Sinai-Grace Hospital is DMCâ��s largest hospital, offering a comprehensive heart center, cancer care, gerontology, emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology and cosmetic services. Sinai-Graceâ��s joint replacement program features a revolutionary minimally invasive knee and hip replacement surgery that attracts patients from all over the country. Sinai-Grace operates more than 21 outpatient care sites and ambulatory surgery centers throughout Wayne and Oakland Counties and is one of 10 hospitals in the nation to be awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to help set the standards of cardiac care for hospitals and physicians throughout the nation.
Responsible for managing the work and overall day-to-day operations, policies, procedures and outcomes within Occupational Health Services (OHS) for Sinai/Grace Hospital. Under limited direction, and according to established policies and procedures, manages the activities and personnel in OHS for the site. Develops, organizes, implements and continually improves clinical operations of OHS to ensure the effective delivery of all clinical OHS services. Responsible for initial case management activities at the site level for all workers compensation cases to facilitate optimal recovery and early return to work. In conjunction with the Human Resources corporate liaison, manages the activities of third party administrators to ensure optimal use of services. Performs duties related to trend analysis, loss prevention and hazardous surveillance. Delegates patient care assignments based on clinical competence of staff and complexity of intervention required. Develops, recommends, implements and administers policies and procedures; monitors, evaluates and recommends modifications or changes to enhance operational efficiencies. Ensures appropriate documentation, including completion of regulatory forms and logs (i.e., OHSA log). Collaborates with department managers and corporate Human Resourcesâ�� Disability Management to determine employees' eligibility for continued employment or necessity of job accommodation under ADA guidelines. Recommends, secures approval of and ensures adherence to OHS productivity-based and operational budgets, as well as worker's compensation operational budget. Interviews, hires, trains, evaluates, assigns work to, and when necessary disciplines and/or recommends discharge of subordinates. Provides administrative support by enforcing Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with all legal, regulatory and accrediting requirements. Participates in system DMC-OHS committee meetings and projects. Prepares committee reports, as appropriate, to support others (ICC, safety, incident analysis, workplace violence, etc.)
Monitors activities for and ensures compliance with laws, government regulations, Joint Commission requirements and DMC policies. As directed, implements external and internal audit recommendations. Ensures hospital departments achieve objectives for diversity of their suppliers.
1. Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) or equivalent combination of training and experience.
2. Three to five years of progressively more responsible experience, including a minimum of two years as a clinical supervisor or project leader.
3. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Michigan.
4. Certification in Occupational Health Nursing (COHN) or Case Management (COHN-S/CM), preferred.
5. Familiarity with basic windows-based computer applications.
1. Analytical ability to assess, plan and implement hospital programs; to oversee the application of methods, guidelines and processes; to apply sound judgment in choosing proper course of action among multiple options; and, to oversee/perform case management of disability cases and resolve operational problems.
2. Communication and/or interpersonal skills for contact with internal and external customers/stakeholders to discuss and interpret technical information and department or function policy. Some discretion must be exercised in deciding what and how to communicate. Conflict resolution skills are exercised within the function and occasionally on an interdepartmental or interfunctional basis. Diplomacy, tact and listening skills are required. Ability to read and comprehend policies and interpret technical materials in the specialty area is necessary.
3. Leadership skills including demonstrated willingness to pursue leadership roles with increasing levels of accountability, comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching, teaching and counseling skills, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others and to forge alliances and garner support.
4. Knowledge, experience and skills with the occupational health process to expertly manage the OHS for Sinai/Grace, including incident reporting, injury/illness/exposure evaluation and management, case management, Michigan Workers' Compensation Act & Administrative Rules, as well as ADA, FMLA, applicable OSHA/MIOSHA regulations, CAP regulations, Joint Commission, Ambulatory Standards and CDC guidelines.
5. Knowledge of theoretical rationale and skill in using the nursing process as a basis for nursing practice.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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