What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.
Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences , meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.
As our most acute level of care, Kindred's transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit , but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients .
As an Employee Health Nurse you will:
Under general supervision manages employee health services and the hospital's Worker's Compensation program.
Manages employee health initiatives such as maintaining employee health files, employee TB screenings/chest x-rays, vaccines, etc.
Coordinates and conducts new employee health screenings.
Identifies employee illnesses, exposures and injuries in order to assess risk potential for prevention of transmission or recurrences.
Develops and maintains policies and procedures to direct the activities of the employee health program.
Administers Employee Hepatitis B Vaccine program.
Institutes employee work restrictions if the potential for transmission of infection exists.
Serves on committees, as appropriate, which are involved in selection, evaluation and design and impact the employee health program.
Enters incident/claim information into the Event Reporting System (ERS).
Acts as a liaison for OSHA or Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations (DILHR) inspections.
Maintains the OSHA log.
As an Employee Health Nurse you will have:
Associates degree leading toward licensure as a Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.
Valid state licensure as a Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.
1 year clinical experience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing.
Job : Nursing Primary Location : IL-Chicago-Kindred Hospital Chicago North Organization : 4007 - Kindred Hospital Chicago North Shift : Day