Occupational Health Nurse

Location
Maryland, United States
Posted
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2018
Ref
12467
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Sessional

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/ME 
Starting Salary Range: 
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: various 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 03-MD:Eastern High Campus 
Department name: 10001543-Occup Health Services Homewood 
Personnel area: University Administration

General Summary/Purpose:

  • Provide occupational health services and injury assessment/treatment to JH faculty, students and staff. 
  • To comply with OSHA regulations and guidelines. 
  • To provide health promotion, preventive care and disease management.

Primary duties: 

Administer flu vaccinations to JH faculty, students and staff at various flu clinics.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Works within the framework of Health, Safety and Environment to provide nursing care and treatment in all aspects of employee health and Workers’ Compensation. 
  • Assess and respond to multitude of employee health problems with strong nursing assessment/physical assessment skills and sound nursing judgement. 
  • Conducts evaluation of employees returning to work after illness, injury or complaints of feeling ill at work. 
  • Administers prophylactic care, administers medication as per standing order.  Conducts preplacement screenings and physicals.

Qualifications:

  • Individual must be a registered nurse, licensed in the State of Maryland or state where practicing. 
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or related discipline required.  
  • Additional experience may substitute for bachelor's degree.
  • Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required. 
  • Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment. 
  • Acceptable completion of the JHH or BMC credentialing process is required within two weeks of start date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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