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Texas Health Resources Employee Health RN/Full Time in Denton, Texas

Registered Nurse (RN) Employee Health / Texas Heath Denton

At Texas Health, a non-profit hospital system, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work.

We’re looking for qualified Employee Health, R N like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Denton, 3000 I-35, Denton, TX 76201

  • Work Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4pm

  • Work environment: Direct Patient Care / Employee Health

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Qualifications:

  • Associates in Nursing, ADN is required.

  • Bachelor's Degree, Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred.

  • (3) years RN experience as a clinical nurse is required.

  • (3) years RN Med/Surg, Emergency Services or Occupational Health is preferred.

  • ReadySet knowledge preferred.

  • Experience in outpatient settings preferrred.

  • Must hold an active RN license - Registered Nurse (RN) upon hire is required.

  • CPR – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is required upon hire.

In addition to the qualifications an RN in this role will practice within the regulations of the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Serve as a role model, intra/interdisciplinary collaborator and coordinator for quality patient and healthcare worker care. Possess organizational skills and be able to make clinical judgments independently.

Position Responsibilities

Deploys components of the Employee Health Program. Reviews and applies existing regulations, standards, and /or guidelines of applicable professional organizations, regulatory and governmental agencies. Recommends new or revised practices or procedures based on currently accepted, evidence-based strategies. Reviews and applies pertinent information from current scientific literature and publications.

Incorporates age specific information/infection prevention measures into workers'/volunteers' care. Administers periodic evaluations for employees and reviews work releases. Coordinates the tuberculosis skin testing program for workers and volunteers. Administers and interprets tuberculosis skin tests. Performs respirator fit tests. Requests lab and x-rays per protocol

Consults with department director. Makes referrals to healthcare providers. Administers immunizations. Provides care to workers injured or exposed on duty. Collects drug screens.

Refers to healthcare provider when necessary. Collects information for follow-up investigation. Counsels worker regarding prevention and Safe Choices. Forwards necessary information to TH Integrated Disability Management for workers' compensation claim processing. Administers palliative treatment for minor illnesses for workers who are on duty. Arranges for post exposure prophylaxis when necessary. Reviews information provided to determine a worker's fitness for duty. Maintains the computerized Sharps Injury Log.

Reviews health questionnaire. Performs physical demands assessment. Administers tuberculosis skin test or orders chest x-ray. Reviews respirator medical questionnaire and performs respirator fit tests. Obtains lab specimen based on results of health history. Collects drug screen. Assesses the results of the assessment, lab, x-rays to determine fitness for duty and/or need for referral to healthcare provider. Notifies Human Resources of worker's status following the assessment.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.

  • Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

  • Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

  • Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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