Maaohn chapter header
Maaohn chapter aaohn
Maryland Area Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Occupational Health Nurse Administrator

Santa Ana, CA

Details

Hiring Company

United States Postal Service

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

$61,776.00 - $83,631.00 USD Annually


Position Description

Functional Purpose: Implements and participates in programs to provide preventative medical care and health maintenance in support of and health goals. Secures, evaluates, monitors, and administers contracts for medical services.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designs and implements programs of preventive health education for a geographic area.
  • Oversees medical contract services provided within the area assigned. Monitors the quality of work provided and implements changes where required.
  • Maintains confidential employee medical records, ensuring that entries are current; prepares summaries of medical information on a regular and as needed basis
  • Ensures that employees are trained in the procedures and resources available for obtaining emergency medical care.
  • Determines the availability of wellness programs, blood pressure screenings, inoculation, and related services in the local community, and makes arrangements to provide these services to employees.
  • Works with the employee assistance function to identify, refer and follow-up on employees needing these services. Consults with local employee assistance committees and coordinators to ensure that resources are readily available.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of mandated health protection programs in conjunction with employees from the safety function.
  • Develops and reviews local crisis management plans; assists in identifying community based medical services to support these plans.
  • Serves on the local joint safety and health committee. Reviews accident reports to assist in identifying safety hazards; consults with representatives of labor and management in identifying and resolving safety and health issues.
  • Provides guidance to injury compensation specialists in understanding work-related injuries, treatment, and physical limitations. Provides medial liaison with OWCP; monitors progress of limited duty and rehabilitation employees.
  • Visits facilities to identify safety and health hazards and obtain feedback on the quality of contractor supplied medical services.
  • May supervise the day-to-day activities of a health unit.
  • Responds to medical emergencies in the facilities to which assigned.

SUPERVISION:

  • Manager, Health and Resource Management (Dist)
  • The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and experience the following requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of medical care, nursing services, health maintenance programs.
  • Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) initiated health protection programs; in conjunction with the safety staff has the ability to develop and implement these programs.
  • Knowledge of Crisis Management and assists in the development and Periodic review of a local Crisis Management Plan; ability to assist in locating and interfacing with community based medical services required for implementation.
  • Ability to monitor progress of limited duty and rehabilitation employees.
  • Ability to provide professional nursing care and assist the medical officer in scheduling and conducting special physical examinations or interviews.
  • Ability to oversee and supervise all medical contract services; implements a quality control program for these services within the defined area of responsibility.
  • Ability to prepare, maintain, and update confidential employee medical records.
  • Ability to communicate with managers and supervisors on health and safety related issues and concerns.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate local communities for resources in the provisions of regular and periodic wellness programs, i.e., screening, immunizations, surveys.

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT:

  • Applicant must possess a current Registered Nurse license from a U.S. state, territory, or the District of Columbia.
  • Knowledge of the Injury Compensation Program and assists injury compensation staff with work related injuries, appropriate treatment/physical limitations: provides medical liaison with Office of Workers Compensation when needed.
  • Ability to design and implement a program of preventive health education for all employees within a geographic area.

Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.

The Maryland Area Association of Occupational Health Nurses has no control over the quality, legality or accuracy of job postings, and we make no representations about any jobs listed on our site. We advise and recommend that all visitors use good judgment when searching or applying for jobs and that you report abuse to Nursing Network.