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Director of Occupational Health Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1212681
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Role Purpose

The Director of Occupational Health Services and Workers’ Compensation Administration is accountable for the
strategic development, implementation, and oversight of occupational health programs for BJC HealthCare and the
oversight of its’ Self-insured Self-Administered Workers Compensation Program. The director will provide
strategic direction and oversee a team of system level clinical and administrative professionals responsible for, but
not limited to occupational health, workers compensation, occupational infection prevention, ergonomics and the
WellAware Fitness Center to support all BJC organization and entities and the medical management of BJC’s OCIP
Campus Renewal Project.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Participates in the strategic and operational direction of BJC HealthCare as it relates to occupational health, ergonomics, occupational infection prevention and its’ workers compensation administration.
  • Oversees the occupational health and ergonomics program of BJC Occupational Health Services and the medical management of BJC’s OCIP Campus Renewal Project.
  • Oversees process and system analysis support, planning, and coordination of work-related injury prevention strategies, work-related injury management and risk reduction strategies for all employees of BJC HealthCare.
  • Directs, coordinates, evaluates and partners with leaders in surveillance, prevention and control programs to improve worker safety and reduce risk to the employees, patients and organization.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Master's Degree
  • - Healthcare Admin/related



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • 10+ years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 10+ years

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • CIC
  • COHN
  • RN

    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Occupational Health - 4 years or more

    Professional - Non Clinical Skills

  • Change Management -

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer