Occupational Health Nurse Administrator
United States Postal Service
$61,776.00 - $83,631.00 USD Annually
Functional Purpose: Implements and participates in programs to provide preventative medical care and health maintenance in support of and health goals. Secures, evaluates, monitors, and administers contracts for medical services.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Designs and implements programs of preventive health education for a geographic area.
- Oversees medical contract services provided within the area assigned. Monitors the quality of work provided and implements changes where required.
- Maintains confidential employee medical records, ensuring that entries are current; prepares summaries of medical information on a regular and as needed basis
- Ensures that employees are trained in the procedures and resources available for obtaining emergency medical care.
- Determines the availability of wellness programs, blood pressure screenings, inoculation, and related services in the local community, and makes arrangements to provide these services to employees.
- Works with the employee assistance function to identify, refer and follow-up on employees needing these services. Consults with local employee assistance committees and coordinators to ensure that resources are readily available.
- Coordinates the development and implementation of mandated health protection programs in conjunction with employees from the safety function.
- Develops and reviews local crisis management plans; assists in identifying community based medical services to support these plans.
- Serves on the local joint safety and health committee. Reviews accident reports to assist in identifying safety hazards; consults with representatives of labor and management in identifying and resolving safety and health issues.
- Provides guidance to injury compensation specialists in understanding work-related injuries, treatment, and physical limitations. Provides medial liaison with OWCP; monitors progress of limited duty and rehabilitation employees.
- Visits facilities to identify safety and health hazards and obtain feedback on the quality of contractor supplied medical services.
- May supervise the day-to-day activities of a health unit.
- Responds to medical emergencies in the facilities to which assigned.
- Manager, Health and Resource Management (Dist)
- The United States Postal Service has the following excellent and challenging employment opportunity for highly motivated and innovative individuals. Successful candidates must demonstrate through a combination of education, training, and experience the following requirements:
- Knowledge of medical care, nursing services, health maintenance programs.
- Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) initiated health protection programs; in conjunction with the safety staff has the ability to develop and implement these programs.
- Knowledge of Crisis Management and assists in the development and Periodic review of a local Crisis Management Plan; ability to assist in locating and interfacing with community based medical services required for implementation.
- Ability to monitor progress of limited duty and rehabilitation employees.
- Ability to provide professional nursing care and assist the medical officer in scheduling and conducting special physical examinations or interviews.
- Ability to oversee and supervise all medical contract services; implements a quality control program for these services within the defined area of responsibility.
- Ability to prepare, maintain, and update confidential employee medical records.
- Ability to communicate with managers and supervisors on health and safety related issues and concerns.
- Ability to identify and evaluate local communities for resources in the provisions of regular and periodic wellness programs, i.e., screening, immunizations, surveys.
- Applicant must possess a current Registered Nurse license from a U.S. state, territory, or the District of Columbia.
- Knowledge of the Injury Compensation Program and assists injury compensation staff with work related injuries, appropriate treatment/physical limitations: provides medical liaison with Office of Workers Compensation when needed.
- Ability to design and implement a program of preventive health education for all employees within a geographic area.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.
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