Occupational Health Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner
Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning “pertaining to life.” It signals our company”s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend on.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of “@zoetis.com”. In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.POSITION SUMMARYSummarize the primary purpose & key accountabilities of the position, including scope of responsibility in 5-7 concise sentences. It may be helpful to complete this section after you have finished the other sections of the document. Focus on the prevention and treatment of stress, injuries or illnesses derived from the work environment. Should be experience in ergonomics and orthopedics. Emphasis is in performing ergonomics evaluation to prevent injuries. Care for patients directly and work as educator, researcher and consultant. Maintain safe workplace conditions by educating workers on personal health issues and company”s safety policies. Observe current business practices related to the handling of hazardous materials and maintaining health and safety standards. Make recommendations that can make the workplace and its standard operating procedures safer for employees increasing employee retention, as well as reduced worker”s compensation claims. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES In order of importance, list the primary responsibilities critical to the performance of the position. For Staff positions, focus on essential responsibilities that highlight accountability and level of judgment required. * Provide occupational health and wellness services to Zoetis colleagues within regulated scope of practice * Assesses employee”s safe work capacity based on history and examination * Promote optimal recovery through education and counseling of injured workers on pathophysiology and treatment plan * Provide continuity of care by developing, documenting and implementing effective medical treatment and disability management * Perform initial patient screenings and patient history and physical. Diagnosis and treatment of occupational/personal injuries and illnesses * Coordinate clinical operations, including medical surveillance and OSHA recordkeeping * Initiate and support site health promotion and disease prevention programs * Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. * Secures patient information and maintains patient confidentiality * Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations * Facilitate Workers” Compensation, ADA requests, and assist in the interactive process for short/long term disability cases, including FMLA * Return to Work case management * Document patient data in electronic medical database(s), as applicable per standard protocols * Participate on site, or regional committees/sub-teams as assigned * Assist in ergonomic assessments of work areas * Provide fitness for duty assessments * Emergency response triage. Medical monitoring of emergency responders. Oversight and training of Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) * Provide orientation of clinic services to new colleagues * Administer job-related vaccinations * Travel consults for international personal/business travelers * Reproductive health consults, with risk assessments of job duties * May be responsible for medical surveillance oversight of other sites within the Diagnostic Platform.
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPSProvide the primary groups or key positions that this position will have interaction with as a regular part of the position responsibilities. Include any external interactions as appropriate.Colleague will interact with manufacturing, R&D, and office operations through out the facility including working with all levels of the organization and be visible in the operations areas to support healthy work practices.
RESOURCES MANAGED SupervisionMaybe responsible for MA and other medical providers at other Zoetis sites. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Indicate the formal education, certification or license required and/or preferred. Include the minimum number of years of relevant experience required for the position.
* Masters Degree in Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (APRN) * APRN Board Certification * Willing to obtain licensure in other states where applicable and allowed * COHN-S preferred * Strong background in ergonomics and orthopedics is essential * 5+ years” experience in occupational health, ER or urgent care * Experience in acute episodic care, wellness care and counseling of adults
TECHNICAL SKILLS and COMPETENCIES REQUIREDIndicate the technical skills required and/or preferred, as applicable.Include skills and knowledge essential to perform the position.
* Proficient in the use of electronic medical record keeping systems. * Certified as MERT trainer or willing to obtain * Confidence in ability to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses * Skill in interpreting uncomplicated x-rays, spirometry tests, audiograms, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies * Comfortable in suturing simple lacerations, performing simple eye examinations including foreign body removals
PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS Note the physical conditions in which work will be perfo