Description: Job Summary:
Assists in implementation, integration, and monitoring of the Employee Health Program for KPCO. Designs, plans, implements, and directs a comprehensive program for employee health that includes standards, clinical consultation, outbreak measures, exposure management, surveillance, education, maintenance of records, data management for Health Plan Colorado Permanente Medical Group, and volunteers. Provides input for Employee Health performance improvement initiatives. Ensures compliance with mandates of required accrediting and regulatory agencies. Coordinates with State and County health departments.Essential Responsibilities:
- Assists in development and implementation of employee health and safety programs. Ensures practices are current and up to date. Develops and provides oversight with key program stakeholders to assure health and safety of employees including Latex Allergy Exposure Control Plan, Respiratory Protection Medical Screening, Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure, Employee Flu Program, and Ergonomics.
- Implement and maintain disease monitoring and screening program for employees. Provides care management (assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation) to employees at risk for communicable disease exposure in a coordinated manner. Evaluates lab test results and uses independent judgement to order immunizations per physician standing orders based upon individual employee needs. Maintains accurate documentation.
- Provide oversight for, enforce compliance of, and manages the retention and retrieval of annual health evaluation requirements, as well as records on screenings, tests, immunizations, exposures, and assessments.
- Represents or delegates representation for the region on local and national committees related to employee health. Coordinates pilot projects and implementation strategies and tactics.
- Review, interpret, and analyze related legislation and regulations to ensure organizational compliance. Assess feasibility of operationalizing new and/or revised programs/services by establishing assessment criteria for existing programs. Integrate and implement National P recommendations, systems and programs.
- Oversees development of education programs, department communications and systems.
- Promotes employee health programs through participation in risk management/integrated safety and operation committees and programs.
- Minimum five (5) years of clinical nursing experience.
- Minimum three (3) years of occupational health experience.
- Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Occupational Health Nurse Specialist Certification
- Registered Nurse License (Colorado)
- Demonstrated experience with Occupational Health and Safety.
- Demonstrated knowledge of pertinent regulatory, accrediting, and advisory body employee health requirements, including but not limited to, state and county regulations, health authorities, accreditation requirements, CDC, OSHA, and State Workers Compensation.
- Demonstrated knowledge of applicable federal and states laws and regulations related to health care.
- Demonstrated knowledge of epidemiology.
- Demonstrated knowledge of infectious disease prevention and containment pathways.
- Demonstrated collaborative leadership style.
- Experience working with multiple constituents up and down the organizational hierarchy including front-line care givers, providers as well as executive leaders.
- Strong interpersonal relationship skills.
- Strong conflict resolution skills and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships.
- Strong facilitation skills.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong coaching skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills, w/ good verbal & written communication skills required.
- Experience as an independent problem-solver
- Experience managing program and projects
- Experience in performance improvement methodologies
- Experience in database management
- Experience with adult education
- Ability to adapt to constantly changing priorities and managing a wide range of projects
- Must be able to work in a Labor and Management partnership environment
- Ability to travel throughout the region
- Masters Degree in nursing or related field preferred.
- Acute care experience in infectious disease preferred.
- Experience as an occupational health program manager preferred.
- Engagement in Operational Excellence or Highly Reliable Organization and Just Culture principles preferred.
- Experience in development of nursing policies, procedures, and protocols preferred.
Colorado,Denver,Regional Office - Colorado Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start:
08:00 AM Working Hours End:
05:00 PM Job Schedule:
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Standard Employee Status:
Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:
CNV-NUE|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level:
Manager with Direct Reports Job Category:
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Waterpark I - Rgnl HR-Health Training - 1608 Travel:
No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.