HealthRIGHT 360 (HR360) provides behavioral health, including substance use disorder treatment and mental health, medical care, dental care, psychiatry, and reentry support in several counties across the state of California. HealthRIGHT 360 serves homeless, criminal justice, and underserved populations. Staff work directly with clients and may also be exposed to hazardous illnesses as part of this work and HealthRIGHT 360 is dedicated to furthering our efforts to support the health and safety of our staff and clients.
While a Health and Safety program exists at HR360 the occupational medicine portion is new and will help to grow and shore up processes and procedures to ensure the safety of our staff and clients.
The Health and Safety Nurse Director oversees the HealthRIGHT 360 Health and Safety Program. The Health and Safety Nurse Director provides and ensures the structure of the Health and Safety Program and provides training and oversight to Health and Safety staff. The Health and Safety Nurse Director works to prevent and investigate workplace-related illnesses and injuries. The Health and Safety Nurse Director assesses workplaces to identify possible hazards and educates HR360 employees on how to prevent illnesses, accidents, and injuries. The Health and Safety Nurse Director advocates for changes in policies and procedures and/or develops systems to improve safety. The Health and Safety Nurse Director is well versed with Cal/OSHA regulations and NIOSH standards, ensuring that the workplace is up to standards and meets regulatory requirements. The Health and Safety Nurse Director takes the lead in identifying situations that require reporting to regulatory bodies. The Health and Safety Nurse Director is a safety inspector, educator, and architect of new health and safety measures and programs in conjunction with the Chief Healthcare Officer.