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Chicago Market Employee Health Registered Nurse Full Time

Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 392794
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At Kindred, we believe our Nurses are the heart of our organization – from the extraordinary kindness and compassionate they show to the exceptional care they provide. As an RN here, you will engage our patients and their families, helping to ensure the best possible outcomes by reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Join us and see firsthand what it’s like to grow and advance in a truly collaborative environment where everyone is supported, empowered and inspired to be their best and do their best.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Registered Nurse at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Team player
  • Compassionate
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Understanding
  • Adaptable

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Education is really all it takes to be a nurse. But passion and love for mankind – that’s what it takes to be a good nurse at Kindred.

– Denise, RN, Kindred Chicago Central

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Bonuses & Recognition

    Retention bonus, Employee of the Month Recognition, and Individual Recognition for going “Above & Beyond”.

Job Details


Description

What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.

As our most acute level of care, Kindred’s transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.

As an Employee Health Nurse you will:

  • Under general supervision manages employee health services and the hospital’s Worker’s Compensation program.

  • Manages employee health initiatives such as maintaining employee health files, employee TB screenings/chest x-rays, vaccines, etc.

  • Coordinates and conducts new employee health screenings.

  • Identifies employee illnesses, exposures and injuries in order to assess risk potential for prevention of transmission or recurrences.

  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures to direct the activities of the employee health program.

  • Administers Employee Hepatitis B Vaccine program.

  • Institutes employee work restrictions if the potential for transmission of infection exists.

  • Serves on committees, as appropriate, which are involved in selection, evaluation and design and impact the employee health program.

  • Enters incident/claim information into the Event Reporting System (ERS).

  • Acts as a liaison for OSHA or Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations (DILHR) inspections.

  • Maintains the OSHA log.



Qualifications

As an Employee Health Nurse you will have:

  • Associates degree leading toward licensure as a Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.

  • Valid state licensure as a Registered Nurse / RN or Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN.

  • 1 year clinical experience in medical-surgical or critical care nursing.