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Occupational Health Nurse

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Location: York, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 21, 2019

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Job Description




We create an inclusive and diverse work environment because different perspectives result in the best ideas.


The Product Support & Logistics Division currently has an opening for an Occupational Health Nurse in our York, PA facility.


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 as a whole.

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 Pennsylvania  

  • 3 to 5 years of job-related experience in occupational medicine or acute care

  • 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
  • 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

This is a 1st shift position, but the successful candidate must be willing to work flex hours on alternate shifts as needed.


Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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Jun 21, 2019


United States