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Report Writer Employee Health Specialist

Franciscan Health Fitness Centers

 

Address   Franciscan Health
    810 Michael Drive
    Chesterton, IN 46304

Hours  Days

Calendar  Full-Time

Education Associates Preferred

WHAT WE NEED

Caring, skilled health inspirers

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Keeping our employees safe and healthy is a top priority at Franciscan Health. Our Employee Health Specialist plays a key role in that effort. Coordinating the activities of Employee Health services. Managing the workers compensation program. Coordinating required annual testing. It’s a career with plenty of variety and the opportunity to work with many different people.

Do you enjoy helping others? Are you a good communicator? Are you organized and self-motivated? We’d love to talk to you about this open position.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Review and take appropriate action to assure lab compliance for, but not limited to titers, exposures, PPD, and hepatitis B vaccines and declinations.
  • Analyze and complete necessary reports to determine trends, including the tracking and analysis of all employee incidents.
  • Maintain and record data into Agility and monitors EHS visits including PPD/Quantiferon, incident report data entry, and case management of injuries, log and track visits and reporting.
  • Maintain documentation and updates to employee health policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate Fitness for Duty evaluations such as FEC, Reasonable Suspicion drug testing, and EAP mandatory drug program.
  • Work closely with Infection Prevention when a communicable disease exposure has occurred, track and treat employees as appropriate and notify manager/HR of compliance.
  • Plan, manage, and monitor the flu vaccine program and similar programs as needed.
  • Monitor return to work status for personal injury or illness, notifying HR and the appropriate manager of the status.
  • Maintain OSHA log for Franciscan Alliance employee injuries/entities and report annually to OSHA.
  • Provide reports to Infection Control, Safety, Quality and FPO committees.
  • Manage employee health workers compensation cases including written/verbal communication/coordination with Franciscan Alliance workers compensation carrier and filing claims within their system.
  • Monitor the RL6 daily for new employee injuries or exposures.
  • Maintain, monitor, and provide charts according to regulatory agencies such as OSHA, Board of Health and HFAP.
  • Process and manage new hire and annual required physicals and other tests for all employees as required by established policy and regulations.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior Nursing and/or Patient Care experience. 
  • Knowledge of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Standard Precautions.
  • Adapt and respond quickly to changing priorities.
  • Basic knowledge of computer software, hardware, and communication devices to perform tasks.
  • Manage conflict and tactfully handle complaints and difficult situations.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Manipulate data and develop reports.
  • Laboratory diagnostic tests knowledge.
  • Knowledge of causes and consequences of illness, injuries, and disabilities.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Understanding of infection control and injury prevention theories and strategies.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, or policies impacting the Healthcare industry.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Solve problems by analyzing information and using logic to address issues and problems.
  • Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties. C
  • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, EPA, DNREC, and JCAHO safety codes, regulations, and requirements.
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing. 


WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

0-1 Years Experience

License(s):

Certification(s):

Travel: Never or Rarely

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

BILLING & HEALTH INFORMATION ​​​​

Chesterton, IN, US, 46304

Full-Time
Never or Rarely
employmentType:  Full-Time
Days
Chesterton
IN
46304
810 Michael Drive


Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago