Occupational Health Nurse

Posted 02 Feb 2022

Jaffrey, New Hampshire - United States

Req Id 239222



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role

The Occupational Health Services nurse develops, interprets, and administers the health activities at their local site.   The nurse is responsible for providing direct care in acute and emergency medical situations and assists with other occupational and environmental health services staff as needed.  The nurse will assist ill and injured workers to reach maximum health and productivity and achieve quality care in a cost-effective manner.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned as necessary.


  • Provides initial assessment of on the job injuries and illnesses and refers for further evaluation as necessary
  • Coordinates / provides for the appropriate care, treatment, and follow up of work-related health events based on knowledge of the specific work environment
  • Assesses acute nonoccupational illnesses occurring at work, determines the need for immediacy of treatment, and gives guidance to seek care from personal health providers
  • Performs medical surveillance testing in compliance with regulatory agencies and corporate policy and procedures
  • Maintains and safeguards confidentiality of employee health information and employee health records
  • Develops and monitors the budget process to provide for efficient and cost-effective occupational health nursing services
  • Collaborates with other members of the corporate occupational and environmental health and safety team, such as occupational medicine physicians, primary care providers, industrial hygienists, safety professionals, and human resource professionals to optimize worker health 
  • Coordinates case management services for the individual worker to achieve optimal outcomes in a cost-effective manner
  • Coordinates and administers the Family and Medical Leave Act, Worker’s Compensation, and the ADA with EMD Millipore’s applicable disability policies
  • Assists supervisors and employees with return to work issues including modified scheduling and job accommodations
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development and continuing education
  • Develops and provides education to employees using a variety of technologies
  • Coordinates testing and follow-up for COVID-19 suspected cases onsite – as needed

This position may accomodate 11AM - 7PM, 12PM - 8 PM or 2PM - 10PM rotating weekends.   


Physical Attributes:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Perform moderately physical activity
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working onsite in a manufacturing setting 
  • The employee may frequently sit, stand; walk; use hands, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms
  • The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds
  • Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision
  • The employee may be required to wear mask, safety shoes, protective gloves, safety glasses, and/or goggles – enter and work in a clean room environment while performing in this position
  • Acuity of hearing is also required


Who You Are: 

Someone with a great attitude that is able to effectively communicate within all levels of an organization. A person that shows they care but is also able to provide constructive feedback and enjoys working on a great team.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current license as a Registered or Practical Nurse in the state of New Hampshire
  • 2+ years experience as an RN/LPN


Preferred Qualifications:

  • RN, COHN with 3-5 years Occupational Health Experience in a Manufacturing setting
  • Phlebotomy
  • Previous experience in occupational health
  • Broad knowledge of individual and group behavior, including employee relationships
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with all levels of management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Current knowledge of laws and regulations governing worker and worksite safety and health (i.e., OSHA, worker’s compensation, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, etc.)
  • Ability to make independent nursing judgments
  • COHN in occupational and environmental health, case management, government regulations, team process, and computer processes and additional education appropriate to the work setting, e.g., PFT’s, hearing conservation, basic life support




What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

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If you are a resident of a Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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