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RN - Program Coordinator - Occupational Medicine

Company: Carle Health
Location: Urbana
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

















Position Summary:




The Employee Health Program Coordinator works collaboratively with management and administration to promote and maintain the health and safety of Carle employees by facilitating various employee health programs. The position involves the coordination and oversight of annual surveillance programs, to include; employee and community flu clinics, annual TB skin tests, and annual respiratory mask fits. Monitors the CDC website for updates, creates and updates Employee Health protocols, creates and maintains the Employee Health and Flu Clinic websites, counsels employees exposed to diseases, prepares various reports for committees and government agencies, and participates on Safety, Infection Control and Immunization Committees. The Employee Health Program Coordinator is a high profile position with internal and external communication, as well as media coverage.









Qualifications:




EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Three (3) years Nursing. Previous Occupational Health or Infection Control experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Certification in Respiratory Mask Fits
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN) preferrederred

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    Must demonstrate the ability to develop, coordinate, prioritize and implement projects and programs concurrently, possess strong communication skills, and have the ability to travel and work flexible hours. The Employee Health Program Coordinator performs highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application to a variety of situations and exercise of independent judgment.









    Essential Functions:




    • Actively participate in continuous quality improvement and performance initiatives to support and improve care management/coordination.
    • Actively pursues self development and professional growth by keeping abreast of new healthcare technology and practices. Applies new knowledge in the work setting and shares new learning with other employees.
    • Acts as a patient advocate.
    • Acts as a role model/resource for others by providing guidance and clarification regarding policy, procedure, documentation, computer system operation and patient care needs.
    • Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and healthcare students.
    • Assesses, identifies and reports safety issues for patient and staff.
    • Assist manager with functions related to accreditation & regulatory surveys including but not limited to: meeting preparation, rounding/auditing, standards research, and data collection.
    • Assist Quality Services with ensuring clinical guidelines and protocols are developed and systematically maintained.
    • Collaborates with staff and managers to identify quality improvement opportunities.
    • Fulfills a leadership role by taking responsibility for monitoring and developing efficient daily work flow for assigned service line.
    • Participates in development and implementation of standards for departments.
    • Participates in staff interview process and provides feedback / recommendations.
    • Prepares, maintains and evaluates reports and records.
    • Resolves work related issues, or assists employees in solving work related issues, confers with manager to resolve more complex situations.
      • The Employee Health Program Coordinator works collaboratively with management and administration to promote and maintain the health and safety of Carle employees by facilitating various employee health programs:
      • Coordinate, implement and oversee annual surveillance programs, to include:
      • Annual Employee and Community Flu Clinics
      • Annual Respiratory Mask Fits
      • Annual TB Skin Tests
      • Administrative and Operational Activities:
      • Monitors the CDC website for updates on immunizations and protocols.
      • Creates and updates Employee Health protocols.
      • Creates and maintains the Employee Health and Flu /clinic websites.
      • Acts as a resource and educator regarding occupational / employee health, regulatory agency rules, regulations, and standards related issues.
      • Communicable Diseases:
      • Promotes disease identification and prevention within Carle by collaborating with Infection Control regarding infection control practices.
      • Assists Safety Officer and Infection Prevention with employee accident investigation and prevention.
      • Performs essential job functions of a Registered Nurse for employees who have been exposed to communicable diseases, and blood and body fluid.
      • Counsels employees exposed to communicable diseases.
      • Prepares various reports for committees and government agencies.









        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.



        Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.























Keywords: Carle Health, Champaign , RN - Program Coordinator - Occupational Medicine, Healthcare , Urbana, Illinois

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