Employee Health/Staff Development RN
Location: Greenville, SC
SUMMARY:Facilitates and coordinates all ongoing education and in-service program in accordance with State and Federal requirements. Assists in the orientation of all new employees to facility policies and procedures. Assists routinely in the maintenance of medical employee records.The Employee Health Coordinator is a professional nurse who functions under the direction of the System Employee Health Director and is responsible for providing leadership and assistance in the daily clinical practices within the Employee Health clinics. The Employee Health Coordinator has shared responsibility for supporting and adhering to standards of practices, system and department policies and procedures, and ensuring compliance with all regulatory agency guidelines. The coordinator supports the orientation and training of the Employee Health clinic staff . The Coordinator creates and maintains an environment that enables the Employee Health department to fulfill its mission and goals. The Employee Health Coordinator participates in performance improvement initiatives.Responsible for creating a culture of excellence and learning among staff, through role modeling, quality education, competency assessment and team building activities. Evaluation of care provided to patients is determined by assessing competency of clinical staff on an ongoing basis, evaluating care provided to patients by bedside observation of quantity and quality of clinical services, assessing staff’s demonstration of proper procedures and attitudes and reviewing medical records and documentation. Responsible for planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating orientation, inservices, and education programs.
ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS: • Current State nursing license as a Registered Nurse with a minimum of two (2) years long-term care nursing experience in various roles of authority. • Strong teaching, coaching, evaluating and leadership abilities. • Strong communication and effective interpersonal skills. • Annual licensure CEUs as required.
• Prior Employee Health/Staff Development experience required. • Reliable transportation required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This list is subject to individual facility policies, procedures and practices, which may require additional duties and responsibilities. • Assures adequate orientation and continuing education of nurses and nursing assistants as directed by the Director of Nursing Services and in compliance with approved Nursing Assistant Training program. • Assures adequate orientation of all new employees to facility policies and procedures and State/Federal mandated policies and procedures. Coordinates competency completion. • Coordinates necessary employment forms and/or documents • Develops, coordinates, teaches, facilitates, assures 100% attendance as appropriate at all mandatory in-services including: infection control, fire prevention, OSHA safety, confidentiality, Resident Rights, etc. • Assists in the planning and implementation of all ongoing education and in servicing programs. Assures necessary documentation of programs is appropriate, complete and filed. • Posts monthly calendar of in-service programs before the first working day of each month. • Assists with monthly Quality Assurance reviews as directed by Director of Nursing Services. • Respects and maintains residents dignity, individuality, privacy and confidentiality. Is knowledgeable of Residents Rights. • Ensures adherence to policies and procedures of the Nursing Department and the facility. • Responsible for maintaining OSHA including: training, audits, updating manuals as needed and assuring compliance with regulations. • Maintains employee education training health files. • Performs competency checks for nursing staff. • Responsible for investigating employee incidents and providing possible solutions to present further injuries. • Schedules and coordinates nursing assistant testing within the time required. • Displays courteous, tactful, helpful manner with residents, families, visitors and fellow employees. • Participates in morning meetings, admission meetings, safety committee and QA committee. • Schedules and coordinates nursing staff to ensure the facility is adequately staffed. • Performs Human Resource duties as requested by Administrator. • Performs other duties as requested by Administrator or other department director