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Healthcare with Heart

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the Corporate supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, and indirectly under the Director of Human Resources, this position is responsible for supporting the functions of Mee Memorial Healthcare System’s (MMHS) Employee Health and Occupational Medicine services at various site locations. These functions include facilitating new hire health screening and annual screens, workers compensation investigations and services, responding to suspicions of “working under the influence” events, modified duty requests, and organization and facilitation of programs such as annual and routine surveillance.

Essential Function:

  • The Employee Health and Occupational Medicine Coordinator (EHOMC) is responsible for giving complete and comprehensive pre-employment, re-entry physical examinations, appropriate screen, and to document findings in a systematic manner.
  • Coordinates the daily activities of the employee health clinic to allow for routine physical examinations, treatments of acutely ill employees, epidemiological follow-ups, and routine screenings for tuberculosis, hepatitis, rubella, and AIDS, employee education, and wellness related activities.
  • The EHOMC shall maintain the privacy of the employee and the confidentiality of the medical record.
  • Will be responsible for immunizations as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), California Department and applicable organizational requirements.
  • Facilitates the whole health care rendering process for modified duty parameters, from assessment, to return-to-duty without restrictions, or separation of employment.
  • The EHOMC shall maintain the privacy of the employee/volunteer and the confidentiality of the medical record.
  • Facilitates the occupational health clinic activates with the other services offered in the entire occupational health program.
  • The EHOMC must be able to accurately assess those employees who present themselves with work related treatment and be able to initiate appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic measures according to policy and make appropriate referrals if deemed necessary.
  • Will be responsible for administering the Drug Free Workplace policy and respond to suspicions of working under the influence.
  • He/she will offer their expertise and counsel to employees in matters of employee health and safety, worker’s compensation and any other areas of occupational health.
  • Advocates and encourages preventative health care programs through encouraging employee education as indicated and follow up.
  • Responsible for the quality assurance program of the employee health services, such as monthly statistics on tuberculosis exposure/ screening, hepatitis screening, rubella exposure/ screening, aids exposure/screening and of employees seen in the employee health clinic. He or she is an active participant in the hospital safety and infection control committees and must interface with the personnel responsible for those committees.
  • The incumbent shall generate monthly statistical reports on tuberculosis, rubella, hepatitis, AIDS, and other epidemiological investigative reports to be presented to the appropriate committee(s).
  • The incumbent will review and revise policies and procedures on at least an annual basis.
  • Engages in other duties as deemed appropriate.

Education:

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing – Required
  • BSN – Preferred
  • Masters – Preferred
    -Or-
  • Graduate of an Accredited Nurse Practitioner program – Required
    -Or-
  • Graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant Program – Required

Licensing:

  • Current California Registered Nurse license – Required
    -Or-
  • Current California Registered Nurse Practitioner License – Required
    -Or-
  • Current California Physician Assistant License – Required

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years full-time recent experience performing duties in an employee or occupational health capacity – Required
  • Minimum of three (3) years in acute care setting – Preferred
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse, or equivalent certification – Strongly Desired

Language Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.

DISCLAIMER: 

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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