Employee Health LVN

Job Summary

Collaborates with facility Leadership and healthcare providers responsible for inpatient and outpatient departments and services, as well as non-patient care support staff, i.e., Maintenance and Environmental Services staff. Provides assessment and reassessment of occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses. Develops and coordinates employee health education and wellness programs for the Hospital.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the infection control process in the healthcare setting.
  • Develops, reviews, and/or revises and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Ensures Employee Health records are maintained.
  • Assists with inservice education related to infection prevention and control throughout the organization.
  • Completes required CMR reports to Public Health Department in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintains a log of incidents related to infections and communicable diseases, including healthcare associated infections (HAIs) and infections identified through Employee Health.
  • Monitors proper use (manufacturers’ instructions) of germicides, cleaning products, antiseptics and disinfectants in use throughout the facility.
  • Communicates infection prevention and control activities to administration, Performance Improvement Committee, the medical staff and MEC via the Infection Prevention and Control Committee minutes and/or Infection Prevention and Control Committee Chairperson.
  • Establishes effective interpersonal relationships with physicians, nurses and all other members of the healthcare team. Communicates in a manner that conveys mutual understanding, dignity, and respect.
  • Initiates duties, appropriate measures and sets priorities independently.
  • Knowledge of activity restrictions appropriate to the severity of injury or illness.
  • Interacts professionally with the employee in the formation of a plan of care.
  • Ensures employee immunizations, TB screenings, and N95 fit testing (where applicable) are up-to-date.
  • Maintains employee safety as a focus of practice.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Knowledge of current state, federal and local laws and regulations governing employee healthcare needs.
  • Provides educational resources to the employee as appropriate.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures for employee health.
  • Serves as a clinical resource.

Regulatory Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current LVN/LPN licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.

Why Crescent Regional?

At Crescent Regional Hospital, our goal is, and always has been, to cultivate a community of doctors, Nursing, and administrators to breathe new life into a previously dying hospital as to provide a continuum of care for the communities of Lancaster, DeSoto, and all surrounding areas. Unwavering in our vision and determined to not just be a choice in healthcare, but the choice in healthcare we need to hire the best from the community as to give the best care for the community.

Being of relative size to the communities we serve, both in staff and structure, allows us the ability to collaborate with and learn from one another as a means to provide treatment which is extensive, thorough, and specific to each patient. And because our internal culture is one of recognizing individual strengths and accomplishments, everyone gets their deserved moment to shine. As members of the Crescent Regional Family, we build one another up because we understand when we strive, our patients and community thrive which perpetuates us all into excellence.

We thank you for your interest in seeking employment with Crescent Regional Hospital and look forward to working with you when you become part of the Crescent Regional Family!