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Registered Nurse

Company Name:
Avera
Nursing Professionals RN/LPNFacility:Avera St. Luke''s HospitalDepartment:Employee HealthSchedule:CasualShift:Day ShiftRequisition:1402333Job Details:RN RequiredINTERNAL OPENING Job Summary:Responsible for coordinating employee health services such as health surveillance, employee workers'' compensation benefits, and safety and injury management for Avera St. Luke's employees and area businesses, as applicable. Age Specific Criteria:Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the population served in the department. Birth - 1 year 1 - 11 yrs 12 - 17 yrs 18 - 65 yrs over 65 yrs ___ ___ ___ _X_ _X_ Essential Job Functions: Manages the employee health surveillance program according to established criteria. Manages the Avera St. Luke''s workers'' compensation program. Coordinates case management of injured employees. Assists employees and department directors in returning injured employees to work. Collaborates with the Safety Officer, Safety Committee, Infection Control and Injury Management Team to promote effective safety and infection control practices and coordinates annual required testing to meet OSHA standards. Maintains OSHA and workers'' comp records for medical center. Maintains awareness of applicable OSHA regulations. Maintains confidential medical records of employees as required by SD Health Department, SD Department of Labor, JCAHO and OSHA. Provides new and current employees with education on Employee Health policies and procedures. Promotes employee wellness in cooperation with the Education Department. Assists with the coordination of the Employee Assistance Program. Is responsible for payment of bills, statistics and communication with providers. Assists with tracking and trending of employee injuries and illnesses. Coordinates annual flu shot program. Provides on-site health and wellness and coordination of injury management programs at area businesses. MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Clerical duties such as answering phones, filing, billing, data entry, monthly reports and correspondence. WORK ENVIRONMENT:Primary office environment. Frequent visits throughout facilities. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and communicable diseases. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Must be able to tolerate walking, standing, bending and sitting during an eight hour shift. Must have normal vision and hearing. Lift-floor to waist: 0-43# Lift-knee to waist: 0-43# Lift-waist to shoulder: 0-30# Lift-overhead: 0-16# Carrying: 0-35# Pushing: 0-35# Pulling: 0-35# Sitting: 3-5 hrs/day Standing: 3-5 hrs/day Walking: 3-5 hrs/day Climbing: 0-3 hrs/day Squatting: 0-3 hrs/day Kneeling: 0-3 hrs/day Forward Bend: 3-5 hrs/day Forward Reach: 3-5 hrs/day Overhead Reach: 0-3 hrs/day Light Grasp: 3-5 hrs/day Firm Grasp: 0-3 hrs/day Dominant hand use: 3-5 hrs/day Non-dom. hand use: 0-3 hrs/day Bilateral hand use: 0-3 hrs/day Far Acuity: 3-5 hrs/day Near Acuity: 3-5 hrs/day Depth Perception: 3-5 hours/day EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM JOB: Medical Equipment, Computer, Telephone, Fax, Copier, Calculator MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: _x_reading, simple _x_spatial _x_tending _x_reading, complex _x_form _x_precision working _x_writing, simple _x_clerical _x_follow instructions _x_writing, complex _x_compiling _x_influence others _x_math skills, simple _x_coordinating _x_time requirement _x_math skills, complex _x_analyzing _x_memorization _x_tasks, simple _x_synthesizing _x_problem solving _x_tasks, complex _x_supervising _x_independent judgment _x_driving _x_instructing _x_decision making POTENTIAL JOB STRESSORS:May function under tight time schedules in attempting to respond to requests and needs of injured employees. Works with confidential information. Performs a variety of tasks simultaneously, with frequent interruptions. EDUCATION:Bachelor''s degree in Nursing or willing to pursue required. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:Current license recognized by the SD Board of Nursing for practicing in SD. CPR certification. Certification by American Association of Occupational Health Nurse is desirable. EXPERIENCE:Two years'' experience in Occupational Health or related field is preferred. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES:Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Aptitude for PC software such as word processing and RiskMaster. Knowledge of OSHA regulations, workers compensation and/or safety beneficial.Current Avera Employees: Click Here to ApplyExternal Application ConfirmAre you sure you want to continue as aEXTERNALapplicant?YesNoInternal Application ConfirmAre you sure you want to continue as aINTERNALapplicant?YesNoback to top

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