Union Pacific is searching for experienced occupational health nurses seeking fulfilling employment with one of America's great companies. This role will challenge your professional case management, medical, and community health skillsets in varied ways, and reward the nurse who can bring great problem-solving, professional communication, and a passion for employee engagement to the team.
At Union Pacific, our benefits are far from basic:
Medical, dental and vision coverage with low monthly premiums
Go to college with FREE tuition! All full-time employees are eligible to attend online or in-person classes at the University of Nebraska-Omaha and can take any courses or programs, including graduate school
Up to $600 annually for participating in our wellness programs
Employee stock ownership plan with 40% company match, up to 5% of your base compensation
Annual performance bonus program
Paid vacation (up to 15 days your first year) and 11 paid holidays
Immediate eligibility in our 401(k) with generous employer matching
Railroad Retirement: a secure retirement benefit worth up to 2.5 times more than Social Security
Access to child care / care support services across our system
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What You'll Do:
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
The person in this position frequently communicates with customers and coworkers in person or by telephone
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee will spend extended hours in front of a computer screen
18 years of age or older
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
At Union Pacific Railroad, we're prepared to ship just about anything: food, forest products, automobiles, agricultural products, coal and chemicals – safely and on time. No rail? No problem. Our shipping capabilities are not limited to our extensive system map. We will coordinate your shipment through our network, through other railroads and over the road, providing complete, door-to-door service. We offer our customers the most efficient, environmentally friendly transportation solutions available today.