The Occupational Health Nurse administers and coordinates OSHA required Medical Surveillance Health Programs. This position serves as a liaison between the employees, Business Segments, third party administrators and medical consultants. This position also supports wellness initiatives, which includes ergonomic assessments, training and other business segment support.
Key responsibilities include:
Interface with medical surveillance providers and physicians.
Manage OSHA medical records and X-rays for the corporation.
Review audiometric testing and pulmonary function results.
Provide Health Consultation to employees.
Provide program management on Occupational Health.
Determine minimum medical surveillance protocols for OSHA compliance.
Coordinate follow-up medical examinations and minimum exam protocols.
Assist in OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements.
Assist in Workers’ Compensation Case Management
Prepare Health Hazard Guidelines and Health Information Sheets.
Participate in ergonomic evaluations, assessments and training.
Monitor, review and interpret regulatory health testing requirements.
Provide compliance guidance to management and provide training to company personnel.
Develop comments on proposed safety & health regulations and participate in regulatory proceedings as related to medical surveillance or occupational health as required.
Administer corporate compliance programs as assigned.
Assist in developing budgetary guidance for medical surveillance.
Support Energy Center Plant Nurses during outage support, vacations and as needed.
Provide emergency response to employees at the General Office Building (GOB).
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required. Master of Science or Master of Public Health degree preferred. Registered Nurse license required. Occupational Health Nurse certification required within 12 months of hire. Five years of Occupational Health nursing experience required. Two years acute care experience strongly preferred. Certified in Spirometer preferred. Background in Medical Case Management preferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
Computer skills which include Microsoft Office. Must possess good analytical, communication and human relation skills. Must be able to support other energy centers as needed. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to work additional hours. Must meet the highest standard of integrity and professionalism.
Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.