The Occupational Health Nurse will work to promote and ensure the health and wellness of BP employees at the Texas City Chemical plant. As the Occupational Health Nurse, you will focus on promoting health, preventing illness and injury, protecting workers from risks associated with occupational health hazards, restoring workers' health in a safe and healthy work environment. You will has site-wide programmatic scope and influence for BP personnel, contractors, emergency preparedness and incident investigation teams.
- Evaluation, treatment and case management of occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses.
- Coordinate and follow-up of federally regulated and BP mandated physical exams.
- Coordinate and/or perform OSHA required audiometric tests, pulmonary function exams; respirator fit testing and medical management of BP Hearing Conservation Program and BP Respirator Program.
- Conduct pre-employment, random and follow-up drug and alcohol tests.
- Responsible for medical approval of Family Medical Leave Act absences and coordination of information with HR representative.
- Interact with the Medical Director (physician) and employee's physician when appropriate to provide timely and appropriate return to work for both non-occupational and occupational injuries and illnesses; as well as making decisions regarding full duty/restricted duty work. i.e. case management.
- Develop procedures for emergency and follow-up care for illnesses and injuries.
- Oversee immunization program for expatriate employees, employees on temporary foreign assignments, and employees participating in voluntary immunization programs.
- Responsible for Bloodborne Pathogen Program management including training and immunization of first responders and exposure follow-up procedures.
- Director to ensure that the provision of first aid treatment, case management of contractor injuries, and onsite medical surveillance is being completed.
- Coordinate and participate in onsite CPR training.
- Conduct field reviews, audits, and investigations which may involve working at heights, entry into confined spaces and/or hazardous work locations, operating lift equipment, and locking/tagging out equipment.
- Performance of office management functions including computer entry, maintenance of calibration records and logbooks, and medical record maintenance.
- Maintain and update Occupational Health Nurse Protocol Manual and Medical Department Procedure Manual (with oversight by contract Medical Director).
- Evaluate and update implementation of plant specific Pandemic Response Plan by continuing to monitor WHO and BP communication regarding change in pandemic status in the world.
- Consult with the physician and BP Industrial Hygienist to annually evaluate medical examination components and job classifications to ensure compliance and to improve wellness.
- A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
- Must be Registered Nurse
- 5 years of nursing experience in a hospital, clinic, or manufacturing environment
- Ability to communicate in both verbal and written communication to a variety of stakeholders
- Experience leading training
- Strong computer skills