Job Description

Occupational Health Nurse

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Occupational Health Practitioner

The Occupational Health Practitioner is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Employee Health Program and, as such, is responsible for stakeholder and facility compliance and adherence to local, state and federal regulations.

  • Responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Employee Health Program and, as such, is responsible for stakeholder and facility compliance and adherence to local, state and federal regulations.
  • Implements program goals and policies that have been established for employee health.Annually reviews goals and policies relevant to employee health, including policies for individual departments. Plans for and participate in clinics, health fairs and wellness committee and wellness events.
  • Responsible for performing health assessments of all new hires, including lab testing for titers and tuberculosis screening.Provides vaccinations for MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Influenza, Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis. As needed provides screening for vision and color testing. Assesses appropriateness and eligibility for respiratory fit-testing.
  • Provides annual screening for tuberculosis for all healthcare providers, annual fit testing or Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) training for clinical staff and annual employee health screenings.Performs ergonomic assessments for employees to minimize job-related injuries and provide recommendations for ergonomic equipment as needed. Educate on proper use of equipment.
  • Treats minor illness and injury according the occupational nurse guidelines and standard protocols. Act as a liaison for the employee and employee health care providers as needed for return to work status for personal illness or injury.
  • Manages employee injury program and Worker’s Compensation benefits. Manages the Worker’s Compensation cases to prevent loss to the company and return the injured worker to full job status as soon as possible. Works with the Worker’s Compensation provider to minimize loss time and minimize cost of injury through investigation of accidents and follow up on all injured employees during recovery to assure compliance to restrictions.
  • Prepares reports for and attends Infection Control, Safety and Environment of Care Committee meetings, provides guidance and act as a facility resource on all aspects of employee health and wellness.Prepares and maintains employee medical records, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports and vaccination reports for employees. Maintains records and submits annual OSHA 300 report to federal electronic repository by December 1st  annually to be in compliance with the Industrial Commission of Arizona and Department of Labor. Participates in OSHA investigations and surveys. Prepares annual report on Influenza vaccination data per NHSN guidelines and prepare and post annual OSHA data report by Feb 1st.
  • Participates in company’s Wellness Committee. Attends monthly planning meetings and participates in monthly events to inform stakeholders on wellness incentives and programs offered.
  • Participates in educational development involving employee health issues and serves as trainer in all related areas. Provides Blood borne pathogen and respiratory education annually at skills fair and departmental educational meetings. Educates stakeholders on proper use of ergonomic equipment, personal protective equipment. Manages sharps safety plan including education on prevention of sharps injuries, safety mechanisms and treatment and reporting of sharps injuries.
  • Serves as a liaison between the facility, injured worker, the healthcare providers, the workers compensation carrier and pertinent administrative staff, relative to their functions. Performs additional tasks relative to the job functions and/or as instructed by supervisory, regulatory or administrative personnel as necessary.
  • Provides education for the facility on health and wellness, injury prevention and safety in the workplace.

Job Qualifications:

  • 2+ years in employee health experience is required
  • BSN preferred
  • Arizona RN license is required
  • American Heart Association BLS is required

Essential Requirements

  • Frequent Sitting, walking, fine manipulation, waist bending, talking, reach above shoulder and reaching at or below shoulder.
  • Occasional waist twisting, neck twisting, standing, climbing, power grasping, neck bending, and squatting.
  • Continuous simple grasping and hearing.

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We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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