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Industrial Injury Prevention Specialist

WorkCare, Inc.

Job Summary

Provide industrial injury prevention program services focused on total worker health.

Services provided within OSHA first aid guidelines across a region at designated service centers.

Region Covereds: Dublin, Fremont, Tracy, Livermore, Newark, Hayward


  • Provide triage, first-aid, education and/or escalation of care if needed
  • Facilitate on-going communication with all parties involved in managing an injury case
  • Support the injured employee, monitor medical care, promote efficient reporting, and participate in accident investigation
  • Assist in finding temporarily modified work in compliance with physical restrictions
  • Help employees prevent repetitive, cumulative and overuse type musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses
  • Conduct ergonomic analyses in order to provide recommendations on vehicle set up, work posture, tool use, and workstation modifications
  • Provide on-the-job education and coaching to help workers achieve and maintain physical resilience through optimizing body mechanics and postural habits
  • Assist employees in achieving sustained lifestyle improvements in areas such as nutritional health, physical fitness, and stress management
  • Address and mitigate risks related to workers’ total health, therefore reducing the risk of job-related injuries and illnesses
  • Develop job-specific agility routines and programs to be implemented in a preventative method a.k.a. Work Hardening.
  • Minimize risk of injury through awareness, education, ergonomic recommendations, and first-aid
  • Proactively engage with employees at their work location
  • Maintain records of triage, ergonomic assessment, first-aid care, and education provided
  • Gain full understanding of the site operations, workflow, processes, and employees in order to make recommendations for preventing musculoskeletal injuries from occurring
  • Leverage technology available to support total worker health
  • May be asked to take on additional time to support emergency response to natural disasters in your region


  • Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required
  • Must hold CPR/First Aid certification
  • Experience in orthopedics, wellness, industrial/occupational health, or ergonomic experience a plus
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality 
  • Critical thinking skills a must 
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance with company policy and procedures 
  • Take initiative on issues that arise daily 
  • Able to manage multiple priorities 
  • Must have the ability to maintain a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations 
  • Ability to create and edit written materials 
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences 
  • Have the skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities 
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports 
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License and transportation method
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and have the ability to learn new software as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • Ergonomic Certification
  • NATABOC Certified, in good standing
  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

About WorkCare

WorkCare, Inc., is a U.S.-based, physician-directed occupational health company with global outreach.

Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health…from Hire to Retire. We believe Work Matters. Health Counts. Prevention Saves. 

Our occupational clinicians and industry subject matter experts deliver integrated, total worker health solutions to employers in all types of industries. Our capabilities include Medical Exams & Travel program management; 24/7 Incident Intervention telehealth triage; Onsite Services & Clinics; Consulting Medical Directors; Clinical Accommodation and Leave Management support; and a full suite of COVID-19 interventions. Our Industrial Athlete and Bio-ergonomic Surveillance programs are designed to prevent and manage work-related strains and sprains.

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Date Posted
March 21, 2022
Job Type
Dublin, CA
Onsite Health & Wellness Services

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