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Occupational Health Nurse

Location Miami Lakes, Florida, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000127586

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

Caterpillar has a great opportunity for an Occupational Health Nurse in Miami, FL! Safety is our number one priority at every location across the globe. If you like working in fast paced, inclusive, environment - Caterpillar is the place for you! Come be a part of our diverse team and make a difference! 

At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division. 

Product Support and Logistics Division 

We’re  committed  to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities –  innovating  to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth. 

And we are  one team  – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition. 

The Occupational Health Nurse is an advanced nurse generalist applying clinical occupational nursing practices in large high-volume medical clinics, stand-alone focus facility medical stations or administrative office environments. You may be assigned special assignments and to support the local Human Resources department’s strategy. You will serve as a highly skilled, autonomous occupational health nurse within the Corporate Medical Department, servicing stakeholders that may include Operations, EH&S, HR organizations, Compensation and Benefits and the Corporate Medical team. 

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:  

Delivery of comprehensive nursing services related to employee illness and injury 

Function as an autonomous nurse with the ability to respond independently to the majority of clinical situations 

Respond to and even lead on-site medical emergency response 

Represent the Corporate Medical Department, its policies and strategy 

Seek ways to innovate, improve and create best-in-class occupational medical practices 

Provide case management services for employees on medical leave of absence from work 

Act as the centralized repository for medical data and the HIPAA-compliant liaison 

Support C+B and HR in the administration of various disability plans and payroll policies. 

Receive and critically evaluate medical documentation to determine the need for medical leave and the appropriateness of both medical restrictions and accommodations 

Consult and provide feedback to employees and providers on evidence bases practice guidelines 

Provide occupational support, health coaching and referrals to appropriate care 

Assist occupational physicians in evaluating readiness for return-to-work 

Compile and maintain accurate and complete records within appropriate database(s) 

Serve as a member of the disability management team in the ongoing improvement of the case management processes 

Provide appropriate referrals for regulatory compliance with Family Medical Leave Act and Americans with Disabilities Act 

Basic Requirements:  

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Florida

Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 

Ability to learn and manipulate various on-line databases 

Top Candidates Will Also Have:  

Bachelor's degree 

1 to 3 years of job-related experience in occupational medicine or acute care 

Knowledge in various areas of occupational health and Human resources 

Ability to work autonomously with limited direct supervision 

Ability to maintain confidentiality 

Outstanding clinical skills and judgment 

Strong interpersonal and communication skills 

Excellent organization skills 

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just an hourly wage, because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar .com/Careers.

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EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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