Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse (RN) Employee Health PSJH *.6 Days* in Portland, Oregon
Providence St. Joseph Health is calling for a Registered Nurse (RN) Employee Health PSJH to our location in Portland, OR. This is a .6 Day shift position. This is also not a union position.
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We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Employee Health PSJH to be responsible for providing clinical caregiver health services. The CHRN ensures compliance with state and federal requirements and PSJH policies. Participates as an integral team member with colleagues such as Infection Prevention, Absence and Disability Management, Workers' Compensation and Well-being to deliver high quality occupational and environmental health services. Perform all duties in a manner that promotes Providence Saint Joseph Health mission, values, and philosophy. In all aspects, serves as a role model for the values and mission of the organization and promotion of integration of services with a culture of health and safety.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Perform pre-employment health screens, collaborating with Human resources, core leaders and Absence & Disability Management regarding any requested accommodations or unique circumstances identified in the health screen.
Responsible for providing and managing surveillance services, including Tuberculosis, hazardous drugs, lead, hearing conservation, and others as required by identification of hazard or federal or local regulation.
Ensure maintenance, storage, accuracy and confidentiality of employee health records, utilizing current standard operating procedures.
Participate on committees and in huddles as delegated to share employee health data, provide knowledge on Employee/Occupational Health standards and perspectives, and collaborate on measures to reduce risk and promote health and well-being of our caregivers.
Review occupational incident data in preparation for huddle, identifying trends in exposure types, routes, departments or titles and provides recommendations on prevention or mitigation measures.
Assess the need for and provides vaccinations in alignment with PSJH policy.
Provide clinical expertise, guidance and restrictions regarding caregivers with infectious diseases according to current PSJH policy to reduce the risk of communicable disease.
Manage caregiver exposures to blood or body fluids or infectious disease following current PSJH policy and protocols, supporting the caregiver throughout the process and ensures results are provided to minimize the wait time as much as and whenever possible.
Travel to ministries of responsibility to provide on-site services as directed by CHS Manager.
Maintain awareness of resources available from Well-being and Injury Prevention & Ergonomics to share with caregivers as appropriate to ensure every encounter is as effective and supportive as possible in promotion of caregiver health and well-being.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Three (3) years experience as an RN in an acute hospital setting.
BLS - Basic Life Support.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
One (1) year experience in an Employee/Occupational Health setting.
Six (6) months experience with computer databases and systems, such as Microsoft Office, Excel, OHM.
Occupational Health Nurse within 2 years of hire.
About the department you will serve:
Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Employee Health Nursing
Req ID: 319372