Banfield Pet Hospital Program Manager, Occupational Health and Wellness in Portland, Oregon

The primary purpose and function of the Occupational Health and Wellness Manager is the planning, organizing, administration and evaluation of a comprehensive health and wellness management program. This role serves as the primary advisor to the Leadership team regarding associate safety, wellness, and is responsible for programs to prevent illness or injury to associates and damage to the environment.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks: * Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team. _ _ _Health & Wellness_ * Create and implement a strategy tied to overall well-being, health promotion, disease prevention and prevention of occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses. * Develop and administer programs to promote associate health including physical fitness, weight-reduction, smoking cessation, early-detection compassion fatigue, stress, and related programs. * Partner with the Facilities function to manage internal fitness programs, and/or client relationship with fitness programs off-site. May perform limited diagnostic procedures (blood pressure, weight, heart rate). Perform or supervise counseling of individual associate on wellness activities and programs. * Promote wellness programs to associates, through active, ongoing communications program. * Provide clinical nursing assessment, diagnosis and management of occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses following current Nursing Guidelines and Medical Directives. _ _ _Safety_ * Perform case management of occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses. Partner with benefits on evaluation process of leave management to include- return to work. Coordinate return to work and accommodations discussions through Associate Relations. * Partner with Talent and Learning to develop safety training and education programs demonstrating the use of safety equipment. * Evaluate and recommend suspension of activities that pose threats to workers’ health and safety. * Review workplace accident investigationsto identify causes and determine how such accidents can be avoided in the future. * Provide medical review of risk assessments to determine any potential occupational hygiene impact * Partner cross-functionally to recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials. As appropriate, partner with the HSE team, Hospital Operations, and Commercial to inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, or practices to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations. _ _ _Compliance_ * Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local requirements governing environmental protection and occupational safety and health standards by parthering with Legal to staycurrent and informed on federal, state, and local rules and regulations. * Oversee the completion and/or verification of P&O related forms and documents to ensure accurate and timely processing. Documents may include requests for leave of absence; workers’ compensation or insurance claims; or social security or other government forms. This work to be completed as a liason with existing internal and external partners and processes. * Collaborate cross-functionally with multiple teams including (but not limited to) Benefits, Compensation, HSE, Legal, Finance, Field P&O, Facilities, Worker’s Compensation and outside vendors. * Develop and oversee the process for conducting inspections and make recommendations for adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals. * Other job duties as assigned. Special Working Conditions: * Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time. * Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. * Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently. * Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and to solve problems involving several variables. * Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds. * Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate necessary equipment. * The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate. * Environment where pets are present. * Interact regularly with associates as part of regular hospital visits, risk assessments, inspections and/or self-audits Experience, Education and/or Training: * Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or advanced degree in Nursing, or related discipline required, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. * Registered nurse (RN) license required. * Certified OHN with license to practice in the United States. * Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience in occupational health, wellness, leave management and/or worker's compensation. * Experience providing nursing management of occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses * Specialty certifications such as ACE, OSHA, COSM preferred. Banfield Pet Hospital®is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. It is our mission to provide equal employment opportunities to all candidates and to ensure that access to jobs is strictly based on job-related criteria. *WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Company Policy, Federal and State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin.

Job: *Risk & Compliance

Title: Program Manager, Occupational Health and Wellness

Location: Oregon-Portland-Central Team Support Location

Requisition ID: CEN000RI