Health Services Leader - Americas Region

at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

At DuPont, we are working on things that matter; whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers around the world.

If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring real purpose and value, of a company with collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you!


Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter!

Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results.

Get to Experience a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all!

Get to know our Purpose and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better and give back to communities in which we work and live.

DuPont is seeking to hire a Health Services Leader for the Americas Region to provide strategic direction and oversight of all North and Latin America occupational health services.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for managing outsourced vendor relationships, cost, and performance; ensuring compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements; continually assessing policies and programs and driving change as appropriate; and collaborating with multiple stakeholders across the enterprise to effectively communicate, implement and administer occupational health programs. The position will report to the Global Safety and Health Leader in DuPont’s enterprise-wide leveraged environmental, health and safety (EHS) organization.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, creative, conscientious individual who will bring a passion for people to ensure that health services is a fundamental component of business success.

Preference is that successful candidate be located at our Wilmington, DE headquarters or in proximity to a DuPont manufacturing location in the US.

Expected traveling of approximately 30% to Latin America, US & Canada.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Drive Americas Health Services Team to further develop and improve standards, strategies, compliance, and standardization.

+ Prepare and deliver leadership level presentations.

+ Collaborate with multiple stakeholders including Operations, Business Leadership, Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS), Communications, Human Resources (HR), Procurement, Security, Legal, and third-party Occupational Health contractors and consultants.

+ Develop mechanism and process for medical directives/standing orders, SOPs and policies/procedures for occupational health nurses and mid-level providers.

+ Establish a system for consistent reporting of injuries and illnesses during afterhours.

+ Develop and foster relationships with external occupational health clinics and providers.

+ Participate as a critical member of the DuPont Pandemic Team. Assist with assessment and tracing of exposures and infectious diseases within the workplace.

+ Consult on incident investigation to identify root cause analysis of work-related or possible work- related injuries/illnesses when needed. Provide real time support, advice, assistance, and oversight.

+ Provide expertise to Leave Coordinator and Workers Compensation program, including providing case management strategies for all employee work-related injuries and/or illnesses for the purpose of reducing illness and absenteeism, and facilitating return to work.

+ Oversee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) medical surveillance programs, including Respiratory Protection Program, Hearing Conservation Program, HAZWOPER physicals and be knowledgeable regarding FMCSA regulations for DOT exams.

+ Be active in the site level recruitment, interviewing and conducting on-boarding activities for new health services team members.

+ Manage budget? and work with Procurement to leverage DuPont buying power for external health services.

+ Evaluate and eliminate non-value-adding programs.

+ Maintain confidentiality of health information in accordance with professional codes, statutes, and regulations.

+ Continue professional development to enhance professional growth and maintain competency in the form of ongoing continuing education and certification to support licensing requirements.

+ Participate in external professional occupational organizations.


+ Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing, a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP), a nationally certified Physician Assistant (PA) or Physician (MD)

+ Minimum of five years recent clinical experience as an Advanced Practice Clinician

+ At least 10 years’ experience in occupational health and workers compensation

+ Current and valid NP, PA, or Physician license.

+ Experience in a manufacturing, industrial, and/or occupational environment

+ Current CDS registration

+ Solid knowledge of and experience in:

+ OSHA Regulations and Compliance



+ Disability Case Management

+ Workers’ Compensation

+ Medical Surveillance

+ Experience working with Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Physical Therapy, Ergonomics

+ Ability to multi-task and prioritize complex workload.

+ Ability to foster productive, collaborative relationships at all levels of an organization.

+ Demonstrated ability to meet commitments, troubleshoot and solve problems.

+ Ability to work independently, as well as in a collaborative manner in a multidisciplinary team.

+ Demonstrated skills in planning, scheduling, and budget maintenance.

+ Working knowledge in clinical and technical areas.

+ Excellent communication skills (written and oral): give clear direction, strong negotiation skills, ability to confront difficult and adverse situations with a calm and collaborative approach.

+ Proficient with e-mail, internet browsers, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint

+ Experience with electronic medical records (EMR)

+ Ability and willingness to work long hours in emergency situations.

+ CAOHC Audiometric and NIOSH Spirometry certifications preferred.

+ Experience with Cority a plus

+ Proficiency in Spanish a plus

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Job Posting: JC256294739

Posted On: Mar 05, 2024

Updated On: Apr 25, 2024

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