Amerex-Health & Safety Coordinator

Job Locations US-AL-Trussville
Category
Environmental Health & Safety
Shift
2nd
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Amerex

Overview

Provide first line medical interaction and assistance with team members for injuries and illnesses in the workplace. Maintain medical filing and databases in support of McWane compliance standards and records retention policies. Provide support to operations on Health and Safety procedures and policies.

Responsibilities

Administrative duties: answering telephones, greeting team members and vendors, updating team member medical records, filling out forms, handling correspondence, and computer entry.

Perform routine tasks and procedures such as measuring team member vital signs (glucose, blood pressure, temperature, etc.), recording information in medical records, preparing and handling medical instruments and supplies, and collecting and preparing specimens of bodily fluids and tissues for laboratory testing.

Confirm and document purpose of medical visits and follow protocol to verify team member information; record medical information and notification process.

Enter team member visit notes, testing, etc. into the Cority System.

Complete drug testing paperwork and collect drug test specimens.

Dispose of contaminated/biohazard material/supplies sterilize first aid office and equipment and keep First Aid exam room neat and clean.

Obtain team member information and maintain patient confidentiality by completing and safeguarding medical records and keeping patient information confidential.

Keep medical supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

Adhere to Amerex professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.

Update and maintain WEB based documents per corporate requirements including Cority and SharePoint.

Assist Safety Department with training and day to day inspections and incident investigations or monitoring as needed for 2nd shift.

Brainer training software Administrator for 2nd Shift.

 Participate in Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Activities.

 Support any planned compliance audits.

 Chair the second (2nd) shift safety committee.

 Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

2-year degree in Nursing, EMT or Health and Safety Related field required.

Medical/office administration educational training or equivalent experience preferred.

Must complete required training including but not limited to: Inspections, Incident Investigation, First Responder, CPR/AED and Blood borne Pathogens.

Excellent interpersonal skills, proficiency in written and verbal communication, and good spelling and grammar.

High degree of attention to detail; demonstrates accuracy and self-directed.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, Cority, and Brainer software systems preferred.

 

SUMMARY OF WORKING CONDITIONS

Occasional exposure to noise, dust, heat, and cold checking on accident and health hazards. Some elements present make conditions less desirable than usually found in office.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Work will involve frequent lifting of materials and product up to 50lbs. Employee will be  occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, and walk.

 

  AAP/EEO STATEMENT

Amerex is a Federal VEVRAA contractor, and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to   providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. Amerex will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

 

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