Intern - Freeman Chair in China Studies (Summer 2024)

Long Island Community Hospital

Intern - Freeman Chair in China Studies (Summer 2024)

Washington, DC
  • Responsibilities

    Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island's only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community's healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women's imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff - Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort. For more information, go to , and interact with us on LinkedIn , Glassdoor , Indeed , Facebook , Twitter , YouTube and Instagram .

    Position Summary:
    We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Employee Health Clinician - Per Diem - Employee Health.

    In this role, the successful candidate the Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner promotes health and safety. Complies with state and government regulations and accrediting standards by protecting patients, visitors, employees, and physicians from communicable diseases. Services include pre-employment physicals, screenings, immunizations, minor workplace injury and illness treatment, and employee exposure to infectious disease counseling and follow-up. Maintains a system for health assessment and disease prevention, detection and treatment.

    Job Responsibilities:

    New Hires

    * New hire pre-employment clearance including physical exam, lab work, TB screenings/chest-rays, and immunizations to ensure compliance with all hospital policies and regulatory agencies.
    * Documents results in electronic medical record.
    * Refer employees with identifiable limitations and/or health risks to appropriate resources.


    * Annual employee via EMR
    * Annual employee TB screening where required 
    * Assist in planning and implementing annual Flu Vaccine Program
    * Assists in preparing Quarterly & Annual report of Blood Borne Pathogen exposures
    * Assists in preparing Quarterly & Annual Flu Vaccine Report for the Infection Control Committee, CDC & DOH

    Exposure follow-up

    * Employee blood and body fluid exposure counseling and follow-up
    * Maintains knowledge of current post-exposure treatment protocols
    * Employee infectious disease (TB, Scabies, etc.) exposure education, treatment and follow-up
    * Perform worksite walk-through assessments to determine employee work processes and potential sources of illness and injury
    * Contribute to the design of health controls and surveillance of actual and potential toxic or hazardous conditions in the work environment

    Assessment/Screening/Vaccination Program:

    * Plans and implements Immunization programs for Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Tdap etc. and maintains records for tracking and trending
    * Provide information to employees on health maintenance, results of health screenings and health promotion activities
    * Provides yearly physical examinations at employee’s request
    * Participate in continuing education to update knowledge of occupational health and safety including legal regulations 
    * Participates as an active member of the Infection Control Committee and reports employee compliance with TB testing, exposures to blood borne pathogens, and employee exposures to communicable diseases
    * Provides blood pressure & weight screenings and refers to primary care provider when necessary.

    Employee Health Administration

    * Recommend and maintain medical supplies and equipment necessary for the optimal functioning of the occupational health services creates/revises departmental policies and procedures recognizing the need for positive change. 
    * Collaborates with Human Resources and Department Heads to ensure completion of all health requirements
    * Maintains employee’s health records
    * Participates as a member on hospital committees as requested

    Employee Workplace Illness/Injury

    * Provides basic first aid for onsite injuries
    * Provides evaluation, treatment & referrals for onsite illnesses
    * Provides Blood Pressure Screenings to Employees and refers to Primary Physician when necessary
    * Collaborates with Human Resources in evaluating employee requests for workplace accommodations
    * Completes follow-up and all documentation on employee injury incident reports and provides injury prevention education

    Professional/Interpersonal/Leadership Skills:

    * Demonstrates the interpersonal skills necessary to provide effective leadership.
    * Is able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff. 
    * Demonstrates positive customer service skills and supports the Hospital's mission. 
    * Reviews and investigates incident reports.
    * Collaborates with Department Heads to promote quality outcomes.


    • Develops a communication network among other departments to assure

    appropriate delivery of patient care.

    • Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peers

    and other health care professionals.

    • Demonstrates the ability to confront other staff members with issues

    concerning patient care in order to reach a resolution.

    • Accepts feedback from staff members and management for the purposes of

    improved patient care.

    • Maintains knowledge base through participation in learning situations such

    as departmental meetings, educational programs, professional association

    participation, journal review or committee membership.

    • Fulfills the annual requirements regarding continuing education.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    To qualify you must have a Current NYS license as a Registered Nurse
    Current NYS license as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner
    Masters Degree in Nursing
    3-5 years progressive experience in Nursing and healthcare preferably in a management role
    Current BLS, and AANP or ANCC National certification as an NP
    Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
    Strong Interpersonal and Organizational skills
    Ability to perform venipuncture
    Current New York State Infection Control training certification
    Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
    The analytical skills necessary to respond to any complex patient or personnel complication related to clinical presentation
    Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks
    Overall clinical responsibility for the quality, outcomes and effectiveness of various occupational medicine programs in accordance with all Hospital and regulatory guidelines
    Clinical responsibility for medical services including follow-up, tracking and aggregate reporting
    Evaluating, diagnosing and treating medical center employees/patients that present to Occupational Health
    Demonstrates knowledge of Hospital and Occupational Health policies and procedures, and implements them in the delivery of medical services
    Demonstrates the ability to utilize computers and computer software to input and access patient information and general reports required for patient treatment and compliance status within Occupational Health
    Takes a regular proactive role in communicating and interacting with other members of the Occupational Health treatment team
    Assumes responsibility for documentation within patient encounters
    Maintains accurate and well documented charting within the OHS EMR system
    Works with OHS staff to ensure optimal patient care and adherence to compliance program policies and procedures
    Provides for the safety of patients, staff and other employees and visitors in the clinical environment
    Ability to present at educational sessions annually to adult patient populations
    Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the employee/patients who present in OHS
    Participates in the departments performance improvement activities
    Observes the Health Care Systems compliance policies
    Proactively demonstrates responsibility and accountability for the timely and complete management, report, and tracking of clinical results
    Promptly advises supervising physician of any issues arising in the treatment of patients and/or gathering, recording and dispersal of required medical documentation
    Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
    Maintains security of confidential patient information and tools necessary to provide operational and clinical services
    Keeps documentation required for patient services and data entry secure, organized, up-to-date
    Utilizes time in an efficient, organized manner, while maintaining sensitivity to the need for patients to have sufficient time to communicate effectively
    Proactively participates in expansion and improvement of Occupational Health Services operations on a fluctuating schedule
    Meets regularly with other members of health care team and other staff members to update policy, procedures, new treatment developments and strategies for efficient administration of services
    Follows up on patient needs and requests promptly and appropriately
    May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary
    Respects patient confidentiality, privacy and dignity.

    Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS, Nurse Practitioner-NYS

    Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

    Long Island Community Hospital provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

    Long Island Community Hospital is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
    If you wish to view Long Island Community Hospital's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information.

    Long Island Community Hospital provides a salary range to comply with the New York state Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $40.02 - $62.59 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialty, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

    To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here

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  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care