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Employee Health Nurse - $2,5000 Bonus

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Clackamas
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team as an Employee Health Nurse at Rosewood Family Health Center in Portland, OR, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job - we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, " WE are Yakima - WE are Family " and " YVFWC - And then we grew , " for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

The Employee Health Nurse can be hired at either location in Portland/Woodburn/Salem area dependent on location.

What We Offer

  • $42.58-$52.00/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • $2,5000 sign-on bonus & $1,000 bonus at 12 months of employment
    • 100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
    • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
    • Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, and much more!
      As an Employee Health Nurse, you will have the opportunity to:
      • Assists with the maintenance and enforcement of the preventative screening programs (e.g. TB skin testing, influenza, hepatitis B, MMR, varicella and other appropriate immunizations) and surveillance programs designed to identify and monitor risks to the employees health.
      • Develops and implements health/safety promotion strategies for the individual and larger discipline.
      • Respirator Protection Training and Respirator FIT testing compliance. Ensures compliance with training, and record keeping at all Clinical Sites. Medical screening dependent on job function hazard. Continuous Job Hazard risk evaluation.
      • Hazardous Drug Medical Surveillance Program. Obtains medical and occupational history for those at highest risk of hazardous drug exposure. Hazardous drug post-exposure case management. Ongoing medical surveillance.
      • Blood Borne Pathogen Control Plan. Post- exposure case management. OSHA 300 record keeping. Case management for employees who have experienced possible exposures to blood borne pathogens and or infectious disease in the workplace. Collaborates with infection control to continuously improve engineering and administrative controls.
      • Establishes and follows organization protocols and standards of care to meet the occupational health care needs of the employee population.
      • Responds to employee health phone line, accurately triages workplace injuries/illnesses, and provides appropriate nursing interventions.
      • Refers employee to primary care, occupational health, urgent care, or the emergency department as appropriate.
      • Monitors employee work-related illness and injury trends and assesses, develops, and implements strategies to prevent work-acquired injury or illness and expedite return to work.
      • In collaboration with Human Resources, establishes and executes pre-hire occupational screening requirements for new employees.
      • Participates in the development of employee wellness programs and initiatives. Including the ergonomics program.
      • Partners with the HR team and Third-Party Administrator to administer workers compensation claims and recommend return to work protocols.
      • Documents employee health visits thoroughly and accurately in RL Solutions.
      • Maintains and ensures confidentiality of patient information and medical records.
      • Advocates for the rights of employees by ensuring access to preventative health and safety measures.
      • Provides employee health training and support to Clinic Employee Health Representatives.
      • Assists with the maintenance and development of an effective Employee Health program across all states and locations that complies with state and federal laws and regulations. Provides timely investigation and management of employee health injuries reported through the RL Solutions system. Records and responds to OSHA and other requests for employee health histories and complaints and/or investigations.
      • Maintains and assists with the development of systems for records storage and retention, including medical files, in accordance with applicable statutes and best practices.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.
      • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and YVFWC requirements.
        Minimum Qualifications:
        • Education: Bachelor s degree in nursing(BSN). Associate degree and two additional years direct clinical care experience may be substituted for Bachelor's Degree. Master s Degree in Nursing preferred.
        • Experience: Two years direct clinical care experience. Two years occupational/employee health experience preferred.
        • Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration:Registered Nurse (RN) license for the state of practice. RN licenses in both Washington (WA) and Oregon (OR) within 24 months of hire. COHN/COHN-S within 24 months of hire. BLS (Basic Life Support) certification within 90 days of hire. If RN license is in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state, the following requirements apply:
          • Must submit proof of license in state of residence.
          • Must submit proof of completion for the required suicide prevention training during 1st week of onboarding.
          • If relocating to Washington State, must obtain WA RN license within 6 months of hire.
          • Must update primary state of residence within 60 days (applies to anyone relocating to Washington State)
          • Military Nurses are not required to obtain Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
          • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required or Preferred:Knowledge of regulations and standards related to Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), The Joint Commission (TJC), and WA/OR health care regulations. Effective verbal, written and listening communication skills. Skills in problem-solving and sound judgment. Ability to prioritize work and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, with frequent interruptions. Ability to do research and apply knowledge gained in the community health setting. Ability to manage and utilize aggregate data. Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team to achieve goals. Ability to convey complex details in a simplified manner. Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion. Ability to work effectively with all levels of individuals within and outside the organization. Ability to handle sensitive situations and confidential information with discretion. Basic proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Word, Excel, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
            Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

            Contact us at...@yvfwc.orgto learn more about this opportunity! Associated topics: lead, licensed vocational, licensed vocational nurse, lvn lpn, med, nurse ii, nurse iii, nurse iv, pediatrics, vocational nurse

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Portland , Employee Health Nurse - $2,5000 Bonus, Healthcare , Clackamas, Oregon

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