Swedish Medical Center Employee Health Nurse in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Employee Health Nurse, Multi-Campus (Per Diem, Days).

The Employee Health Nurse is responsible for developing and administering programs which contribute to improved health and prevention of illness in SMC employees. Activities include, but are not limited to, new employee health screening, provision of appropriate vaccines, TB screening, medical referrals and employee assistant program referrals.

In this position you will:

  • Refer employees for both physical consultation and emotional counseling to either medical physicians, Wellspring Employee Assistance Program (EAP), or other community resources as appropriate

  • Notify Epidemiology/Infection control of communicable exposures or risks

  • Evaluate a pre-employment medical health questionnaire for all new hires and take appropriate action per department policies for PPDs, vaccination, and documentation

  • Provide a monthly report to Epidemiology or Infection Control listing communicable risks such as PPD conversions, pertussis exposures, scabies, etc

  • Coordinate TB prevention program to include PPDs, chest x-rays and referrals to either private physicians, ID Physician, or the Seattle King County Public Health TB Chest Clinic as indicated

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing Baccalaureate degree (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing

  • Registered Nurse, licensed to practice Nursing in Washington State

  • Must be able to move a patient into a wheelchair, with assistance, and to operate a wheelchair.

  • Ability to draw up and administer 25 to 35 vaccinations per hour during vaccine clinics.

  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in injections

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification in Occupational Health

  • Experience in employee health, occupational health, public health, and adult education

  • Knowledgeable of current trends and technology in occupational/employee health

About Swedish Shared Services:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Employee Health Nursing

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Minor1 (WA191) 515 Minor Ave Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 190375