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City of Hope RN Employee Health in Duarte, California

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Employee Health Manager, the RN – Employee Health provides nursing care/health education and guidelines for City of Hope employees through a program that includes pre-placement examination, infectious diseases risk assessments, surveillance of exposures, assess for and activate Emergency Medical Care, provide first aid care. Triage employees to care for work and non-work related injuries and illness. Provide assistance to employees who become ill or are injured at work; campus-wide immunizations/vaccinations to prevent spread of communicable diseases; monitoring of employee health to protect patients and employees; prevent accidents and illnesses; and provide on-going health in-service. Provide care under standing orders for screening of blood borne pathogens, and over the counter medications. Provide support and leadership to Employee Health LVNS and Clerical staff. Will report injuries and illness in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provides accurate, reliable, courteous and timely service to all employees.

  • Delivers quality, safe care that is consistent with professional practice standards including the ethical framework articulated by the American Nursing Association and the mission and values of City of Hope.

  • Coordinates health history and required testing and immunizations for new employees.

  • Utilizes the City of Hope nursing process in clinical practice.

  • Maintains current knowledge and awareness of organizational and regulatory standards, policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates annual health assessments, including Tb testing as required, for existing employees.

  • Reports and cares for blood borne pathogen exposures, including needle sticks and splashes and other work-related injuries and illnesses; completes necessary documentation in the employee medical record.

  • Provides first aid and acts as a liaison with outside clinics for all work-related injuries and illnesses that require medical attention beyond the scope of first aid.

  • Collaborate with Sr Disability Administrator and Leave and Disability Program Manager for occupational and non-occupational cases.

  • Collaborates and reports injuries to Occupational Safety and Health department, managers, and Infection Prevention as required.

  • Participates in a collaborative, empowered work environment as demonstrated through teamwork.

  • Collaborates with internal and external partners through new program implementations and process improvement initiatives.

  • Provides leadership and supervisory oversight to EHS staff in collaboration with Employee Health Manager.

  • Maintains current knowledge and skills through attendance and participation in organizational and departmental meetings and continuing education activities.

  • Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Graduate of a licensed school of nursing. BSN

  • Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse.

Required Certification/Licensure:

  • Current CA Registered Nurse license; CPR certification.

Preferred education experience and skills:

  • RN experience in Employee/Occupational Health, Urgent care

Additional Information:

  • Shift: Day - 8 hours

  • Job Status: Full-time – 40 hours per week

  • This position requires up to 25% travel

  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.