The Occupational Health Nurse endeavors to promote health and safety to all employees by facilitating an Employee Health Program which includes disease detection, prevention, and treatment; following up employee illnesses and injuries; conducting employee health screenings; and, promoting a safe work environment.
Education and Experience
Minimum Required Education: Work requires graduation from an accredited BSN or Associate's Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program. Must hold a valid RN license to practice in Virginia.
Preferred Education: BSN preferred.
All registered nurses without a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (or higher) will be required to enroll in an appropriate BSN program within two years of their start date and to complete the program within five years of their start date.
Experience: Two years of nursing experience is required. Current or previous Occupational Health experience highly desired.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in Virginia; BSN preferred. BLS required.
Internal Number: 7064
About Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
As a unified family of providers, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare brings a broad range of care to the people of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina through Chesapeake Regional Medical Center and its affiliate services. A local, independent, community-focused organization, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare offers area residents what they want: high quality, technologically advanced health care delivered by people who openly display their caring, concern and compassion.Chesapeake Regional Healthcare is rolling out new technologies, state-of-the-art facilities, breakthrough clinical protocols, leading edge electronic information systems and powerful wellness initiatives to make each patient’s care faster, safer and more effective. This results in better patient outcomes, higher satisfaction, more holistic treatment and fewer complications.As an independent health care system, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare is free to focus, invest, optimize and deliver care by enabling all of our clinicians, staff and employees to treat each of our patients as a person. And we continue to be recognized with praise and awards from national organizations. Chesapeake Regional Healthcare provides exceptional, compassionate health care.