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Perdue Farms, Inc. Medical Temp Clerk in BRIDGEWATER, Virginia

Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company now in its second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies.

Summary

Temporary Position: Administer necessary medical care to associates and others as required or assigned within the scope of nursing practice. Complete physical assessment sheet and reviews medical history. Record work-related issues and report OSHA recordable and workers' compensation cases to the nursing supervisor. Assist with medical cost management.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administer medical care for work or non-work-related injuries or illnesses by giving first aid treatment, following appropriate algorithms, or other medical directives or accepted nursing standards.

  • Send to physician or health care facility as appropriate and document information.

  • Enter data into OHM (Occupational Health Management) systems.

  • Complete necessary forms and inform the nursing supervisor.

  • Complete information on physical form and other forms as appropriate

  • Assist with drug screens, CLIA Wave testing, wellness programs, etc., as assigned by the nursing supervisor.

  • Assist with medical cost management by early intervention in the care of associates with constant follow-up.

  • Assist with the administration of medical LOAs under the direction of the Nurse/Wellness Center Supervisor to reduce time away from work.

  • Process physician's notes appropriately

  • Assist staff with systems for the health improvement of associates at the facility.

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.

Experience Requirements

  • 2 plus years of related work experience

  • Current certification in CPR in good standing

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Occupational experience preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • The position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.

  • Ability to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.

  • Ability to access files, supplies, and equipment.

  • Majority of work activity is in an office or clinical environment.

  • When in a plant environment exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces

  • May be exposed to temperatures up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, up to 100% humidity, noise levels up to 110 db., chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility (SDS available).

  • Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

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.

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