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OSHA Nurse Coordinator (RN) - Employee Health

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday with occasional weekend as needed.

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Job Summary

Assesses medical status of anticipated new employees in compliance with Hospital and regulatory requirements.  Ensures hospital regulatory compliance with OSHA Standards and CDC Guidelines for healthcare workers. Review, revise and implement worker disease and injury prevention and compliance programs, including TB surveillance, blood borne pathogens, hearing conservation, and environmental safety. Develop and deliver training. Report, document and retain records according to regulatory and hospital standards.


Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

Experience: Three (3) to five (5) years RN experience required. Experience and certification in Occupational Health Nursing preferred.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations and CDC guidelines. Knowledge of infectious disease and worker safety program requirements for a healthcare setting.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Active State of CT RN license required. DOT BAT training preferred. 

Language Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate in English both verbally and in writing. Bilingual preferred.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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