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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Occupational Health Nurse Supervisor @ American Outdoor Brands Corporation/Springfield, MA
At American Outdoor Brands, we are proud to offer some of the most popular names in the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast markets!

We are dedicated to creating, growing, and preserving strong consumer brands that deliver innovative and high-quality products. Our efforts focus on meeting the needs of consumers who have a passion for the adventure, freedom, and personal inspiration offered by embracing the great outdoors. We have successfully grown from a single firearms operating division founded in 1852 under the iconic Smith & Wesson brand to four operating divisions today.

With more than 18 highly respected consumer brands -- and growing -- we are well positioned to serve the large outdoor lifestyle products market opportunity. American Outdoor Brands Corporation represents our enhanced strategic direction, our broad range of product offerings, and our plan to continue building upon our portfolio of strong American brands. American Outdoor Brands Corporation serves as the holding company for the historic Smith & Wesson Corp., Battenfeld Technologies, Inc., and Crimson Trace Corporation, which represent our firearms, manufacturing services, accessories, and electro-optics divisions.

We have only just begun our journey toward achieving our vision of being the leading provider of high-quality products for the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast. This large and growing market is populated by active lifestyle consumers who pursue their activities with passion and seek out brands they can trust. With a track record of creating, preserving, and acquiring respected brands, we remain committed to our future growth -- focusing on brands that best support the needs and lifestyle of our valued customers.

American Outdoor Brands (and its affiliates) is an equal opportunity employer, and considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, military service, application for military service, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. Candidates must possess proper authorization to work in the United States and, where applicable, to possess technical data as defined in the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR 120.10.

Responsible for the development and administration of efficient and professional operations of occupational health services in accordance with company policies, practices, procedures, and applicable regulations to achieve the desired goals and objectives. Assists with all aspects of health services staffing, competency, processes, customer service, and quality improvement. Ensure staff is focused on the promotion, prevention, and restoration of health within the context of a safe and healthy work environment. Collaborate with employees, administration, and members of the occupational health and EH&S teams. Deliver a holistic, multi-disciplinary, safe, quality and comprehensive occupational health program.


Essential duties include the following - other duties may be assigned:

Oversee and manage the administrative and operational activities of occupational health services
Assure compliance with regulatory requirements related to clinical operations
Responsible for securing and developing all records, equipment, and pro- grams related to occupational health services
Collaborate with outside resources for program development, such as healthcare providers, third-party administrators, legal advisors, medical director, regulatory agencies, etc.
Responsible for assuring the appropriate access and utilization of healthcare services
Evaluate and treat all injuries and illnesses in an efficient and professional manner within the scope of practice and consistent with clinical nursing guidelines
Provide or manage the required physical evaluation programs and services to meet regulatory requirement; such as OSHA, Department of Transportation, CDC, etc.
Train and lead ergonomic team to assess jobs and provide input regarding ergonomic improvements.
Administer the company's Drug & Alcohol Management and Control Program
Provide on-call support in relation to workplace accidents/injuries and drug/alcohol screens
Assist with the accident investigation program to identify root cause analysis of all incidents and near misses.
Provide appropriate case management
Manage all cases to facilitate productivity, assuring appropriate care and return to work
Includes workers' compensation, short- and long-term disability cases
Assess healthcare needs, then implement and manage healthcare programs to improve health and facilitate return to work, maintain and worker medical files
Assist departments with identifying, evaluating, and implementing accommodations and return to work options for workers with restricted duty.
Collaborate with Environmental Health and Safety, Operations, and Human Resources to develop operations, programs, and services by providing content expertise.
Contribute in the design of controls for injury prevention and health surveillance related to actual and potential hazards in the work environment.
Identify primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and health promotion strategies to optimize health of the population.
Support other divisions within American Outdoor Brands (AOB) with incident management.
Support other divisions within American Outdoor Brands (AOB) with Industrial Hygiene (IH) testing and reporting (i.e. lead, noise, etc)

Supervisory Responsibilities

Responsible for direct and indirect supervision of Occupational Health Nurses, and Occupational Health Administrator Assistant.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to per- form the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Active state nursing license as registered nurse. Bachelor's degree and certification in occupational health nursing or case management preferred.

Basic understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to occupational and environmental health and safety.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

Intermediate computer skills are essential in use of an electronic medical record.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Active state license as registered nurse. Certified as occupational health nurse or case manager.

Other Skills, Abilities, Qualifications, and Requirements

Must be detail oriented, have ability to multitask and possess great interpersonal skills. Travel to other company locations may be required.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any worker to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the worker is regularly required to talk and hear. The worker is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The worker is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The worker must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The use of additional personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required when a job task(s) is being completed in or around your assigned department or in another department, this includes safety eyewear, hearing protection, and safety footwear.
All employees are required to apply ergonomic principles to all job tasks.


Normal office environment conditions; medical treatment office.
Within the Smith & Wesson manufacturing facility, employees may be exposed to manufacturing noise, airborne liquid chemicals, fine particulate dust, ambient temperatures, and industrial lighting.
Work environment is similar to most manufacturing operations. May be exposed to excessive noise, temperatures, hazards associated with working around moving machinery, work in confined quarters, exposure to vibrations and shop lighting.

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