As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Clinical Nurse Manager of Employee Health will oversee clinical operations of the Employee Health Centers at our various locations. The Nurse Manager is responsible for both the day- to -day operations of the enterprise wide team, but also for the consistency with employee health policies, procedures and practices. Assists the Medical Director with special projects and has constant collaboration to ensure a strategic partnership. Serves as a clinical resource and point person for employee health services within the team and organization.
In conjunction with the Medical Director, ensures the efficient and effective operation of corporate Employee Health Services by:
1) Manage staffing, scheduling and performance development of employee health staff
2) Develops and monitors department budget
Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams through Nemours in achieving patient outcomes
Provides leadership and strategic direction to the assigned network employee health department and program with oversight of caregiver vaccination program
Assists in the development and delivers a comprehensive employee health services system that provides educational materials, educational programs, referral information, pre-employment health screenings, and health care.
Discusses laboratory and health screening results with employees/participants. Provides appropriate referrals as necessary.
Coordinates employee return to work requirements with Supervisors and HR Business Partners as required, in accordance with policy.
Examines employees who are injured on the job or on hospital property and refers them for follow-up treatment as necessary. Provides medical stabilization for employees, participants, volunteers and students as feasible until emergency medical treatment can be initiated.
Initiates infectious disease/bloodborne pathogen post-exposure evaluation and treatment under established guidelines and in accordance with policy,
Under the direction of the Medical Director, orders laboratory tests, x-ray studies and other diagnostic services as necessary in order to determine job performance capabilities and to rule out contagious diseases.
Examines and treats minor illnesses and injuries, within the established guidelines and protocols, and not exceeding the scope of practice as determined by the State Board of Nursing.
Complies with Employee health policies and protocols to address such areas as services provided in Employee Health, employee counseling, and treatment with prescription medications (when co-signed by the Medical Director).
Maintains health service records relating to the number of employees seen, types of visits, drugs dispensed, referrals and infectious diseases identified. Prepares and distributes associated reports and analyses.
Prepares and maintains health service records on employees/participants in accordance with policies/regulations.
Ensures maintenance of equipment and examination rooms. Maintains and documents POCT (Point of care testing) and emergency equipment checks in the appropriate timeframe per policy and procedure.
Ensures appropriate medical inventory levels by ordering and stocking supplies, medications and vaccines as necessary.
Develops, maintains and delivers wellness programs that provide education and continuing health improvement.
Utilizes the Employee Assistance Program to assist employees with dependencies and/or other stresses.
Tracks data regarding Employee Health initiatives to meet quality standards and assists with quality system reviews.
Coordinates the development/revision of Employee Health policies.
Has an established collaborative agreement with the Employee Health and Wellness Medical Director.
Occupational Health Services Provided:
Diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic occupational health injuries/illnesses.
Evaluate, treat, and manage occupational exposures to infectious diseases.
Consult and refer to the EHW Medical Director and/or appropriate specialist as needed.
Order and interpret diagnostic tests.
Prescribe OTC/prescription medication and other treatment regimes.
Educate associate on occupational injury and/or illness. prevention/treatment/management.
Determine duty status and communicate this to HR.
Coordinate care to assure associate’s timely return to full duty.
Non-Occupational Health Services Provided:
Provide timely diagnose, treatment, and management of minor acute medical problems.
Assist in the management of stable chronic medical problems.
Communicate with associate’s patient home to ensure continuity of care.
Counsel/Educate associate of importance of disease prevention and healthy lifestyle.
Provides assistance to the Human Resources Department by providing appropriate information and literature to inquiring potential and existing employees.
Demonstrated ability for program administration and development.
Appropriately evaluate, treat, or triage employees with injuries/illness.
Ability to maintain and administer confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner.
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize both duties and events in importance.
Attention to detail and information accuracy are critical.
Demonstrated sensitivity to applicant/employee circumstances and attitudes.
Works collaboratively with the Human Resource team
Sets priorities, uses time and resources effectively.
Provides accurate, consistent answers to employee requests.
Is knowledgeable regarding departmental processes and procedures and associated regulatory requirements.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred, Associate degree in Nursing or Diploma from and accredited nursing program.
Two to four years previous experience in employee or occupational health preferred.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail; ability to master internal HRIS and associated computer systems.
Two years leadership experience required
Ability to problem solve using critical thinking
Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
Licensure to practice nursing in the State of Delaware
Licensure to practice nursing in the State of Florida within first 6 months of employment
COHN certification preferred
Knowledge of FMLA and Workers Compensation
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.