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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Employee Health Nurse in Las Vegas, Nevada

For more than three decades, Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas has been Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital dedicated to caring for infants, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. As the leading neonatal, pediatric, and maternal provider in the region, we partner with physicians and hospitals throughout the Southwest to offer the most comprehensive and advanced health programs as well as access to sub-specialties. Sunrise Children's Hospital provides advanced pediatric and neonatal medicine to the residents of Southern Nevada and the surrounding region. Located near the Las Vegas strip, Sunrise Children’s Hospital offers 24/7 pediatric emergency services in our ER just for kids. In addition to pediatric cardiology, Sunrise Children's also features Nevada's largest, most comprehensive 72-Bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), and 14-bed inpatient pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), the only one of its kind in Nevada today. The CICU is a 12,000 square-foot unit dedicated to the treatment of congenital heart defects, heart rhythm disturbances and heart disease in infants and children.

As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility (701 beds), Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center has been recognized with the following awards and accreditations:

  • Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years
  • Joint Commission Accredited
  • American Stroke Association Get with The Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
  • CARF Accredited Rehabilitation Unit
  • Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to Work For

Join us as we achieve our Mission Statement:

/Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center //and *Sunrise Children's Hospital *are dedicated to providing an unparalleled level of measurable quality in the delivery of cost-effective, integrated healthcare services that are responsive to the needs of our patients, physicians, employees, and community./

Our employees come first. We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuition assistance, family and medical flex spending accounts, life insurance, and identity theft protection.

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Employee Health Nurse to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

POSITION SUMMARY:

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Responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Employee Health Program and the Workers’ Compensation Program in conjunction with the Director of Safety and Support Services, Human Resources Department and Infection Control when indicated and appropriate. The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator shall maintain a program to determine suitability of all candidates for employment and that they are physically able to perform the duties in the position for which they are assigned and are free from communicable diseases.

The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator will provide employees with prophylaxis from communicable disease, follow up care for work related injuries. Assist with education of personnel regarding the principles of Infection Control in conjunction with the Infection Control Nurse when indicated and appropriate.

The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator will work with, coordinate with the Safety Director in the post injury investigation of all injuries, and provide data and trending information on injuries. The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator will work with the Safety Management Team in the development of programs that are geared to the proactive prevention of injuries through investigation and remediation of hazards in the workplace.

The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator shall, in person or through others, provide in-service Orientation for new employees and in services as necessary to other employees related to injury prevention and prevention and use of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s).

The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator shall be familiar with Hazardous Materials as they relate to potential injuries and methodology for the prevention of such injuries and exposures.

The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator shall be versed in the monitoring and identification of Indoor Air Quality for the prevention of exposure, exposure controls, and remediation of IAQ issues.

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INTERACTIONS:

The Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator is charged with the responsibility of informing the Environment of Care Executive Committee, or it’s Chairperson, on all matters with regard to the status of the facility injury rates and identified trend in injuries. He/She will ensure that all Employee Health policies and procedures are in compliance and consistent with the established Safety Management Program, State and local laws and OSHA regulations.

Employee Health Nurse/Injury Coordinator:

He/She will be responsible for overseeing insurance carrier and their relations to the facility for coverage of the Workers’ Compensation Program. He/She shall report to the Injury Prevention Subcommittee of the Environment of Care Executive Committee on the conclusions, recommendations, actions and effectiveness of the Employee Health Program at each of its meetings. He/She will also review and make recommendations for safety issues identified through his/her monitoring activities or through the Reporting Systems of the Facility. He/She must interact with visiting agencies to ensure accurate information transfer. He/She shall interact with the Hospital Risk Manager in matters requiring investigation. He/She shall be a member of the Injury Prevention Subcommittee of the Environment of Care Executive Committee. He/She shall participate in incident reporting and investigation on a regular basis.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

/We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status./ / /

_MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS_ _ _ _Education:_ * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing * BSN - strongly preferred Experience:

  • Employee Health RN experience; minimum of 4 years of health related work
  • Minimum of 2 years nursing clinical experience in an acute care facility.
  • Knowledge of Workman's Compensation
  • Knowledge of Injury Prevention
  • Knowledge of Infection Control _Licensure:_

  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Nevada

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Employee Health Nurse

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01541-19626

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