Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 110259
Recruiter Contact: Jenny Coddington
Clinic/Department: 3204 CCOM OCC HLTH SOUTH STATE
Schedule: Full Time
Responsible for developing, implementing, coordinating and maintaining the occupational health programs for Centura. Serves as the System’s expert resource in assuring knowledge and compliance with all governmental agency regulations dealing with safety and wellness in the workplace. Maintains OSHA/BBP/Injury logs & exposures. Responsible for coordinating FMLA compliance/authorization in conjunction w/ HRD. Acts as liaison in associate health matters between Associates, supervisors, HRD and the Medical Director. The Occupational Health Nurse may also be responsible for coordinating the W/C program and activities designed to prevent, assess and treat work-related injuries and hazardous exposures; facilitates case management of workers’ comp claims, files First Report of Injury after reviewing/investigating incidents, reviews visit notes to coordinate back to work/light duty w/ managers and interacts w/ managers/HRD for associates who can't be released to work.
•Associate degree in Nursing; BSN preferred
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Prefer working knowledge of Occupational Health to include bloodborne pathogens immunizations; communicable diseases knowledge of workers’ compensation procedures and regulations
general knowledge of OSHA, FMLA and ADA legislation
experience in claims coordination and/or general case management or discharge planning
basic computer skills in word processing and related programs.
•Current Colorado RN licensure, Current CPR Certification
•Light work - (Exert up to 20lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10lbs frequently)
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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