Employee Health Nurse - Limited Term, Las Vegas, Nevada

Created 10/14/2021
Reference 470354
Job type Temporary
Country United States
State Nevada
City Las Vegas
Salary $35.13 - $54.45 Hourly
Position Summary


****Limited-Term Position not to exceed two years from hire****

Position Summary:
Endeavors to promote health and safety to all employees by facilitating an employee health program which includes disease detection, prevention, and treatment; following up employee illnesses and injuries; conducting employee health screenings, and promoting a safe work environment.

Job Requirement

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and three (3) years of nursing experience in an acute care setting.
Must also meet the requirements as specified in the Nursing Administrative Policy # PP-101:
One (1) year of recent RN clinic experience.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; Basic Life support (BLS) certification.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements


Preference will be given to those who have documented the following (in addition to meeting minimum posted requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Minimum of one (1) year recent (within the past 5 yrs.) experience as a Registered Nurse working in either an employee health clinic, internal medicine clinic, or as a School Nurse.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures. Skill in:
Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; problem solving; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time, and strength to examine and treat varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.
Closing Date/Time: 10/19/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Employer University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

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