Occupational Health Nurse

 
Position: Occupational Health Nurse

Location: US-TX-Houston

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Shift: Mon-Fri 7:30AM-4:30 PM OR 8AM-5PM; plus 1 week on call every 6 wks

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.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   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.

Summary:

We are searching for an Occupational Health Nurse (RN) -- 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.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • 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


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 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
  • Previous experience in Occupational Health, school nursing or ER helpful
  • Proficiency in EMR software systems preferred


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