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Job Requisition R00973908 Occupational Health Nurse* (MA/NH)

Methuen, MA


Hiring Company


Positions Available

Full Time

Position Description

Job Description

3M is seeking an Occupational Health Nurse for the five 3M plants along the Massachusetts and New Hampshire border.  At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.  Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Occupational Health Nurse will promote health and well-being of 3M employees through onsite services and programs, implementing population-based programs to manage or improve health.  

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leads case and care management for employees with work-related or non-occupational illness and/or injury, coordinating with vendor or appropriate parties to determine return to work/disability management plan;
  • Leads cross-functional disability management and return to work planning with location management team, advising on legislative and regulatory requirements in relation to medical needs. Provides feedback on vendor effectiveness with case management if vendor required;
  • Provides direct care of illness/injury and contributes to clinical protocol development and revision. Supports first aid team in medical emergencies and trains them on first aid protocols;
  • Plans and implements required or recommended medical surveillance programs according to protocols with employee follow-up. Provides input into protocol developments and/or revision;
  • Participates in plant walk throughs and is an integrated member of the site EHS team; providing recommendations for improvements and is a member of the site Ergonomic team;
  • Delivers health promotion programs to plant population, including appropriate immunizations, preventative screenings if indicated, or coordination of government required preventative examinations;
  • Collaborates with Employee Assistance Professional (EAP) for referrals and to identify mental health/substance abuse education needs as allowed by government regulations, and refers appropriately to local healthcare providers and company Occupational Medicine Physician;
  • Communicates with EHS the information regarding work-related illness/injury for incident log management and required government reporting and maintains medical files with preservation of confidentiality. Maintains appropriate electronic records/reports. Assists in preparing data for management summaries;
  • Completes pre-placement exams for all potential employees onsite in accordance with company and government policies; and Supports the Safety function by delivering appropriate training on potential health-related exposure effects or medical topics.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of three (3) years of combined experience in Occupational Health, Public Health and/or Clinical Nursing in a private, public, government or military environment with direct delivery of services to workers
  • Current, unrestricted, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification(s)/willingness to obtain:
  • Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN-S)
  • Certified Case Management (CCM)
  • Certified Occupational Hearing Conservationist (CAOHC)
  • Certification in CPR
  • Completed NIOSH approved Spirometry course
  • Knowledge and experience with disability management, basic ergonomics, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and state privacy acts, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Mine Safety Health Administration (MSHA), applicable Workers’ Compensation statutes, applicable Nurse Practice Act, and medical surveillance regulatory requirements are needed
  • Coordinating, influencing, and short-term planning and strategic planning skills in regard to programs and priorities
  • Microsoft Office proficient with advance computer skills
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal skills

Location: Methuen, Chelmsford, Haverhill (2), MA and Salem, NH

Travel: May include up to 60% local

Relocation: Is not authorized

3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where you’ll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s). 

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only.  Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position.  The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

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