Samaritan Health Services Employee Health Nurse in Lincoln City, Oregon

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital * NLH Employee Health

Lincoln City, OR

Nursing/ Patient Care

.8 (64 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • The Employee Health Nurse is responsible for developing and administering employee health, return to work, injury prevention and wellness programs.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • Employee Health (EH) strives to protect and improve the health and safety of Samaritan Health Services’ workforce. Employees are evaluated in the EH department at new hire for hospital and state required health testing and immunizations. EH team members provide assistance and consultation to management in the areas of hazard assessment, ergonomics, accident investigation, return-to-work and fitness-for-duty services. We play a key role on safety, injury prevention, infection prevention and wellness committees. We also assist Human Resources with determining the appropriate work adaptations for employees with ADAAA requests.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current unencumbered Oregon Nursing License required.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent healthcare management experience required.

  • One (1) year experience in Employee Health and/or Occupational Health required, however, 2 years’ experience in emergency, critical care, or medical office nursing will be considered in lieu of employee/occupational health experience.

  • Successful completion of Board Certification for Occupational Health Nursing preferred.

  • Healthcare Provider Level BLS required.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform one-on-one and group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.

  • Problem Solving - Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.

  • Project Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize multiple fast-moving projects with changing priorities, drivers and dependencies. Ability to work effectively independently or as part of an integrated team to achieve a goal.

  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine - Possess understanding and knowledge of occupational and environmental medicine, particularly the hazards and injuries related to health care workers. Ability to function independently within the scope of nursing practice or SOPs and/or in consultation with physician or other health care providers.

  • Confidentiality - Knowledge of State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information. Ability to comply with laws and maintain confidentiality of patient and employee information.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

WALK - INCLINE

CLIMB - STAIRS

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40-60 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 40 – 60 Lbs

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

SQUAT Repetitive

KNEEL (on knees)

CRAWL (hands & knees)

ENTER & EXIT VEHICLE/MACHINERY

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

SIT

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20-40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54")20 - 40Lbs

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

BEND FORWARD at waist

REACH - Upward

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

STAND

WALK – LEVEL SURFACE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0-20 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 – 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

Posted: 11/08/2018

Req #: 42843

Start Time: 0730 (7:30am)

Weekend Required: None

Overtime Rule: 40

End Time: 1600 (4:00 pm)

Salary Range: $36.32 - $54.48