Safety & Health Nurse

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3528023 Creation Date Nov 17, 2017
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Jan 17, 2018
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76705 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

We are currently hiring for a Safety & Health Nurse for the 1st shift & the 2nd shift
Mon - Fri, possible some Saturdays
1st Shift 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
2nd Shift 5:00 pm to 1:30 am

Primary Function:
*Administers medical treatment and assistance to all employees for occupational and non-occupation illnesses and injuries in the area.
*Provides for and/or assistance in such areas as new hire physicals, insurance claims (group and workers compensation), company benefits, hazard communication, weekly, monthly and yearly reports related to safety and health matters, and maintains the necessary records.
*Provides for safety inspections and reports in the processing areas and elsewhere when requested.

Major Responsibilities:
*Administers firs aid treatment as necessary to injured processing and production employees.
*Maintains individual and daily logs of employee visits including nature of injury or illness, department, treatment administered and time.
*Provides for physicals on newly hired employees by reviewing medical history sheets, getting a base line audiogram, temperature, blood pressure, etc.
-Compiles the weekly safety and health report and monthly total report.
-Maintains contact with employees on leaves of absence regarding status and progress.
*Maintains Hearing Conservation Program to meet OHSA standards to include baseline and annual audiograms, recordkeeping, issuing hearing protection and explaining programs to employees.
*Order medical supplies.
*Keeps OSHA log up-to-date.
* Completes required paperwork on all Workers’ Compensation and OSHA recordable accidents.
*Issue medical supplies and hearing protection as needed.
*Perform related work as required.

Key Working Relationships:
*Reports to the Field Employee Relations Manager who provides general supervision and policy guidance concerning the nature and scope of work, as well as specific projects.
*Works closely with line employees as to their health needs and concerns.
*Interacts with supervisors and superintendants involving their employees’ health, setting up meetings with them on health needs and concerns.
*Works closely with department heads and division mangers in the area regarding their employees’ health and safety and assist them where needed.
*Works with the personnel office in such areas as new hire job placements, employees on leaves of absence, and related job health problems.
*Maintains a close working relationship with all health care professionals in the area, i.e., doctors, hospitals, health departments, pharmacies, medical supply vendors and insurance company’s adjusters.

Position Requirements:
1. Academic: Licensure by state as RN or Paramedic.
2. Experience: Three years nursing experience in hospital or industrial setting.
3. Personal: Identifies with the values, philosophy and mission of Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Ability to evaluate and treat injuries and illnesses.
Skill in observing people and their behavior and to be able to work under stressful situations.
Good knowledge and ability in occupational nursing.
Good knowledge of insurance claims procedure.

This position is 2nd Shift Only
4:30 pm to 2:00 am,
Mon - Fri, possible some Saturdays
Supervisory Experience Required No
Additional Pay Details Pay depends on experience
Shift Evenings (Second) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details 2nd Shift Only
Mon - Fri, possible some Saturdays
4:30 pm to 2:00 am
Benefits
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Leave
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Registered Nurses
License or Certification Required Yes License or Certification Type TxBON
Minimum Experience and Education  3 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
License or Certification Required Yes License or Certification Type Paramedic
Minimum Experience and Education  5 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED


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Job Title Safety & Health Nurse
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State Agency Name SANDERSON FARMS - PROCESSING PLANT WACO
Job Closing Date Jan 17, 2018
Open Until Filled No

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