Employee Health RN

Dallas, TX

Tenet Healthcare has an immediate opportunity for a Corporate Employee Health Registered Nurse to support the corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The Corporate Employee Health Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, providing guidance and on going review of health status and care for office based Tenet employees, with particular emphasis in the area of occupational health. The Corporate Employee Health Nurse uses current standards of care to meet a wide variety of health care needs of the Tenet office employee population.

Duties include:

� Develops and maintains employee health services policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable standards

� Monitors employee work-related and non work-related illness and injury trends and assesses, develops and implements strategies to prevent work-acquired injury or illness and expedite return to work

� Maintains confidential employee health records on all employees to ensure compliance with regulatory and corporate standards.

� Reports any disease that is reportable according to state requirements, whenever a listed disease is identified

� Acts as a visible resource to department Directors, managers and employees for infection prevention and health maintenance practices. Ensures that practice and procedure match within the offices (visible signage, ample hand washing stations, clean environments)

� Collaborates with HR in reviewing pre-employment physicals of new hires to assure applicants are able to perform the essential functions of their job with or without accommodation prior to employee start date

� Works collaboratively with Worker�s Compensation Claims Representative to assess work related injuries and illnesses.

� Provides safe, competent and efficient nursing care for minor and acute injuries and illnesses via protocols and medical directives.

� Provides guidance on necessary immunizations for employees while in the office but also traveling to other corporate sites.

� Monitors attestations by employees that they do not have symptoms of a communicable disease and are able to report to work on site.

� Performs assessments of employees who attest they are symptomatic with a communicable disease and determines eligibility to work on site or duration of necessary quarantine

� Perform communicable disease exposure follow-up.

� Directs office practices to provide an environment that is safe

� Counseling employees on physical and mental health issues and guiding them toward community resources and/or employee assistance programs.

� Demonstrates cost control in all practice activities.

Qualifications:

Education: Required: BSN or Associate Degree in Nursing with Bachelors in a health related field.

Work Experience: Requires at least 5 years of nursing experience.

� At least two (2) years of Worker�s Compensation and/or Employee Health experience.

Certification: Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) preferred

Professional and Personal Attributes

� Ability to function independently. High interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written skills. Exceptional customer service skills. Ability to take initiative and meet objectives and timelines. Knowledge of current literature applicable to occupational health. Ability to make knowledgeable clinical assessments and judgments. Ability to educate staff. Ability to provide counseling and emotional support with compassion and respect for the individual.

Required License: Hold a current RN license in the State of Texas

Job: Corporate

Primary Location: Dallas, Texas

Facility: Tenet Headquarters

Job Type: Full-time

Shift Type: Days

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant�s or employee�s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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