Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/11/2017
Job Category:
Nursing
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
RN - Clinical Nurse IV Occupational Health
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the general supervision of the Occupational Health Medical Director and Clinic Manager, the Clinical Nurse IV will provide nursing care to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Campus employees. Obtain general health history and assessment for onboarding and annual surveillance programs, take vital signs and conduct various examinations as appropriate. Assists with oversight of the blood-borne pathogen exposure program, evaluates and develops strategies for decreasing risk, performs surveillance and assesses the health care needs of UCLA employees who present to the Occupational Health Facility (OHF) with work-related illness, injury, exposure or significant health risks. The CNIV acts in accordance with OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Standards, CDC guidelines and Health System policies. Clinical duties include but are not limited to patient triage, post-exposure medical evaluation and prophylactic medication administration, vaccine administration, course of treatment planning for complex, high-risk patient load, laboratory testing and patient education. Administrative duties include periodic exposure reporting for various hospital and campus committees, policy and SOP updates, maintenance of Cal/OSHA Sharps Injury Log, workers' compensation reporting and case management of active claims and new exposures.

Job Qualifications
Valid California RN license, BSN or MSN, COHN and BLS certification required. Demonstrated skill in setting priorities and organizing workload to effectively administer patient care and manage patient caseload in a high volume work environment. Effective verbal and written communication skills to obtain and convey information clearly and concisely. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Ability to analyze data for reporting. Working knowledge OSHA and CDC guidelines. A minimum of 5 years of clinical occupational health experience and one year of recent experience treating blood-borne pathogen exposures required. Experience working with lentiviral vectors. Knowledge of different vaccines and their indications, contraindications and clinical considerations. Ability to function in an emergency. Ability to demonstrate compassion and maintain confidentiality in treating injured workers. Ability to handle highly confidential matters with tact and diplomacy. Experience with workers' compensation reporting. Computer skills to include working knowledge of Care Connect, Windows.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.