26 days old

Sr. Occupational Health Nurse

Navistar
Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Navistar is a manufacturer of commercial trucks, buses, defense vehicles and engines. Wherever ingenuity drives global markets, you'll find us taking the lead. We believe the world is propelled forward by new ideas, brave inventors and bold thinkers. That's why we're driven to deliver a better future with strong products, sound values and solutions for a changing world.

Our Tulsa Bus Plant is seeking an Sr. Occupational Health Nurse  to join our team! 

The Occupational Health Nurse will support Navistar employees’ health and safety program through quality patient care, case management, and disease detection/prevention/treatment and health education.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinic functions within the RN scope of practice
  • Oversees clinic operations – ensures adequate inventory levels of medicines, supplies and equipment are maintained, confirms standing orders for medications and immunizations are current
  • Conducts office duties including appointment scheduling, phone/email communications/support and clinic record keeping
  • Knowledge of worker’s compensation and disability case management
  • Provide immediate care and assistance to employees reporting to medical for occupational accidents/injuries
  • Communicate accident/injury reports to Management, Safety, HR as soon as possible
  • Collaborate with third party administrators managing work related injuries
  • Work with EHS to support risk reduction for employees experiencing potentially work-related musculoskeletal symptoms.
  • Supports the Medical Director/Physician Assistant as needed.
  • Provides initial assessment of employee injuries and ensures proper referrals are made
  • Refers employees with identifiable limitations and/or health risks to appropriate resources
  • Responds to plant -wide emergencies and performs other first responder duties
  • Activates 911 emergency protocols when needed
  • Conducts new hire drug testing, DOT pre-employment and random drug testing
  • Under MD direction, assists with travel consultations and administers immunizations for employees (traveling abroad and other)
  • With company physician/physician assistant, conduct basic ergonomic assessments and provides results/referrals to Safety
  • Assist Safety in managing Respiratory/Hearing Conservation Program,
  • Provides appropriate health education and referrals to employees as needed
  • Demonstrates awareness of adherence to legal requirements pertinent to employee health and safety Maintains employee health records in accordance with HIPAA, OSHA and company protocols
  • Updates and ensures compliance with ICBus Plant Medical Department standing orders policies and procedures
  • Provides case management and pertinent medical records in support to other regional sites
  • Manage proper disposal of medical biohazard waste
  • Supports Navistar DOT program - assists in the recovery of requested employee documentation per DOT requirements
  • Proactive in collecting effective metrics to drive continuous improvement and map effective process.
  • Proactive in learning, implementing and supporting new electronic medical record system.

Requirements

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • At least 2 years of occupational nursing experience
  • Must have an active in-state Registered Nurse license
  • Must have a current American Heart Association Health Professional CPR card

OR

  • Occupational Health Nurse Specialist (COHN) certificate
  • At least 4 years of occupational nursing experience
  • Must have an active in-state Registered Nurse license
  • Must have a current American Heart Association Health Professional CPR card
 
Desired Skills:
  • Excellent assessment, communication and organization skills
  • Proficiency in physical assessments, audiometric and respiratory surveillance program. 
  • Experienced in Vision/Hearing /PFT testing, DOT/ Non-DOT drug testing
  • Experienced with administering immunizations
  • Short term and long-term disability and worker’s compensation case management experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and electronic medical record system

 

Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization

Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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Posted: 2021-03-23 Expires: 2021-04-22

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