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Occupational Health Nurse

LOCATION: 

Flowery Branch, GA, US, 30542

JOB CATEGORY:  P&O
REQUISITION NUMBER:  496801

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This role is accountable for influencing health & safety behavior and decision making at the site level for the individual to drive and support a culture of health and well-being.

Responsible to reduce the risk of chronic disease, sickness, and disability to promote a long, healthy, high-quality life and career. But also, ensure compliance to all local, state, federal laws, and corporate guidelines regarding medical and family leaves and accommodations. 

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What are we looking for?

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Nursing, plus RN
  • Licensed to practice as a certified OHN in the US
  • +3 yrs experience working in the field of occupational health, health protection or promotion programs and partnerships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing nursing management of occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • COHN or COHN-S (Certified Occupational Health Nurse certification)
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement H&W programs to control workplace health risks.
  • Experience leading or supporting office-based and manufacturing chemical, allergen, noise, biohazard, emergency response, travel health, ergonomic, and other risk assessments.
  • Clear understanding of OSHA-mandated health surveillance programs and requirements.
  • Experience in performing onsite spirometry and audiogram testing

 

What would be your key responsibilities?

•           Liaises with key site partners (EHS, facilities) to support management in identifying, assessing and controlling key health risks in the workplace.

•           Provides clinical nursing assessment, nursing diagnosis and management of occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses, following current Nursing Guidelines and Medical Directives.

•           Provides emergency medical response to designated areas in the facility during clinic hours.

•           Management of OSHA and Mars Inc regulated health monitoring programs.

•           Serves as a health and well-being resource to all Mars Inc employees who may make contact by phone, clinic presentation, email, attendance at health screenings or any other venue.

•           Provides health care education designed to prevent injury and illness by promoting effective management of occupational and non-occupational health issues.

•           Maintains and safeguards confidentiality of employee health information and health records as mandated by HIPPA and Mars Inc Policy. The role requires current knowledge of a changing regulatory environment including OSHA regulations and Mars Inc requirements, US and state labor laws.

           

 

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Our associates build their careers by working with our amazing brands and people, taking pride in their work today that will ensure a better tomorrow.
  • An industry competitive compensation package including generous benefits
  • An environment where all Associates feel valued, supported and comfortable being themselves at work.
  • Commitment to our consumers and focus on positively impacting the planet and the population. 

About Mars:
Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales. We produce some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Alongside our consumer brands, we proudly take care of half of the world’s pets through our nutrition, health and services businesses such as Banfield Pet Hospitals™, BluePearl®, Linnaeus, AniCura, VCA™ and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire our 125,000 Associates into taking action every day towards creating the world we want tomorrow.

 

Disclaimer:
Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.