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The purpose of EH at Unity is to (1) provide a safe and healthy work environment, (2) assist employees with maintaining optimum health and efficiency in their position, and 3) assist employees with managing their own health and well-being. The Employee Health Nurse will be an integral part of the onboarding process for new employees as well as monitoring of employee health compliance for the organization.


Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

· Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

· Will be required to establish standard methods of care, utilizing evidence based practice and best practice standards.

· Will be required to establish and implement infection control and employee health orientation programs, alongside the departmental leadership throughout the organization.

· Evaluates effectiveness of the Infection Prevention and Control Plan annually.

· Will use the application of the nursing process in assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating employees’ care.

· Responsible for policies and procedures within the organization related to infection control and employee health.

· Oversees the scheduling and recordkeeping for CPR, Health Saver and BLS requirements as specified in an employee’s job description.

· Coordinates the development and implementation of all employee health initiatives and programs.

· Works with employee benefits on wellness and well-being programs.

· Conducts workplace wellness education as needed.

· Will be responsible for all pre-employment testing and vaccination processes, annual N95/TB/ Influenza testing and/or vaccinations, and the management of potential blood exposures, employee illnesses and disease outbreaks.

· Responsible for OSHA illness and injury reporting as well as all other compliance requirements.

· Responsible for coordinating the infection control program which includes surveillance; analysis of data; developing reports, policies and procedures.

· Provides consultation and education to staff, physicians and community leaders in respect to Infection Prevention & Control.

· Provides for and respects the employee’s privacy and confidentiality.

· Maintains confidential employee health records.

· Documents all pertinent information appropriately.

· Notifies appropriate persons promptly of unusual reactions and changes in conditions.

· Provides guidance for maintaining a clean and safe environment at all Unity Healthcare sites.

· Ability to establish communication with appropriate resources in response to emergency situations.

· Oversees the worker’s compensation program.

· Recommends workplace accommodations.

· Monitors EH requirements related to credentialing and re-credentialing.

· Provides consultation and recommendations on maintaining the health and well-being of employees.

· Maintain and updates the EH system as needed.

· Performs other duties as required.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited college or university.

· Active DC RN License.

  • Two (2) years of employee health or occupational health experience in employee health clinic, infectious disease or internal medicine clinic.
  • COHN is preferred.


· Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations.

· Familiar with an employee health system.

  • Knowledge of current literature applicable to occupational health.
  • Knowledge and experience documenting patient care in an electronic medical record.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to make appropriate clinical assessments and judgments.
  • Ability to educate staff.
  • Ability to provide counseling and emotional support with compassion and respect for the individual.

· Demonstrated proficiency with business software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).


The position reports to the Vice President of Employee Experience and Engagement

Tracking 9152

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