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RN - Employee Health and Wellness

Company: Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: To improve the quality of life of patients and families by coordinating patient care processes of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in collaboration with the patient, family, physician, and appropriate support services for the age population served as defined in the department's scope of service.
PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
CRITERIA A: Everyday Excellence Values - Employee demonstrates Everyday Excellence values in the day-to-day performance of their job.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Demonstrates courtesy and caring to each other, patients and their families, physicians, and the community.
* Takes initiative in living our Everyday Excellence values and vital signs.
* Takes initiative in identifying customer needs before the customer asks.
* Participates in teamwork willingly and with enthusiasm.
* Demonstrates respect for the dignity and privacy needs of customers through personal action and attention to the environment of care.
* Keeps customers informed, answers customer questions and anticipates information needs of customers.

CRITERIA B: Corporate Compliance - Employee demonstrates commitment to the Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interest Guidelines, and the GHS Corporate Compliance Guidelines.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Practices diligence in fulfilling the regulatory and legal requirements of the position and department.
* Maintains accurate and reliable patient/organizational records.
* Maintains professional relationships with appropriate officials; communicates honesty and completely; behaves in a fair and nondiscriminatory manner in all professional contacts.
CRITERIA C: Personal Achievement - Employee demonstrates initiative in achieving work goals and meeting personal objectives.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Uses accepted procedures and practices to complete assignments. Uses creative and proactive solutions to achieve objectives even when workload and demands are high.
* Adheres to high moral principles of honesty, loyalty, sincerity, and fairness.
* Upholds the ethical standards of the organization.

CRITERIA D: Performance Improvement - Employee actively participates in Performance Improvement activities and incorporates quality improvement standards in his/her job performance.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Optimizes talents, skills, and abilities in achieving excellence in meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
* Initiates or redesigns to continuously improve work processes.
* Contributes ideas and suggestions to improve approaches to work processes.
* Willingly participates in organization and/or department quality initiatives.

CRITERIA E: Cost Management - Employee demonstrates effective cost management practices.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
* Effectively manages time and resources
* Makes conscious effort to effectively utilize the resources of the organization - material, human, and financial.
* Consistently looks for and uses resource saving processes.

CRITERIA F: Patient & Employee Safety - Employee actively participates in and demonstrates effective patient and employee safety practices.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Employee effectively communicates, demonstrates, coordinates and emphasizes patient and employee safety.
* Employee proactively reports errors, potential errors, injuries or potential injuries.
* Employee demonstrates departmental specific patient and employee safety standards at all times.
* Employee demonstrates the use of proper safety techniques, equipment and devices and follows safety policies, procedures and plans.


JOB FUNCTIONS
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include, but are not limited to:
1. Coordinates employee assessment through collection of employee's health data.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Prioritizes data collection based on the employee's immediate condition or needs.
* Performs ongoing and systematic comprehensive physical and psychosocial assessments.
* Involves the employee, Human Resources and/or Supervisor as appropriate.
* Documents employee health assessments in the medical record.


2. Reviews Health Assessments.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
? Performs PPD tests under direction of Occupational Health MD.
? Performs post exposure PPD testing under the direction of the Occupational Health MD.
? Collects urinary drug screens under the direction of the Occupation Health MD.
? Participates in the performance of biometric screenings on employee population under the direction of the Occupation Health MD.

3. Coordinates employee follow-up for communicable disease exposure, blood body fluids under the direction of Occupational Health MD.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
* Collaborates with Infection Control practitioners when suspected communicable disease has occurred with staff or patients.
* Provide exposure workup and follows up including patient education, collection specimens for laboratory analysis, monitor results and tracking of patient progress through exposure protocols under the direction of the occupational health MD.
* Administer appropriate prophylaxis as directed by the Occupational Health MD.
4. Performs all other duties as assigned.


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
3 years nursing experience preferred
SPECIAL SKILL, LICENSE AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
Current Louisiana RN licensure
HIPAA REQUIREMENTS:
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable HIPAA regulations appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Medical records w/o limitation both paper and electronic, patient demographics, lab and radiology results, patient information related to surgery or appointment schedules, medical records related to quality data, patient financial information, patient billing 3rd party, patient related complaints, information related to patient location, and/or patients' religious beliefs.
SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:
Maintains knowledge of and adherence to all applicable safety practices appropriate to Job Position including but not limited to: Incident reporting, handling of wastes, sharps and linen, PPE, exposure control plans, hand washing, environment of care, patient identification, administers medications/blood products, receives order for patients, validates patients for any procedures/surgery, transports, monitors or observes patients for procedures including infusion pumps, monitors clinical alarms, and collects blood samples.

Keywords: Baton Rouge General Medical Center, Baton Rouge , RN - Employee Health and Wellness, Healthcare , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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