The Onsite Medical Representative (OMR) will serve as the site's designated first aid provider in the warehouse, coordinating and implementing the Amazon Global Safety Program. The OMR will provide first aid care to injured employees, actively analyze tasks for potential safety issues, participate in the Workers' Compensation process, and recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures to management.
The OMR will function as a part of the larger safety team onsite, helping to provide assistance with all health and safety needs. This includes attending weekly associate safety committee meetings, greeting all new hires for the site, either within a group setting at New Hire Orientation or through one-on-one interaction. The OMR will also participate, as needed, in incident investigations and weekly case management review meetings.
Provide triage, first-aid, and/or referral to outside medical providers, if indicated
Maintain all records of care provided to associates
Maintain first-aid kits, inventory supplies, restock and clean equipment used to provide first aid care
Provide accommodation recommendations related to job placement for all employees on restrictions given by a medical provider
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
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
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
Initiate and maintain Worker's Compensation cases when applicable
Update the communication board with health and safety tips for the building
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Ability to communicate health and safety needs to all levels of the organization
Ability to maintain composure in emergency situations