Provides assistance and coverage for Employee Health and Infection Prevention Programs as needed. Performs as proxy for Employee Health Coordinator Nurse when assigned. Acts as a health and safety resource for all employees within the organization
Keeps with compliance with regulatory agencies such as OSHA, DOH and L&I.
Acts as a resource to employees and leaders for the Workers' Compensation benefit process and return to work program.
Conducts the respiratory fit testing and administers influenza vaccine during campaign time.
Tracks occupational required vaccinations and immunity titers.
Assists with new hire processing- health and safety screening/testing per position.
Provides ergonomic program assistance as needed.
Assists with sick call and return-to-work of ill employees per JH guidelines.
Assists with exposure investigations in collaboration with Infection Prevention and Public Health.
Supports Infection Prevention and Clinical Education with PPE training for employees.
Counsels employees on health-related matters as appropriate.
Provides communicable disease reporting to the Public Health Department and healthcare providers as directed.
Assists in outbreak management for infectious diseases in collaboration with Infection Prevention.
Reporting vaccination surveillance in and use of the CDC National Health and Safety Network (NHSN) web-based software.
Compiles and analyzes Employee Health Department data and generates required reports.
Maintains compliance with infection prevention standards, stays aware of trends and current issues
Current WA State RN or LPN license required
Current Basic Life Support (Healthcare Provider) required
Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing or other healthcare-related field preferred
Master's degree in nursing or other related field preferred
Two or more years' experience in clinical nursing required
At least one year of Infection Prevention, Public, Occupational Health, or other related experience preferred
Who We Are
Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula and in close proximity to Seattle, Victoria, BC and Vancouver. We are a DNV accredited, 5 Star rated 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with six rural health clinics and a wide scope of specialty services; we provide exceptional care for more than 25,000 residents of East Jefferson County. We have numerous accreditations and awards and are recognized as Achieving Best Care by the Washington State Hospital Association. If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.
Port Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. There are festivals almost every weekend, endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities, great places to eat, and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year, such as 50 Safest Cities in Washington (Safewise.com). Come check us out!