|Title:||Employee Health Registered Nurse|
|Job Status:||Full Time|
Employee Health Nurse
SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.
The position exists to provide employee health services to SEARHC employees in accordance with established policies and procedures and regulatory standards. Actively participates in committees established to promote employee safety and infection prevention and control.
The position coordinates the SEARHC employee health program for the consortium. The person chosen for the position must be able to foster positive relationships with the employee health contacts at each of the clinics and facilitate different projects through those contacts. The position makes decisions and recommendations regarding employee immunization status, laboratory screening and follow up results. Actively plans annual employee health/flu vaccination clinics. Maintains accurate recall system, collects data and reports to Infection Prevention and Control manager. Frequently communicates and coordinates employee health screenings, testing and results with employees, supervisors, clinicians and Human Resources.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED
At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.
We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.
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