Occupational Health Nurse

 
Position: Occupational Health Nurse

Job ID: 146995

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

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, a second community hospital opening in 2017. 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 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for an Occupational Health Nurse – 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. To provide health maintenance and health promotion to ensure that employees are able to successfully perform their job requirements. Coordinate employee testing and immunization programs. 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


Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree, Technical diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • RN - Lic-Registered Nurses from Texas State Board of Nursing
  • BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support from American Heart Association (beginning 02/19/18)
     


 



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