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Program Mgr Clinical - EHS

North Shore-LIJ Health System Type Full time Posted 6/7/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/19/2014
NY - New York (All) - New Hyde Park Referral - n/a -    
Program Mgr Clinical - EHS
Description
As Clinical - Employee Health Services Program Manager you will provide strategic planning, training, oversight and analysis of the clinical and administrative services related to injury management and medical surveillance programs at all Health System sites.
 
Responsibilities Include:
 
Standards Compliance Management
  • Ensures System and Facility Employee Health Services (EHS) compliance with related regulatory and professional standards of care including, but not limited to, Center for Disease Control (CDC), The Joint Commission, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), American Association of Laboratory Animals (AALAC) and state workers' compensation boards.
  • Develops quality/performance improvement programs, instructing staff and implementing new and improved standards.
  • Develops and monitors corrective action plans to ensure quality of care is embedded into clinical practice on an ongoing basis.
Operational/Resource Management
  • Develops, prepares and monitors budgets for programs.
  • Defines program scope and needed resources.
  • Develops measures and monitors program metrics.
Clinical Management and Administration
  • Develops protocols and provides oversight of work-related injury/illness evaluations and medical surveillance programs.
  • Provides on-going training and education for EHS staff in work related injury/illness management and medical surveillance procedures.
  • Identifies and participates in research protocols related to occupational health and safety.
  • Organizes, monitors, and evaluates medical/rehabilitation services provided to injured employees.
  • Ensures clear communication between the injured/ill employee, care providers, the employee's manager, Human Resources and workers' compensation claims representatives.
Interactive Relationships
  • Participates in Safety Committee and Ergonomics Committee; provides guidance on workplace hazards and issues to occupational health staff and committee members.
  • Works with Risk Management to evaluate injury trends and effectiveness of Injury Management program. Measures and monitors operational performance metrics.
  • Collaborates with Safety Officers in developing, implementing and evaluating department/facility processes for occurrence investigation.
  • Develops and implements injury management programs suitable for specific department/facility needs.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources in developing and implementing policies and procedures for injury management and medical surveillance.
  • Participates in regional/national occupational health organizations.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, required.  Master's Degree, preferred.
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
  • Certified Occupation Health Nurse (COHN), required. Certification to be obtained within two (2) years of employment. Certifications in related subjects such as, but not limited to, ergonomics, spirometry, hearing conservation and/or tobacco use control, preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years nursing experience, required.
  • Maintains current knowledge of all related regulatory and professional standards of care; and MS Office applications - Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, required.
 
Our Culture    
                                                 
Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals
 
Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.