Kathy Stevens, RN, MS, COHN-S, CSP
Dedicated to the world of occupational health and safety, Kathy is a board Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist obtained through the American Board of Occupational Health Nursing, and a Certified Safety Professional from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. With over twenty years of experience in the nursing arenas of trauma and occupational health nursing, Kathy has had the privilege to work with Fortune 300 companies, as well as start-up operations in the area of health, safety, and health advocacy.
Starting her occupational health nursing career as a contract nurse with local Indianapolis companies such as Ford and AM General, she knows the medical community as well as local and state regulatory agencies. This type of employment arrangement also provided her with the opportunity to develop skill sets that strive for excellence in customer satisfaction and contractual relationships.
This foundation led Kathy to become the Corporate Health & Safety Director for Delta Faucet Company, as well as special projects with the holding company, MASCO Corporation. During her tenure with Delta Faucet, Kathy was responsible for all existing operations in North America, as well as new plant builds and start-ups in North America, as well as Asia. MASCO Corporation honored Delta Faucet Company with the MASCO Safety Excellence Award at her locations annually. Accomplishments regarding workers’ compensation statistics, injury and illness trends, and program accomplishments allowed Kathy to honor her Division President with the prestigious President’s Divisional Safety Award in 2000.
Joining Total Health Advocacy Partners in 2001, based in Emeryville, California, Kathy directed the Northern California operations of clinical services, which included telephonic and on-site case management services of employer liability programs—workers’ compensation, short-term and long-term disability programs, including wellness initiatives for city and county government agencies. During her time with THAP! Kathy was involved with the development and QA testing of THAP! Databases and case management software prior to production releases.
Prior to Business Health Solutions, PC, Kathy returned to the Indianapolis area to lead the On-Site Health Management Service Line for Community Health Network’s Occupational Health Services. This included direction and oversight of numerous occupational health staff in over 18 contracts throughout Central Indiana’s business and industry community.
As a member of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Kathy has held numerous local and state offices, including President and Program Chairperson for continuing education Programs. The involvement with her association and professional accomplishments has led her to be honored with the Medique Unique Leadership Award for Indiana in 1994. This award acknowledges the Occupational Health Professional with unique leadership qualities in the following categories: initiative, motivation, productivity, creativity, and commitment. In 2005, Kathy was honored with the Edwards Excellence Award for Indiana. This award is given by Edwards Medical Supply Company to honor the occupational health nurse who exemplifies excellence in his or her practice of occupational health nursing.
Kathy holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indiana University, and a Master of Science in Occupational Safety Management from Indiana State University.