Perdue Farms, Inc. Staff Nurse LPN in Lewiston, North Carolina
Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Under the supervision of the nursing supervisor, administer necessary medical care to associates and others as required or assigned within the scope of nursing practice; to complete physical assessment sheet and review medical history; to record work related issues and report OSHA recordable and workers’ compensations cases to the nursing supervisor; to assist with medical cost management; to complete other assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Administers medical care for work related or non-work-related illnesses, following appropriate algorithm, or medical directives or accepted nursing standards; refers cases to physicians as needed. Documents information. Enters data into HR/Payroll database and OHM (Occupational Health Management) systems. Informs nursing supervisor as appropriate.
Assists with medical cost management by early intervention in care of associates with constant follow up. Orders medical supplies as needed. Follows up on medical LOA's to reduce time away from work.
Processes physicians' notes and provides documentation in support of MLOA system.
Performs physicals after reviewing history information with associates; complete information on physical forms and other forms as appropriate. Complete termination files; assists with drug screens, TB skin testing, wellness programs, etc.
Assist staff with systems for health improvement of associates at the facility, i.e. participation in and support with HIP.
Strong work history, worked for one employer for at least 1 year in the past five years.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing or college program, or Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 2-3 years related work experience.
Current, active and unrestricted LPN license for professional nursing in the state of practice.
Credentials or licensing required for certification in CPR required within 6 months of employment.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
2 years prior/related experience.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
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.