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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER - RN

Company: Pilgrim's
Location: Arcadia
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

About Pilgrim sPilgrims is a leading global provider of high-quality food products, including well-recognized brands and value-added premium products. As one of the world s largest poultry producers, Pilgrim s has provided wholesome, quality products to customers and consumers for more than seven decades. It is our passion for excellence that continues to drive us to be the best, and we seek opportunities to diversify and grow.Pilgrim s Arcadia LocationWhile Pilgrim s is a global company, we offer a hometown feel within our complex located in Arcadia, WI. Pilgrim s works with 150 local growers. We employ approximately 500 team members at our complex. We give you the tools you need to discover your perfect career match, and the freedom and support to take your career to the next level. It is our goal to be your employer of choice and provide you with the opportunity for a better future!Pilgrim s wantsYOUto join our Occupational Health Teamas an OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANGER
RN! This position starts at approximately $90,000 - $105,000/Year based on education and experience.Benefits include:10 Days of Vacation, after 60 days of employmentBenefits at 60 days of employment, 401K contributions on day 1 of employment70% off quality Pilgrim s poultry products Advancement opportunitiesBetter Futures Program
2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!At Pilgrim s, Safety Is a Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.POSITION SUMMARY: The Occupational Health Manager is a Registered Nurse (RN) responsible for direct care of team members. Directing, administering, supervising, and evaluating the Complex Occupational Health Department with professional expertise and administrative leadership.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:Develop and maintain an efficient occupational health nursing process appropriate to the needs of the facility with respect to size and nature of work activities. Provide compassionate, quality care to team members. Utilize cost containment measures in all department activities. Provide observation, care, and counsel of team members with occupational illness or injuries including nursing assessment, first aid, follow-up care, rehabilitation service, and case management. Coordinate all workers' compensation management including, compliance with requirement of state workers' compensation regulations, reporting all cases that require outside medical care to third part administrator (TPA), imitation of internal case management on workers' compensation claims. Adhere to all state and federal regulations including OSHA, Worker's Compensation, etc. Provide first aid, minor treatment, counseling, referral and medical liaison for non-occupational health and medical concern of team members. Adhere to health management protocols as directed. Schedule and or perform health assessments and evaluation of team members for return-to-work, fitness for duty, and medical surveillance in accordance with Pilgrim's health management, and safety protocols and the authorized physicians written directives. Participate in health and safety teaching of team members. Assist with transportation of team members emergency situations. Establish and maintain a good working relationship with workers to establish confidence and cooperation in health care provided. Establish and maintain good working relationships with departmental staff, complex management, supervisory staff, local healthcare providers, and third part administrator (TPA). Include health and safety education in all areas of worker involvement. Assist managers and supervisors in identifying appropriate alternate or transitional duty job tasks, which meet team members
abilities and medical restrictions. Frequently observe team members on alternate or transitional duty at their workstations while doing their restricted job tasks. Acquire and maintain knowledge of poultry industry technology in relationship to health and safety. Conduct all functions within scope of quality care and utilization of cost containment measure. Maintain accurate recordkeeping according to OSHA regulations and Pilgrim s policies. Maintain OSHA logs. Comply with all requirements of Bloodborne Pathogen standard and company policy. Planning and implement health promotion activities for team member population. Promote the development of an appropriate image of the company's commitment for the protection of worker health. Conduct any additional work task assignments in a professional and effective manner. Conduct all assigned job tasks within legal, ethical, and moral standards of care. EXPECTATIONS
all Team MembersObserve & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies.Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIESRN - Graduate of school of nursing accredited by the State Board of Nurse Examiners. Requires, active current license to practice as Occupational Health Professional. Experience in practice for at least three to five years following graduation or completion of nursing program. Prefer experience in emergency department, wound care, or occupational health. Ability for effective written and oral communication. Excellent interpersonal skills. Completed a Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Course (CPR) within the previous year. Basic computer knowledge and skills. Physical Qualifications: Ability to walk through complex including any areas accessible by stairways. Ability to perform CPR including turning victim to appropriate position, kneeling on knees, giving respirations with protection shield or squeezing Ambu Respiratory Bag, providing chest compressions as required for size of victim. Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds. Ability to assist injured employee into wheelchair or onto stretcher. Ability for fine manipulation of hands and fingers. Visual and hearing acuity.EOE/Vet/Disabled

Keywords: Pilgrim's, La Crosse , OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER - RN, Executive , Arcadia, Wisconsin

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