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Associate Health RN

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Franklin
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

**Thank you for considering a career at** **Bon Secours Mercy Health!**

**Mary Immaculate Hospital & Southampton Medical Center**

The Associate Health RN provides services for associates according to BSMH policies and procedures, professional standards, federal regulations, and CDC recommendations. Services include but are not limited to pre-employment follow-up, associate immunization program, respiratory protection program, communicable disease screening and exposure management. The Associate Health RN works closely in collaboration and referral with Human Resources partners, people managers, Infection Prevention and Quality & Safety to ensure program success.

**Maintains current knowledge of associate health regulations, recommendations and accreditation standards applicable to BSMH facilities. Assist BSMH managers and staff with compliance. Provide input to policy/ procedures, guidelines, protocols related to associate health services. Participates in surveillance activities to identify associate health risks.**

**Performs surveillance on associate health records, including new hires, maintaining them in a confidential manner. Utilizes associate health information system to record and retrieve associate health data and to prepare reports as directed and requested.**

**Collaborates with: Associate Health Medical Director, Infection Prevention to prevent the spread of communicable disease between patients and staff, Wellness team for referrals and consultations.**

**Participates in direct service delivery, including but not limited to immunizations, TB screening, color discrimination testing, respirator fit testing, communicable and blood borne exposure management. Organizes testing and immunization programs to include Hepatitis B, influenza and respirator fit testing.**

**Collaborates with managers and Absence Management Specialists for needs related to leave of absence to include FMLA, MLOA, PLOA and ADA leave as accommodation.**

**Mandatory vaccination program compliance and administration**

**Provides pre-service volunteer TB screening and volunteer influenza immunizations.**

**Actively participates in entity committees including but not limited to Infection Prevention, Environment of Care, and Quality and provide data for trending associate risks and strategies for improving associate's health and safety**

**Ensures EMR is updated to reflect patient care as appropriate**


**Required** **Minimum Education:**

Bachelor of Science Nursing

**Licensure/Certification** **Required** **:**

Registered Nurse in the state practicing

**Licensure/Certification** **Required** **:**

BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association

**Licensure/Certification Preferred:**


**Minimum Years and Type of Experience** **Required** **:**

A minimum of 3-5 years of clinical nursing experience

**Minimum Years and Type of Experience** **Preferred:**

A minimum of 2 years of related occupational/associate health nursing

**Functional (Hard) Skill Items - Required**

Must be familiar with HR Legal & Compliance Law Knowledge (i.e. OSHA, ADA, EEOC, FMLA, etc.)

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Analyzing data or information

Proficient in respiratory protection program and testing

Strong written and communication skills

Analyze data or information and understanding required follow up

Continuous Quality Improvement

Strong verbal communication skills

Proficient in Pure OHS (EMR)

Knowledge of patient care and learning practices

Must be familiar with applicable OSHA, state health department, CDC, Joint Commission

Ability to work in fast paced environment

Able to prioritize job duties

Able to work independently

**Interpersonal (Soft) Skill Items - Required**

Attention to detail

Critical thinking


Active listening

Collaboration and negotiation skills


Interpersonal skills

Self-motivated to resolve issues

Ability to work autonomously

Problem solving skills

Customer Service Focused

Leadership skills

Relationship Building


Bon Secours Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

+ Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

+ Prescription drug coverage

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Life insurance w/AD&D

+ Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

+ Paid time off

+ Educational Assistance

+ And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

**S** **cheduled Weekly Hours:**


**Work Shift:**

Days/Afternoons (United States of America)


SS Human Resources - Strategy & Well-Being

_All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for_ Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia _, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email_ _If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at_ _recruitment@mercy.com_ .

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health, Suffolk , Associate Health RN, Other , Franklin, Virginia

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