The CC Nurse Practitioner directs and leads the overall operations of the Health Services department in accordance with federal, state and local standards. The Nurse Practitioner will lead the Health Services team to improve employee’s health outlook and bio-metrics. The position will assess, evaluate and prescribe and/or recommend medical care for occupational and non-occupational illnesses and injuries. This position serves as the subject matter expert to: Human Resources, Safety, Legal, Risk Management, Industrial Hygiene and all other refinery departments on all Health Services related policies and issues. The Nurse Practitioner collaborates with HR, Legal, and Business units to review, develop and implement policies and procedures; Executes compliance with OHSA, PHMSA, FMCSA, FAA, ADA, FMLA, HIPPA, CITGO and state requirements; Monitors quality and comply with internal/external local, state and federal audits. This position is responsible for annual budget forecasting, oversight and cost-containment utilizing company Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP).
*CITGO is an Equal Opportunity Employer*
Master's degree or higher in Nursing with Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, plus ten (10) years experience as Registered Nurse in primary care or emergency care setting and two-three (2-3) years as a Nurse Practitioner in a primary care setting.
Candidates must be able to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credentials Card)
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card.
The following link lists the eligible criteria for all persons trying to obtain a TWIC card: https://universalenroll.dhs.gov/
*Must have current valid drivers license.*
1. Assess, evaluate, diagnosis, and develop treatment plans for occupational and non-occupational illness and injuries utilizing education and training as Advanced Practice Nurse with supervision of Medical Doctor. Collaborate with supervising physician for chart sign-offs for compliance with scope of practice outlined in collaborative agreement. Maintain DEA, Control Substance License, and NPI.
2. Provide expertise and knowledge regarding: OSHA guidelines, drug and alcohol testing, PHMSA, FCMSA regulations, certifying FML, qualifying ADA and maintaining HIPPA compliance; oversight of ESIS cases and state requirements.
3. Administer Drug and Alcohol Program to comply with CITGO Company Policies, as well as, DOT requirements. Function as DER (Designated Employee Representative) and coordinate with HR, Supervisors to report results as appropriate.
4. Actively lead Health Services Team to provide efficient, consistent compliances approaches and excellence in care by:
a. Monitoring regulatory developments and interpreting new occupational health legislation, regulations and industry standards to determine the appropriate means of compliance for assigned business units, and;
b. Coordinating development, review and, as necessary, revision of corporate policies and standards related to health services.
5. Annual budget forecasting, oversight and cost-containment utilizing company Enterprise Resource Planning.
6. Complete medical examinations (OSHA regulatory physicals, hearing, pulmonary and pre-placements) for assigned business units using quality, cost-effective methods for program delivery as needed to determine Fit-for-Duty.
7. Provide occupational health support for Crisis Management Team and emergency response situations.