Occupational Health Nurse - Illinois

Employer
BJC HealthCare
Location
Belleville Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 23, 2020
Closes
Sep 28, 2020
Ref
4747_1206318
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job ID: 1206318
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Corporate Health Services, the occupational medicine organization within BJC HealthCare, externally supports employers and employees of the St. Louis metropolitan area with three full-service BarnesCare clinics that provide expert physicals, surveillance, injury/exposure evaluation and treatment. Specialized services include contract management of work-related injury care for BJC hospitals, independent medical exams, traveler's health, on-site services, care management, toxicology support and two 24/7 hotlines for body substance exposures and emergency room coordination of work-related care. BJC Corporate Health Services provides occupational health support for BJC employees through on-site and virtual oversight including administration of workers' compensation. BJC Corporate Health Services also manages the BJC WellAware fitness center, which extends fitness opportunities with on-site classes at BJC hospitals throughout the metropolitan area. In 2010, BJC Corporate Health Services became the first and only St. Louis occupational medicine provider quality-certified by the National Association of Occupational Health Providers.

The Occupational Health Services group within BJC Corporate Health Services provides occupational health, infection control and ergonomics services to BJC employees throughout BJC HealthCare.


Overview

Role Purpose

Responsible for supervising the daily operations of Occupational Health, managing the Workers' Compensation program, and coordinating delivery of the HSO's Occupational Health Services.

Responsibilities

  • Provides accurate documentation as required.
  • Evaluates employee injuries and facilitates appropriate treatment and follow-up.
  • Coordinates and delivers occupational health services to employees.
  • Responsible for case management oversight and coordination for all worker's compensation claims.
  • Performs pre-employment physicals for newly hired employees to determine their eligibility and capacity for the position.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  •  

    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN
  •  

    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
  •  

    Licenses & Certifications

  • COHN
  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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