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Kindred Healthcare: Employee Health Nurse

Kindred Healthcare

This is a Full-time position in Palm Harbor, FL posted July 29, 2021.

DescriptionWhat makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work?

Ourpeople, of course!

Our clinicians answer this special calling becausethey have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people.

In return, weserve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize theirjob effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction.

This is who we are.Who are you?

To succeed in our high-energy, high-rewardenvironment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical careand deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, andbonds for life.As our most acute level of care, Kindred’stransitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patientsreceive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but foran extended recovery period.

Our clinicians play a vital role in therecovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.Asan Employee Health Nurse you will:* Under generalsupervision manages employee health services and the hospital’s Worker’sCompensation program.* Managesemployee health initiatives such as maintaining employee health files, employeeTB screenings/chest x-rays, vaccines, etc.* Coordinates and conducts new employeehealth screenings.* Identifies employee illnesses,exposures and injuries in order to assess risk potential for prevention oftransmission or recurrences.* Develops and maintains policies andprocedures to direct the activities of the employee health program.* Administers Employee Hepatitis BVaccine program.* Institutes employee work restrictionsif the potential for transmission of infection exists.* Serves on committees, as appropriate,which are involved in selection, evaluation and design and impact the employeehealth program.* Enters incident/claim information intothe Event Reporting System (ERS).* Acts as a liaison for OSHA orDepartment of Industry, Labor and Human Relations (DILHR) inspections.* Maintains the OSHA log.QualificationsAsan Employee Health Nurse you willhave:* Associates degreeleading toward licensure as a Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.* Valid state licensureas a Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.* 1 year clinicalexperience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing.