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Manager, Occupational Health and Safety

Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Location:Work At HomePay Range:$56,014.40 - $104,020.80Position Summary:The Manager, Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness creates and supports programs to drive AON's employee health, safety and wellness programs across all practices, across the US. Advocates for a healthy, safe workplace and resilient workforce practices. Areas of responsibilities include:

  • Manages the Employee/Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness areas for all AON practices and central services functions.
  • Integral to every AON acquisition and transition to lead due diligence and assessment as part of transition.
  • Leads required industry programs but also creative, progressive, holistic and resilient employee health, safety and wellness practices, programs and processes for AON.
  • Ensures the integration and coordination of services across the organization which include consistent and standardized operations, infrastructure, and overall strategic direction of all employee health and safety matters.
  • Manages Employee Health and Worker's Compensation along with overseeing drug testing and various other testing procedures as required by job and state. Works with AON Workers compensation administrator to ensure claim follow up and closure, back to work timelines and loss run management.
  • Collaborates with Compliance and Risk Management functions to ensure alignment and proactive claim review and reduce repeat injury/occurrence.
  • Manages AON leave of absence programs with third party administrator consistently integrating the leave of absence program, triage line, based on Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) laws, and any relevant new laws or state specific requirements.
  • Leave administration expert with emphasis on return to work programs and plans.
  • Plans treatment, management, and prevention of communicable disease and the development of protocols in collaboration with Directors of Nursing and other respective leaders and functions.
  • Leads annual Employee Influenza program and is responsible for Mandatory Influenza Vaccination policy and influenza vaccination program.
  • Serves as manager/consultant for Infection Control issues and programs. Knowledgeable of the principles, concepts and methodology of infection prevention and control practices.
  • With VP, HR and Senior leaders champions all efforts regarding COVID in the workplace and COVID response for employees - including but not limited to work from home strategies/response/tracking/policy, positive and negative testing, symptomatic and asymptomatic employees, exposures, sanitation protocols, quarantine and return to work, leave status etc. Tracks and manages spread. Counsels practice leaders.
  • Complies with CDC, DOH and all regulatory agencies including compliance with TB, N95, Hepatitis B, and annual Occupational Health training for all employees.
  • Manages Employee Health Record using PURE OHS systems or other applications to track all necessary employee health records per license, certification, and state/federal agency requirements.
  • Develops and maintains overall safety plan for AON with customized planning for each practice and their locations by state. Complies with all OSHA requirements and agency reporting.
  • Partners with Wellness provider to compliment all programs and benefits for employee to stay well and healthy in life and work.
  • Interacts with HRIS Workday to establish leaves and other time off work related to employee health or safety issue. Leads integration efforts with other systems such as employee health record.
  • Demonstrates project management skills in leading both direct and indirect teams across the organization related to health, wellness and safety programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Position Qualifications/RequirementsEducation:
    • High school education required.
    • Bachelor's degree in Nursing; Advanced Practice preferred Certifications/Licenses:
      • Active RN license required. NP/PA preferred.Experience:
        • 10 years' hands on experience preferred in employee health, wellness, and safety/risk management required. Case Management required
        • 3 years managing people and function in healthcare setting
        • Experience in all areas of employee leave administration - workers comp, FML, ADA, DBL, LTD, COVID, FLU etc
        • Merger/Acquisition experience preferred.
        • Multi state experience required
        • Workday experience or other HRIS and Leave Administration systems experience.
        • Experience working across multiple geographies in a virtual working environment, fully utilizing technology and communication tools
        • Experience with third party leave and workers compensation administrators
        • Experience in risk management/reducing risk planning
        • Experience and detailed knowledge of laws, procedures and regulations affecting workers' compensation, FMLA, Disability.
        • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment
        • Ability to work independently and as part of team.
        • Strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written).
        • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
        • Strong customer service, attention to detail and time-management skills.Core Capabilities:
          • Analysis & Critical Thinking: Critical thinking skills including solid problem solving, analysis, decision-making, planning, time management and organizational skills. Must be detailed oriented with the ability to exercise independent judgment.
          • Interpersonal Effectiveness: Developed interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, diplomacy, tact, conflict management, delegation skills, and diversity awareness. Ability to work effectively with sensitive and confidential material and sometimes emotionally charged matters.
          • Communication Skills: Good command of the English language. Second language is an asset but not required. Effective communication skills (oral, written, presentation), is an active listener, and effectively provides balanced feedback.
          • Customer Service & Organizational Awareness: Strong customer focus. Ability to build an engaging culture of quality, performance effectiveness and operational excellence through best practices, strong business and political acumen, collaboration and partnerships, as well as a positive employee, physician and community relations.
          • Self-Management: Effectively manages own time, conflicting priorities, self, stress, and professional development. Self-motivated and self-starter with ability work independently with limited supervision. Ability to work remotely effectively as required.
          • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, multi-site environment with demonstrated ability to juggle competing priorities and demands from a variety of stakeholders and sites.
          • Computer Skills:
            • Expert in MS Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook required.
            • Workday experience required.Travel: Standard Core Workdays/Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

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