Registered Nurse – Occupational Health

at Eurofins USA
Location Lincoln, NE
Date Posted July 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.
Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated
total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Responsible for securing and developing all records, equipment, and programs related to occupational health services
  • Provide or manage the required physical evaluation programs and services to meet regulatory requirements; such as OSHA, Department of Transportation, CDC, etc.
  • Assess healthcare needs, then implement and manage healthcare programs to improve health and facilitate return to work
  • Maintain OSHA records/ reports and worker medical files
  • Assist departments with identifying, evaluating, and implementing accommodations and return to work options for workers with restricted duty
  • Collaborate with Environmental Health and Safety, Operations, and Human Resources to develop operations, programs, and services by providing content expertise.
  • Contribute in the design of controls for injury prevention and health surveillance related to actual and potential hazards in the work environment.
  • Identify primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health of the population.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Document patient data in electronic medical database(s), as applicable per standard protocols

•Initiate prompt communication with people exposed to COVID-19 (contacts) through text, phone calls, email, and other communication platforms as necessary. Every effortshould be madeto communicate with the contact telephone or video conferenceinstead of in-person.

• Employ dynamic communication and interpersonal skills, cultural competency/sensitivity, tactful language, and empathetic interviewing skills to build rapport and maintain trust with patients of varied backgrounds.

• Verify the contact's identity during initial communications and prior to disclosing confidential information. Assure confidentiality and carry out efforts to locate and communicate with clients in a manner that preserves the confidentiality and privacy of all involved.

• Notify the contact of their exposure to COVID-19, following a script or guidance to provide COVID-19 health education. Conduct notification of exposure in a manner that maintains the confidentiality of the patient (or person who was diagnosed with COVID-19) and ensures that the identity of the patient is NOT disclosed

• Obtain and document relevant information, including contact demographics, underlying medical conditions, and other risk factors.

• Provide approved information and guidance on quarantine procedures and what to do if symptoms develop. Coordinate referrals for testing, healthcare, and other supportive services, as needed, per local protocols.

• Utilize a computer, tablet, and/or cell phone with appropriate access to required applications, databases, and/or web-based platforms, daily. Document pertinent information in COVID-19 contact tracing forms, and conduct data entry into Occupational Health data base while adhering to protocols for completeness, timeliness, and frequency.

• Inform the team and supervisor when attempts to communicate with a contact are unsuccessful. Elevate complex situations to supervisor for further guidance.

• Maintain patient confidentiality and ensure that all information is collected in concordance with local data privacy and confidentiality standards.

Qualifications

  • Active and in good standing state nursing license as a registered nurse
  • Occupational Health experience preferred
  • 2+ years of experience working in a health care field
  • Basic understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to occupational and environmental health and safety
  • Proficient in the use of electronic medical record keeping systems
  • BLS certified
  • Proficient in the use of electronic medical record keeping systems
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of professionalism

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lincoln, NE are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.