Human Resources - Dearborn
Posted 3 weeks ago

Since 1993, Henry Ford Village has revolutionized the way people view aging. We are located on the historic Ford family farm, where Henry Ford was born and raised. Henry Ford Village features a beautiful 35 acre campus with 7 miles of hallways.

Our environment fosters the ability to enhance the lives of our residents through outstanding care and personal interaction.

If you are looking for a challenging career as a Occupational Health Nurse with an innovative industry leader, this is the opportunity for you!

 

Position Overview: The Occupational Health Nurse will provide prompt and reliable pre-placement screenings, health care and appropriate follow-up treatment plans for employee illnesses and work-related injuries, manage the company’s workers compensation function, administer the company’s “leave of absence” program, handle drug testing according to policy, and ensure compliance with OSHA, ADA, and FMLA.

 

Position Overview: The Occupational Health Nurse will provide prompt and reliable pre-placement screenings, health care and appropriate follow-up treatment plans for employee illnesses and work-related injuries, manage workers’ compensation, administer “leave of absence” program, handle drug testing according to policy, and ensure compliance with OSHA, ADA, and FMLA.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Perform pre-placement evaluations according to standing orders created by the Medical Director. Does not medically disqualify a candidate without approval by the Medical Director.
  2. Provide case management for employees with work related injuries to minimize lost time with a primary focus on employee wellness to include transitional duty placement.
  3. Maintain medical/OSHA records to ensure compliance with federal regulations and confidentiality of employee information.
  4. Coordinate and implement safety and wellness training programs as needed for employees.
  5. Coordinate and monitor medical leaves of absence to ensure compliance with FMLA.
  6. Coordinate and manage TB screening, Hepatitis B vaccination, flu vaccination and/or state required programs, i.e. Varicella and Measles, Mumps, Rubella.
  7. Case manage employees diagnosed with communicable disease, including blood and body fluid exposures, in coordination with employee’s physician and local and/or state health agencies and standing orders created by the Medical Director.
  8. Manage the worker’s compensation function and serve as primary liaison with the insurance provider and risk management.
  9. Perform and coordinate pre-employment and for cause chain of custody urine collection.
  10. Coordinate third party administered random drug testing program.
  11. Serve as an actively member on the Safety committee.
  12. Counsel and refer employees to proper agencies with personal/medical problems including the Company’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  13. Assist with root cause analysis for employee incidents as needed.
  14. Attend Recruitment huddles, update Applicant spreadsheets and provide applicant clearance dispositions.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Must have knowledge of medical terminology and equipment.
  • Computer literacy required in Microsoft office.
  • Experience in administering workers’ compensation programs, chain of custody drug screening, and OSHA compliance is required.
  • Phlebotomy skills are a must.
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate compassion while maintaining objectivity.

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Registered or Practical Nurse licensed in Michigan with two years of related experience in the occupational health setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Certification in Occupational Health is preferred.

 

 Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable state/federal laws.
  • Responsible for providing employees with Occupational Health training topics.
  • Coordinate and assist in placing employees on transitional duty for workers’ compensation injuries, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

Language Skills:  Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form with all levels of employees.

 

License, Certificates, Registration:  Licensed in Michigan as a RN or LPN.

 

 

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