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General Electric Lead Nurse in Florence, South Carolina

Role Summary:Responsible for providing occupational health nursing care to employees at the Florence, SC plant and with regional responsibilities, as authorized by Federal/Local laws and under the direction of a GEHC Medical Director and reporting to the Senior Health Services Program Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:• Providing primary occupational health nursing care, including assessment, follow-up and patient education in accordance with federal/local laws and directives issued by GEHC

• Providing first aid and emergency response medical services to employees consistent with emergency plans, level of training, and certification

• Complying with all Federal/Local government regulations and GE guidelines regarding recordkeeping

• Assisting employees unable to work due to medical leave, (includes partnering with employees and their families, management, HR, DBLC-disability benefits and leave center, Workers’ Compensation carriers, and Employee Assistance Program, etc.), with the objective of successful employee reintegration into the workforce

• Assisting employees with work related injuries.

• Facilitating required screenings and medical surveillance (such as hearing conservation, and vision and respirator screening), and regulatory and compliance work ( i.e. vendor credentialing, MR clearance, and ADA accommodation review). Promote wellness initiatives (such as flu immunizations and patient education)

• Close collaboration with facility leadership, including plant manager, EHS, HR

• Regional care coordination responsibilities for field employees, with close collaboration with field leadership

Quality Specific Goals:

• Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

• Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

• Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as require

• Maintain and protect confidential data

• Maintain understanding of current federal, state, and local laws and regulations

• Engage in continuous improvement related to processes, communications and cost management

Qualifications/Requirements:• Federal/Local licensing for nurse in jurisdiction of residence

• Four-year college/university bachelor’s degree (BSN)

• Minimum 5 years nursing experience with 2 years in a leadership position

• Basic knowledge and skills in infection control and blood borne pathogens

• Basic knowledge of disability benefits, workers' compensation

• Basic knowledge of ADA accommodation and work status review

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, and web-based systems/programs

Desired Characteristics:• Leadership experience in occupational health or employee health

• Emergency preparedness, public health nursing experience

• Intensive care, Emergency room, urgent care, or orthopedic nursing experience

• COHN- certified occupational health nurse, and/or CCM- certified case manager

• Respiratory and/or Audiology program certification(s)

• Demonstrated project management skills

• Strong problem-solving skills; ability to make independent decisions, manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment

• Willingness to be flexible and work with changing teams and priorities

About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;South Carolina;Florence;

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