Texas Health Resources Registered Nurse (RN) - Employee Health in Kaufman, Texas
Registered Nurse PRN – Employee Health
Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We’re looking for qualified Registered Nurse like you to join our Texas Health family.
Work location: Texas Health Kaufman, 850 Ed Hall Dr, Kaufman, TX 75142.
Work environment: Employee Health Department
Work hours: PRN (As Needed) – Day shift
Weekends per business need
Salary: $50.00 (set rate)
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman (THK) is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service hospital serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and southern Dallas County since 1979. Hospital services include diagnostic and imaging services. Texas Health Kaufman was recently recognized as a Pathway to Excellence® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our location, 35 miles southeast of downtown Dallas, brings all the perks of country living to your lifestyle and puts the city's best features within convenient reach.
• Associate's Degree in Nursing required.
• Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred.
• 3 years of experience as a clinical nurse required.
• 3 years of Med-Surg, Emergency Services, or Occupational Health experience preferred.
• RN - Registered Nurse required upon hire.
• CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation required upon hire.
• Practices within the regulations of the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
• Serves as a role model, intra/interdisciplinary collaborator and coordinator for quality patient and healthcare worker care.
• Possesses organizational skills and is able to make clinical judgments independently.
Position Responsibilities Texas Health Kaufman RN’s will review and apply existing regulations, standards, and /or guidelines of applicable professional organizations, regulatory and governmental agencies.
In addition to the required qualifications, a successful RN will:
• Perform COVID19 Testing
• Assist in Flu shots and other clinics
• Ensures timely and accurately documentation in employee health record.
• Deploy components of the Employee Health Program.
• 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
• 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
• Job-related injuries, exposures, illnesses
• Provides care to workers injured or exposed on duty
• Orders lab and/or x-ray
• 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.
• Post offer assessments
• 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 (i.e., cleared to work, on hold, denied)
• Offers the worker the family violence screening tool to complete
• Reports identified opportunities for improvement that could impact worker health and safety
• Assists with follow-up action plan development and implementation
• Serves as a resource to workers for interpreting infection prevention procedures and employee health practices
• Informs workers who report family violence of options and refers to Safety/Security Director if necessary.
• Manages the medical components of the Fitness for Duty policy in collaboration with designated physicians, management and Human Resources.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Why Texas Health As a Texas Health RN you’ll enjoy 401(k) with match, and wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy.
At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THK a great place to work.
Here are a few of our recent awards:
2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)
Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
“America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
Voted by Fort Worth Child Magazine as the "Best Place to Have a Baby in Fort Worth
Additional perks of being a THK Registered Nurse
Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment
Positively impact patients’quality of life
Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources
Enjoy opportunities for growth
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.
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