The Director of Occupational Health Services and Workers’ Compensation Administration is accountable for the strategic development, implementation, and oversight of occupational health programs for BJC HealthCare and the oversight of its’ Self-insured Self-Administered Workers Compensation Program. The director will provide strategic direction and oversee a team of system level clinical and administrative professionals responsible for, but not limited to occupational health, workers compensation, occupational infection prevention, ergonomics and the WellAware Fitness Center to support all BJC organization and entities and the medical management of BJC’s OCIP Campus Renewal Project.
Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
Participates in the strategic and operational direction of BJC HealthCare as it relates to occupational health, ergonomics, occupational infection prevention and its’ workers compensation administration.
Oversees the occupational health and ergonomics program of BJC Occupational Health Services and the medical management of BJC’s OCIP Campus Renewal Project.
Oversees process and system analysis support, planning, and coordination of work-related injury prevention strategies, work-related injury management and risk reduction strategies for all employees of BJC HealthCare.
Directs, coordinates, evaluates and partners with leaders in surveillance, prevention and control programs to improve worker safety and reduce risk to the employees, patients and organization.
BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
- Healthcare Admin/related
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Licenses & Certifications
Additional Salary Information: Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
Internal Number: 1207361
About BJC HealthCare Systems
When you join BJC, you can do life-changing work while building a life-changing career. You will be supported to directly affect the health and well-being of others in a positive way. From the nurses and physicians on the front line of patient care, to the business managers who shape our policies, to the IT professionals who enable life-saving technology, to the people who keep our facilities safe and clean — everyone here has a role in making medicine better.
Across our organization we employ more than 30,000 employees in our 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. At BJC, you’ll find room for career growth like many of our employees. In the last year, 40 percent of our job placements came from internal candidates.
During your career, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn, grow, and enrich your professional experience. BJC has gained recognition for excellence in employee learning and development. Click below to learn more.
Our world-class reputation and hospital excellence
When every team member at every BJC facility puts quality care and patient focus first, people notice. We’re proud of the awards, recognition, and accolades we’ve received for bei...ng a great health care provider and a great place to work. These include:
Recognition for having some of the best hospitals in the United States
Recognition for being a great place to work and one of the region's best employers
Our reputation for innovation
The satisfaction of real work/life balance
In addition to all of these reasons, we offer the following advantages:
Competitive benefits and Total Rewards
Comprehensive career development opportunities
A highly diverse workforce representing all cultures and backgrounds
Attractive locations in St. Louis and the surrounding areas
Join our team, and discover what you like best about being a part of BJC.
Throughout our hospitals and service organizations, you'll find employees who are inspired, engaged and empowered to deliver on our promise to provide exceptional care to those we serve. That’s because BJC is driven by our shared principles of trust, dignity, respect, high ethical standards and behaviors, teamwork and accountability. These values have been, and will continue to be, the cornerstones of our success.