Monday , May 20 2024

US Postal Service Jobs – Occupational Health Nurse Administrator

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Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the development and implementation of mandated health protection programs in conjunction with employees from the safety function.
  • Serves on joint safety and health committee(s). 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.
  • Ensures that employees are trained in the procedures and resources available for obtaining emergency medical care.
  • Responds to medical emergencies in the facilities to which assigned.
  • Consults with employee assistance committees and coordinators to ensure that resources are readily available.
  • Designs and implements programs of preventive health education for a assigned territory.
  • Develops and reviews crisis management plans; assists in identifying community based medical services to support these plans.
  • Coordinates cross-functionally with all Human Resources function to ensure effective and comprehensive support.
    Works proactively to foster a workplace of diversity, inclusion and engagement.
  • Works with the employee assistance function to identify, refer and follow-up on employees needing these services.
  • Oversees medical contract services provided within the area assigned. Monitors the quality of work provided and implements changes where required
  • Visits facilities to identify safety and health hazards and obtain feedback on the quality of contractor supplied medical services.
  • Determines the availability of wellness programs, blood pressure screenings, inoculation, and related services in the local communities, and makes arrangements to provide these services to employees.
  • Maintains confidential employee medical records, ensuring that entries are current; prepares summaries of medical information on a regular and as needed basis

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to monitor progress of limited duty and rehabilitation employees.
  • Ability to prepare, maintain, and update confidential employee medical records.
  • 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 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 design and implement a program of preventive health education for all employees within a geographic area.
  • Ability to communicate with managers and supervisors on health and safety related issues and concerns.
  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: United States Postal Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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