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Franciscan Health Employee Health Specialist RN - Temporary in Lafayette, Indiana

Employee Health Specialist RN - Temporary

Employee Health Services

Franciscan Health

1701 S. Creasy Lane Lafayette, IN 47905

Days

Full-Time

Associates Required

WHAT WE NEED

Caring, skilled health inspirers looking for a full-time, temporary position without benefits.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Keeping our employees safe and healthy is a top priority at Franciscan Health. Our Employee Health Specialist plays a key role in that effort. Coordinating the activities of Employee Health services. Managing the workers compensation program. Coordinating required annual testing. It’s a career with plenty of variety and the opportunity to work with many different people.

Do you enjoy helping others? Are you a good communicator? Are you organized and self-motivated? We’d love to talk to you about this open position.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Monitor RL6 daily for employee injuries or exposures.

  • Maintain and enter data into Agility and monitor EHS visits including PPD/Quantiferon, incident report data entry, and case management of injuries.

  • Work closely with Infection Prevention when a communicable disease exposure has occurred.

  • Analyze and complete necessary reports to determine trends including tracking and analyzing all employee incidents.

  • Maintain, monitor, and provide charts according to regulatory agencies such as the Board of Health and HFAP.

  • Process and manage mandatory employee testing, including annual physicals and new hire tests.

  • Ensure lab compliance for, but not limited to titers, exposures, PPD, and hepatitis B vaccines and declinations.

  • Plan, manage, and monitor the flu vaccine program and similar programs as needed.

  • Monitor return to work status for personal injury or illness; notify HR and appropriate manager.

  • Coordinate Fitness for Duty evaluations including FEC, Reasonable Suspicion drug testing, and the EAP mandatory drug program.

  • Provide reports to Infection Control, Safety, Quality and FPO committees and participates in assigned meetings as appropriate.

  • Manage employee health workers compensation cases including coordinating written and verbal communications with Franciscan Alliance workers compensation carrier, and filing claims within their system.

WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED

  • Prior Nursing/Patient Care and/or Ambulatory Care experience.

  • Knowledge of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Standard Precautions.

  • Adapt and respond quickly to changing priorities.

  • Manage conflict and tactfully handle complaints and difficult situations.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Manipulate data and develop reports.

  • Develop own ways of working effectively and efficiently.

  • Emergency Response and Preparedness.

  • Work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Understanding of Infection control and injury prevention theories and strategies.

  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, or policies impacting the Healthcare industry.

  • Solve problems by analyzing information and using logic to address issues and problems.

  • Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.

  • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, EPA, DNREC, and JCAHO safety codes, regulations, and requirements.

  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

3-5 Years Experience

License(s): Registered Nurse

Certification(s): Basic Life Support Program; TB Certification - Basic

Travel: Never or Rarely

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

NURSING SERVICES ​​​​

Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Full-Time

Never or Rarely

employmentType: Full-Time

Days

Lafayette

IN

47905

1701 S. Creasy Lane

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