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Occupational Health NurseDenver, ColoradoSalary Range: $35.14/hour – $41.35/hourIn this role, you will supervise and oversee staff engaged in providing pre-employment history review and screening and will ensure that employees are screened, counseled, and treated in accordance with the TB Exposure Control Plan, Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Plan, and all other occupational infectious disease exposure guidelines. You will coordinate follow-up of occupational exposures; assist with regulatory compliance and monitoring; and provide advice, consultation, and education to employees regarding health maintenance. Other duties include planning and coordinating pilots and implementing new sharps safety devices; participating in the National Sharps Safety Team (NSST); and practicing professional nursing by the performance of both independent nursing functions and delegated medical functions in accordance with accepted practice standards. You will also be accountable for creating a culture of compliance, ethics, and integrity. In addition, you will maintain knowledge of and ensure departmental compliance with Kaiser Permanente Principles of Responsibility and policies and procedures, as well as applicable regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Lastly, you will respond appropriately, including required reporting, to observed fraud or abuse.
Preferred Qualifications Include:
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 969991.
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
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