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Registered Nurse- Employee Health Nurse, FT

HCA East Florida Division Type Full time Posted 1/9/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/16/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Miami Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse- Employee Health Nurse, FT(Job Number: 01356-4950)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Miami-Kendall Regional Medical Center - Kendall
Schedule: Full-time

Description

Registered Nurse - Employee Health Nurse, FT 1
Kendall Regional Medical Center
Miami, FL
Facility Description:
Kendall Regional Medical Center is a 412-bed, full-service hospital providing 24-hour comprehensive medical, trauma, burn, surgical, behavioral health and diagnostic services, along with a wide range of patient and community services. Kendall Regional Medical Center has been honored by being nationally recognized with many prestigious awards and accolades, including: Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals, a HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital (Top 5%) for Clinical Excellence, The Joint Commission Certification as a Primary Stroke Center, accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, and most recently, by the Joint Commission as a "Top Performer" on key quality measures.

Isn't it time you were offered a competitive salary and an exceptional benefits package that complements your lifestyle? Join the team at Kendall Regional Medical Center. Our award-winning hospital fosters an atmosphere that constantly rewards our nurses and clinical professionals for their commitment, while encouraging them to maintain a healthy lifestyle outside of work!

Kendall Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
Benefits:
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.

Job Description:

The Employee Health Nurse shall be a registered professional nurse who will provide a multi-faceted employee health program of preventative medical care and be responsible for monitoring hospital employees, and volunteer members health related situations. The primary role is to maintain an efficient/flow of processing, tracking, reporting and updating worker's compensation information from start to finish. This includes providing support to the Director of Safety Officer & Risk Management. Must perform a variety of risk management functions in accordance with company policies, strategic objectives, and government regulations. Responsible for the coordination of the Worker's Compensation Plan to prevent and control work related injuries and illness. Provide training and directions to Hospital staff regarding injury/accident reports, worker's compensation claims and return to work program for assigned staff members. Identify and handle very minor injuries, reducing unnecessary medical referrals. Answer questions regarding risk programs including drug testing. Participate initial accident investigations and provide recommendations. Monitor and/or direct claims adjuster activities. Provide policies and procedures. Run and review weekly report. Participate in claim reviews.



Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Current licensure as an RN.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Experience in acute care setting required
  • Must have experience in Occupational Health/Worker Compensation required
  • Prior experience as an Employee Health nurse in a hospital setting preferred
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Employee Health Nurse, Occupational Health/ Workers Compensation, Full time day shift no weekends

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