About Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is north Houston’s first true, free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to provide care in more than 25 areas of specialty care for children and adolescents. Hospital facilities include 24 emergency center rooms, outpatient exam rooms, radiology rooms, operating rooms and acute care beds, as well as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).
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 a Senior Occupational Health Nurse -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide quality and comprehensive care to employees for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses which includes assessment, intervention, evaluation of care. In addition, this role provides health maintenance, promotion, and rehabilitation to ensure that employees are able to successfully perform their job requirements.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Performs health assessment independently using advanced nursing assessment skills
- Provides acute injury and illness treatment for non-occupational events
- Provides assessments, treatment, and rehabilitation follow-up of occupational injury or illness
- Provides an employee immunization program
- Determines and administers appropriate injections to employees as needed based on their health history serologies and employee department documentation
- Conducts health programs upon departmental or individual requests such as smoking cessation classes, blood pressure monitoring, and Employee Health Fair
- Maintains confidential documents of Employee Health and Volunteer records
- Evaluates effectiveness and scope of Employee Health services
- Conducts medical surveillance
- Acts as a liaison with outside treating agencies and provides appropriate care and documentation
- Will also be part of our ride out team for natural disasters (i.e. Hurricanes, etc.)
- 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
- Strong ability to work independently, stay focused and strong organization skills
- 3 years Occupational Health RN experience required
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