When you join the healthcare team at Phoenix Children’s, you’ll see the world of medicine through the eyes of a child. You’ll be amazed by something new every day, inspired by the capabilities and expertise of your co-workers, and you’ll be able to transform your professional ambitions into realities. Here, you can be part of a growing system that will never outgrow its sense of joy, purpose or discovery. Come grow with us.
This position plans and directs the activities and functions of the Occupational Health Programs in accordance with all applicable standards, state and federal regulations and guidelines. These health care system-wide programs include preplacement health screenings for all employees, volunteers, and contractors within the Phoenix Children’s organization to assure employees health and physical capabilities during employment; case management of Workers Compensation claims to support appropriate medical care, provide assistance in accommodations when needed, and evaluate the post injury investigations to prevent future employee harm; oversees the employee COVID management response including COVID testing, sick time, and determination of safety to return to work after a COVID infection; administers the Respiratory Protection program including a review of the annual risk assessment and fit testing program for all Phoenix Children’s locations; provides post exposure follow up guidance for all work-related pathogen exposures; and obtains and ensures that Medical Directives from the Occupational Health Medical Director are renewed annually and adhere to current CDC/ Health Department.
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 across the health care system.
Develop and refine policies, processes, and procedures to create efficient and well-documented standards of care.
Prepares and distributes monthly status and statistical reports of occupational health activities.
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 facilities for treatment in accordance with established protocols to ensure compliance with DNV, CDC, CMS, 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.
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.
Five years of Employee Health experience to include responsibility for Occupational Health program administration
Associate degree in Nursing, Bachelor preferred
Experience with case management of on-the-job lost work injuries
One year of experience with Windows-based software Health & Safety program administration
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
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