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Occupational Health Registered Nurse

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

  • Report to Occupational Health Services Manager/NP
  • Assessment and stabilization of work related injuries and illnesses in an efficient and professional manner within the scope of practice and consistent Facilitate Workers' Compensation, ADA requests, and assist in the interactive process for short/long term disability cases, including FMLA
  • Guide and direct all referrals to outside healthcare providers and services as needed
  • Assure compliance with regulatory requirements related to clinical operations
  • Responsible for securing and developing all records, equipment, and programs related to occupational health services
  • Provide or manage the required physical evaluation programs and services to meet regulatory requirements; such as OSHA, Department of Transportation, CDC, etc.
  • Assess healthcare needs, then implement and manage healthcare programs to improve health and facilitate return to work
  • Maintain OSHA records/ reports and worker medical files
  • Assist departments with identifying, evaluating, and implementing accommodations and return to work options for workers with restricted duty
  • Collaborate with Environmental Health and Safety, Operations, and Human Resources to develop operations, programs, and services by providing content expertise.
  • Contribute in the design of controls for injury prevention and health surveillance related to actual and potential hazards in the work environment.
  • Identify primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health of the population.
  • Member of Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) and participate in trainings. If applicable will have oversight and management of MERT
  • Provide orientation of clinic services to new colleagues
  • Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies
  • Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, and emergency medical bags
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidentiality
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Document patient data in electronic medical database(s), as applicable per standard protocols
  • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications
    • Active and in good standing state nursing license as a registered nurse
    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Occupational Health experience preferred
    • 2+ years of experience working in a health care field
    • Basic understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to occupational and environmental health and safety
    • Proficient in the use of electronic medical record keeping systems
    • BLS certified
    • Proficient in the use of electronic medical record keeping systems
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • High level of professionalism

      Additional Information

      Mask use is required for employees at this facility.

      The work conditions for the position are stationary with periodic standing, walking, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing through out the work day. Transferring patients and objects may be required. This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials. The incumbent must be mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs. Must wear appropriate gowning and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in manufacturing/production areas.

      Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Kalamazoo, MI are encouraged to apply.
      • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
      • Life and disability insurance
      • 401(k) with company match
      • Paid vacation and holidays

        Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Kalamazoo , Occupational Health Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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