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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Norfolk, Virginia
United States
Job Categories:
Occupational Health Nurse
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Transportation - Railroad
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Medical Services Clinician (Occupational Health Nurse)

Primary Purpose:
The Medical Services Clinician (MSC) provides occupational health clinician case management in a non-clinical setting for Norfolk Southern and Conrail new hires and employees. Relies on extensive occupational health experience and judgment to make decisions on a daily basis that impact the health and safety of new hire, employees in safety critical positions and potentially the general public. A high level of independence, and critical assessment and decision making skills, similar to those of a senior level clinician in an occupational health setting are required. The MSC must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge of the standards of occupational health clinician practice, applicable Federal regulations and guidelines and Medical Department policies, procedures and guidelines.

Principal Duties:

  • Using sound clinical reasoning and judgment analyze and evaluate case situations (new hires, current employees with off- duty injuries, occupational injury/illness) to determine the appropriate course of case action based on a careful consideration of viable alternatives
  • Manage the return to work process
  • Ensure timely entry of all information in the employee’s medical file
  • On a case by case basis, evaluate the case situation(s) and make recommendations to the Associate Medical Director

Job Related Experience:
Minimum Level:
Minimum 5  years of experience as Occupational Health Nurse, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner with occupational health experience, and/or a minimum of 3-5 years of Case Management (or comparable experience)

Preferred Level: BSN, MSN or PA-C.

Licenses / Certifications:
Required: Licensed (or ability to be) in the state of Virginia
Preferred: BSN or MSN with COHN-S or  PA-C.

Technical Skills:

  • MS Office
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with illness/injury disability assessment and medical rehabilitation management.  Knowledgeable regarding applicable Federal regulations and guidelines 

Skills and Abilities:  

  • Strong written, verbal, interpersonal, managerial and educational communications