Employee Health Nurse in Oak Park, IL at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Oak Park, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/8/2022

Job Description

Why Us

For over 100 years, West Suburban Medical Center has supported generations of families in the Oak Park and surrounding areas. Our kind, caring hospital staff have a passion to heal and make a difference in our community. We understand that our employees are the heart of our facility. If you are looking for a family atmosphere, a company committed to professional growth and a culture that embraces our five core values of Quality. Innovation. Service. Integrity. Transparency.

We offer a competitive benefits package including competitive salary, 401(k) savings plan, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid time-off program, Tuition reimbursement, etc.

Job Summary

Responsible for the overall daily operations and functions of Employee Health Services for the Hospital. Performs pre-employment screenings of new employees, and provides occupational health nursing service for individual employees, groups of employees and prospective employees. Coordinates workers compensation process and performs other responsibilities in order to promote a safe, and healthy work force.

 

Job Duties

  • Coordinates employment physical assessments, testing and immunizations.
  • Provides annual and periodic testing as needed or recommended by the Infection Control Committee.
  • Follows up on all work-related injuries and illnesses. Facilities the case management of lost work time cases.
  • Maintains confidential employee health records. Prepares, analyzes and files reports as necessary.
  • Participates in the detection, evaluation and correction of health and safety hazards in the hospital. Participates on the Infection Control Committee and Safety Committee.
  • Administering on a day-to-day basis workers compensation claim, including notification of carriers and communication with employees, managers, claims adjusters, nurse case managers, etc. to manage claims.
  • Investigating, reporting, and processing of work-related injuries.

 

Job Qualifications

•         Registered Nurse with Illinois licensure

•         Two years experience in hospital or occupational employee health

•         Demonstrated organization and time management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks

•         Excellent interpersonal skills, customer service delivery skills

•         Demonstrated ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance with hospital policy and governmental regulations.

•         Knowledge of basic computer operations, use of word processing software, and reporting software

•         Ability to use audio/visual equipment, telephone and other clinical equipment for teaching

•         Previous workers’ compensation experience preferred.

 

West Suburban Medical Center and Pipeline Health Network provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training