JBS USA NURSE - LPN in Mayfield, Kentucky
GENERAL SUMMARY: As an LPN currently licensed to practice in the state of employment, administers direct care of employees with professional expertise according to medical directives and within the scope of practice and regulations of the State Nurse Practice Act, while working under direct supervision of the Occupational Health Manager . Respond to the scene of medical emergencies occurring on company property and administer first aid and/or medical assistance. Advise injured and ill personnel concerning additional medical treatment; able to dispense non-prescription medication. Safely dispose hazardous materials, such as bandages, needles, etc. Maintain an adequate inventory of appropriate medical supplies and take action to obtain new or replace old medical emergency equipment. Assist with the hearing conservation program; ensure that protective equipment is appropriate and properly used. Prepare accident reports in coordination with the supervisors and maintain records of all personnel treated. Maintain OSHA records concerning reportable illnesses and injuries. Perform pre-employment health, drug and alcohol screens. Review physician reports on employee’s health, workers’ compensation insurance claims, medical restrictions on employee’s work and the policies and procedures of the medical department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delivers direct care for employees at site according to medical directives within the scope of practice and regulations of the State Nurse Practice Act in the applied state. Adheres to health management policies, protocols, medical directives, and physician standing orders according to scope of practice.
Provides compassionate, quality care to employees.
Adheres to all state and federal regulations including OSHA, Worker's Compensation, etc. Adheres to HIPAA compliance of confidentiality of employees' personal health information.
Participates in health and safety teaching of employees.
Establishes and maintains good working relationships with departmental staff, complex management, supervisory staff, local healthcare providers, and third party administrator (TPA).
Conducts all assigned and additional job tasks within legal, ethical, and moral standards of care in a professional and effective manner.
Maintains accurate documentation and assists in departmental medical records upkeep. Provides appropriate documentation of all care provided in a professional and effective manner.
Keeps department clean and orderly.
Notifies Occupational Health Manager and designee of any pertinent physical and emotional changes of symptoms presented by employees.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be willing to become BLS/CPR Instructor certified.
May require availability outside of normal business hours.
May require travel.
REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Typically requires a minimum of 1 year of experience.
Must be able to on call one weekend a month.
Must be able to work other hours/shifts as needed.
Must be able to work in excess of 40 hours when needed, including Saturdays and/or Sundays.
Be able to react effectively in medical emergency situations.
Bi-lingual speaking is preferred.
Basic Qualifications: 1. Applicant must have a minimum of LPN/RN license in state of employment. 2. AHA CPR/AED/First Aid Certification or BLS certification is required, AHA BLS Instructor Certificate a plus. 3. Applicant must have excellent people skills, recordkeeping/injury management experience, plus independent decision making skills. 4. Bilingual Spanish a plus. 5. Background check along with drug and alcohol testing are required. 6. Must obtain certification in drug and alcohol collections.
Position is for full time position—hours discussed during interview
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