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RN - Colleague Health & Safety

Covenant Medical Center
Waterloo

Job Description

Under the supervision and evaluation of theColleague Health & Safety Manager, assists in meeting the occupational health needs of the MercyOne system.

Infection Control (TB surveillance, post exposure follow-up, post exposure prophylaxis, respiratory fit testing, immunization administration, compiles infection control data, etc.)
Investigates and assists in reducing possible environmental hazards.

Performs pre-placement history and physical assessment for new colleagues.

Performs health assessments for current colleagues.

Assesses occupational injury/illnesses and administers first aid.

Performs case management of worker's compensation claims including OSHA log documentation.

Promotes culture of wellness / performs health promotion activities.

Qualifications

Registry/PRN position to work as needed/as available.

ADN required. BSN preferred.
Current Iowa RN license. BLS. Mandatory Reporter.
At least 2 years recent clinical exp in nursing required. Occupational health exp preferred.

Strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated organizational ability. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated clinical ability and basic nursing skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision, problem solve, and utilize available resources appropriately.

Knowledgeable computer skills or demonstrated ability to learn.

Flexibility and transportation necessary to travel between various sites in the MercyOne Northeast Iowa region.

Demonstrated on-going professional development through continuing education, literature review, professional activities, and the display of professional work behaviors and standards.

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