Occupational Health Nurse - Main Campus

 
Position: Occupational Health Nurse - Main Campus

Job ID: 163391

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Human Resources-Employee Hlth

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy   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.  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.”  

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, 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


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