The Occupational Health Nurse has responsibility for implementing, coordinating, and communicating health and medical activities such as medical case management, regulatory compliance, and health services. The position oversees and manages the administrative and operational activities of all occupational health services in a local territory.
Serve as clinical resource, providing case management services for injury, illness, and reportable health events.
Provide support for work units on all issues related to health and medical services including accommodations, return to work, restricted duty, and transitional work.
Provide case management services for both on-duty and off-duty injury/illness including follow-up and referrals, acting as gatekeeper for health services, rehabilitation, return to work and case management issues.
Demonstrate compliance with laws and regulations governing nursing practice.
Coordinate onsite occupational health testing including scheduling of mobile testing units, onsite regulatory testing and additional testing when requested by Health and Medical Services.
Lend assistance to Health and Medical Services senior management regarding a wide range of health services and activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
An Associate's degree in Nursing, or a higher-level degree in Nursing (Bachelor's, Master's, etc.)
Valid driver's license
Certified and/or licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state where located
CCM required or obtained within 6 months of hire
A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing
5 or more years experience in general nursing
3 or more years experience in disability management practices and return to work techniques
5 or more years of experience in the following medical areas: acute care, hospital and emergency services, nursing homes, occupational health, and/or community health
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee will spend extended hours in front of a computer screen
The person in this position frequently communicates with customers and coworkers in person or by telephone
Travel 50% of the time
Individuals hired to work in this position will be expected to work on-call 24/7 Monday - Friday and rotate weekends
18 years of age or older
Internal Number: 090754
About Union Pacific
Union Pacific is one of America’s premier transportation and logistics companies, linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serving many of the fastest-growing U.S. cities. Generations of Americans have built successful careers at Union Pacific and in the process, they’ve helped build a nation – delivering lumber for our homes, food for our tables, energy for our power plants and the countless raw materials and finished goods that supply the American way of life.