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Director Occupational Health

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Jun 1, 2024

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If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Director Occupational Health


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. In this vital role you will be responsible for management and delivery of direct patient care at the Occupational Health Clinic based in Thousand Oaks, CA, along with oversight of 2 additional locations. As an integrated member of the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) team the Director of Occupational Health will support EHS initiatives to enhance health, promote injury prevention, and drive wellbeing through clinical leadership. The role will be responsible for Occupational Health programming and delivering of high-quality patient care in an on-site setting. The role will perform clinical assessments, diagnosis and treatments for work related injury and illness patients independently and in collaboration with the occupational health team.

  • Oversee the delivery of occupational health services, including injury and illness prevention, health promotion, and disability management
  • Deliver advanced practice nurse practitioner care
  • Develop and implement occupational health policies, procedures, and programs in alignment with company goals and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage a team of occupational health professionals, providing guidance, support, and management.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including HR, EHS, and site leadership, to ensure the integration of occupational health initiatives into company operations.
  • Monitor and analyze safety and health indicators, identifying trends and opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including OSHA and workers' compensation.
  • Manage the budget for occupational health services, ensuring cost-effective delivery of services.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, management, human resources, and security teams
  • Compliance with ethical, legal, professional requirements, and corporate policies and procedures.

What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The experienced professional we seek is a strong leader with these qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree and 10 years of Occupational Health Management experience


Masters degree and 8 years of Occupational Health Management experience


Doctorate degree and 4 years of Occupational Health Management experience

In addition to meeting at least one of the above requirements, you must have at least 4 years experience directly managing people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs, or directing the allocation or resources. Your managerial experience may run concurrently with the required technical experience referenced above

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years occupational health experience
  • 3+ years experience as a nurse practitioner in an ambulatory care, occupational health, family practice or emergency department setting
  • Current and valid California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license
  • Current California furnishing license
  • Current DEA license
  • Current CPR/BLS Certification
  • Experience with workers compensation, case management, OSHA regulations, and maintaining OSHA records
  • Experience with audiometry and spirometry
  • Proficiency with electronic medical records
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety principles
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and workers compensation knowledge required
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  • Demonstrated people leadership experience
  • Demonstrated people leadership skills,
  • Excellent communications skills: interpersonal, verbal, and written
  • Ability to motivate others and work effectively in teams
  • Strong clinical skills and ability to rapidly prioritize responsibilities in response to clinical need and staff population.
  • Occupational Health and safety principles
  • Computer literacy and competency in Microsoft office
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with workers compensation, case management, OSHA regulations, and maintaining OSHA records
  • Experience with audiometry and spirometry

What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.
  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan
  • Stock-based long-term incentives
  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns
  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible
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for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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