Sr Safety / Compliance Specialist Occupational Health Nurse

8 - 10 years experience  •  Energy / Utilities

$80K - $100K
Posted on 02/23/18
Portland, OR
8 - 10 years experience
Energy / Utilities
$80K - $100K
Posted on 02/23/18

Provide advice and counsel to management and client organizations. Conduct special studies and analyses, develop alternatives and present recommendations to management. Research, analyze, develop and implement new strategies and/or programs in response to changing internal and external conditions

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for occupational health issues. Provide advice and guidance to management and business units on program and procedure development.
  • Serve as a team member with health & safety specialists, industrial hygienist, trainers and operations personnel that work together to develop programs, and recognize, evaluate and control health and safety hazards
  • Effectively manage projects; ensure delivery of program commitments.
  • Gather, analyze and summarize health and safety data.
  • Provide alternatives and recommendations regarding development or enhancement of programs or processes.
  • Provide advice and counsel to management and client organizations.
  • Manage and implement safety programs as required.

Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor?s Degree in Health Sciences or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of seven years of professional nursing experience, and a current RN license.
  • Experience in Occupational Health, case management, familiar with OSHA rules/regulations, workers compensation and become knowledgeable in company safety rules and requirements.
  • An understanding and experience with administering a comprehensive occupational health program, program auditing, ergonomic assessments, medical case management, medical surveillance and audiometric testing. 
  • A thorough understanding of governmental compliance requirements along with the ability to train and coach all levels of management on occupational health issues is required. 
  • Expected to cross-train to gain proficiency in Industrial Hygiene and general safety, to become familiar with OSHA regulations, and become knowledgeable in company safety rules and requirements. 
  • Travel may be required.

Additional Information

Primary Location: Portland

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