Intern - Occupational Health

CPS Energy - San Antonio, TX3.8

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve. Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!

Position Summary

The Occupational Health Intern will assist the Occupational Health Team in the management and further development of various programs within the department to include: CPR, AED, Records Management, Ergonomics and Medical Supplies. Ideal candidate will be currently enrolled in Nursing School, Medical Assistant, physical therapy or EMT program or is interested in the field of medicine. Intern will also gain hands on experience in patient care, specifically related to work related injuries and Workers Compensation. Intern will also have the opportunity to work closely with Safety Professionals in various areas enterprise wide and will also have the opportunity to work with the Safety and Health Program Manager to gain insight into Business Continuity in relation to potential health events.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Coordinate all requests for CPR, to include: creating and closing out all classes, providing reports to various business units, and paying of invoices
Assist in assembly of the Automatic External Defibrillators and updating the tracking system.
Begin the process of scanning hard copies of old workers compensation files into ECM and sorting old Pulmonary Function x-rays and arranging them into appropriate stacks to be inserted into boxes
Fielding all requests for Ergonomic Assessments, to include: sending ergonomic request form to employees, directing employees to CBT, reviewing Ergonomic Checklist and coordinating up 1:1 assessments
Maintaining and ordering of all medical supplies and putting together supplies when requested
Assisting with vital when requested, to include: Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate, Sp02 and Blood Sugar
Assist in Safety Event Notifications, work with Safety Specialists on Root Cause Analysis of Work Related injuries
Participates in accommodation requests with People & Culture, Management and Legal
Participates in Business Continuity, and Public Safety & Education programs
Participates and supports safety meetings, training and goals
Maintains confidentiality and privacy. Adheres to all HIPAA regulations
Provide communications/responses to internal and/or external correspondence.
Minimum Skills

Personal Computer Usage

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Windows environment

Ability to work independently

Must be able to participate in full-time employment with CPS Energy for duration of summer.

Effective interpersonal skills and written communication skills to work with all levels of personnel within the organization

Assertive self-starter, with ability to work independently and with minimal supervision, with a high degree of accuracy and ability to handle and/or manage sensitive and confidential information.

Ability to sort large volumes of work

Effective oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

BLS certified
Strong attention to detail
Task Oriented
Problem Solving Skills

Communicating Effectively

Learning Quickly

Working Safely

Delivering High Quality Work

Entrepreneurial Thinking

Demonstrating Initiative

Minimum Education

Actively pursuing Associates degree in Nursing, LVN, Physical Therapy field or EMT Program

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator. Ability to travel between business related events. Work hours may be extended.

Physical Demands

Office Environment

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.