Employee Health Job Description

Employee Health Job Description

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Employee health provides employee health services such as post-offer health screenings, drug testing, and supports additional department programs including Workers Compensation, occupational heatlh, wellness and HR entities.

Employee Health Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective employee health job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included employee health job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs new hire occupational health assessment through employee interviews to determine current occupational health status
Help redesign the Occupational Health Organisation to provide effective delivery of occupational health services across the company globally ensuring the right medical oversight great customer/patient experience
Perform rounds with Safety Officer to ensure basic Infection Control/Prevention and safety practices are maintained
Understands the strategies and goals of Workers Comp, Occupational Health, and Employee Health and Wellness areas
Effectively completes all requirements of the employee health & safety premium credit program
Chairs the Employee Safety and Security Committee
Complies with established risk management and safety regulations
Ensure OSHA log is maintained and annual report is submitted in a timely manner
Training the health advocates on all leave programs and our Health and Welfare Plans
Managing and training on-site health advocates

Employee Health Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Employee Health

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, CPR, ACLS, HCA, AHA, COHN, BCLS

Education for Employee Health

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the employee health job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Nursing, Education, Health, School of Nursing, Graduate, Associates, Management, Medical, Healthcare, Health Care

Skills for Employee Health

Desired skills for employee health include:

FMLA
OSHA
ADA
Hospital/departmental policies and procedures regarding Employee Health and workers’ compensation
Occupational health
Safety
OSHA law
Workers compensation
Infection prevention and occupational health standards of practice
Ergonomic and workers’ compensation

Desired experience for employee health includes:

Handling employee issues related to leaves
Developing Wellness programs for US and non-US locations
Managing all US fitness programs, including Fitness Reimbursement program
Developing metrics for determining effectiveness of programs introduced
Managing the department budget
Developing communications to support wellness objectives

Employee Health Examples

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Employee Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of employee health. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for employee health
  • Performs clinical duties in support of the Employee Health and Infection Control functions in accordance with established internal procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Creates, maintains and updates employee health files in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirement
  • Serves as the initial contact for employees reporting actual or perceived clinical exposures
  • Documents events and maintains/updates department databases
  • Conducting employee health screenings
  • Administering vaccinations and injections
  • Providing a description of the worker's response to the exposures
  • Provide Nursing care within the scope of the registered nurse
  • Evaluates health education/promotion needs of patients and provides necessary instruction
  • Refers patients to a Nurse Practitioner for advanced nursing care
Qualifications for employee health
  • Eligible for current DEA number if does not already have
  • Urine drug screen collection, breathe alcohol technician and spirometry certification desirable
  • Graduation from an accredited Practical Nursing program (or equivalent recognized military training) and one year of related practical nursing work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities, preferably in an employee health or acute care hospital setting, or clinic
  • Minimum of two years acute care RN experience required
  • Previous experience in employee health preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize and apply knowledge of health education/promotion and physical fitness the physical requirements of numerous jobs
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Employee Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an employee health. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for employee health
  • Local Business travel to other Wellness Centers
  • Ability to assist Nurse Practitioners through competent performance
  • Stay current on regulatory requirements and assures compliance with federal and state
  • Evaluate performance, may coordinate the evaluation of clinical team members with appropriate clinical peers
  • Manage the periodic health surveillance programs ensuring full compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Design formats for presentation to management
  • Effectively use computers to manage data storage, basic data query, report generation, spreadsheet, and quality control chart generation, work processing, presentation preparation and Internet searching
  • Conducts post offer screening of new hire candidates to include but not limited to the initial health assessment, appropriate department testing and follow-up, lab work review, vaccine updates and drug testing
  • Coordinates treatment and follow-up care of employees for work-related exposures and injuries, provides case management and facilitates return to work
  • 50% travel between Employee Health offices required
Qualifications for employee health
  • Demonstrated ability to use interpersonal and communication skills
  • Or employee health setting preferred
  • Knowledge of PC based computer software, Word and Excel
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and AED certification
  • Knowledge of infection control and quality assurance
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team
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Employee Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of employee health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for employee health
  • Participate as an integral team member, collaborating with various departments and colleagues, including Injury Prevention, Injury Management, and Wellness, to advocate for employee health and safety
  • In all aspects, serve as a role model for the values and mission of the organization and promotion of integration of services with a culture of safety, wellness and injury prevention
  • Implements and evaluates numerous health and safety service, and collaborates with management in developing objectives for the employee health service compatible with the company's corporate goals and objectives
  • Manages a staff of registered nurses and other patient care employees in the delivery of healthcare consistent with the standards of practice and organization policy
  • Authorizes, reviews and completes all injury reports and obtains confirmation number
  • Maintains appropriate database & reports
  • Places employees in restricted duty assignments as appropriate
  • Coordinates all appointments for follow up care
  • Arranges for post exposure follow-up & appropriate prophylaxis
  • Reviews information provided to determine a worker's fitness for
Qualifications for employee health
  • Computer proficiency with Word and Power Point
  • Understand and conform to all local, state and national regulatory/licensure/accreditation requirements pertaining to employee health
  • Bachelor's degree in management or a health care related field
  • Certificate or experience in Nursing Informatics desirable
  • Professional nursing experience and/or nurse practitioner experience preferred
  • 5 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse required
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Employee Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of employee health. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for employee health
  • Monitor incident reporting system on a daily basis for new co-worker injuries and exposures
  • Close reports after appropriate investigation and documentation is complete
  • Assess patients, develop treatment plan in coordination with WorkingWell provider and/or Employee Health Medical Director
  • Collaborate with HR, Infection Control, and other committees both locally and corporately to maintain and update policies and procedures related to Employee Health
  • Coordinate employee annual physical examinations and administer immunizations
  • Provide clinical emergency medical treatment and follow up care for occupational and non-occupational injuries or illnesses
  • Obtain and maintain accurate and complete medical records on employees
  • Perform case management of both work related and non-work related injuries and illnesses
  • Track injuries or illnesses data electronically
  • Coordinate drug and alcohol testing (post incident and for-cause)
Qualifications for employee health
  • OHSA log
  • Needle stick/BFE logs
  • House Supervisor Work Status report, weekly
  • Employee Health experience preferred
  • Knowledge of computer based medical records management systems preferred
  • Three (3) years in inpatient or ambulatory setting
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Employee Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of employee health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for employee health
  • Performs data entry and generating employee, faculty and resident TB, respiratory protection and influenza compliance reports
  • Provides administrative support to employee health independent practitioner staff for creating employee records, looking up and filing record results
  • Maintains employee health record and archives according to requirements
  • Coordinates the medical care for injured workers, in conjunction with the Occupational Medicine Physician, including assessment of work related injuries and illness, triage of required care, and follow up of recommended services
  • Provides case management for employees who are medically absent from work and develops return to work (RTW) plans with manager and employees
  • Participates in return to work assessments and the development of non-occupational transitional duty assignments
  • Provides employee health services such as post offer health screenings, drug testing, immunizations and vaccination programs, and medical surveillance programs
  • Provides first aid and medical treatment for minor injuries
  • Plans, implements, and conducts medical surveillance programs, including hearing screenings, vaccinations, respiratory-N95 mask fittings, as defined by regulatory agencies and organizational policies
  • Performs N-95 respirator fit testing for employees as needed
Qualifications for employee health
  • Three (3) years of progressive management experience particularly in the areas of program development and implementation, auditing and monitoring, adherence to regulatory or accreditation requirements and complex multi-directional communications
  • Certified Hospital Emergency Coordinator (CHEC)
  • Friday with variable needs
  • Two years of work experience as Registered Nurse in a hospital setting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant studies, required
  • Registered Nurse - licensed in State of Ohio

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