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Occupational Health Services Coordinator (RN)

  • Job ID: 776359107
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Employee Health
  • Department: Employee Health Assistance
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $29.18 to $49.16 / hour

Description

UPMC Corporate Services is currently hiring for a full-time Occupational Health Services Coordinator to lead the [email protected] operation at Children's Hospital.

This position will work regular Monday through Friday daylight hours.

The Employee Health Services Coordinator acts as a site-specific leader for all Employee Health, and [email protected] functions at Children's Hospital. This position has no usual direct reports due to the size of the operation but does have responsibilities for both provision of direct care for the staff members plus all other administrative duties required to support employee health / MyHealth activities at Children's.


Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate clinic efforts to ensure compliance with legislative bodies (i.e. JCAHO, Department of Health, etc.).
  • Performs phlebotomy, substance abuse testing, and immunizations (IM, Sub Q, Intradermal), and other medical testing
  • Orchestrates complete and appropriate interventions, treatment and follow up care for staff infectious disease exposures and/or Bloodborne pathogen exposures. This includes managing exposure evaluations and follow-up treatment.
  • Coordinates employee health efforts and acts as a liaison with various departments as needed, including for example: Human Resources, Infection Control, Safety and Facility Administration.
  • Evaluates laboratory results and initiates appropriate interventions and/or notifications.
  • Ensures appropriate coverage for clinic operations.
  • Coordinates pre-placement evaluations on new hires. This includes reviewing the questionnaires and coordinating any clinical laboratory services performed (i.e. TB skin testing, phlebotomy immunizations, etc.).
  • Assists in the provision of [email protected] services which include but are not limited to: Obtaining vital signs, reviewing medication history, assisting provider with medical treatments, using telehealth equipment where applicable, and engaging staff regarding appropriate lifestyle, condition management programs, health promotion activities, and other available services.
  • Ensures compliance with appropriate testing policies and procedures pertaining to TB testing, vaccinations, and medical interventions.
  • Coordinates services rendered to appropriate departments for OSHA reporting and documentation.
  • Responsible for all site specific employee health / MyHealth activities including program regulatory compliance, department reporting, and participation / contributions to relevant facility committees (i.e. Safety, Infection Control, etc.).
  • Assist in the coordination of medical surveillance programs. Examples of these programs include TB skin testing programs, respiratory protection programs and specific exposure-related testing and/or surveillance initiatives.
  • Input data and tests, including all services provided, into the employee health software database program for coordination and tracking.
  • Provides education and counseling to staff throughout the evaluation and treatment process.
  • Supports quality improvement, cost containment, and customer service-oriented initiatives of the organization.
  • Knowledge of ADA and EEOC guidelines as they relate to the pre-placement medical evaluation process.
  • Orchestrates and coordinates services for the facility including TB screening, vaccination programs, and exposure management.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all medical information, and documents interventions and treatment in the appropriate database / medical record system. Assists with efforts and interventions to ensure regulatory compliance (i.e. JCAHO, Department of Health, OSHA, etc.)

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse with current Pennsylvania licensure, minimum 3 yrs. clinical experience.
  • BSN, or equivalent professional and/or educational experience.
  • Previous occupational medicine/employee health experience preferred, but not required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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