JOB SUMMARY: Provides operational and consultative support to business units, staff offices and HR in the area of Occupational Health and Wellbeing. Responsibilities include health education and promotion, disease management consultation, safety consultation, clinical services, ergonomic support and training, workers' compensation claim first aid and initiation support, Americans with Disabilities Act consultation, and modified duty work requests. Creation and implementation of location specific interventions designed to mitigate the health risks of the particular population.
Report To: Occupational Health Manager. No direct reports.
Provides on-site clinical assessment and treatment of associate’s illness/injuries and health education/disease management consultation.
Supports the development and execution of health and productivity initiatives by creating and implementing location specific care plans to educate associates and mitigate the health risks of the population. Includes educational offerings, Health Fairs, business unit presentations, Wellness Wednesdays, participation in team meetings, and partnerships/recruitment with local Health Teams.
Conducts ergonomic assessments and makes recommendations to leadership to ensure safe and comfortable work environments and adherence to regulations, including ADA. May include office workstations, fleet vehicles, and technology needs. Follows through to ensure interventions are successful.
Actively consults with leadership on health related issues that may affect associate performance, compliance and regulations. Manage return to work modification requests involving medical needs.
Documents workers’ compensation claims reported and facilitates non-disability return to work.
Consults on ADA needs/requests and facilitates process by providing medical consultation to OAR.
Adheres to occupational health standards of practice and state nursing laws, and maintains and safeguards confidentiality of all associate health information.
Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Diploma or degree in Nursing, graduate coursework preferred.
License/Certification/Designation: Registered Nurse in state of clinical practice. Certification in Occupational Health or Rehabilitation preferred. CPR and AED certification required.
Experience: Five years’ experience in health related field such as emergency, critical care, or occupational health preferred.
Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of theory and practice in nursing related fields of study and working knowledge of other health and safety related fields. Strong medical background with emphasis on ability to evaluate medical disabilities and establish standards for effective plans in rehabilitation services. Technical/functional background in emergency/critical care or case management/ rehabilitation. General corporate administrative practices and policies with an emphasis on handling confidential medical issues. Current knowledge of governmental regulations and community health principles.
Skills/Competencies: Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Highly approachable with strong customer service skills. Demonstrates integrity and trust to gain positive outcomes and effective working relationships with customers. Possesses functional and technical skills to enable independent nursing judgements. Ability to understand and interpret medical information. Time management and organization skills to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and work with multiple systems. Ability to problem solve and negotiate. Ability to perform first aid, CPR and administer AED.
Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values and Guiding Behaviors.
Staffing Exceptions to the above Minimum Job Requirements must be approved by the: hiring manager’s leader and HRBP.
Overtime Eligibility: Not Eligible (Exempt)
Working Conditions: Extended computer and phone work. Travel and extended/non-standard work hours may be required based on business need.
ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.
Safety Sensitive (SS): This job has been identified as a Safety Sensitive position and in accordance with our substance free work place program may be subject to random alcohol and other drug testing.
Internal Number: 53304
Nationwide is a company of great people doing great things. We care deeply about doing what’s right, and we work hard to make an impact for everyone: our associates, our members, our partners and our communities. We’re in the business of protecting people and the things they care about most. We trustingly advise our members, offering comprehensive solutions like home, auto, life, pet and business insurance, as well as retirement savings tools and identity theft protection. And we know the work we do matters. How do we accomplish it all? By hiring and retaining people who are as driven and caring as you. From offering a competitive benefits package to raising our minimum wage to $15, our commitment to our associates is clear. When you work at Nationwide, you know that the difference is GREAT.