Employee Health Nurse
- Contract Type
Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
provides Las Vegas and the Southwest region with high quality, advanced healthcare services. Sunrise Hospital is the largest acute care facility in Nevada. Sharing the same campus as Sunrise Childrens Hospital, Nevadas largest most comprehensive childrens hospital
Responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Employee Health Program and the Workers Compensation Program in conjunction with the Director of Safety and Support Services, Human Resources Department and Infection Control when indicated and appropriate. The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator shall maintain a program to determine suitability of all candidates for employment and that they are physically able to perform the duties in the position for which they are assigned and are free from communicable diseases. The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator will provide employees with prophylaxis from communicable disease, follow up care for work related injuries. Assist with education of personnel regarding the principles of Infection Control in conjunction with the Infection Control Nurse when indicated and appropriate. The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator will work with and coordinate with the Safety Director in the post injury investigation of all injuries and provide data and trending information on injuries. The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator will work with the Safety Management Team in the development of programs that are geared to the proactive prevention of injuries through investigation and remediation of hazards in the workplace. The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator shall, in person or through others, provide inservice Orientation for new employees and inservices as necessary to other employees related to injury prevention and prevention and use of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs). The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator shall be familiar with Hazardous Materials as they relate to potential injuries and methodology for the prevention of such injuries and exposures. The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator shall be versed in the monitoring and identification of Indoor Air Quality for the prevention of exposure, exposure controls, and remediation of IAQ issues.