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Registered Nurse - Employee Health

Job Reference: JIH02700478
Date Posted: 13 February 2019
Employer: Ascension
Location: Amsterdam , New York
Sector: Nursing
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 01 March 2019

Job Description

We Are Hiring

Registered Nurse - Employee Health - Employee Hlth and Wellness 001 - FT Days Monday - Friday can vary. 1 or 2 weekend shifts possibly during Influenza Season - St Mary's Hospital - Amsterdam, NY

Why Join Ascension?

Since its beginning in 1903, St. Mary's in Amsterdam, NY, part of Ascension, has provided compassionate care to the patients it serves giving special attention to the poor and vulnerable populations in the area including Amsterdam and the surrounding areas which sit at the feet of the majestic Adirondack Mountains. Patients, physicians and associates prefer us because of our reputation for excellence and service, and our commitment to safety and quality. Our Catholic health ministry is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care, which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words. St. Mary's features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience. As a Professional Registered Nurse with Ascension St. Mary's, you will have the opportunity to minister to the physical, spiritual, emotional, psychosocial and cultural needs of our patients, family members, and hospital staff. You will become a member of an inspired Model Community of engaged associates. .

What You Will Do

As an Registered Nurse Employee Health with St. Mary's Hospital -NY, you will have the opportunity to provide health care services to the organization's employees in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.


  • To coordinate/provide EH services to SMH associates across multiple locations; i.e. Main and Memorial Campuses, Rao pavilion, numerous off site locations (UCC, Primary/Specialty Care, etc.)
  • Conducts pre-employment health screenings and immunization clinics.
  • Computer skills will be required for the following, EH data collection, data entry, and reporting. Will need to learn Employee Health Software program.
  • Will be required to have certification for urine drug testing. Training and certification provided on site.
  • Will be trained to administer tuberculin skin testing, as well as conduct respiratory fit testing. Training provided.
  • Will be required to organize annual employee flu clinics, and administer vaccine to associates.
  • Will be required to review all sharp and BBP exposure incidents for compliance and provide follow-up
  • May attend meetings as assigned
  • Conduct review of employee incidents as assigned
  • Conduct audits as assigned
  • Ensures compliance with applicable workplace safety laws and regulations. May also participate in safety training programs.
  • Provides employee counseling and referrals for occupational injuries and illnesses as well as other health-related matters.
  • May participate in work and community Health programs and fairs

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Nursing License required obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Registered Nurse preferred

Education and Experience:

  • Diploma/Associate degree preferred
  • 5 years of nursing experience preferred.
  • Prior employee health/infection control experience preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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