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Employee Health Assistant

CHI Saint Joseph Health System Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

The posted compensation range of $15.00 - $18.87 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-354439 Employment Type Full Time Department Employee Health Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Mon - Fri (8:00a - 4:30p) Remote No Category Administrative and Clerical

Organizes the scheduling and recordkeeping regarding employee health new employee onboarding requirements for CHI Saint Joseph Health. Coordinates and communicates with HR regarding status of onboarding employees related to employee health requirements. Performs basic clinical tasks such as providing vaccines, PPDs and assessing vital signs based on protocols within scope of training. Maintains and assists lead EH nurses in recordkeeping for surveillances such as new hires, vaccination, TB testing, fit testing, etc.  Performs various clerical support duties including use of tracking mechanisms such as spreadsheets, google documents, etc. Enters Employee's medical data into Employee Health medical data system (OHM) or other related databases. Accurately files records into Employee files. Assists with various projects under the direction of the Director, Manager or Employee Health Nurse.   

Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington Kentucky. Founded in 1877 a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved – a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services including distinguished awards for cardiology orthopedics and stroke care. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. 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.


Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as receptionist to greet and direct patients, visitors, and vendors.  Answers, screens, and directs calls and messages appropriately.  Demonstrates professional communications and abides by confidentiality guidelines with patients, families referral sources, and other staff and community agencies in person and on the telephone.
  2. Assists with various projects under the direction of the Employee Health Director,  Manager or the Employee Health Lead Nurses. 
  3. Maintains departmental files/records and processes reports in OHM, requisitions for services and demonstrates effective, proficient computer skills by using computers to document, file and retrieve data, write reports, type and produce all documents required. 
  4. Assist with recording annual TB tests, vaccinations, and other relevant records for employees, volunteers, and medical staff. Assists with annual Respiratory fit testing
  5. Monitors orders and organizes supplies for the work area to meet needs of unit/office staff while containing costs. 
  6. Assists as timekeeper for Area market locations.
  7. Other duties as assigned by management. 


Minimum Qualifications

Required Education (for CHI Leadership Job Levels from Supervisor through President)

Does Not Apply

Required Education for Staff Job Levels

High school required, Associate Degree preferred

Required Licensure and Certifications


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Secretarial/Office Management Experience. Direct patient care and medical office.  Proficient in Microsoft office suite and must be able to type.

PREFERRED Qualifications



While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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