Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Sr. Occupational Health Nurse

US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
9706
Pos. Category
Operations
Pos. Type
Full Time

Overview

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance.  Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit.  These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.

 

A registered nurse who functions as the occupational health nurse for a facility and is responsible to administer occupational health services. The occupational health nurse assesses the health needs of the employee, population and worksite. He/She will ensure health programs are in accordance to Company Policy, Standards and applicable laws.

Responsibilities

  • Administer first aid and CPR in the event of medical emergencies. Supervise plant first aid coverage and training.                        
  • Provide initial assessment of on-the-job injuries or non-occupational illnesses and refer for further evaluation as necessary.
  • Provide direct care, including treatment of occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • Coordination of administrative and medical case management for workers' compensation/injury management or non-occupational disability programs inclusive of first report of injury, coordination of medical care, case follow up, liaison with internal staff/external health care providers and insurance administrators.  Provide medical expertise in compliance in consultation with HR regarding Family Medical Leave Act.
  • Manage transitional return to work activities, identifying alternative modified work options and monitor to optimized full duty status. May need to complete job analysis within the scope of nursing assessments.
  • Coordinate and monitor medical surveillance programs, i.e. audiograms, respiratory fit test, eye exams, etc. as required by company standards.
  • Partner with Environment, Health + Safety on injury/illness prevention, training and communication programs (i.e. blood borne pathogen, CPR/first aid, etc.)
  • Coordinate health promotion/wellness programs such as the flu shot, lunch and learn programs, and other wellness programs.
  • Conduct pre-placement questionnaires & review fitness for duty evaluations.
  • Maintain health, administrative, and program records, safeguarding cconfidentiality of employee health information.
  • Collaborate with management on compatible goals and objectives. Participate in meetings regarding issues of health and safety, such as: accident investigation, risk management, ergonomics, and health promotion. Provide input and assist with department budget needs.
  • Provide assistance regarding referrals to EAP in accordance to facility needs.
  • Complete necessary reports such as the weekly log, monthly statistics and cost savings report, etc.
  • Establish on call arrangements for coverage in the event of illness, vacations, educational activities, etc.

Qualifications

  • Current state registered nurse license to practice in the state of employment.
  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience at occupational health nursing in an occupational health manufacturing setting.
  • Experience in community health, ambulatory care, critical care or emergency nursing preferred.
  • Ability to work with a team and/or independently.
  • Certifications in occupational health nursing, case management and basic life support preferred.
  • Ability to make independent nursing judgements, perform basic physical assessments, problem solve, and have strong time management skills
  • Strong computer, verbal and written skills to communicate. Good time management, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work assignments.

Be Aware of Recruiting Fraud

Valeant is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

 

Job Applicants should be aware of job offer scams perpetrated through the use of the Internet and social media platforms.

 

To learn more please read Valeant’s Job Offer Fraud Statement.

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