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Occupational Health Nurse

West Greenwich, RI
Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:
  • Active registered nurse license in the state of Rhode Island
  • 3-5 years of Occupational and Environmental Health experience, Biotech
  • experience
  • COHN-S certification and CPR/BLS Certification
  • Audiometry and Spirometry Certification preferred

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Perform RN level assessment and medical management of work related
  • injury/illness
  • Facilitate return to work and workers’ compensation programs
  • Perform medical surveillance exams
  • Assist with international travel health consultations
  • Perform phlebotomy, administer immunizations, and TB screening tests
  • Assist with OH supply management
  • Respond to site medical emergencies and support disaster preparedness
  • activities
  • Ensure OH compliance with State, Federal, OSHA, and workers compensation
  • compliance regulations as applicable
  • Comply with ethical, legal, professional requirements, corporate
  • policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Amgen
  • colleagues, patients, and OH partners

Knowledge & skill requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and rapidly prioritize responsibilities in response
  • to clinical need and staff population
  • Knowledge of OH and safety principles to establishing and maintaining a
  • safe work environment
  • Experience with RI workers compensation regulations and claim filing,
  • case management, OSHA regulations, and maintaining OSHA records
  • Phlebotomy
  • Ability to perform audiometry and spirometry testing for medical
  • surveillance programs
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft office, competency with using electronic
  • medical records systems

Summary:
Position description:
  • The purpose of the Occupational Health Nurse (OHN) is to maintain the
  • health, safety, and productivity of Amgen staff by providing superior
  • clinical services.
  • The incumbent will possess an active registered nurse license and work
  • in close collaboration with the Amgen occupational health (OH) clinical
  • lead located in Amgen Rhode Island.
  • The role is expected to function as a strategic partner to internal
  • clients, to act as a resource and subject matter expert within the
  • Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability organization, and as a
  • champion of OH and wellness initiatives.

Under general direction, the OHN will:
  • Perform RN level assessment and medical management of work related
  • injury/illness
  • Facilitate return to work and workers’ compensation programs
  • Perform medical surveillance exams
  • Assist with international travel health consultations
  • Perform phlebotomy, administer immunizations, and TB screening tests
  • Assist with OH supply management
  • Respond to site medical emergencies and support disaster preparedness
  • activities
  • Ensure OH compliance with State, Federal, OSHA, and workers compensation
  • compliance regulations as applicable
  • Comply with ethical, legal, professional requirements, corporate
  • policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Amgen
  • colleagues, patients, and OH partners

Position requirements:
  • Active registered nurse license in the state of Rhode Island
  • 3-5 years of Occupational and Environmental Health experience, Biotech
  • experience strongly preferred
  • COHN-S certification—strongly preferred
  • Bachelors of Nursing degree—preferred
  • Audiometry and Spirometry Certification preferred
  • CPR/BLS Certification

Knowledge & skill requirements:
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and rapidly prioritize responsibilities in response
  • to clinical need and staff population
  • Knowledge of OH and safety principles to establishing and maintaining a
  • safe work environment
  • Experience with RI workers compensation regulations and claim filing,
  • case management, OSHA regulations, and maintaining OSHA records
  • Phlebotomy
  • Ability to perform audiometry and spirometry testing for medical
  • surveillance programs
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft office, competency with using electronic
  • medical records system.
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"
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