Director Health Services

Requisition ID
2021-151190
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Nursing Administration
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday- Friday 8 am -5 pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Memorial Chattanooga
Location
TN-CHATTANOOGA

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Oversees the  Employee Health Services. Directs all employee health screening, workplace injury, and post exposure follow-up which are intended to ensure that the facility & rsquo;s patients, personnel and & nbsp.
 
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for oversight of facility/facilities compliance with Employee Health Hospital Accreditation Standards, State and CMS regulations, and for the daily operations of the Employee Health departments.
  • Responsible for the ongoing assessment and development of training programs, policies and procedures, and forms to address the infection prevention and employee health needs of employees, volunteers, contract workers, independent contractors, physicians, registry workers and students, in accordance with the guidelines established by the regulatory agencies.
  • Tracks the financial impact of reported hospital workplace injuries. Provides stewardship of resources while promoting maximum patient outcomes, costs, and quality of care for all served.

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 
  • Master's degree in healthcare related field or Bachelor's degree in Science (Microbiology, Biology, Nursing, Public Health).
  • Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience in Nursing, Microbiology, Biology or Public Health, and two (2) years of experience as an Employee Health in an acute care facility.
Licensure: 
  • An active license in state of practice is required for a Registered Nurse or Clinical Lab Scientist. 

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