supervision/training to Employee Health LPNs in assigned region.Participates in the development/maintenance/implementation of policies, standards, procedures applicable to occupational health and related performance improvement initiatives for the PNW division; reviews and makes recommendations for appropriate changes to existing initiatives, programs and/or protocols.QualificationsEducation/Work Experience RequirementsGraduation from an accredited school of nursing and four years of recent related nursing work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities. Two years of related work experience in either employee health or employee safety is preferred.Bachelor's degree in nursing is preferred.Licensure/CertificationCurrent licensure as a Registered Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing is required.Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.Current Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) through the Association of Occupational Health Professions is preferred.Participation in the Association of Occupational Health Professionals (AOHP) is required. CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.