Providence Health & Services Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse, Caregiver Health - PSJH in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse, Caregiver Health to Providence Health & Services in Portland, OR.
We are seeking a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse, Caregiver Health to be responsible for providing clinical caregiver health services within scope of practice. The CHS LVN/LPN ensures compliance with state and federal requirements and PSJH policies. Participates as an integral team member with colleagues such as Infection Prevention, Absence and Disability Management, Workers' Compensation and Well-being to deliver high quality occupational and environmental health services. Consults with CHS RN on situations extending beyond their scope of practice. Performs all duties in a manner that promotes Providence Saint Joseph Health mission, values, and philosophy. In all aspects, serves as a role model for the values and mission of the organization and promotion of integration of services with a culture of health and safety.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Perform pre-employment health screens according to standard operating procedures
Responsible for providing surveillance services, including Tuberculosis, hazardous drugs, lead, hearing conservation, and others as required by identification of hazard or federal or local regulation, according to standard operating procedure
Ensures maintenance, storage, accuracy and confidentiality of employee health records, utilizing current standard operating procedures
Participates on committees and in huddles as delegated to share employee health data, provide knowledge on Employee/Occupational Health standards and perspectives, and collaborate on measures to reduce risk and promote health and well-being of our caregivers
Reviews occupational incident data in preparation for huddle, identifying trends in exposure types, routes, departments or titles and provides recommendations on prevention or mitigation measures
Provides vaccinations in alignment with PSJH policy and according to standard operating procedures
Required qualifications for this position include:
3 years experience as an LVN/LPN in an acute or post-acute setting.
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements in healthcare, including the Joint Commission, local health department, OSHA, CDC
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Friendly and service-oriented
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Certification in BLS – Basic Life Support Upon Hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Associate’s Degree in Nursing.
1 year Experience in an Employee/Occupational Health setting
6 months Experience with computer databases and systems, such as Microsoft Office, Excel, OHM
About the department you will serve.
Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Advance Practice Nursing / Clinical Nurse Specialist
Req ID: 195983