Position: Occupational Health Nurse - TCH Employee Health
Job ID: 166455
Department: Human Resources-Employee Hlth
Talent Area: Registered Nurse
Full/Part Time: Full time
Shift: 8:00am - 5:00pm
About Texas Children's Hospital
Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
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.
We are searching for an Occupational Health Nurse (RN) with our Employee Health department -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide quality and comprehensive nursing care to employees for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses which includes assessment, intervention, and evaluation. This role requires you to provide health maintenance and health promotion to ensure that employees are able to successfully perform their job requirements. You will coordinate employee testing and immunization programs. You will also utilize electronic medical record and other computer programs to accurately track, analyze and report on employee health data.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
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
1 or more years of RN experience
Previous experience in Occupational Health, school nursing or ER helpful
Proficiency in EMR software systems preferred
Conducts pre-placement health assessments
Provides acute injury and illness treatment for non-occupational events
Provides assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation follow-up of occupational injury or illness
Provides an employee immunization and testing program
Conducts wellness programs for employees
Maintains confidential documents of employee health records
Evaluates effectiveness and scope of employee health services
Conducts medical surveillance
Gathers research data related to Occupational Health nursing from employee records while maintaining confidentiality 100% of the time
Thank you for your interest in applying for this job position.
Texas Children’s is excited to announce that we are transitioning to a new applicant tracking system. During this transition, from April 11-17, 2016 our application functions on our Careers website will be temporarily deactivated.
We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience. Visit us on Monday, April 18, 2016 to check out our new features and apply!