Occupational Health Specialist

  • WorkSafe Physical Therapy, Inc.
  • Wichita, KS, 67202
  • Full Time
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Entry Level

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Job Description:

Do you need a better work/life balance?
Are you ready to expand your skills?
WorkSafe is looking for the next great team member, someone who loves to help others reach their full potential.



Job Summary:

Our On-site Occupational Health Specialist will plan, coordinate, and supervise all components of a workplace injury prevention and wellness program. This will be guided under the direction of the Onsite services director. The focus will be on the following areas: injury prevention and evaluation, ergonomic risk assessments, corrective action planning, OSHA emergency/first-aid treatment, health education and coaching, and on-site health and safety promotion.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide first-aid treatment and case management for musculoskeletal complaints which will include the use of ice, heat and wellness stretches, massage, tape techniques, knowledge of non-rigid bracing
  • Provide orthopedic injury assessments
  • Develop and implement site-specific wellness initiatives and programs
  • Perform comprehensive ergonomic job risk analyses, including task analysis, risk factor identification and quantification, posture analysis, and body mechanics analysis
  • Use innovative, creative solutions and employee empowerment to design and/or implement ergonomics interventions
  • Perform administrative requirements such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc. in a timely manner
  • Provide monthly and annual reports for rehab utilization, cost-savings, and cost-avoidance
  • Create an environment of trust and caring, which allows workers to take responsibility to reduce or eliminate actions or behaviors under their control that contribute to injury and illness
  • Perform as a patient advocate for non-occupational injuries.

Company Description:

Preventing injuries, increasing productivity since 2000.

WorkSafe Physical Therapy was founded in 2000 by physical therapists who recognized the need for better work injury management services. By providing worksite care, the therapists at WorkSafe become part of a team of professionals dedicated to improving employee safety and health. We are still locally owned and work with some of south-central Kansas’ largest employers.