Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NURSE

Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain
ID
2020-1374
Category
Safety

Overview

As an Occupational Health Nurse, you will directly manage the day to day COVID related responsibilities (may include evening and weekend hours) as well as assist the EH&S Director to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal environmental and safety regulations, ensure the health and safety of all employees, visitors, and contractors for our facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing health and safety programs
  • Developing disease prevention programs, such as smoking cessation, exercise, and healthy eating programs
  • Documenting all employee injuries and illnesses within the workplace
  • Observing and assessing the work environment for potential dangers and hazards
  • Treating injuries and illnesses for employees, including follow-ups and referrals
  • Assisting with emergency and disaster preparedness programs and planning
  • Serving as a gatekeeper for healthcare services, including rehabilitation and disability matters
  • Counseling employees on physical and mental health issues and guiding them toward community resources and/or employee assistance programs
  • Monitoring the health status of employees
  • Conducting research on the effects of hazardous work conditions or workplace exposures, which may include gathering data and reporting findings to the employer
  • Lead facility Ergonomic Safety System
  • Perform Post Offer Pre-Employment (P.O.P.E.) screens for new hires
  • Administer on site drug and alcohol screening
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Active state nursing license as registered nurse. Bachelor’s degree and certification in occupational health nursing or case management preferred. Basic understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to occupational health and safety.

 

SKILLS

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively deal with people
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) and other related computer programs
  • Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work with documents and information which are confidential in nature
  • Desire to learn new things
  • Positive attitude and easily approachable

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