Occupational Health Nurse

Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
Category
Safety
Shift
1st
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Clow Valve

Overview

Purpose of the Role:

The Occupational Health Nurse assiduously manages the health and welfare of Clow Valve by proactively caring for employees, promoting Clow as a premier place to work. 

 

Key Performance Indicators:

 

  • Sustainability: 100% compliance on Medical Surveillance.
  • Customer Experience: Less than 3 alterations in OSHA log effecting the incident rate post annual audit.
  • Employee Experience: Complete 4 health & wellness initiatives per year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Core Functions of the Position:

 

  • Employee Wellness (68%): Maximize employee productivity by cultivating and fostering trusting relationships with employees amongst the organization to accurately assess the well-being of the workforce and connect them with the needed resources to improve their health. Effectively decrease disability claims, on-the-job injuries, and absenteeism in service of overall employee health and safety by assiduously treating all on-the-job injuries, scheduling follow-up care, and actively educating employees on their diagnosis. Regularly perform health audits/assessments and SEG’s to guarantee compliance with OSHA and government regulations including but not limited to, annual hearing tests, and random drug screens.
  • Records Management (20%): Actively partner with the Human Resources team to ensure accurate and timely onboarding of new employees by diligently creating and maintaining all medical records/profiles. Accurately chart/log all incident investigations, medical findings, SEG results, and related visit updates in employee files as well as Cority. Diligently perform/maintain regular checks on all AED, trauma bags, First-aid kits, and PPE pertaining to nursing and accurately record all information.
  • Health & Wellness Strategy (10%): Assess the medical surveillance needs of the workforce and develop, implement and monitor onsite wellness programs that enhance the employee well-being at Clow Valve. Cultivate trusting associations among the organization to cohesively schedule/perform all SEG (Similar Exposure Groups) testing to ensure the safety and well-being of the workforce. Plan, communicate, and execute mock codes and PEO triage trainings to enhance medical knowledge among the organization.
  • Advisory (2%): Proactively seek ways to enhance the medical safety knowledge among Clow Valve and assist supervisors/safety committees with conducting risk assessments. Coordinate health and wellness promotion campaigns and activities to foster a trusting environment that values employee well-being. Advise employees on wellness standards and tactfully assist supervisors in enforcement of standards.  Serve as a medical advisor to committees including but not limited to MRT, Ergonomics, PEO, VPP, and Wellness.

Qualifications

Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft office Suites
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Record Management experience
  • SharePoint knowledge a plus
  • Cority knowledge a plus

Education & Experience:

  • Required:
    • Registered Nursing Degree Required.
    • Iowa Nursing License Required.
    • 3-5 years practical nursing experience required.
    • CPR and First Aide Certification required
    • The schedule for this is generally day hours but there are certain times when off shift work is needed when performing certain tasks due to the facility hours. 
    • There is an on-call rotation as well. 
  • Preferred:
    • Work experience as Occupational Health Nurse preferred
    • OSHA regulations and documentation knowledge preferred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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