Occupational Medicine Site Nurse – #01SHJ
Occupational Medicine Site Nurse Bayer is seeking a highly motivated Registered Nurse with experience in Occupational Medicine to join our site team. The OM Registered Nurse reports to the Production Lead while assisting the Production Lead with all facets of field and plant production operations. The OM Registered Nurse is a member of a team that strives for safety, product quality, process optimization and is expected to get results through influencing others, personal proficiency along with modeling company values. A key challenge for this position will be to balance clinical with administrative tasks to meet employee and site needs while protecting Bayer reputation and compliance with internal policies, requirements and regulations. Key Business Accountabilities:Injury assessment, treatment in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures agreed upon with NA OM Lead and supervising local medical provider, referral, documentation, notification and management of worker abilitiesCollaborative working relationship with external (Occupational) health care providers is key to meeting business goals and ESH (Environmental Safety and Health)/OM expectations; red flags are addressed in conjunction with NA OM Lead Provide technical knowledge, expertise and consultative support to the site in management of issues related to injury investigation, field pesticide exposure control plan, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) management, and other safety programsManagement (on-boarding, training, supervision) of additional Nursing / EMT support as seasonally indicated Maintain the implemented and execution of compliance programs including OSHA, DOT, ADA and Bayer requirements:Medical surveillance: appropriate inclusion of at-risk workers; timely scheduling and examination; quality review of examination results; follow-up of recommendations / re-evaluations; communication to site contacts and tracking of activity and outcome metricsManage fitness for duty assessment programs: assessments (Preplacement, periodic, return to work, ad hoc fitness for duty exams, substance abuse policy compliance), outcomes and follow-ups in coordination with HR Benefits, risk management (if applicable) and our short-term disability vendor in compliance with HR policiesMedical emergency response and first aid response (including Bloodborne pathogen and contagious disease exposure prevention): plan is up to date and reflects collaboration with other site emergency response providers as well as external providers; resources are in place and kept up-to-date; expectations for first aid emergency and non-emergency response is clearly defined (AED, Epi-pens, OTC meds, standard operating procedures), and all possible work-related injuries are communicated and co-managed with risk management, HR & ESHEnsure timely worker???s education about relevant OM issues Adhere to all medico-legal aspects of confidentiality, medical records management and professional ethicsAdhere to documentation, reporting, communication and data management expectations (e.g. clinic/ first aid utilization, outcome metrics) Scope of Job:Frequent interface with Bayer employees both in facilities and in fieldsFrequent interaction with ESH Generalist and TechniciansReports to the Production Lead, supported OM NA lead (matrix report)Qualifications:Core Business / Functional Skills and Education:Required: Registered Nurse Bachelor???s Degree in NursingExperience in clinical Occupational Medicine (min 3 years) OR experience in other corporations (min 3 years) OR experience considered complementary, which may include urgent care, development of policies and procedures, auditing, case management.License to practice in the USA and in good standing with State Nursing AssociationsProficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and ExcelCPR and first aid training Excellent English writing and verbal skillsPreferred:MS Nursing degreeCertification as and Occupational Health Nurse SpecialistExperience in workers??? compensation and OM program management at sitesCase managementCPR trained and emergency response development and implementation Certified by NIOSH respirator examinations; CAOHC certifiedSpanish-speaking ??? medical SpanishBayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto???s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer???s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We???re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet. While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting advancingtogether.com/careers.Apply for this job.