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Beth Israel Lahey Health Registered Nurse (RN), Employee Health, Per Diem in Winchester, Massachusetts

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Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY: According to established policies and procedures, and in collaboration with the Employee Health Manager and physician, provides occupational health care services to employees.

As part of the Winchester Hospital team, this position:

  1. Conducts initial post-offer/pre-placement physical assessment, including review of immunization status, and provides required testing or immunizations as needed. Follows up on any unusual findings with appropriate education, counseling, referrals, or work restrictions. Promotes health and safety of employees through health promotion and education.

  2. Evaluates condition and/or documentation of employee back-to-work clearance after illness or injury and approves return or recommends further medical evaluation or extension of leave as medical provider or circumstances require. Works with employee’s supervisor to ensure that employee needing work restrictions or limited duty is able to safely return to work, if possible.

  3. Assists in immunization and Tuberculosis testing programs per Winchester Hospital Infection Control Policy, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Center for Disease Control guidelines and Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.

  4. Assists Manager of Employee Health and Infection Control Specialist in follow up of employee exposures to blood borne pathogens, tuberculosis and other infectious diseases per Winchester Hospital Infection Control Policy, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Center for Disease Control guidelines and Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.

  5. Maintains accurate and current employee health related records and daily treatment log, as required by Winchester Hospital, Federal and State regulations.

  6. Assists Manager of Employee Health Services and Infection Control Specialist in development and revision of guidelines, policies and procedures related to the Employee Health Service.

  7. Assists Manager of Employee Health with workers' compensation program, has knowledge of Winchester Hospital policy regarding program. In absence of manager, files appropriate claims reports and works as liaison with physician and insurance carrier to provide for appropriate care and return to work of injured employee.

  8. Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing education to maintain knowledge of current trends and regulations in Employee Health and Occupational Health Nursing. Collaborates with employees, supervisors, other health care providers, and professionals in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating care and occupational health services.

  9. Participates in the following:

a. Mandatory training requirements as per hospital/unit policies

  1. Continuing education/inservices to enhance knowledge

  2. Staff meetings

  3. Performance improvement initiatives

  4. Orientation of new staff, students and/or volunteers


  1. Diploma, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred.

  2. At least three years work experience as a medical or surgical staff nurse.

  3. Certified Occupational Health Nurse preferred.

LICENSE, CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Massachusetts Registered Nurse license. Certification as an Occupational Health Nurse preferred




  1. Ability to communicate orally, alphabetize and collate.

  2. Ability to proofread and check documents for accuracy.

  3. Ability to enter words and data into computer.

  4. Ability to occasionally lift heavy boxes and position patients.

  5. Ability to give injections.

OSHA EXPOSURE: Job involves possible exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.


  1. Reports to Manager of Employee Health Services.

  2. Not responsible for supervising the work of others.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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