We are searching for a Manager for Occupational Health
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.
ABOUT THE JOB:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ABOUT THE AREA:
Phoenix is located in the southwestern part of Arizona. It is the capital of the state and known for its year-round sunshine, warm weather and activities. Getting around Phoenix is easy with bus routes, metro rail, and an airport. Lots of first rate shopping, dining, entertainment, nightclubs, spa resorts, music, theatre, and family friendly attractions. Jack Nicklaus designed golf course is a must on your to do list if you are a golfer. You can also visit the botanical gardens, hike, camp, bike, hot air ballooning, jeep tours, rock climb and more. The schools are highly rated.
113 miles to Tucson
145 miles to Flagstaff