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Responsible for developing, implementing, coordinating and maintaining the occupational health programs for Centura. Serves as the Systemâs expert resource in assuring knowledge and compliance with all governmental agency regulations dealing with safety and wellness in the workplace. Maintains OSHA/BBP/Injury logs & exposures. Responsible for coordinating FMLA compliance/authorization in conjunction w/ HRD. Acts as liaison in associate health matters between Associates, supervisors, HRD and the Medical Director. The Occupational Health Nurse may also be responsible for coordinating the W/C program and activities designed to prevent, assess and treat work-related injuries and hazardous exposures; facilitates case management of workersâ comp claims, files First Report of Injury after reviewing/investigating incidents, reviews visit notes to coordinate back to work/light duty w/ managers and interacts w/ managers/HRD for associates who can't be released to work.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Prefer working knowledge of Occupational Health to include blood borne pathogens; immunizations; communicable diseases.
Knowledge of workersâ compensation procedures and regulations
General knowledge of OSHA, FMLA and ADA legislation
Experience in claims coordination and/or general case management or discharge planning
RN Current CO RN Licensure
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Healthâs connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
Mercy Regional Medical Center is an 82-bed, acute care hospital located in the scenic Southwest Colorado town of Durango.Â It is the only hospital in Colorado to be rated by Medicare with five stars for overall hospital quality.Â It is recognized by Healthgrades as a Top 100 Hospital for orthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety. Mercy has also received 10 consecutive âAâ grades for patient safetyÂ from The Leapfrog Group. Our providers use state-of-the-art technologyÂ in an environment designed to promote well-being and healing of body, mind, and spirit.Â Among the many specialty services available at Mercy are emergency care (Level III trauma designation), surgical care, cardiac care (including interventional), Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Excellence, a Family Birthing Center, home care, hospice care more.Â Durango offers an exceptional quality of life with small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking, camping and more.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.