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Posted May 8, 2019

Job Title: Manager, Occupational Health

Physical Location: Norfolk, VA

Status: Full Time

Shift: First (Days)



Job Summary:


The Workers’ Compensation Manager organizes, directs and maintains the operations and procedures of the Sentara Healthcare workers’ compensation program in a way that contributes to meeting the mission and goals of Sentara Healthcare, and conforming to the requirements of regulatory agencies and other applicable federal and state statutes. In addition, the Workers1Compensation Manager is responsible for preparing the annual budget for this department and monitoring expenditures.


Interface with Third Party Administrator, attorneys, physicians, third party vendors, actuarial team, Sentara finance department, insurance broker and workers’ compensation excess insurance carrier for the purpose of maintaining, monitoring and measuring the appropriate business model to insure a successful self-insured program. Prepare and distribute appropriate injury research, statistical and financial analysis to various leadership teams across the entire Sentara system to identify injury trending. Diligently promote a safe workplace environment for employees. Monitor trends and innovations in the field of workers’ compensation administration and current legislative/regulatory issues.


Job Responsibilities:


The Occupational Health Services Manager organizes, directs, and maintains the operations policies and procedures, and objectives of the Occupational Health Services units assigned and offers support services in a way that contributes to meeting the mission and goals of Sentara Healthcare, the requirements of regulatory agencies, and other applicable federal, state and local statues. In addition, the manager is responsible for various occupational health and risk management activities that include injury prevention, disease prevention, worker’s compensation claims management, and implementing protective equipment and appropriate engineering controls when applicable. Builds high performance Occupational Health and Workers Compensation teams and fosters relationships with other teams to achieve the goals and objectives of the division and the department.




Education Level

Bachelor’s Level Degree – NURSING




Required: Clinical Management – 5 years, Nursing – Occupational Health – 5 years, Nursing Management – 5 years, OSHA Regulations – 5 years, Worker’s Compensation Claims – 5 years


Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below




Required: Registered Nurse


Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below




Required: Active Listening, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Leadership, Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking


Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below




Certification, Occupational Health RN Specialist, Knowledge of OSHA, Centers for Disease Control, CDC, Department of Transportation, DOT, Public Health Service, PHS, Substance Abuse testing standards and/or Worker’s Compensation Law.



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About Sentara Healthcare


For more than a decade, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked Sentara Healthcare as one of the nation’s top integrated healthcare systems. That’s because we’re dedicated to growth, innovation and patient safety at more than 300 sites of care in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, including 12 acute care hospitals. When you join Sentara as a nurse, you’ll have the tools, technologies and training to advance your career. You’ll be welcomed as part of an interdisciplinary care team that offers some of the most highly respected healthcare service in the region. Moreover, we’ll value what you bring to our expanding system of opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer. Sentara maintains a drug-free workplace.


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