Employee Health RN / Infection Preventionist - GCH Quality in Garden City, MI at Garden City Hospital

Date Posted: 5/27/2020

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Job Description


Responsibilities

The Employee Health Nurse/ Infection Preventionist coordinates employee annual physical examinations, new hire physical clearances, and worker's compensation issues as requested by Human Resources. Provides emergency evaluation for work related injuries, assures cost effective coordination of treatment, referral to preferred providers, and collaborates with management in development of objectives for employee health services compatible with goals and objectives of the hospital. Documents accurately and helps to maintain required confidential employee and administrative records. Performs safety rounds safety practices are adhered to within all hospital departments in order to maintain a safe environment for patients, physicians, volunteers, visitors and hospital employees.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), or Physician Assistant (PA).
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in acute care nursing required.
  • Previous experience in employee health, infection control or occupational health strongly preferred.
  •  APIC membership or other infection prevention organization and attendance required upon acceptance.
  •  Successful completion of formal APIC courses in Infection Control desirable.
  •  Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) preferred and required within two years of employment.
     
    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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