RN - Employee Health (Occupational Health)

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7150972 (Ref:10021705)

Posted: May 29, 2023

Salary / Pay Rate: $40.70 - $63.08 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope

City of Hope's mission is to deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today. Founded in 1913,City of Hopehas grown into one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S. and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses.City of Hope research has been the basis fornumerous breakthrough cancer medicines, as well as human synthetic insulin and monoclonal antibodies. With an independent, National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center at its core,City of Hope brings a uniquely integrated model to patients spanning cancer care, research and development, academics and training, and innovation initiatives. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix.City of Hope’s affiliated group of organizations includesTranslational Genomics Research InstituteandAccessHopeTM.For more information about City of Hope, follow us onFacebook,Twitter,YouTube,InstagramandLinkedIn.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Employee Health Manager, the RN – Employee Health provides nursing care/health education and guidelines for City of Hope employees through a program that includes pre-placement examination, infectious diseases risk assessments, surveillance of exposures, assess for and activate Emergency Medical Care, provide first aid care. Triage employees to care for work and non-work related injuries and illness. Provide assistance to employees who become ill or are injured at work; campus-wide immunizations/vaccinations to prevent spread of communicable diseases; monitoring of employee health to protect patients and employees; prevent accidents and illnesses; and provide on-going health in-service. Provide care under standing orders for screening of blood borne pathogens, and over the counter medications. Provide support and leadership to Employee Health LVNS and Clerical staff. Will report injuries and illness in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provides accurate, reliable, courteous and timely service to all employees.
  • Delivers quality, safe care that is consistent with professional practice standards including the ethical framework articulated by the American Nursing Association and the mission and values of City of Hope.
  • Coordinates health history and required testing and immunizations for new employees.
  • Utilizes the City of Hope nursing process in clinical practice.
  • Maintains current knowledge and awareness of organizational and regulatory standards, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates annual health assessments, including Tb testing as required, for existing employees.
  • Reports and cares for blood borne pathogen exposures, including needle sticks and splashes and other work-related injuries and illnesses; completes necessary documentation in the employee medical record.
  • Provides first aid and acts as a liaison with outside clinics for all work-related injuries and illnesses that require medical attention beyond the scope of first aid.
  • Collaborate with Sr Disability Administrator and Leave and Disability Program Manager for occupational and non-occupational cases.
  • Collaborates and reports injuries to Occupational Safety and Health department, managers, and Infection Prevention as required.
  • Participates in a collaborative, empowered work environment as demonstrated through teamwork.
  • Collaborates with internal and external partners through new program implementations and process improvement initiatives.
  • Provides leadership and supervisory oversight to EHS staff in collaboration with Employee Health Manager.
  • Maintains current knowledge and skills through attendance and participation in organizational and departmental meetings and continuing education activities.
  • Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration

  • Graduate of a licensed school of nursing
  • BSN
  • Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse

Required Certification/Licensure:

  • Current CA Registered Nurse license
  • BLS (through the American Heart Association)

Preferred Experience:

  • Employee/Occupational Health, Urgent care

Additional Information:

  • Shift: Days, 8-hour shifts during orientation, will move to10-hour shifts afterwards
  • Job Status: Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $40.70 - $63.08 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7150972 (Ref:10021705)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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