Position Details

Department: Occupational Health
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 477541
Date Posted: 9/25/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position plans and directs the activities and functions of the Occupational Health Program, including case management of Workers Compensation claims to assure employees health and physical capabilities prior to and during employment are in accordance with all applicable standards, state/federal regulations and guidelines.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Management
    • Develops and supervises staff through provision of timely feedback and use of appropriate Human Resource policies and tools to ensure maintenance of desired performance and quality standards.
    • Plans, develops, and manages Occupational Health program strategies and operational budgets to ensure provision of services consistent with desired objectives delivered responsibly.
    • Prepares and distributes monthly status and statistical reports of occupational health activities.
  2. Safety & Infection Control
    • Develops implements and evaluates the effectiveness of a variety of employee health and wellness, injury, infection, and exposure prevention education programs; works collaboratively with Infection Control, Safety, and Benefits departments to identify appropriate program materials and speakers.
    • Works collaboratively and in conjunction with Infection Control and Safety departments to investigate occupational health hazards to ensure development and implementation of appropriate preventative measures to reduce potential exposure.
    • Works collaboratively and in conjunction with Infection Control to plan, develop, and direct a comprehensive Occupational Health program to ensure timely notification and communication with employees and departments of required health screens, immunizations, and incidents of communicable disease exposure.
  3. Health Assessments
    • Performs initial triage and follow up of all employee injuries/illness with referrals to appropriate contracted physicians or counseling facility for treatment in accordance with established protocols to ensure compliance with JCAHO, OSHA, DHS and ADA guidelines.
    • Performs pre-employment, For Cause, and return to work health assessments on all employees, volunteers, and contracted staff to ensure ongoing compliance with applicable OSHA, JCAHO, DHS and ADA requirements and guidelines, including drug-free workplace standards.
  4. Return to Work & Disability Process
    • Works closely with insurance broker to report injuries, review, and monitor Worker’s Compensation claims to ensure optimal insurance rating.
    • Works collaboratively with department Directors and appropriate health care providers, workers compensation, and short term disability programs to coordinate early return to work for modified duty functions to ensure timely staff availability and placement in accordance with abilities and competence.
  5. Administrative Responsibilities
    • Documents and maintains current both hard and softcopy employee health files and records in accordance with applicable regulations and confidentiality standards to ensure ongoing availability of information.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Associates degree in nursing Required
2. Bachelors degree in nursing Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Five years Employee Health experience to include responsibility for Occupational Health program administration Required
2. Experience with case management of on the job lost work injuries Required
3. One year experience with Windows based software Health & Safety program administration Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona RN license from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date. Required
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Frequently
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
16. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
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