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Occupational Health & Wellness Nurse (RN)

Bakersfield, CA

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Hiring Company

Aera Energy

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

Come grow with us! 

As a California company that accounts for about 25% of the state’s oil production, Aera holds the values of Californians: we strive to innovate, we celebrate productivity and advocate for the preservation of our beautiful state. The oil we produce enables millions of Californians to travel to work every day, allows businesses to grow and thrive, and helps California-grown food to arrive at dinner. 

Aera is looking for candidates who want to be a part of something bigger than themselves-authentic individuals who believe in having a career that makes a meaningful impact on our company and the world.

We are looking for the brightest minds and boldest spirits; people with a passion for learning, growing, and continuously improving and innovating. We want individuals who live our values each and every day and will help us power great todays and better tomorrows.

What’s in it for you?

  • Develop and innovate solutions that contribute to business objectives
  • Grow professionally and personally with diverse development opportunities
  • Network and build relationships within Aera and the communities in which we live work and operate
  • Benefit from being part of a team that promotes and fosters inclusion and diversity
  • Complete work that augments your degree or experience
  • Earn competitive pay with team based performance incentives
  • Utilize flexible scheduling and vacation to promote work/life fit
  • Experience excellent benefits to support you and your family

What you’ll be doing?                                                                                                          

Case Management

  • Provide or coordinate care, treatment and management of occupational and non-occupational injuries/illnesses ensuring appropriate care and return to work
  • Communication with employees and health care providers as needed regarding work status, work limitations, disability status, etc
  • Assist departments with identifying, evaluating, and implementing reasonable accommodations and return to work options for employees with restricted duty
  • Interfaces with workers’ compensation vendor/EHS/HR/Management on occupational injuries and illnesses

First-Aid & Emergency Treatment

  • Evaluate and treat injuries and illnesses in an efficient and professional manner within the scope of practice and consistent with clinical nursing guidelines
  • Provides direct health care services to client groups (e.g. immunizations, blood pressure checks, dressing changes, etc.) based on established “Medical Directives”

Wellness

  • Lead site wellness committee and Aera Wellness Program including design, implementation and administrative oversight
  • Act as a Wellness /health coach and/or advisor educating employees on various health topics and enabling employees to make healthy lifestyle choices
  • Support ergonomic evaluation efforts and provide input regarding ergonomic improvements and conduct or arrange ergonomic assessments and solutions, as needed
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the enterprise to improve the well-being of employees
  • Contribute to the development of educational and communication materials tailored to meet the needs
  • Contribute in the design of controls for injury prevention and health surveillance related to actual and potential hazards in the work environment.
  • Analyzing occupational and non-occupational injury/illness cases occurring to identify primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health of employees
  • Responsible for providing health services support for designated client groups
  • Serves as member of Office Safety Team and ad hoc member of designated client group EHS Teams

 Program & Vendor Management

  • Apply best practices and technology as applied to occupational medicine processes in order to improve those processes. Coordinate and leverage resources with other medical professionals to appropriately manage medical care and costs
  • Manage OSHA and other regulatory required medical surveillance and fitness to work programs: hearing conservation, hazmat, respiratory protection, blood borne pathogens, etc
  • Assessment of enterprise healthcare needs, then implement and manage healthcare programs to improve health and facilitate return to work, maintain OSHA records/reports and worker medical files
  • Selects and ensures quality management of our contract medical providers/vendors and consultants
  • Ensures the facility, supplies, and equipment are properly maintained and operational
  • Administer the company’s Drug-Free Workplace Program (DOT, Random Safety Sensitive, For Cause, Post Accident, Return to Work)
  • Keep abreast of current medical and occupational health issues
  • Participate in development and support of Health Services Budget, Business Control Plans and Business Continuity Plans
  • Responsible for securing and developing all records, equipment, and programs related to occupational health services

 Compliance

  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and other regulatory agencies, mandated regulations (OSHA, HIPAA, etc.) as well as Corporate Standards and Guidelines.
  • Complete pre-placement exams, medical fitness-for duty, medical clearances and work status evaluations
  • Support regulatory compliance regarding FMLA, ADA, STD, LTD, and HIPPA as required
  • Participate in accident investigation program as needed to identify root cause analysis of incidents and near misses

Required:

  • Registered Nurse, or Midlevel Practitioner (PA or NP) in good-standing with a current, active and unrestricted License by the State of California
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a RN, PA or NP and preferably at least 3 years’ experience in an corporate or industrial setting
  • Experience and ability to manage emergency care situations
  • Ability to work independent of daily physician oversight, and able to recognize when need for consultation with a physician is necessary
  • Understanding of federal and state legal requirements regarding medical confidentiality as well as occupational and environmental health regulations
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as a team member with strong effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated advanced interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills necessary to interact effectively with a diverse workforce
  • Exhibit professionalism at all times, understands appropriate corporate/workplace behavior and can handle confidential and sensitive situations appropriately
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to be a self-motivated learner, to take the initiative in learning
  • Ability to travel to field locations on a regular basis (day trips)
  • Available for call and work during off-hours with minimal notices as needed

 Preferred knowledge, skills and experience that provide an advantage:

  • Certified as occupational health nurse (COHN) or case manager
  • Certifications in hearing conservation, spirometry, and Basic Life Support (BLS)

To be success in our culture; individuals must be:

  • Authentic by being genuine and real; combining candor with care. Staying true and committed to Aera and the community
  • Resilient by recognizing that change is constant. The ability to persevere and excel in the face of adversity by turning challenges into opportunities
  • Accountable to yourself, others, and the community in which we live, work, and operate
  • Innovative by having a passion for learning and relentless commitment to improvement
  • Collaborative by respecting and celebrating differences and recognizing the power of uniqueness

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

of our beautiful state. The oil we produce enables millions of Californians to travel to work every day, allows businesses to grow and thrive, and helps California-grown food to arrive at dinner.   

Aera is looking for candidates who want to be a part of something bigger than themselves-authentic individuals who believe in having a career that makes a meaningful impact on our company and the world. 

We are looking for the brightest minds and boldest spirits; people with a passion for learning, growing, and continuously improving and innovating. We want individuals who live our values each and every day and will help us power great todays and better tomorrows.



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