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Boston Scientific Corporation

Principal Occupational Health Nurse Job

Boston Scientific Corporation - San Jose, CA

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we're solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we're one global team committed to making a difference in people's lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life's work.


About this Role:

*Regional responsibilities (6 sites within Bay Area, 1 in Valencia, 1 in Vancouver) *Wide variety of occ health nurse responsibilities (case management, recordkeeping, BBP) *Medical advisement only; no on-site clinic treatment

Reporting to the Regional EH&S Manager, the primary responsibilities of this position is to oversee case management and conduct medical assessments of work-related injuries and illnesses for multiple Western Region Boston Scientific locations. This role functions as a clinical case manager and coordinates an individual client's health care services across multiple systems from the onset of injury or illness to a safe return to work or an optimal alternative.  Care is coordinated with a focus on achieving quality care delivered in a cost-effective manner.  Using a unique knowledge of employees, their social or family system, and the work environment, the occupational health nurse assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the care for clients.   Practices within the parameters of professional licensure to ensure consistency with legal, labor, regulatory and corporate requirements.


Your Responsibilities: 

*    Administer all aspect of Workers’ Compensation program.

*    Maintain OSHA logs/recordkeeping requirements in accordance to applicable regulations.

*    Coordinates all aspects of the Bloodborne Pathogens Program, including vaccinations and medical records

*    Direct involvement in coordinating and facilitating work-related lost and restricted time care, coordination and management, and facilitates injured employee return-to-work. 

*    Provides initial assessment of occupational injuries, illnesses and exposures and may treat or refer for further evaluation as necessary in accordance with clinical guidelines and protocols.

*    Assists with incident investigations and corrective action plans to ensure root causes are identified and addressed 

*    Acts as a professional health resource for the organization's management in planning and maintaining initiatives and programs that meet defined goals and objectives.

*    Assesses the broad spectrum of client needs, including physical and psychosocial factors, using data from various sources including, but not limited to aggregate case/claims experience, employer representatives, other health care providers, health records, and third party representatives.

*    Develops processes for identifying situations that require early intervention to maximize desired outcomes.

*    Identifies qualifications and expectations for, and monitors and evaluates outcomes and quality of services delivered by health care providers and vendors in the treatment and rehabilitation network.

*    Collaborates with treatment, rehabilitation providers, third party representatives  to coordinate/provide for the appropriate care, treatment and follow-up of work related health events based on knowledge of the specific work environment for optimal outcomes.

*    Communicates and coordinates return to work issues including work restrictions, modified scheduling and job accommodations with appropriate parties.

*    Provides health-related counseling for supervisors and employees within the scope of nursing knowledge and practice.

*    Conducts workplace walkthroughs/assessments and exposure follow-up.

*    Maintains and reports site EH&S metrics, statistics and records related to TRIR/LWR

*    Maintains and safeguards privacy and confidentiality of business and protected health information.

*    Participates in the development, maintenance and deployment of related policies, procedures and training

*    Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing education to ensure competency and performance consistent with professional Occupational Health Nursing standards.

*    Weekly travel within the Bay Area and occassional travel to Southern California and Vancouver to support Western Region sites


What we are looking for:

Basic Qualifications:

*    Registered General Nurse (current certification) with 7+ years’ experience

*    Strong case management, recordkeeping and BBP experience in a manufacturing environment ideal 

*    Excellent communication skills, oral and written 

*    Ability to travel approx 33% to all sites periodically to support site health and worker’s compensation related activities 


Preferred Qualifications:

*Knowledge in other EHS programs (respiratory protection, radiation, ergonomics) *Certified case manager *Certified occupational health nurse *Strong computer skills (excel) *Experience working as an Occupational Health Nurse 

About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you're looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there's no better place to make it happen.

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Requisition ID: 381178


72 days 6 hours ago

Boston Scientific Corporation


Principal Occupational Health Nurse Job Boston Scientific Corporation - San Jose, CA, United States


Location: San Jose, CA

Company Profile:
Our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular, urological, women’s health, and chronic pain conditions. We continue to innovate in these areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets.