RN, Employee Health - Military veterans preferred

2021-01-02
Optum
Medical/Healthcare

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Seattle
Washington
98115
United States

The Employee Health and Safety department is seeking an Employee Health Nurse to join their team full time to work in an office setting in Seattle, WA.SPECIFIC SCHEDULE: Monday–Friday 40 hours The Employee Health Nurse functions as an integral member of the team and he is responsible for and not limited provide support to all employees and providers specifically focused on Employee Health and ensure staff compliance with OSHA and other governmental agency regulations. Incumbent will provide staff education; develop policies and procedures as needed.  Incumbent works with Practice Management teams to ensure patient safety is maintained. This position coordinates with other departments and outside vendors to ensure effective overall clinic operations.QUALIFICATIONS:BSN degree from an accredited school of nursing preferred.Minimum two plus years’ experience as a registered nurse in an inpatient/outpatient setting.BLS certified (must commit to obtain certification within 3 months from hire).Ability to work independently to support clinic goals.Ability to speak and present to large groups of people, as well as one on one.Knowledge of the principles and methods of infection prevention and control in a healthcare setting.Strong working knowledge of computers including proficiency in Microsoft word, excel and power point.LicensureCurrent RN license for the State of WashingtonOTHER REQUIREMENTS:Flexible to work additional hours as requested, regular attendance is required.Good oral and written command of the English language.Must be able to effectively cope with typical job stress.Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and contribute to a positive working environment.Respond to medical emergencies as part of a response team, administering aid when needed at a non-ACLS level for outpatient clinics.Respond and follow up with patient onsite incidents and conduct follow plans to prevent future injuries.                                                                                                Participate in the Lift Team and the compliance program for ADA requirements.                                Facilitate the safety committee, value committee, vaccines committee, and others as appropriate.  Coordinate planning and implementation of influenza vaccination clinics. Coordinate patient and employee influenza vaccination clinic throughout the organization, including the Vaccine for Children Program.Interested in learning more?  Let’s talk about our opportunities and your career growth!