Employee Health Nurse PRN

  • Lincoln
  • Northwest Health Springdale

Provides nursing care/health education and guidance for hospital employees through a comprehensive program that includes first aide, care and assistance to employees who become ill or injured at work: hospital-wide immunization/inoculations to prevent spread of communicable diseases; monitoring employee and to protect patients, employees , prevent accidents and illness; ongoing health in-service.

Communicates effectively. Establishes and maintains two way communication with peers, staff, leaders, and administration.

Adapts to change in a positive, professional manner.

Follows through on problems using the appropriate chain of command.

Cooperates well with peers and supports group decisions.

Communicates appropriate information to lead staff member, supervisor, manager or director in a timely manner.

Completes required education in a timely manner.

Consistently uses skilled communication which demonstrates congruence between words and actions and holds others accountable for doing the same.

Assists employees who are injured or become ill at work; monitors health status.

Performs pre-employment health screening.

Provides immunizations for employees and others per established procedure.

Acts as a resource person on health matters, reviewing such items as physicians' reports on employee health, workers' compensation insurance claims, medical restriction on employee work.

Provides fit testing for TB respiratory protection program.

Ensures staff compliance with all Employee Health related issues and activities.

Tracks TB status via computer system.

Prepares reports and makes recommendations.

Administers OSHA program. Educates staff regarding OSHA safety issues. Maintains OSHA logs. Interacts with government entities to maintain OSHA compliance.

Maintains Regulatory Compliance (OSHA, JCAHO, CDC Guidelines)

Participates in Committees as required (Employee Health/Safety Committee, Environment of Care)

Maintains a good knowledge base of Department Managers with in the organization.

Provides organizational leadership.

Demonstrates population appropriate skill sets for all relevant patient populations.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Education Required
  • Associates or better in Nursing
  • Bachelors or better in Nursing
Licenses & Certifications Required
  • L-AR-RN License
  • C-AHA BLS Basic Cardiac
Behaviors Preferred
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Motivations Preferred
  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals