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Occupational Health and Safety Clinical Program Consultant - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Overland Park
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. -The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Clinical Program Consultant will be an expert in Occupational Health programming and will lead implementation efforts for OHS minimum standards for Optum Behavioral Care (OBC).You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead implementation efforts for OHS minimum standards through policies, procedures, guidelines, consultation, training, and education
  • Evaluate OHS programs and services against accreditation standards and contractual requirements
  • Assist with preparedness for external audits, risk mitigation for potential OSHA complaints and coordinate associated reporting and communications
  • Implement process improvement activities for OHS to address areas of non-compliance or ensure procedures are followed
  • Ability to learn/use OHS management systems as designed
  • Conduct desktop, virtual or on-site surveys to validate adherence with safety standards for facilities/locations. Coordinate multi-site OHS inspection and medical surveillance programs
  • Lead implementation efforts for safety standards through consultation, training, and education, in collaboration with the UHG Enterprise Occupational Health and Safety team
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of OHS Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Participates in annual review of programs and plans
  • Manage and track program implementation efforts, data, metrics for multiple facilities
  • Assist with identification of technology needs to support programs/processes (e.g., systems for use of the program) and provide or coordinate system and reporting requirements
  • Apply technical knowledge to resolve complex issues or hazards
  • Monitor injury trends and implements initiatives to reduce injuries, as required
  • Interpret laboratory, clinical, and medical reports
  • Work with business leaders on issue resolution and corrective action plans
  • Serve as an expert and mentor. - Promote a Culture of Safety in all work
  • Solve complex problems independently; proactively identify new solutions to problemsYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience implementing Occupational Health and Safety or Public Health programs
    • 2+ years of experience within a matrix organization in healthcare
    • Advanced experience using Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
    • Distraction-free space in home for home office
    • Access to high-speed internet (Fiber Optic, Cable)
    • Ability to travel up to 10% timePreferred Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree in Public Health, Nursing, Health Administration, or related field
      • Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant, with occupational or public health experience
      • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN), or other certification in public health
      • Experience with OHS management systems, audits/surveys
      • Expert Experience with Microsoft Excel (Pivot tables, v look ups, filtering, sorting, creating/editing spreadsheets, graphs, charts)California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300 per year. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter PolicyAt UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. - -OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. -

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