Intermountain Healthcare RN Employee Health Coordinator - Medical Group Weber/Davis County in Ogden, Utah

Job ID:213194
Greater Ogden & North Davis area
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About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining with a world-class team of over 36,000 employees and embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

Job Description

Oversee the Employee Health function, including implementing and maintaining programs that encourage injury prevention and provide care and coordination of treatment for employees. Collaborate with leadership to develop and implement employee health policies, procedures, programs, and services that promote the health/safety of employees. Promote patient safety by monitoring employee medical fitness for duty and meet regulatory requirements. Represent Employee Health in a variety of settings and provide education to staff relating to this area.

Essential Job Duties

Clinical Coordination:

  • Evaluates occupational illnesses, injuries, prevention programs, and trends.
  • Complies, and ensures facility compliance, with occupational health standards from the appropriate regulating bodies.
  • Complies, and ensures facility compliance, with the labor laws that govern health related issues in the workplace.
  • Coordinates employee health and hazard surveillance activities including respiratory protection, audiology, hazardous drugs exposure, etc.
  • Provides, coordinates, and tracks preventative occupational health services to employees including immunizations, health screenings, respiratory protection, etc.
  • Coordinates process for evaluating employee readiness to return to work.
  • Tracks and reports employee communicable diseases, injuries, and exposures. Coordinate follow-up as appropriate.
  • Supports injury prevention and loss control activities as requested, including facility safety committee, safe patient handling committee, etc.
  • Recognizes and assesses hazards in the work environment.
  • Provides and coordinates restorative occupational health services for employees with an occupational illness or injury. This includes: Acts as a liaison for Workers Compensation claims including working with claims adjustors and providers, Develops and maintains a relationship with WorkMed clinics or applicable occupational health providers, Facilitates work restrictions and accommodations, Provides worksite evaluations and ergonomic assessments as needed, Facilitates return to work for employees on health related leaves of absence, and makes appropriate referrals to the long term disability program.

Leadership:

  • Coordinates ongoing employee health programs and processes. Monitors outcomes and makes improvements as needed.
  • Develops and implements employee health initiatives and is consistent with organizational goals.
  • Coordinates policy development consistent with company-wide initiatives. Ensures and initiates standardization and development of employee health protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • May provide coordination and leadership to department/clinic employees in attaining department/clinic employee health goals.
  • Develops and maintains a relationship with facility Infection Preventionist, acting as a resource and collaborating on patient infectious disease exposures and follow-up.

Consultation / Liaison:

  • Serves as a representative on committees or task forces relating to area of expertise.
  • Acts as a resource, provides expertise, and serves as a consultant/liaison to health team members, employees, and leadership.
  • Works with Central Office Workers Compensation team to maximize effectiveness of employee health functions.
  • Assesses, evaluates, and makes recommendations on ADA cases. Works with Human Resources on leave of absence, FMLA, and health related employee performance concerns.

Education:

  • Responsible for education of staff on the ways to prevent and treat occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • Performs needs assessment of staff and education programs. Facilitates development and implementation of in-services and training related to education needs.

Research:

  • Utilizes current research to improve care and to guide the development of standards for employee health.
  • Maintains a global perspective of the changing employee health environment, at the department/clinic, facility, local, and national level.

Posting Specifics

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Full time, 36 hours per week, Monday through Friday business hours.
  • Additional Details: The Employee Health Coordinator works closely with systemwide employee health nurses, occasional travel may be needed.
  • Flexibility to to answer calls after hours and on weekends for emergencies.
  • Will travel to different Medical Group facilities throughout Davis and Weber Counties

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited institution (degree will be verified).
  • Current RN license for state in which the nurse practices.
  • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • Two years of clinical nursing experience.

Physical Requirements

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, monitors, identify equipment and supplies, and be able to assess patient needs.
  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, etc.

Preferred Requirements

  • COHN and/or Case Management certifications from ABOHN.
  • Experience in Employee/Occupational Health.
  • Leadership experience.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 36

Primary Work Location McKay-Dee Hospital

Expertise Nursing

Job Type Full Time

Location US-UT-Ogden