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RN/Occupational Health Nurse

Company: Talentburst Inc.
Location: Hickory
Posted on: November 3, 2018

Job Description:

RN/Occupational Health Nurse ID-CRNGJP Title- RN/Occupational Health Nurse Location-Hickory,NC 28601 Duration-12 Months contract (Possibility of Extension) Non-Exempt Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through and innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and distinctive collaborative culture. MUST BE A REGISTERED NURSE IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA TO BE CONSIDERED. Hours may vary depending on plant needs. Generally it will be a Full time position Monday to Friday, but flexibility is needed to work other shifts. Train on days, 8:00am - 5pm, but will eventually support day/evening shift. Shift times, flexible based on candidate. Training will be for a minimum of three (3) months. Scope of Position: Occupational health nurse for manufacturing plant. The OHN interfaces with the safety coordinator, human resources manager, and supervisors on a daily basis. Responsible for triaging any incidents, providing first aid, advising on illnesses and generally being available for work related and other illnesses/injuries. Maintain employee medical and plant OSHA files. Counsel employees on health matters and coordinate physical examinations as needed. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: • Provide appropriate assessment and nursing care for employees, including work-related and non-work related health issues. Monitor employee s chronic health conditions to ensure compliance with medical management and accountability. • Schedule and conduct special physical tests such as: drug screens and FCEs (scheduling only), perform hearing tests. • Schedule pre-employment, periodic, special and return-to-work examinations to ensure the placement of employees to work for which they are suited physically, mentally, and emotionally. • Counsel employees in matters of mental and physical health and when necessary refer to the proper community agency or private physician. • Management of FMLA and Short-term Disability cases • Management of Workers Compensation cases to ensure effective cost containment. • Post injury and Illness Management Program- ensure early and appropriate return to work for both work-related and no-work related injuries and illness. • Manage OSHA required medical surveillance programs such as Hearing Conservation, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Respiratory Protection. • Assist with file management including storing updated information, purging files as required by corporate guidelines and insuring privacy and other general administrative support for the medical organization. • Must be able to respond 24/7 when needed. • Partner with safety department and provide leadership to our Emergency Response Teams • Build relationships and maintain relationships with local medical facilities. • Partner with safety and industrial engineers to support an ergonomics program based around high risk areas within the manufacturing environment. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: • NC RN License • BA or BSN preferred not required Required Years and Area of Experience: • Minimum two years of experience in The Emergency Room • Desired but not required, prior industry occupational health experience • Occupational Health experience Required Skills: • Experience in management of Workers Compensation • Proficient in Microsoft Office including, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint • Excellent communication and organizational skills • Flexibility in daily routine • Ability to work independently • Knowledgeable of ergonomics Schedule • Train on days for 3-4 months • Eventually switch to a blended shift (Days and nights). Eventually will support our C/D shift employees. Will have a rotating weekend phone coverage (future).

Keywords: Talentburst Inc., Hickory , RN/Occupational Health Nurse, Healthcare , Hickory, North Carolina

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