RN – Employee Health | Part-Time {20 hours per week}, full benefits-eligible!


Why Blue Mountain Hospital District?

The Blue Mountain Hospital District (BMHD) is comprised of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Family Medicine Clinic, Home Health and Hospice, Emergency Medical Services, and an Intermediate Care Center.  Join our family-like team in beautiful Eastern Oregon!

Our District spans from John Day to Prairie City, nestled in the Heart of Grant County in the Blue Mountains.  The Strawberry Mountain Range and John Day River Valley offers a variety of outdoor activities, from abundant hiking/mountain biking/horse riding trails, to high and lower lakes and ponds.  Our area is known to be a “go to” place not just for recreation, but also for big game hunting and fishing!

For more information on our Rural and Remote area, visit our Grant County Chamber of Commerce page at: https://www.gcoregonlive.com/

Position Summary:

The Employee Health Nurse will be responsible for all functions of the Employee Health Program and for providing employee health services at Blue Mountain Hospital District.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Promotes the mission, vision and values of the BMHD.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications, attending webinars, establishing professional networks, participates in professional organizations.
  • Must have strong computer and research skills to ensure they remain up to date with new developments, best practices and standards of care within the field of healthcare.
  • Will be required to establish standard methods of care, utilizing evidence based practice and best practice standards.
  • Responsible for policies and procedures within the organization related to employee health.
  • Supports administration with employee health databases, maintains complete and accurate employee health records.
  • Participates as an integral team member, collaborating with various departments and colleagues, including Safety Officer, Human Resources, Quality Officer and others as needed to advocate for employee health and safety.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of all employee health initiatives and programs.
  • Will develop, alongside Human Resources, policies and procedures for pre-employment and on-boarding processes for employees.
  • Will be responsible for all pre-employment testing and vaccination processes, annual N95/TB/ Influenza testing and/or vaccinations, and the management of potential blood exposures, employee illnesses and disease outbreaks.
  • Develop and implement continuously improved employee care procedures and control mechanisms relating to quality, compliance and employee health.
  • Participate in employee health education of all employees during orientation and annually thereafter, including classes in employee health.
  • Any additional duties pertaining to the daily operations of the Employee Health
  • Maintains self-motivation and sustains a high level of momentum.
  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Complete annual education requirements.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Wear identification while on duty.
  • Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
  • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Attend regular staff meetings and in-services as needed.
  • Detail oriented and capable of exploring innovative solutions to solve complex problems and address issues
  • Ability to compile code and categorize, or verify information/data
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner

Education/Certification/Licensure Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in healthcare required.
  • Current nursing license (RN or LPN) for state (OR) is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree (BSN) highly desirable but not required.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Must be proficient and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Knowledge of software such as Alert is preferred but not required.

For more information, please contact:

Shae Voigt, Human Resources Coordinator
svoigt@bluemountainhospital.org  |  (541) 575-3820