Registered Nurse - Occupational Health

City of Hope

Zion, IL

ID: 7205541 (Ref.No. JR-12652)
Posted: April 4, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $31.90 - $52.55 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Occupational Health

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The Occupational Health Nurse is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Employee Health Program and, as such, is responsible for employee and facility compliance and adherence to local, state and federal regulations.

The successful candidate:

  • Coordinate and implement the employee health program to provide a safe and healthy environment for stakeholders and ensures facility compliance with rules and regulations. Provide clinical services to employees in this capacity.
  • Implement program goals and policies that have been established for employee health. Annually review goals and policies relevant to employee health, including policies for individual departments Plans for and participate in clinics, health fairs and wellness committee and wellness events.
  • Responsible for performing health assessments of all new hires, including lab testing for titers and tuberculosis screening. Provide vaccinations for MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Influenza, Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis. As needed provide screening for vision and color testing. Assess appropriateness and eligibility for respiratory fit-testing.
  • Provide annual screening for tuberculosis for all healthcare providers, annual fit testing or Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) training for clinical staff and annual employee health screenings. Perform ergonomic assessments for employees to minimize job-related injuries and provide recommendations for ergonomic equipment as needed. Educate on proper use of equipment.
  • Manage employee injury program and Worker’s Compensation benefits. Manage the Worker’s Compensation cases to prevent loss to the company and return the injured worker to full job status as soon as possible. Work with the Worker’s Compensation provider to minimize loss time and minimize cost of injury through investigation of accidents and follow up on all injured employees during recovery to assure compliance to restrictions.
  • Prepare reports for and attend Infection Control, Safety and Environment of Care Committee meetings, provide guidance and act as a facility resource on all aspects of employee health and wellness. Prepare and maintains employee medical records, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports and vaccination reports for employees. Maintain records and submit annual OSHA 300 report to federal electronic repository by March 1st annually to be in compliance with the Industrial Commission of Arizona and Department of Labor. Participate in OSHA investigations and surveys. Prepare annual report on Influenza vaccination data per NHSN guidelines and prepare and post annual OSHA data report by Feb 1st.
  • Must be able to work Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm.


Your qualifications should include:

  • Active IL state RN License
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in employee health and/or infection control preferred
  • Basic Life Support BLS through American Heart Association.
  • BSN degree preferred.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $31.90 - $52.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.