Classified Title: Occupational Health Nurse Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME Starting Salary Range: $59,159 - $81,406 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 am-4:00 pm Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt Location: Eastern High Campus Department name: 10001543-Occup Health Services Homewood Personnel area: University Administration
Provide occupational health services and injury assessment/treatment to JHU faculty and staff. To comply with OSHA regulations and guidelines. To provide health promotion, preventive care and disease management.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Works within the framework of Health, Safety and Environment to provide nursing care and treatment in all aspects of employee health and Workers’ Compensation.
Assess and respond to multitude of employee health problems with strong nursing assessment/physical assessment skills and sound nursing judgement.
Conducts evaluation of employees returning to work after illness, injury or complaints of feeling ill at work.
Administers prophylactic care, administers medication as per standing order.
Conducts preplacement screenings and physicals.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
RN or AA Diploma degree.
Must have current Registered Nurse Licensure in the State of Maryland or state where practicing.
Current American Heart Associate or American Red Cross CPR Certification.
2-5 years as a Registered Nurse.
To obtain either BSN and/or COHN within 3 years of hire.
BSN in Nursing
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Venipuncture, AHA CPR certification, use of stethoscope, otoscope, ophthalmoscope.
Outstanding clinical assessment and evidenced based practices.
Ability to analyze, synthesize and summarize data to document clinical findings and make accurate judgements regarding employee health practices.
Highly effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills to establish working relationship that foster optimal quality of care.
Ability to document legibly using a writing instrument.
Ability to use a computer keyboard to record/document employee medical information.
Excellent decision making and problem solving skills.
Must be able to use independent nursing judgment and critical thinking skills.
Proficient use of computer to work within employee medical record.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Certified Occupational Health Nurse preferred.
Emergency Room, Urgent care or Outpatient Primary Care Clinic work experience.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Requires concentration and constant attention to accuracy, detail for extended period of time.
Requires daily use of a computer.
Requires regular handling of multiples employee cases involving a variety or providers, situation, deadlines and multiple priorities.
Requires ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Works is generally sedentary in nature but must be able to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.
Ability to reach for push, pull and/or lift employees and/or equipment with little likelihood for injury if proper body mechanics and procedures are followed.
Must be able to lift 35 lbs. without assistance.
Requires manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform client care procedures.
Requires possible contact with aggressive and/or combative clients.
Requires ability to respond to emergent situation.
Possible exposure to communicable disease, hazardous materials and pharmacological agents with little likelihood of harm if established health precautions are followed.
Requires cross-training and coverage of colleagues.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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