This Occupational Health Nurse is a relief position, with responsibilities that include direct care for all associates, workers’ compensation case management and primary care functions as a physician’s office for Perdue Associates and dependants.
Administers medical care for work related or non-work related illnesses, following appropriate algorithm, or medical directives or accepted nursing standards; refers cases to physicians as needed. Documents information. Enters data into HR/Payroll database
and OHM (Occupational Health Management) systems. Informs nursing supervisor as appropriate.
Assists with medical cost management by early intervention in care of associates with constant follow up. Orders medical supplies as needed. Follows up on medical LOA's to reduce time away from work.
Processes physicians' notes and provides documentation in support of MLOA system.
Performs physicals after reviewing history information with associates; complete information on physical forms and other forms as appropriate. Complete termination files; assists with drug screens, TB skin testing, wellness programs, etc.
Assist staff with systems for health improvement of associates at the facility, i.e. participation in and support with HIP.
At least 18 years of age.
Legally authorized to work in the United States.
Strong work history, worked for one employer for at least 1 year in the past five years.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing or college program, or Bachelors degree in a related field plus 2-3 years related work experience.
Current, active and unrestricted RN license for professional nursing in the state of practice.
Credentials or licensing required for certification in CPR required within 6 months of employment.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
2 years prior/related experience.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.