Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Our location in Abbott Park, IL, currently has an opportunity for an Occupational Health Nurse III. This position under direction, functions as individual contributor as well as directly supervises technical/professional occupational and environmental health and safety program staff.
Administers the procedures of the occupational and environmental health and safety program consistent with the company’s general policies concerning health services.
Administers a budget to meet assessed needs.
Coordinates the necessary resources to operate the occupational health service.
Collaborates in the design of controls for occupational injury and illness prevention.
Assigns work responsibilities and work schedules, monitors work assignments, and evaluates staff performance.
Coordinates orientation of new occupational health nurses and other health services personnel.
Develops and provides opportunities for in-service education/staff development and continuing professional education.
Ensures compliance with current laws, standards and regulations governing workforce and work site safety, health and environmental issues.
Maintains and safeguards confidentiality of health information consistent with laws and regulations.
Demonstrates compliance with state laws governing nursing practice.
Plans and implements health promotion and disease prevention strategies and programs.
Coordinates the site case management program.
Identifies changes in case management practice and treatment plans to bring about appropriate care and cost-effective outcomes.
Assesses the health needs of employees and employee populations.
Implements occupational and environmental health and safety education and training.
Monitors the work environment to assure the health and safety of employees.
Initiates investigative interventions such as walkthroughs or job hazard analysis as needed.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to foster the provision of effective health, safety, and environmental services.
Collaborates with researchers and other members of the occupational and environmental health and safety team in participating in research.
Identifies resources that describe relevant research findings and applies them to practice.
Maintains awareness of technological and professional changes associated with occupational and environmental health and safety.
Monitors and documents the quality and effectiveness of care, services, and products provided to client(s).
Assumes leadership role in advancing profession.
Uses an ethical decision-making framework in all activities.
Provides learning opportunities for student nurses in the occupational health setting.
Monitors the quality and effectiveness of vendor services.
Engages actively in efforts to affect policy making and practice governing employee, work site, and environmental, health and safety issues.
RN with current licensure to practice in the state of employment
Bachelor’s degree required
Master’s degree preferred
Must possess previous occupational health experience
Certification in Occupational Health Nursing recommended
Basic knowledge of related fields ie. safety, ergonomics, toxicology, industrial hygiene, epidemiology etc.
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:? www.abbottbenefits.com
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 160 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.
The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.
We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.