Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Associate Director of Occupational Health Services.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day- to- day operation of OHS. Program development. Regulatory compliance. Participation in hospital- wide committees related to employee health and welfare. Coordinates and performs diagnostic, therapeutic and patient care activities as required, according to practice protocols.
Management of staff. Ensures assignments are understood and follows up with employees to ensure that planned outcomes are reached. Clearly defines employees responsibilities and standards of performance. Counsels employees when their performance requires improvement. Encourages staff to keep current on professional information. Completes all performance evaluations in a timely manner.
Maintenance and update of EHS policies and procedures. Develops and approves changes required to comply with new or changed departmental and/or Medical Center policies and procedures. Communicates and distributes all policy or procedural changes to staff and other Medical Center personnel. Ensures adherence to departmental and interdepartmental policies and procedures. Participates in establishment of departmental goals, and evaluates performance of department with respect to these goals.
Program development. Researches viability of potential programs; investigates similar programs within the Medical Center and at outside institutions; reviews positive and negative aspects. Addresses all contingencies in a plan. Conducts/participates in special projects and task forces that require EHS leadership and or representation. Maintains a current awareness of programmatic trends within the field.
Regulatory compliance with city, state and federal occupational health policies. Ensures departmental compliance with applicable stands of JCAHO, NYS Department of Health, OSHA and other applicable federal, state and local regulations. Identifies quality assurance issues and develops programs/performance plan to meet appropriate standards. Prepares EHS standards and performance of staff to ensure compliance with regulatory inspections e.g. NYS DOH, JCAHO,OSHA, NYC DOH and rules and regulations of medical staff.
Cost containment and budget. Acknowledges the importance of cost effectiveness for services rendered. Evaluates practices and identifies areas of excessive materials &/or costs. Arranges work to reduce or avoid overtime. Uses supplies efficiently. Invites recommendations from staff for enhancement of cost containment measures.
Occupational injury, illness and exposure surveillance and treatment. Elicits a detailed medical history from employee and performs appropriate physical exam. Keeps accurate records. Establishes medical diagnosis, orders and evaluates diagnostic studies; performs and monitors therapeutic procedures; assesses &/or manages follow up plans. Prescribes and regulates medications &/or related therapies. Referrals to specialists as needed. Coordinates care with the Workers Comp. Representative, Human Resources and other departments as needed.
Medical evaluations and patient care activities. Elicits a detailed medical history and performs physical exam appropriate to job function of employee. Establishes medical diagnosis, orders and evaluates diagnostic studies. Records and documents health appraisal data necessary to maintain.
Performs other duties as assigned.
To qualify you must have
Licensure: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner and Registered Professional Nurse in New York
Education: Master’s Degree in Nursing; Board Certification as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner; BLS
Competence: At least five years of relevant experience, including management experience; Extensive knowledge of local, state and federal regulations related to occupational health and safety; evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership; Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team.
Required Licenses: Nurse Practitioner-NYS, Registered Nurse License-NYS, DEA
Preferred Qualifications: Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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