Mgr I Medical & Environmental Health(Kansas City)

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Job Location: Kansas City
Other Potential Locations: Kansas City, KS 
Anticipated Start Date: 07/03/2017
Number of Positions: 1 
Salary Range: $70,900-$94,500


Duties and Responsibilities:

The field program management positions support the local management team where assigned and directly report to the corporate Medical & Environmental Health (MEH) Department in Fort Worth. MEH Field Program Managers are responsible for improving corporate health and productivity and for actively managing health related risk through the oversight and management programs, including but not limited to the following: Disability Case Management of on-duty injured employees,  Vocational Rehabilitation Programs, Fitness for Duty Determinations of active employees and partners with Employee Assistance Programs and Health Promotion Programs.

Requires strong leadership qualities such that the MEH Department’s vision, mission and programs are integrated and promoted into the day to day operations of the company.

25% Travel required, (mostly day travel)


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Health Sciences,Vocational Rehabilitation or Nursing
  • 5 years experience in case management preferably in a union environment, with demonstrable skills in program management, program implementation, building positive relationships, resolving conflict, and consensus building.
  • Requires knowledge of the interface between medical/health conditions and the workplace as well as health care delivery systems and the workplace.
  • Requires strategic planning skills in the design and implementation of return to work plans, and a thorough understanding of the psycho/social/economic factors related to disability.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the Americans with Disability Act, and the Family Medical Leave Act.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, or RN or COHN 
  • Working knowledge of injury/care management and OSHA standards.
  • Previous experience working with Human Resource Department programs resolving employee relations issues.
  • Knowledge of craft worker trait characteristics, ergonomics and the collective bargaining agreements in the railroad industry.
  • Trial and deposition experience.





BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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Full time
Kansas City, Kansas 66106, US