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Senior Occupational Health Nurse (RN) - Austin, TX. - Occupational Health

Company: Texas Children's Hospital
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Occupational Health Nurse (RN) - Austin, TX.Job Summary

We are searching for a Senior Occupational Health Nurse -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide quality and comprehensive care to employees for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses which includes assessment, intervention, evaluation of care. In addition, this role provides health maintenance, promotion, and rehabilitation to ensure that employees are able to successfully perform their job requirements.

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Responsibilities

* Performs health assessment independently using advanced nursing assessment skills
* Provides acute injury and illness treatment for non-occupational events
* Provides assessments, treatment, and rehabilitation follow-up of occupational injury or illness
* Provides an employee immunization program
* Determines and administers appropriate injections to employees as needed based on their health history serologies and employee department documentation
* Conducts health programs upon departmental or individual requests such as smoking cessation classes, blood pressure monitoring, and Employee Health Fair
* Maintains confidential documents of Employee Health and Volunteer records
* Evaluates effectiveness and scope of Employee Health services
* Conducts medical surveillance
* Acts as a liaison with outside treating agencies and provides appropriate care and documentation
* Will also be part of our ride out team for natural disasters (i.e. Hurricanes, etc.)

Qualifications

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the Covid-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children's, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

* Bachelor's degree, associate's degree, or technical diploma in nursing with acceptance or current enrollment in a BSN program and signed agreement required, or must be currently enrolled in a nursing bridge program working toward an MSN
* Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact
* BLS certification from the American Heart Association required
* Strong ability to work independently, stay focused and strong organization skills
* 3 years Occupational Health RN experience required

Company Profile

Texas Children's has been expanding in Austin since March 2018, when we opened Texas Children's Urgent Care West Gate, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children's Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Set to open in 2024, the North Austin Campus will be a 52 bed, 365,000 square foot hospital for children and women. The hospital and its 170,000 square foot adjacent outpatient building will be designed, equipped, and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and women. North Austin facilities include emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms, acute care beds, pediatric, cardiovascular, and neonatal intensive care units, as well as women's services and a fetal center.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

At Texas Children's Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff, and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.

Texas Children's is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Texas Children's Hospital, Austin , Senior Occupational Health Nurse (RN) - Austin, TX. - Occupational Health, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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