Employment Opportunities

Employee Health Nurse

This position has been filled.
Public?: 
Public
Division: 
Health
Reports To: 
Public Health (PH) Director
Type of Position: 
Regular Full Time
Location: 
Little Axe Health Center / 15951 Little Axe Dr. / Norman, OK 73026
 
General Description
 
The purpose of this position is to provide professional nursing care for the employee health program and for providing clinical employee health services. The incumbent is subject to the administrative supervision of the Public Health Director, Clinical Services Director, Executive Director and/or Deputy Director of Health, and under the operational supervision of the System’s Medical Director when appropriate to patient care.
 
Responsibilites & Duties
 
Provide employee health screenings and maintain all clinic employee health records, including documentation of immunizations in Oklahoma State Immunization Information System (OSIIS).
Will be responsible for pre-employment testing and vaccination processes.
Provide training for Basic Life Support CPR training to all clinic employees and maintain records.
Participates as an integral team member, collaborating with various departments and colleagues, including the Medical Director, Human Resources, and others as needed to advocate for employee health and safety.
Provide health promotion education as indicated and/or ordered by primary care provider.
Provide planning and coordination for the annual health fair in coordination with Health Fair Planning Committee.
Participates in continuous quality improvement activities including quality assessments, surveys, and checklist assessments. Also participants as a member of the Clinic Safety and Security Committee.
Provides written reports to the PH Director, Clinical Services Director, Medical Director and/or Executive Director as may be required.
Provides assurance of Confidentiality of Medical Records.
Upon designation, functions as the Safety Trainer for the Clinic Safety and Security Committee and performs training sessions to assure compliance with OSHA regulations.
Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Public Health Director, Clinical Services Director, Medical Director, designate and the Executive Director, Health.
Participate in community outreach by attending community events, health fairs, and other events as requested and approved by director.
Organize, plan and execute any grant programs that fall within the department.
Organize, plan and execute activities throughout the year that support and educate our population.  Provides health promotion activities.
Create monthly newsletter that addresses pertinent health education to be published for the community to read.
Completes any others activities or duties as assigned.
Performs FIT testing for N95 mask usage for all Health Employees.
 
Qualifications
Native American Preference/EEO/Drug Free /Smoke Free Workplace
 
Must have at least two (2) years of professional nursing experience, including at least one (1) year of experience in an employee health position covering a wide range of nursing services from screening and assessments to patient education, counseling, and treatment of minor and chronic illness. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a degree and certified as a Registered Nurse.
Must have a professional knowledge of nursing care principles, practices and procedures, working knowledge and application of proper nursing protocols, training and knowledge of pharmaceuticals and their side effects and complications of use.
Ability to observe and react to adverse signs exhibited by patient and the ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and must be a certified American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR instructor or obtain within 6 months of hire.
Must be proficient and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
Must be able to effectively relate within local community.
Must be able to respond effectively to oral and written directives.
Must have a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
 
Posted Date: 
1 month 2 days ago