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  • Associate Director Occupational Health Services

    Tufts University

    Job Description

    Associate Director Occupational Health Services - (21001883)

    The University Health Services (OHS) department provides the strategic vision to build and sustain a university-wide infection prevention and injury management program and supports harmonization of health and safety policies across all schools by working with relevant stakeholders. In addition, the department directs and completes assessment of levels of health and safety risk within the university environment.

    Provides leadership, accountability, and clinical oversight of nurse practitioners and nurses working for Tufts Occupational Health Services. Works in partnership with the Medical Director to promoting a safe, healthy work environment for faculty, staff, and employees of Tufts University. Works in partnership with Medical Director to oversee all Workers Compensation cases to manage high-risk cases and mitigate risk. Ensures that all services are provided in a consistent and professional manner through developing standard operating procedures.


    Basic Requirements:

    Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of master’s degree in nursing and at least 5 - 8 years of experience in occupational health.
    Current Massachusetts licensure/registration as Nurse Practitioner.
    Strong analytical skills to resolve highly complex problems requiring the application of clinical, scientific, or technical principles, theories, and concepts and in-depth, cross-functional experienced-based knowledge.
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively present information, deal with conflicting views or issues, and mediate fair solutions.
    Leadership skills.
    Proficiency with MS office and paper and electronic medical record system applications.
    Preferred Qualifications:

    Managerial experience.
    Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN), preferred

    Special Work Schedule Requirements:
    Travel between Tufts Occupational Health Service locations will be required. After hours call is anticipated.

    An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

    Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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