Injury Prevention Specialist

Spectraforce

Charlotte, North Carolina


24 days ago

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Injury Prevention Specialist
Spectraforce
Charlotte, North Carolina

24 days ago

Job Description

Injury Prevention Specialist
Charlotte North Carolina 28214
7 months
Flexible- Night Shift: 4pm-12am OR 6pm-2am


The Injury Prevention Specialist will be expected to proactively analyze tasks for potential ergonomic and safety issues, perform biomechanical and ergonomic assessments, provide first aid care to injured employees, and execute other injury prevention activities. The IPS will provide conservative care to injury Associates, but also observe Associates performing their job task and educate them on ways to perform their tasks effectively with less stress to the irritated body part. Onsite IPSs will proactively observe ergonomic practices and educate associates to improve technique prior to the onset of soreness or injury.

· Provide triage, first aid and/ or referral to outside medical provider, if indicated.
· Maintain records of first aid care provided to associates.
· Minimize the risk of injury of employees through awareness, education and intervention.
· Attend and participate at “start-up” meetings to lead daily stretching routines.
· Understand and learn each department and communicate the proper techniques on how to prevent soft tissue injuries.
· Evaluate trends in soft tissue injuries and develop action items to address injury trends.
· Provide daily activity logs to the safety team and senior leadership team. Provide analysis of all onsite incidents on a monthly basis including recommendations on how to reduce the risk and severity of injuries within the warehouse.
· Provide accommodation recommendations related to job placement for all employees on restrictions given by a medical provider.
· Understand and learn each department and job function within the warehouse to fully understand the body mechanics involved in every task. Be actively involved with improvements to the standard work process.
· Frequent “floor time” to interact with both associates and managers, providing coaching on observed at-risk work habits. Attend and speak at daily “start-up” meetings.

REQUIRED SKILLS
Must be a Certified Athletic Trainer, by either the National Athletic Trainers’ Association or equivalent State Certification
· Bachelor’s Degree
· Must have a valid card evidencing successful completion of a CPR course at the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider level (American Heart Association) or Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
· Associate will be required to maintain all medical credentials
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office

PREFERRED SKILLS
· Experience in an occupational setting.
· Certified to Teach First Aid, CPR, AED training.
· Experience with an industrial wellness program.
· Experience working with Worker’s Compensation.
· Experience leading / managing a team. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $40.00/hr.