Manages site employee health programs and services; focusing on the promotion and restoration of health, prevention of work related illness and injury, and the protection from work related and environmental hazards. Administers and evaluates Employee Health Services (EHS) policies, ensuring legal regulatory and ethical compliance while maintaining consistency with organizational goals and objectives. Conducts employee health screenings and provides assessment of employee injuries.
Ensures site compliance with federal, state and local legislations and regulations including but not limited to The Joint Commission (TJC), Department of Health (DOH), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and health system policies.
Manages resources including supplies, equipment, staff and information.
Supervises, hires, trains, disciplines and evaluates the performance of staff. Ensures performance appraisals are completed in a timely manner.
Manages site wide employee health programs.
Conducts annual health screenings and administers immunizations, as needed.
Conducts surveillance and follow-up on occupational exposures including but not limited to needle sticks, injuries, and other infectious disease exposures.
Performs return to work clearance, including any communications necessary with employees' care providers.
May perform pre-placement health clearance for new hires inclusive of obtaining a health history and physical exam.
Assess and maintain a safe environment for EHS that is conducive to positive health teaching and maintenance and employees' expectations of care and privacy.
Participates as a member of healthcare team at site and system level and various interdisciplinary committees to improve health services care and meet employee needs.
- Performs related duties, as required.
- ADA Essential Functions
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant studies, required.
- Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner OR a Registered Nurse in New York State, required.
- Previous Occupational Health or Preventive Medicine experience preferred.
- Demonstrated leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills required.